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By Bridget Barry Thias
Revised guidelines recommend athletes to drink when they are thirsty and to supplement post-training fluids with “recovery foods.”
For the second year running, physician turnover remains at the highest rate since 2005, according to a report published by the American Medical Group Association.
For physicians trying to balance various financial and time pressures, ethical dilemmas are common, according to an article published Aug. 7 in Medical Economics.
By Catherine Kolonko
Surgeons transplanted a kidney from a donor who had hepatitis C to a recipient who also has the disease in what is believed to be the first of its kind in the state of Utah.
The increasing administrative requirements of a medical practice are requiring a team-based approach to care, and physicians must learn to manage the team, according to an article published Aug. 7 in Medical Economics.
For patients with stiff person syndrome, autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation can induce prolonged clinical remission, according to a case report published online Aug. 25 in JAMA Neurology.
Restrictive and non-solicitation covenants are valid and can be enforced, according to an article published Aug. 5 in Medical Economics.
Ways for physicians to remain in independent practice are highlighted in an article published Aug. 7 in Medical Economics.
Cerdelga (eliglustat) has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to treat type 1 Gaucher disease, a rare inherited disorder caused by the body's insufficient production of a key enzyme.
A defined process is necessary to help physicians hire the right staff for their practice, according to an article published July 24 in Medical Economics.
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One accountable care organization saved $8.5 million and received a check from Medicare for $4.2 million after 17 months. Suddenly, they had physicians clamoring to join.