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CME/CE – Conference Highlights: SCAI 2017


By: Julia L. Marcus, PhD, MPH

CME/CE: Increasing Life Expectancy in HIV

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By: Michael M. Givertz, MD

CME/CE: Guideline Update for Heart Failure Treatment

According to data from the Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA), heart failure (HF) is a common but often unrecognized and misdiagnosed condition that affects nearly 6

By: Mir M. Ali, PhD

CME/CE: Filling Prescriptions After Opioid-Related Hospitalizations

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 4.3 million Americans engage in non-medical use of prescription opioids each month. Approximately 1.9 million Americans

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Money can’t buy drug adherence

In June I asked, “Who’s to blame?” for patients not taking their medications and cited a couple of papers describing the poor state of medication adherence. I

By: Doctor Curmudgeon®

Are doctors wimps? Hippocrates & Maimonides walk into a bar…

I was growling. Stacks of papers desecrated my desk. The EMR was giving me trouble. I began to curse ….suddenly…. There was a flash of lightening… In

By: Skeptical Scalpel

How has United Airlines done since the doctor was manhandled?

  Three months ago I blogged about the doctor who was dragged off a United plane in Chicago and the airline’s response to the incident. The CEO

By: Skeptical Scalpel

An unusual cause of shoulder pain

  A woman in Montréal underwent a total hysterectomy for ovarian cancer back in March, and from the moment she woke up from anesthesia, had shoulder pain

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By: Rebecca Fox, MD

Physicians Practice: The Doctor’s Role in Dismissing Staff

The author of this article is Rebecca Fox, MD, co-owner of a pediatric practice in Northern Virginia and member of the Physicians Practice Physician Advisory Board. Many

By: David M. Levine, MD, MA

Is Outpatient Care Quality Improving Over Time?

More than a decade ago, landmark studies found that adults in the United States only received slightly more than half of the recommended healthcare services they should

By: Physician's Weekly

Know Your ICD-10 Code

ICD-10, which is the 10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, contains codes for diseases, signs and symptoms, abnormal findings, complaints,

By: Sue Jacques

Physicians Practice: 6 Ways to Streamline Job Interviews

The author of this article is Sue Jacques, a professionalism expert who specializes in medical and corporate civility. It is imperative to have a solid strategy when