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Medicine Navigating the Patient-Physician Relationship With Pathological Liars

Navigating the Patient-Physician Relationship With Pathological Liars

Exploring the pathophysiology of lying and the patients who lie.

Medicine Should You Be Co-Prescribing Naloxone With Every Opioid Rx?

Should You Be Co-Prescribing Naloxone With Every Opioid Rx?

Co-prescribing naloxone with any opioid is recommended for patients that are at a high-risk for overdose.

Medicine Do Medical Scribes Negatively Impact the Doctor-Patient Relationship?

Do Medical Scribes Negatively Impact the Doctor-Patient Relationship?

There have been concerns regarding a potentially negative impact on physician-patient relationships.

Medicine Abroad How Medical Tourism is Affecting the Canadian Healthcare System

How Medical Tourism is Affecting the Canadian Healthcare System

The persistence of medical tourism speaks to capacity and resource-utilization concerns that Canada's single-payer system has been unable to effectively address.

Business Thinking About Buying a Practice? Here's What You Need to Know

Thinking About Buying a Practice? Here's What You Need to Know

Physicians must remember that they will be a business owner in addition to being a health care provider.

Tech Talk Five Uses for Virtual Reality in Healthcare

Five Uses for Virtual Reality in Healthcare

Virtual reality has become much more than just a new form of entertainment; it is increasingly being used in a wide range of medical applications.

Business Time Pressure Can Have Serious Consequences for Physicians and Patients

Time Pressure Can Have Serious Consequences for Physicians and Patients

A physician faced the consequences after not spending enough time adequately assessing his patient.

Medicine When Does a Physician's Age Become a Medical Liability in Patient Care?

When Does a Physician's Age Become a Medical Liability in Patient Care?

There's no reason why something as critical as making sure that our surgeons are competent should be left to chance.

Medicine The Dan Plan: The Importance of Practice to the Novice Resident

The Dan Plan: The Importance of Practice to the Novice Resident

Dan's story and the story most young surgeons have both start with the same simple premise: the more you practice something, the better you get.

Business A Closer Look at Addressing HIPAA Security Risks

A Closer Look at Addressing HIPAA Security Risks

Health care providers do not necessarily have to meet every HIPAA standard.

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