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The Competitive Advantage of Strategic Planning

Medical practices that consistently apply a disciplined approach to strategic planning are better prepared to evolve as local markets change and industry undergoes reform.
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Poverty, Political Exploitation and the Spread of Tuberculosis

The history of the spread of Tuberculosis is inextricably linked to colonial and racist ventures, such as gold mining in South Africa.
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Avoid These 6 Common Medical Student Loan Mistakes

Whether you’re a medical student or new physician, make sure you’re not making one of these six student loan mistakes that could hurt your finances and keep you in debt for longer than you need to be.
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Speedy Recovery: Post-Op Advice from a Vascular Surgeon

Proper post-operative home care is important to your recovery. Give your body a chance to heal and help it along with these 6 rules.
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When Digital Devices Distract Doctors, Mistakes Can Happen

Digital distraction is emerging as a threat to patient safety & physician well-being. Patient care is a high-risk activity that requires undivided attention.
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Why Unfair ER Coverage Policies are Risky for Patients

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield's policy that retroactively denies payment for emergency department care is unfair and places a dangerous burden on patients.
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How to Achieve High Value from your Executive Health Program

Executive health programs often include interventions that are high cost, low efficacy or both including screening tests offer no value & may even cause harm.
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What You Need to Know About Surgery for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fascia Release surgery may be used in cases of severe plantar fasciitis that hasn't responded to any of the non-surgical treatments of the condition.
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How to Evaluate Medical Billing Services

When a medical practice decides to outsource billing, a key priority is choosing a reputable vendor they can trust with their patient’s medical information.
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Alzheimer’s, Cholesterol & Genetics—How to Reduce Your Risk for Dementia

We can make choices to protect our brains & prevent late-life Alzheimer’s by following some steps proven to prevent dementia & sharpen your mind.
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Successful Medical Practice Succession Planning

Succession planning is one of the most important decisions a physician will face, yet many neglect to plan their exit until they're ready to retire.

3 Innovations that People with IBD Will Want to Know About

Three passionate researchers in the field of Inflammatory Bowel Disease have developed innovative solutions for problems related to the disease.

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