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The Best Way to Generate New Patients is from Your Current Ones

I speak to a lot of specialists and they always ask the same question- “How do I get more new patients?”  I think they expect me to unveil a secret way that no one knows about.  297 more words


Study finds that 23 percent of diabetes treatment cost is avoidable


It is estimated that 1 out of 3 people can be expected to develop the disease in their lifetime. The majority of diabetes patients were found to experience at least one potentially avoidable complication, with a cost averaging  $1,043 per year for patients with private insurance and $1,869 for those with Medicaid.  30 more words

The Miracle Worker Gets a Hug

The tension between the desire to provide the best care and the system putting up road blocks was building the entire day. As the surgeon advocating for my patient, it felt like the smoldering rapidly progressed to full on conflagration. 641 more words

Surgical Profession

Scared of the Dentist? You're Not Alone!

A study published by Peter Milgrom, the Director of the Dental Fears Research Clinic in Seattle, Washington confirms, “An estimated 20% of Americans experience enough anxiety that they will go to the dentist only when absolutely necessary” (Sine, “WebMD.com”, 2012). 175 more words

Maintaining Oral Health

Hey Doc!

“Hey Doc!” I heard the patient say as I blazed by Bed A.

Bed A is the ‘door’ bed. My patient was in Bed B, the ‘window’ bed. 669 more words

Surgical Profession