Authors


Joe Murad

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Obesity: How do we treat America’s silent killer without breaking the economy?

Massive amounts of money are spent on obesity's downstream effects — and not enough on addressing the cause.


Delaney Perl, JD

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Closing your health care practice: What you need to know

Follow these general guidelines to minimize the effects on your patients


Tyler Rundell, PA-C

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Identifying ‘white coat hypertension’ through remote patient monitoring

Understanding the different types of hypertension and leveraging remote patient monitoring can mean the right care intervention.


Elizabeth A. Delahoussaye, RHIA, CHPS
Elizabeth A. Delahoussaye, RHIA, CHPS

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What physicians need to know about the civil rights complaint process

Don’t dread a call from OCR investigators. They are here to help physicians and other providers avoid astronomical monetary penalties.


Leia Spoor

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Why advances in telehealth are an impactful and growing necessity

Use data to track how patients want to interact and how insurers will cover costs as 'hybrid' becomes the new normal.


Randal Schultz, Esq.

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Why do medical practices sell to equity funds?

As hospitals and investors look to buy physician offices, there are strategies for doctors to maximize the purchase price.


Laura Kreofsky

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Readying “traditional healthcare” for the retail revolution

Healthcare is undergoing a seismic and highly visible shift that poses a serious threat to traditional care providers.


Ahmet Ergin, MD, FACE

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It’s not too late to remind patients about diabetes management during the holidays

Primary care physicians and patients also must look beyond seasonal snacks and stressors to long-term teamwork.



Ronald L. Gelzer, MD

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How primary care physicians should be paid

We need to rethink reimbursement for doctors and how patients are treated in the U.S. health care system.


Sandra Christensen

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How to engage in effective clinical conversations about obesity

Small shifts in your communication style and tactics when discussing obesity with patients can significantly impact how your message is received.


Joe Rivets, CPC

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CMS quietly resumes practice audits

If your organization is selected for an audit, remember that you have options.


Branden Neish, MBA

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Empowering patients and providers: the role of generative AI in bridging the gap

Computer-generated help will allow primary care physicians to make more, better connections with their patients.


Anas Atrash, MD, FACP

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It Wasn't All COVID-19: Resident Distress and Reasons for It Among Different Specialties During the Pandemic

Traditional stresses of residency training were subjected to the demands of the pandemic.


David McCormick

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Unlocking the potential of remote patient monitoring

People, process, technology and finance are keys to success


Brett Hina

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5 tips for hitting your year-end business goals

Time for a mid-year check-in to make sure you are on track


April N. Kapu, DNP, APRN

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Response: Full practice authority for nurse practitioners needed to address physician shortage

We are facing a primary care crisis in this country that existed before COVID-19, but which has most certainly been exacerbated by it.


Nicole Fick

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Medical practice efficiency is possible even with a small staff

Yes, medical practices are struggling with staffing during the Great Resignation. But you can still get stuff done with a small staff.


Ada D. Stewart, MD, FAAFP

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Primary care physicians must listen, educate, vaccinate

Back-to-school season is prime time to reach parents and children about immunizations.


Richard Payerchin

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VillageMD to close Florida clinics: reports

Walgreens’ primary care business to leave that state.


Austin Ward

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AI Special Report: The benefits of automated medical coding

Artificial intelligence has the potential to change medicine for the better


John J Russell, MD, FAAFP

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Future of Influenza Vaccination and Takeaway Points

Jason Lee, M.S., Ph.D.(c), and John J. Russell, M.D., discuss the future of influenza vaccination and provide key takeaways from the study.


Karlene Kerfoot PhD, RN, FAAN

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Optimized health care operations paramount to reducing the workforce shortage and improving patient care

To thrive in 2023 and beyond, organizations need to devise ways to continue delivering exceptional care without placing more stress on their workforce.


Eddie J. Brito

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Inefficient EHRs hamper care professionals differently by role

Can the next generation of EHRs solve the problems of the current generation?


Chris Martini

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How digital tools can help practices succeed in value-based care

Employing the right technology can bring improvement in key performance metrics


Laura Petracek, Ph.D., LCSW

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Primary care doctors play a crucial role in treating alcoholism

Screening and timely interventions can improve patient outcomes while reducing costs


Melanie Igwe

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How primary care physicians can harness apps for a new age of patient care

Caring for patients with autoimmune diseases is a team sport. Here’s a way for technology to tie your team together.


B.J. Boyle

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5 Care Transition Takeaways From COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has also revealed valuable lessons to help us navigate these turbulent times.


Rajini Jayasuriya

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Will payers fund more services in preventive care?

Payers have been slow to reimburse for preventive care. Is that changing?


Jeff Davis

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CARES Act compliance for physicians: The provider relief fund, explained

What to know about the provider relief fund and how to avoid costly mistakes in the use of the funding.