Practice Management

The business of dermatologyIt goes without saying that medical students and residents receive invaluable training that prepares them to provide high-quality care to their patients. For the vast majority of physicians the quality of medical education training they receive is not accompanied by a similar level of business training.
Medicare, coding and reimbursement challenges that lie aheadSpeaking at the American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting in February, Dr. Brett Coldiron described challenges dermatologists should be prepared for this year, including Medicare payment reductions, insurers' cost-saving strategies and practice consolidations.
How to avoid litigation associated with fillersLitigation is largely due to a practitioner’s lack of training and the lack of informed consent for the patient.
How to train for phone managementSpecific training criteria and phone management policy and procedures to help your dermatology practice blow the competition away.
Integrated Dermatology names new medical director of Virginia officeMorgana Colombo, M.D., is partnering with Integrated Dermatology to lead its practice in Reston, Va., according to a news release.
Environmental nature scenes for medical practicesatmosphere-Healthcare is a new turnkey company that offers a visual platform for medical office environments aimed at reducing stress, anxiety and increasing patient satisfaction.
JDD honors Adam Friedman, M.D., for educational contributorsAdam Friedman, M.D., was honored with the Innovations in Residency Training Award by the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) at the Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic & Clinical Conference (ODAC) held in January.
Galderma CareConnect hits milestoneGalderma’s patient access program Galderma CareConnect recently passed the 1,000,000 filled prescriptions.
Clinical practice guideline authors fail to disclose all industry paymentsSome authors of AAD clinical practice guidelines received sizable payments from industry that were not completely disclosed, JAMA Dermatology Reports.
Demand for dermatologic care increases in doctor-dense marketsAlthough collectively dermatologists are doing more, each dermatologist may be doing less in the higher quintiles.