A recent article by Daniel A. Lichtenstein published in the Korean Journal of Critical Care Medicine (Korean J Crit Care Med 2017; 32(1): 1-8.) on comparing the use of ultrasound (US) for assessment and diagnosis of pneumothorax and whether it is superior to computerized tomography (CT). 14 more words
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Great article on Harvard Business Review - Conflict-of-Interest Rules Holding Back Medical Breakthroughs..
A colleague of mine recently posted a link to this article, but I also thought it was a pertinent read. I actually couldn’t agree more. Health departments need to collaborate with industry and clinician experts to improve health outcomes and patient safety. 125 more words
I just read a great article on leadership by Stephanie C. from the UK. She states that quality leadership skills are often sought after by many employers; they not only show that you have good interpersonal skills, they also show that you have the ability to co-ordinate, motivate and shape a team. 683 more words
Recently I fielded a question from a chiropractor in New Jersey looking to expand his practice to include services such as physical therapy. In conducting research into this matter, he had been told that in New Jersey, state law allows MDs to delegate to medical assistants full oversight and performance of physical therapy activities, as prescribed by the MD. 157 more words
This blog frequently discusses scope-of-practice issues, but health care always provides new questions to examine. This post will address the following: Are medical assistants permitted to work in a dental office under the authority/supervision of a dentist? 167 more words
In 2016 the Massachusetts legislature passed legislation that permits primary care providers to delegate the administration of immunizations to a medical assistant who is the following: 237 more words