Medical Economics March 2021

How physicians can earn money, expand their careers with moonlighting

March 05, 2021

Physicians are hardworking professionals. But did you know that many of your colleagues work multiple jobs? In our 2020 Medical Economics® Physician Report, nearly one out of three physicians told us that they earn secondary income by moonlighting.

How physicians can assist patients on proper heart health

March 05, 2021

There is convincing evidence that counseling interventions improve blood pressure, lipid and fasting blood glucose levels, body weight/adiposity and eating habits. Improvement in these areas will strengthen heart health.

The role of technology in lipid management

March 05, 2021

Telehealth has advanced by leaps and bounds in the last year, as medical practices adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic. Virtual visits, remote patient monitoring (RPM), continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) and other tools are helping physicians meet their patients where they are needed.

Identity theft risk is spiking

March 05, 2021

An unexpected consequence of COVID-19 is a significant rise in identity theft and related cybercrimes. Here are the most common traps to watch for and a response plan in case it happens to you or someone you know.