Physician Practice Management and Private Equity

Physician Practice Management and Private Equity Market forces have always influenced the private practice medical community. This is especially true in gastroenterology, which is one of the most fragmented industries in the United States. Due to challenging market consequences, medical practitioners are having problems managing their businesses effectively. In the last decade,

Physician Spending And Its Association With Patient Outcomes

Physician Spending And Its Association With Patient Outcomes Global spending on health is soaring at a rapid rate. The total health expenditure (THE) worldwide increased from US$ 7.6 trillion in 2016 to US$ 7.8 trillion in 2017. The World Health Organization 2020 report stated that it reached US$ 8.3 trillion or

Physician Burnout: Causes and Prevention

Physician Burnout: Causes and Prevention The data is indisputable: Physicians across the globe are emotionally drained and overworked due to increasing demands on the profession. Numerous global studies indicate that one in every three physicians experiences burnout at any given time. Originally used by Herbert Freudenberger in 1974 and subsequently described by

Thymoma Case Report: Entire-Tumor Calcification

Thymoma Case Report: Entire-Tumor Calcification Background Thymoma is a type of anterior mediastinal tumor that is quite common. It represents around 50% of anterior mediastinal masses and around 20-30% of all types of mediastinal tumors. Thymomas are hard to distinguish between invasive or encapsulated types. Thymomas often affects patients in their middle ages.

LEAP-MS: Adaptions for Advanced Stages

LEAP-MS: Adaptions for Advanced Stages Lifestyle, Exercise and Activity Package for People Living with Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (LEAP-MS): adaptations for remote delivery & improved efficiency Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common neurologic disorder of young and middle-aged adults. MS expresses itself in four clinical forms: relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS), secondary progressive MS

The Role of Preretirement Job Complexity in Cognitive Performance

The Role of Preretirement Job Complexity in Cognitive Performance Can working longer prevent cognitive decline in later life? A recent study suggests that working until later years of life might improve cognitive function for aging individuals. Postretirement work has become increasingly popular in this modern age which makes it possible to study

How to Control Eye Pressure in Glaucoma

Patient Education This article is tailored for patients. Refer your patients to this article for them to learn more about their condition. How to Control Eye Pressure in Glaucoma The irreversible damage of glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness among people ages 60 years and above(1). This condition is