Strategic planning, when treated as a work in progress rather than as a "binder on a shelf", can provide a medical practice with a real and lasting competitive advantage.
Sometimes, life with sacral agenesis can be too much even for Julie Hemker who has had more than 40 surgeries and many more complications. Sometimes, you need a meltdown.
How can providers help patients become more engaged in their own care? It takes strategies and it takes patience.
When Picot Edge reached out to us about their Reboundwear line of clothes designed to be attractive and convenient for people after surgery or during physical therapy, we were intrigued. Since my dear friend Joan Hall has been staying with us during her recovery from multiple surgeries related to breast cancer, she seemed like the perfect person to take the garments for a test ride. Here's her review.
Made out of "smart textiles," Siren Care's Smart Socks are designed to detect diabetic foot injuries early to avoid progression of ulcers and amputations.
If you or your loved one is a senior with complex medical problems, consultation with a geriatrician can be life-changing.
Here are the headlines coming out of the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedics being held in San Diego March 14-18, 2017.
More than 80% of stroke patients with a history of atrial fibrillation did not receive medication to prevent a stroke.
How the unmonitored use of patient-controlled analgesia and nursing errors led to the unexpected death of a mother's only child (and how it might have been prevented).
It's time to abandon the notion that "personal responsibility" is the solution to every health problem so that the hard work of affecting cultural change can be taken up in earnest.
Allergy sufferers should choose all-natural fibers, scentless candles, and keep pillows covered to control household allergens. With a little due diligence, allergy sufferers can decorate their home while keeping the space allergen free.
More and more physicians are signing employment contracts as opposed to opening up a practice. If you see any of these 8 concerning contract items when reviewing your contract, it is probably time to negotiate.
Medical education must include 3 key literacies will define the doctor of 2033: Network awareness, information control, and digital content creation.
Undertaking physician partnerships should not be rushed or taken lightly. They require much pre-planning, careful structuring, and a whole lot of continued communication in order for them to be successful.