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Is the Doctor Out? The 3 Major Challenges Affecting Independent Practitioners in 2017

Posted by Dawn Pascale 27, February, 2017

It was a dream of Dr. Brian Ackerman to hang a shingle. Immediately after residency, he did what most physicians do – he opened an independent practice.  For a while, things were great: patient satisfaction helped him persevere as he navigated years of technology innovation, reimbursement mechanisms, the Affordable Care Act, as well as new federal mandates for Electronic Medical Records and MACRA compliancy.   However, the increasing complexity of running an independent practice was taking its toll. The pressures exerted by the system to deliver cost-effective care became impossible to sustain.

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APP to MD: Is it Right for You?

Posted by Dawn Pascale 11, November, 2015

As an Advanced Practice Professional, you’ve spent years of hard work getting to this point.  Undergraduate and graduate school, board exams, clinical rotations; now – finally – you’re employed in one of the most respected capacities in healthcare.  This is a remarkable accomplishment. 

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Physician, Know Thyself: 5 Signs of Burnout

Posted by Dawn Pascale 12, October, 2015

Phones are ringing off the hook at the front desk – the receptionist is reminding you of all the messages you need to return by this afternoon.  You see patients filling the waiting room, glancing at their mobile devices and tapping their feet.  Sighing with frustration, you just want to go home to see your family, but unfortunately, you are on call this week. 

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How Will Mobile Technology Impact the Future of Healthcare?

Posted by Dawn Pascale 10, September, 2015

A physician arriving at work is greeted by the following message:

“Hi, doc. I need to cancel my appointment.  I’ve been monitoring my blood pressure using my Apple Watch and it looks like it’s back to normal.  Honestly, I think I was stressed about the big presentation I had to give yesterday!”

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Preventing A Hospital Data Breach

Posted by Dawn Pascale 29, July, 2015

If you think that cybercriminals are only interested in hijacking credit card data from big retailers or taking down government websites, think again. And, if you think the only potion to stop these evil wrongdoers exists exclusively in the pages of Marvel Comics, you are mistaken. 

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