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Legislative Wrap-Up

  Medical Industry Experts Weigh-In on What Happened During this Year’s Florida Legislative Session   The Florida Medical Association (FMA) continued its fight during this year’s Legislative Session against efforts

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MACRA is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Steps to Get Started and Keep Up the Pace for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act In September 2016— just three months from the release of the final rule

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Legislative Spotlight: Doctor’s Civil Air Patrol Bill Signed into Law

Doctor’s Civil Air Patrol Bill Signed into Law Dr. Seoane, president of the Polk County Medical Association, wrote a bill that passed in the Florida Legislature this session— without opposition.

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DOCTOR FEATURE: BUSINESS – THE BOTTOM LINE

Physician Income Rising, along with Debt, According to Medscape Data Physician incomes are rising, but so is debt, according to two of the latest Medscape surveys.  Some doctors carry debt

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On the Pulse: Medical Facilities of Polk County

The Watchmen Device, Amulet Device, Additional Locations, New Providers to the Region, and More Spring is well under way, and the hospitals, clinics and doctor’s offices around Central Florida are

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Care Conversation: Medical Malpractice Insurance

It’s Time to Reset the Medical Malpractice Insurance Discussion We spoke with more than 800 doctors, practice managers, and group administrators across the country last year.  The message was clear:

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Patient Care: Doctors and Diabetes

  Q&A with Pauline Lowe on Taking Advantage of All the Education Resources for Optimum Diabetes Management Over 29 million Americans are living with diabetes, and another 86 million are

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Watch for signs: Screen all patients for suicidal thoughts

THE SUICIDE OF A PATIENT is a tragedy for any physician. Patients with suicidal thoughts or ideation appear occasionally in physician encounters. The Joint Commission recently noted that the rate

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Medical Memoirs: Dr. Donald Arey, Jr.

Vascular surgeon trades a career in the operating room for adventures in the classroom and beyond IN 1998, after 26 years of private practice, Dr. Donald Arey, Jr., decided he

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Medical tourism is on the rise

Patients willing to go the extra mile for health services SABRINA FREY was running out of options when she reached out to a doctor she found through Facebook. Suffering from