Hitting a Nerve

Hitting a Nerve

No guarantees

There is no such thing as a risk-free medical procedure.

Hitting a Nerve

Fraud

Fraud is not the nature of medicine, but isolated cases increase the need for vigilance across the board.

Hitting a Nerve

Cross-training across the map

In an era where other businesses want to reverse the work-from-home trend, I don’t see an issue with its continuing for some jobs.

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The shell game

The medical equivalent of the shell game involves manufacturer copay coupons that may or may not save patients money on prescriptions.

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Hard habit to break

After almost 30 years as a doctor the job becomes a part of your personality, one that’s as important as many other aspects of what makes us who...

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Fridays at the oasis

My little office is a private oasis, of sorts. Quiet and undisturbed.

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Time to toss the tomes

If I haven’t opened my old medical textbooks in 20-25 years, the odds are that I’m not going to now.

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How do you treat noncompliance?

The consequences of noncompliance in migraineurs certainly aren’t as bad – or as expensive – as those for seizure patients, but they aren’t minor...

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