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How Residents Can Better Manage Their Finances

It should come as no surprise that today’s family physicians are starting their careers in more debt than ever before. In 2008, the average debt load for medical school graduates was $155,000. As of last year, the average student debt is now $183,000, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

About 68% of […]

How to Remain HIPAA Compliant in the Digital Age

As digital, mobile and medical technologies continue to evolve, healthcare organizations and physician practices will need to quickly adapt to these changing trends while protecting patient privacy.

This has become increasingly difficult to do considering that patients are demanding more communication with their healthcare provider in the forms of email, text messaging, social media – […]

Why Young Physicians Shouldn’t Ignore Life Insurance

As a young physician, you’re in the early stages of a challenging, yet rewarding career. You no doubt have a lot of things on your mind such as where you’ll practice in the future, if you’ll venture into a solo career, and how you’re going to pay back your student loans.

One thing you may […]

Top 6 Life Insurance Myths Dispelled

Have you thought about your financial future lately? We’re not just talking about retirement planning or paying down medical school debt. We’re talking about how you’re going to handle your final expenses.

Life insurance is a major financial decision. You’re not going out to buy a cup of coffee; you’re laying the groundwork of how […]

Decision Tree: When Should You Buy Life Insurance?

We can’t predict the future. But we can do our best to plan for it. And when it comes to your financial future, it’s important that you take the necessary steps to protect everything you’ve worked so hard to achieve – sooner rather than later.

Life insurance is one of those forms of protection that […]

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    Virtual Medicine: Healthcare Providers Show Increased Interest in Telehealth

Virtual Medicine: Healthcare Providers Show Increased Interest in Telehealth

Virtual reality (VR) is the future. Over the past few years, the general population has shown an increased interest in exploring the virtual world. In fact, the VR industry is growing at a rapid pace, with revenues from virtual reality products projected to increase to $5.2 billion dollars in 2018. And the number of active VR […]

Physicians Offer Solutions to EHR Burdens

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 mandated that all physicians adapt to electronic health records (EHRs). To date, more than 80% of all doctors across the country have complied – with primary care physicians having the highest rate of adoption.

While most agree it’s a good idea, the ongoing transition from color-coded […]

[VIDEO] Q & A with Family Physicians

As a family physician, you take a great deal of pride in what you do day in and day out.  You’ve made a lot of sacrifices over the years, and poured your heart and soul into providing quality medical care to your patients – which begs the question: why did you choose family medicine?

We […]

Tracking Patients’ Health: Benefits of Healthcare Apps

You can now add a smartphone to your list of important medical instruments. With a number of new healthcare apps on the mobile market, you can diagnose, monitor and treat patients from a distance.

Proponents say telemedicine can improve patients’ health and cut costs. And more and more doctors and patients agree. According to the […]

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    Room for Improvement: How to Make Your Medical Practice More Successful

Room for Improvement: How to Make Your Medical Practice More Successful

Establishing a private medical practice in a competitive health care industry is no easy feat. Some practices are able to generate a steady revenue stream year after year; others continually struggle to provide quality patient care while keeping their doors open. So what are the successful practices doing right? Let’s takes a look at […]

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