Derm Pulse

Derm Pulse

Nonprofit supports skin cancer prevention
Nonprofit supports skin cancer preventionMake Big Change is a grassroots nonprofit that focuses on putting dispensers with free sunscreen around public outdoor areas nationwide. The dispensers come with infographics that communicate sun exposure dangers and prevention benefits.
Dermatologists pioneer top nonsurgical cosmetic procedures
Dermatologists pioneer top nonsurgical cosmetic proceduresDermatologists have had a hand in the research, development and shaping of the majority of non-invasive and minimally invasive cosmetic medical procedures, according to a recent study. In fact, dermatology ranked higher than many other specialties and should use this to highlight their expertise.
Clinical photography best practices
Clinical photography best practicesConsiderations relating to EMR, HIPAA, informed consent, and record access can help you form a plan to use clinical photography to document patient progress as well as to protect yourself from legal claims.
Big data presents opportunities
Big data presents opportunitiesEMRs provide a rich source of data points on human health, but interconnectivity remains a hurdle to harnessing the power.
App tracks mole images to compare over time
App tracks mole images to compare over timeDermatologist-developed technology complements other preventive and skin cancer monitoring approaches, may lead to earlier detection and fewer unnecessary biopsies.
Dermatologists take a hike in the name of skin cancer
Dermatologists take a hike in the name of skin cancerDermatologists attending the annual meeting for the Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, in Naples, took a break from meeting sessions and presentations to hike a three-mile stretch of the beach wearing sun protective clothes and sunscreen, and talking with beachgoers about skin cancer recognition and prevention.
How technology revolutionized the business of tattoo removal
How technology revolutionized the business of tattoo removalTattoo removal isn’t a simple, painless, or inexpensive process. Dig deep and learn how technology has changed the process.
When tattoos cause problems: 4 risks
When tattoos cause problems: 4 risksCheck out four potential medical issues that dermatologists may encounter when working with tattoos. Consider these risks.
Dermatologist finds practice perks, balance in rural setting
Dermatologist finds practice perks, balance in rural settingJeffrey M Suchniak, M.D., decided to make a home and career in rural North Carolina. Here, he shares his decision, the pros and cons he has confronted, and he offers advice to colleagues who may consider a similar move.
Deciding where to practice? Ask yourself these questions
Deciding where to practice? Ask yourself these questionsMaking a decision where to open or join a practice affects you, your family, and your future. These questions help you think it through.