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Health care reform, the patient-centered medical home, and the impact of environmental change on global health are just a few of the topics to be discussed at the Internal Medicine 2009 Medicine 2009 in Philadelphia this week.

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Leaving assets can be particularly tricky with spendthrift heirs or those with personal issues. Here are two financial vehicles to consider.

vRad is acquired by Mednax, NYSE:MD. But, what is a Mednax?

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When you look for guidance on the sustainability of technology, look to the government. No, not HHS, but instead the U.S. Department of Defense.

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Make sure your practice is getting paid what it is owed for the work you perform with these four tips.

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How can you tell if the therapist to whom you refer patients is the right fit? Here are four metrics to consider.

Obesity was declared a hormone-based disease in 2012, creating the need for a structured approach to obesity medicine. The AACE has taken the lead.

Patients with chronic diseases consume a huge portion of healthcare expenses. The use of health tracking devices could change that.

Suggestions for how radiology practices can increase value from an operational perspective were discussed at ACR 2015.

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One very targeted clue to treatment failure: An observational study from Israel identifies Sephardic Jews as more likely than Ashkenazim to form antibodies against the biologic drug infliximab.

College mental health is not just a matter of identifying problems but also of creating a community of students, families, friends, mental health professionals, faculty advisors, and many others to help students gain psychological resiliency.

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You cannot stop a patient from defaming you online, but taking these steps can help lessen the reputational damage of a single negative review.

Someone should be interpreting what the radiologist is saying.

GI side effects can lead patients to stop GLP-1 agonist therapy. Identifying risk factors for these adverse events could help improve patient selection.

Incretin-based therapies have shown beneficial effects on the cardiovascular system, providing impetus for this recent study.

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If driving practice efficiency is in your game plan, technology investments to complement your EHR should be considered.

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Available talent, specialty, and size are just three factors in deciding whether or not to outsource your practice's revenue cycle management.

Thinking about outsourcing your medical billing? Here are nine questions to ask a prospective outside biller or billing service.

New research suggests that depression and stroke share common cumulative etiologic mechanisms.

How Clinicians Actually Use the DSM

Given that one of the primary goals of making DSM revisions is to improve its clinical utility, establishing a baseline of current usage is critical to inform future proposals. For this and other reasons, the authors provide preliminary results from research focused on determining clinicians’ actual use of DSM.

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