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Physician practice management tasks

Getting a Better Handle on Your Physician Practice Management Tasks

Nick Hernandez, MBA, FACHE - 3/19/2020 - 0

Physician practice management tasks can be overwhelming. Here are four steps that doctors can take to free up more time for themselves.

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Survey Shows Women in Medicine Still Face Inequities

Beverly Leonard - 3/6/2020 - 0

A recent survey finds that women in medicine face harassment, disrespect and lack of opportunity. There is an urgent need to correct these inequities.

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Coronavirus Pandemic Requires Rejecting Pharma’s Business As Usual

Norbert Goldfield, MD - 3/5/2020 - 0

URGENT ACTION REQUIRED Dozens of lawmakers have called on the […]

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Why We Should Stop Random Drug Testing

Thomas G. Kimball, PhD - 2/11/2020 - 1

Random drug testing inflicts psychological harm on people with addiction and impedes their recovery. Here are three steps we can take to stop this practice.

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MedShare Responds (Again) to the Coronavirus Outbreak in China

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 2/10/2020 - 0

MedShare partners with The Coca-Cola Foundation & The UPS Foundation to send 1.8 million respirator masks to China in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Why HIPAA Needs to Be Updated for the 21st Century

Darren Schulte, M.D. - 12/25/2019 - 0

HIPAA, was signed into law in 1996. Healthcare has undergone major changes since then. Here’s why HIPAA needs to be updated for the 21st century.

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Medical Marijuana: Impact on Physician-Patient Relationships

Seth Ginsberg - 12/17/2019 - 0

The medical community and federal regulators must ensure that risks and benefits of marijuana and CBD being used for medical reasons are properly researched

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