Wrong-site surgeries are preventable. In this article, Dr. Goldberg outlines a few measures.
Collaboration with specialists in other fields can improve outcomes for patients with skin cancer, and it can be personally and professionally rewarding for the dermatologist, according to one expert.
“Business literacy is an emerging competency that’s necessary for physicians,” says one dermatologist.
It’s important that cosmetic dermatologists market to promote their practices. But, today, it’s vital they market to promote the common good — of the cosmetic medicine industry, that is.
Cosmetic practices have all the bells and whistles —from new technologies to skilled practitioners. So, why are so many competing on price?
The problem in the aesthetic marketplace is everyone offers the same thing, in the same way and says the same things, says one expert.
In our last article “Building a Patient Education Program” (May, page 82) we explored how a solid patient education program can keep patients, resources and revenue from falling through the cracks and what your practice needs to build a strong patient education program.
Dermatologists trying to boost practice revenue might add a device in hopes of making a profit on a cosmetic option or a skincare product line sold through the practice.
Exsursco Medical, Inc. has launched a new wound debridement and skin grafting medical device, the Amalgatome SD, for use in burn and trauma centers.
Procell Therapies has released the DermaPaddle, a device that combines micro-dermabrasion with micro-needling.