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Why Military Service Needs to be Part of the Medical History

Because veterans can now seek government-funded care in the private sector under certain circumstances, practitioners should inquire about health factors related to military service.

The Ethical Stain on U.S. Medical Care

The pervasiveness of inappropriate care is the U.S. medical system's biggest ethical stain. Alternatives, such as optimal medical management, are often ignored in favor of better paying surgical procedures.

Adding Teleretinal Exams to the EHR is Time and Sight Saving

When the right technology is married to the right process, the sky’s the limit in terms of driving compliance and improving care—case in point, diabetic retinopathy.

What You Should Know About the HPV Vaccine

Although HPV vaccine has been shown to be safe and effective at reducing infection with the virus that causes cervical and oropharyngeal cancers, vaccination rates in the US are so low they have been labeled a serious public health threat.

How to Thrive in the New PCP Marketplace

As technology has evolved to deliver more information quicker than ever before, patients’ expectation about how services can and should be delivered has changed. Here are some changes practices can make to meet and exceed those expectations.

How to Choose the Medical Practice Model That is Right for...

There are 3 concierge models of medical practice--understanding the differences can help you choose the one that is right for you.

The Case for Palliative Care in Heart Failure

Heart failure provides a good example of a non-cancer condition that benefits from palliative care, especially in its advanced stages.

How to Tame the EHR to Conquer Information Overload

The challenge for today's EHRs is to provide physicians with information they need for patient care without burdening them with data they could do without.

Why Deaths From Colon Cancer Are Falling

Colon cancer incidence & mortality have declined dramatically - reasons include screening, primary prevention, better diagnosis, and treatment.

6 Easy Ways Parents Can Make Doctor’s Visits Fun

Although a doctor's visit may seem like a punishment to them, your reassurance and enthusiasm can help set the tone for a good experience - even if your child ends up getting a shot!
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Ambulance Fraud Costs Medicare $5 Billion a Year

Medicare pays more to ambulance companies than they do to cancer doctors due to illegal kickbacks and false reporting.
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Curely’s Goal is Borderless, Constant Care [Video]

Curely hopes to offer everyone, everywhere a chance to speak with a physician - virtually