Babies born to fathers who smoke are more likely to have congenital heart defects, according to a recently published study.
Supporters of direct or concierge care argue that it lets providers offer more individualized attention, and that by contracting directly with patients — not insurers and government programs — direct care providers keep down overhead.
A certain gloom attaches to waiting rooms. The cheerlessness can be compounded when it’s a medical office waiting room.
Harmony Healthcare IT surveyed approximately 2,000 millennials ages 23–38. The findings suggest the younger set is charting a sometimes perilous medical path.
Industry observers and insiders ponder the role of retail clinics in modern health care and how that squares with physician-patient relationships.
Increasing reliance on nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) as well as on telehealth and related technologies have a common root: a lack of primary care providers. Analysts do not see these trends abating.
Frustrated with insurance-based care, increasing numbers of physicians are turning to direct primary care to provide patients across the socioeconomic spectrum simpler, more personalized treatment.
Improving the Health Status of the Community by Supporting Family Health and Fitness
Its genesis rooted in the personal experiences of its founder, the soon-to-open Children’s Integrated Center for Success (CICS) will be the first facility in the Lehigh Valley where physicians may refer young patients for unified, streamlined behavioral health care.
In the following profile, Paul Larson, CFP, CLU, founder and CEO of Larson Financial, a financial advisory firm exclusively for physicians, sheds light on how physicians are meeting certain challenges while still maintaining their viability in an era of fiscal uncertainty and increasing regulations.
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