The U.S. has announced a ‘Cancer Moonshot’ to accelerate research efforts, including more targeted therapies. Experts discuss the current state of these therapies for lung and liver cancer, and how molecular and multidisciplinary tumor boards can help.
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.
One year ago, I wrote that the year ahead in healthcare would be rich with challenges and innovation, requiring physicians and healthcare leaders to be especially adaptable to change. Little did I know my words were foreshadowing what lay ahead for my own business. With this issue, I’m pleased to unveil Chesapeake Physician – Your practice. […]
This past summer, I joined my son on a community service project in South Dakota to help the Lakota Native Americans prepare for their sun dance ceremony, an event that has occurred regularly for several years. Our destination was a track of land within the Pine Ridge reservation, outside of Rapid City. […]
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After my adventures exploring the state of Maryland’s wineries, I started to think about our craft beer industry. Is it as robust as the wineries I visited? How do our local beers stack up against other states’ products? After attending a couple of Octoberfests and renowned beer-lovers’ bars, I found that in the great state of Maryland […]
Maryland Physician recently interviewed Donna Kinzer, executive director of the Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC) since mid-2013 about the impact of the new waiver on providers and patients. More coordinated care is one of the waiver’s key goals.
Montgomery County Medical Society, headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, held its 109th annual meeting and installation of officers recently at Manor Country Club. The following officers were installed to lead the organization in 2012-13. Duane Taylor, M.D., a board-certified otolaryngologist and facial plastic surgeon, was installed as the 109th President of MCMS. The medical director of LeVisage ENT […]
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Prince George’s County Medical Society Installs New President The Prince George’s County Medical Society installed Shital Desai, M.D. as its 90th president during their meeting at the Doctor’s Community Hospital on January 10, 2012. Harbhajan S. Ajrawat, M.D., President of MedChi, the Maryland State Medical Society, accompanied by past MedChi and county society Presidents, George […]
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Maryland Physician spotlights advances in endonasal pituitary surgery, total disc replacement and the evaluation of motor control in children with ADHD.