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Legal risks of going paperless

  Electronic medical records are meant to save time and money, but they also can create liability issues for doctors. Reprinted with permission from American Medical News. Copyright © 2012

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Publisher’s Note: Summer’s here and it shows in the pages of Central Florida Doctor

  For the summer edition of Central Florida Doctor, we’re focusing on how physicians find the delicate balance of managing the business of medicine, providing excellent patient care, and fitting

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One of Florida’s best kept getaway secrets

   A Floating Hotel and an Adventure Awaits in the Gulf of Mexico   John Masefield wrote in his poem Sea Fever:   “I must go down to the seas

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Medical Memoirs: Judy Martin’s commitment and dedication to healthcare in her community

  As the former executive director of the South Florida Baptist Hospital Foundation for many years, Judy Martin has had a big family to care for. She has tended to

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Coming to a retailer near you soon: Over the counter HIV in-home tests

  On July 3, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test. This will be the first over-the-counter, self administered test kit to be available to

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The relentless pursuit of a cure

  And the Important Role of Clinic Trials in Cancer Research There is still no cure for cancer. The good news is that according to the National Cancer Institute more

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Balancing the many roles in the physician’s profession

  How Doctors Manage Business, Patient Care, and Set Boundaries to Help Curb Stress Saying “no” to unwanted stresses is an important part of balancing your physician duties with home

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Avoiding staff burnout

  Recognizing the Tell-Tale Signs and Stopping it Before it Starts The economic downswing makes it more challenging to hire extra help, reward employees with raises, and spend extra time

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PCMA Letter: The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the healthcare overhaul bill

On June 28, nine justices assembled inside the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill to reveal their decision on whether to uphold or repeal the Healthcare Overhaul into law. The ruling

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Tackling issues at the 2012 Legislative Session

  Helping Physicians Practice Medicine 60 days of Session.  Approximately 2,500 total bills filed. 120 members of the Florida House, and 40 Florida Senators. A professional advocacy team that flags