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Best States to Practice Interactive Map
Which states do physicians prosper in? Click on any state to get our complete analysis of how "physician friendly" it is.
On Tap for Physicians Attending Internal Medicine 2009
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.
Vaccine Failure: Is Your Office a Cause?
You may think you and your staff are on top of this problem. Results of a survey performed during a pertussis outbreak may help you think twice.
Train Staff to Address ICD-10 Related Coder Shortage
With a dearth of coders thanks to the ICD-10 transition, some practices find that training current staff is the best way to get good coders.
Hygiene Hypothesis About Childhood Asthma Supported by Swedish Study
Microorganisms encountered during early-life animal exposure may increase risk for respiratory infections but also decrease risk of asthma via immune modulation.
Asthma Outcomes in Blacks Similar for Anticholinergics vs LABA Added to ICS
Black populations may be disproportionately affected by LABA risks. A new study finds replacement of LABA with tiotropium did not improve outcomes.
MRI Confirms, Weight Loss Good for Knees
CHICAGO—MRI allows physicians to monitor the protective effect of weight loss on knee cartilage.
Physicians, Administrators Share 2016 Resolutions
We asked physicians and administrators what their resolutions were for 2016, either personal or professional. Here's what they said.
MRI Shows Whether Concussed Athletes Ready to Return to Sport
CHICAGO—MRI shows abnormal cerebral blood flow even if concussed athletes clinically ready to return to sport.
Medical Crowdsourcing Provides Real-Time Help for Docs
The digital age has brought about a whole new age of medical crowdsourcing. Physicians no longer have to wait for a call back.
A Position of Strength
Who has the upper hand, the applicant or the hiring radiology practice?
Gastrointestinal Involvement of Systemic Amyloidosis
The authors present a case of AL amyloidosis with rare GI involvement and an equally rare presenting symptom.
Improving Pharmaceutical Transparency to Patients
There is one way doctors can be more transparent to their patients about their relationships with pharmaceutical companies.
Fine-Tuning Conversation Skills Improves Health Outcomes
Conversation-practicing simulations is a new method for physicians and providers to improve a critical element of healthcare: communication.
3D MRI Identifies Diabetes Patients at High Risk for Stroke
MRI finds possible marker for cardiovascular disease among asymptomatic diabetics.
Overcome Exchange Health Plan Payment Challenges
Practices must explore new collection strategies for patients with high-deductible plans that require more financial responsibility.
Puzzling Purpuras: Tale of an Unusual Bruise
Puzzle out the cause of an unusual bruise on the ankle of a young boy in this slide show based on a true story.
Spok Showcases Workflow Improvement
CHICAGO—Spok will showcase at RSNA 2015 clinical mobility and workflow improvement.
Steroid Shots No Long-Term Help in Knee OA
A new study found no major structural effect on the knee joint after 2 years of intra-articular steroid injections.
Subsolid Lung Nodules Higher Risk in Women Than Men
CHICAGO—Women with subsolid lung nodules detected by CT have a higher risk of lung cancer than do men.
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