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Time to back general practice by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 15 Jan 2014 8:30am Despite increases to the NHS budget over recent years, family doctors say that GP surgeries now receive considerably less funding as the extra money has been redirected towards hospitals. According to research by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), GPs now get £2.4 billion a year less b ... Read on »
Successful Endodontics in Your General Practice by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted Thu 11 Apr 2013 11:00am Successful endodontic treatment in the general dentist's office is based upon proper case selection. Proper case selection will allow endodontics to be a profitable, enjoyable procedure and provide a valuable service to your patients that will build your practice. Failure to perform proper case selection will result in: 1. F ... Read on »
Is Dr. Jay Parkinson the Future of General Practice? by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 30 Oct 2008 3:21pm Dr. Jay Parkinson is a bit of an unorthodox family physician in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. He is hanging out a virtual shingle as he starts up his family practice. Adopting a face-to-face and virtual approach he plans to use a web site, blog and tele-communications technology to run his practice. He will function using phone, text message, Instant ... Read on »
General Medicine: A Dwindling Practice by Action for Better Healthcare Patient Expert Posted Fri 26 Sep 2008 5:17pm 1 Comment by Mike Stephens I had the occasion the other day to visit my primary physician for my annual physical. He is a respected general medical internist practicing in a two-physician office. While I was waiting I couldn’t help but observe the frenetic pace surrounding me as the office personnel answered the phone, responded to questions and scr ... Read on »
General Dentistry Practice Marketing by Practice Builders Posted Tue 08 May 2012 3:43pm Practice Builders has over 30 years of experience campaigning and promoting the practice of dental professionals. Steadfast in its commitment to provide general dentistry practice marketing and management assistance to its clients, Practice Builders has diversified and modified its portfolio of services to adapt to the times. Take its eMedia and on ... Read on »
Competency To Stand Trial - General Considerations - Other Practical Issues by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 12:52pm Okay, in terms of general considerations when evaluating for competency, we’ve discussed various aspects of reliability and validity. Now for a few other observations before we start covering specific assessment instruments. First, an evaluation ought to have a plan, including a method of being thorough without wasting time doing too much. A ... Read on »
General Internal Medicine Practice Unattractive for Recent Graduates by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert Posted Thu 12 May 2011 12:00am We are undergoing major changes in the choices being made by young physicians in terms of how they practice medicine after their completion of training. The most striking change has been the large percentage that are accepting salaried positions with large health systems, many as hospitalists. A recent article provides evidence of th ... Read on »
Hospital district Fires General Counsel – He Was not Licensed to Practice in Florida by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 17 May 2009 10:46pm Is this an HR problem?  It appears at least to have their involvement here to some degree and perhaps is there a mistake or did the attorney just flat out lie.  Anyway, with today’s economy, this is is one big nightmare for the hospital system, depending on how much work he has or has not done and where he was their representation.  4 Public Hosp ... Read on »
Why hasn’t evidence-based medicine been made standard practice? by Action for Better Healthcare Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 Aug 2009 5:50pm Robin Mancuso, in an op-ed piece for Modern Healthcare, believes that we are at a “historic juncture regarding healthcare” and points out that we must “pay providers for quality… [which] includes getting those with known conditions on an evidence-based treatment plan.” So what’s stopping us? In this second entry, Dr. Seymour Handler, patho ... Read on »
Medical practice in the slow economy by Vantage Clinical Solutions Physical TherapistHealth Maven Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 6:47pm Medical practice in the slow economy is - to put it bluntly - tough.  Requiring difficult decisions by physician owners with regard to ways to cut expenses, outsource billing operations, maximize reimbursement, and still provide quality patient care, the economic recession has wreaked havoc on many private practices to date. And there is more ... Read on »