Derm Pulse

Derm Pulse

What are you thankful for this year?
What are you thankful for this year?It's that time of year when we sit back and reflect on where we are and where we've come. When you look around you at the office or at home, what are the things and who are the people that you truly appreciate? Here at Dermatology Times, we look around and feel so grateful for all of you who put your trust in us every day! If it weren't for you, there wouldn't be an "us". Happy Thanksgiving from us to you!
5 great books for holiday ‘you time’The holidays offer some time to unwind and recalibrate before the calendar flips to the new year. If you enjoy reading, here are five recommendations we hope will resonate with you, inspire you, and maybe move you into the New Year with just a little more insight and enthusiasm.
Life Lessons: 5 Dermatologists Inspired by Mentors
Life Lessons: 5 Dermatologists Inspired by MentorsAll teachers and mentors instruct; great ones inspire. They find ways to connect, challenge, compel and convince, motivating students to reach goals and make a difference.In their own words, five dermatologists share their appreciation for teachers and mentors who made a lasting impression.
5 TED Talks for Busy Dermatologists
5 TED Talks for Busy DermatologistsYou appreciate big ideas, but have little free time. You could use a jolt of intelligent inspiration, but not if that requires jumping down (well, clicking through) the Internet’s rabbit hole of rubbish. Instead, here are five bite-sized carrots — short TED talks that will resonate with smart, busy dermatologists.
Can you prepare your practice for a natural disaster?
Can you prepare your practice for a natural disaster?Patricia Farris, M.D., shares her experience rebuilding her business after a hurricane. Here’s what she learned.
How do you give back?
How do you give back?September 5 was declared International Day of Charity. How do you, your staff or your business give back to your community or the industry? Share your stories with us here!
Overview from the World Congress of Pediatric Dermatology
Overview from the World Congress of Pediatric DermatologyPediatric dermatology is a tightly knit and relatively young community. This is why the World Congress of Pediatric Dermatology, co-sponsored by the Society for Pediatric Dermatology and the American Academy of Pediatrics, is an important event for members.
Growing pains in pediatric dermatology: Workforce shortage
Growing pains in pediatric dermatology: Workforce shortageUp to 30% of pediatric primary care visits include a skin-related complaint, but the longstanding shortage of providers continues. One expert discusses some of the factors involved.
Eric Schweiger, M.D., named award semifinalist
Eric Schweiger, M.D., named award semifinalistEric Schweiger, M.D., C.E.O., and founder of the Schweiger Dermatolo- gy Group, has been named a semifinalist for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Award for the New York region, according to a news release.
CMS lowers estimates for MIPS compliance requirements
CMS lowers estimates for MIPS compliance requirementsThe Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has notified more than 800,000 healthcare providers that they do not have to comply with the Merit-based Incentive Payment System in 2017.