For patients taking corticosteroids routinely, bone density scans should be repeated every 2 years.
Go for the Glory Quiz: Osteoporosis
By Nancy Lane MD | January 24, 2013
Dr. Lane is Endowed Professor of Medicine and Rheumatology and Director of the Musculoskeletal Diseases of Aging Research Group and the Academic Geriatric Resource Program at the UC Davis Health System in Sacramento.
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Five Steps to Improving Patient Access
Judy Capko, May 21, 2013
Patient access is getting increased attention through reform initiatives. Here are five steps you can take to make sure patients get appropriate access to care in your office.
Growing HIPAA Threat – Ignore Windows XP at Your Own Peril
Marion K. Jenkins, May 21, 2013
Chances are good that you have some major ticking software time bombs lurking in your medical practice's computer environment, namely Windows XP and Server 2003.
Finding Physician Work-Life Balance in the Small Moments
Jennifer Frank, MD, May 21, 2013
At my practice and at home, things are always busy. There's laundry or homework, or a patient with needs.
Three Areas to Reduce Costs at Your Medical Practice
Greg Mertz, May 19, 2013
By taking a hard look at reducing costs for staffing, overhead, and technology at your medical practice, you may see increased physician compensation.
Dos and Don’ts for Starting a Physician Blog
Michael Woo-Ming, MD, May 18, 2013
Starting a physician blog can provide your medical practice with marketing benefits, but it's important to do it right.
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