Alexander Miller, MD, a dermatologist in Yorba Linda, Calif., has a simple message for colleagues grappling with the new ICD-10 codes: Don't panic!
It is important to note that where there are two or more recognized methods of diagnosing or treating the same condition, a physician does not fall below the standard of care by using any of the acceptable methods even if one method turns out to be less effective than another method.
Quality measurement, coverage trends are not new. Opportunity for specialty to develop its own valid data gathering methods. Dermatologists can seek guidance from specialties that have had success
Much has been written and discussed over the last decade about accountability, particularly as it applies to the issue of liability for medical decision making in the care and treatment of healthcare plan enrollees and beneficiaries.
In this complicated new era of health care, a prominent dermatologist says, there are some battles to fight and other changes to accept.
Hologic, a global healthcare and diagnostics company focused on woman’s health, announced Feb. 14, 2017, that it signed a definitive agreement to acquire all outstanding Cynosure shares, an equity value estimated at $1.65 billion.
Allergan has announced that it has agreed to acquire ZELTIQ Aesthetics for $2.475 billion, a deal expected to close in the second half of the year.
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Residency isn't forever, and young dermatologists on the verge of starting their careers must make big decisions.
Many dermatologists are approached by parties interested in acquiring a practice. Knowing ahead of time what questions you should ask—and how to answer their questions—can turn a simple inquiry by them into a wealth of information for you.