Medical Care

Cutting-edge stories about innovations in medical care

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4 Ways You Can Improve Patient Engagement

Patient engagement has emerged as a key component of reducing the likelihood of an adverse outcome - both clinical and medicolegal.
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Re-Shaping Patient Engagement in a Multicultural World

An increasing multicultural divide between patients and the healthcare workforce can impede patient engagement and may lead to poor outcomes and higher costs.
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Sleep Apnea: New Treatment Options You Should Know About

One obstacle to diagnosis of sleep apnea is patient fear of treatment options. They may not know that more patient-centric options are now available.
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The Anatomy of a Good Doctor

How can you find a physician that heals with the head, heart, hands & human instinct? This story will help you understand the anatomy of a good doctor.
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Physician Practice Valuation: What You Need to Know

The methodologies for conducting physician practice valuations of different practices may vary but the basic principles reviewed here are the same.
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Healthy Life Extended by Eight Years in a Landmark Study

We know we can extend healthy life using readily available medications and a team-based, systematic approach. But, do we have the will to do it?
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What Happened When I Fell and Broke My Shoulder

After I fell and fractured my shoulder, I learned that there are many issues to consider in addition to the fall and the fracture.
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TAVR, Innovation, and the Future of Healthcare

Minimally-invasive procedures such as TAVR and a team-based approach to medicine are two types of innovation that provide patients with better overall care.
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What is YOUR Strategy for Long-term Success?

Many medical practices claim to have a strategy when all they have done is goal setting. Here’s how to create a real strategy for long term success.
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Ransomware Attack! What to Do on Day One

Ransomware attacks are more prevalent than ever but recovery is possible if you follow the right best practices. Here's what needs to be done on Day One.
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Have Breast Implants—Should You Be Worried About Cancer?

BIA-ALCL is a rare lymphoma that is associated with certain types of breast implants. Plastic surgeon Christopher Hess answers questions about the disease.
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Sunscreen in the News: What is True and What is Not

News stories about sunscreen abound. They claim that they get into your bloodstream, reduce vitamin D, and even kill coral. What's true and what's not?

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