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Data Driving Better Outcomes

It seems that EHRs are finally generating a worthwhile return on investment, at least in terms of their ability to track and improve healthcare outcomes through data mining. Our cover story on better joint replacements starts with a segment on the work that a few of our region’s leading orthopaedists are doing to develop robust […]

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Advantages of Anterior Hip Arthroplasty

Farshad Adib, MD

By Farshad Adib, MD Case FJ is a 57-year-old male who had bilateral hip replacement and needed a right hip revision arthroplasty due to acetabular osteolysis and multiple hip dislocations. After undergoing anterior hip revision arthroplasty, he was discharged to home one day after surgery and was able to return to his job less than […]

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Avoid Estate Planning Mistakes With These Essential Documents

Solutions

Regardless of your level of wealth, failing to establish an estate plan can be detrimental to your family. Learn what documents are essential to avoid the most common estate planning mistakes.

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Bringing Innovation to Government Reimbursement

Policy

Rahul Rajkumar, MD, JD, deputy director at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), discusses how the Center is testing various groundbreaking payment and service delivery models, with the goal of lower costs and better care to keep Americans healthier.

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How to Design for Changing Medical Practice Environments

HealthcareDesign

Whether you work for a large system or you run a private practice, understanding the design of your environment and recognizing opportunities in the evolving design logic of clinic space planning will allow you to improve efficiencies, your bottom line and your care environment.

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The Physician’s Role in Curbing Prescription Painkiller Abuse

Painkiller Abuse

The media seemingly report on the opioid epidemic 24/7, and city, state, and federal governments and numerous provider organizations are working to stem the rising tide of abuse and overdose deaths with new guidelines and additional funding. Our experts discuss the role that physicians and drug companies have played in this epidemic, and how it can be curbed.

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Driving Better Joint Replacements

Dr King

Chesapeake-area orthopaedic experts discuss how data is driving changes in their approach, the pros and cons of minimally invasive hip arthroplasty and mid-term results for reverse shoulder arthroplasty.

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Happy Fifth Anniversary to Chesapeake Physician!

Welcome to the fifth anniversary issue of Chesapeake Physician! Many of you have been loyal readers and advocates for this publication, produced in print and digitally, since our launch in May 2011 as Maryland Physician Magazine – Your practice. Your life. When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law in 2010, I saw an opportunity […]

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Selling Your Medical Practice

Brian MacMillan

Learn how you can sell your medical practice to achieve better results for both you and your patients.

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Complex Conditions in Children

PediatricFEAT_Mahone

Rising rates of children with ADHD and other complex conditions are challenging physicians who care for children to raise the bar in their management practices. Area pediatric specialists offer their advice.

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