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Abuse-Deterrent Drugs: Should We Believe the Hype?

August 3, 2018

How can we solve the opiate crisis? If you’re like most practitioners, you have thought about this problem and found very few helpful solutions. As the death toll rises, steps are being taken to prevent future patients from winding up…

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Will New FDA Guidance Really Lower Drug Prices?

July 27, 2018

One of the concerns most often voiced by Americans regarding healthcare is the high cost of prescription drugs. Even with insurance, not all drugs are affordable to every patient, while the same exact medication may be much more accessible to…

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CMS Proposal Aims to Improve Doctor-Patient Relationships

July 20, 2018

In May, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar told us that he planned to use his pen to make significant and hopefully positive changes to the healthcare industry in the United States. Staying true to his word, the HHS…

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Remedying the Shortage in Mental Healthcare

July 13, 2018

Over the last decade, the number of individuals struggling with mental health issues has increased, while the number of inpatient beds for mental health patients has continually declined. The journal Psychiatric Services estimated in 2017 that more than 8 million Americans…

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What’s Driving U.S. Healthcare Costs Higher?

July 6, 2018

In 2016, Americans spent an average of about $9,000 per person on healthcare. This figure is almost double what patients in comparable high-income countries such as Canada, Germany, Denmark and Japan spent on healthcare in the same period. According to…

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Florida Supreme Court Deems Caps Unconstitutional

June 22, 2017

The Florida Supreme Court ruled the caps presented to injured patients is unconstitutional. “The caps on noneconomic damages … arbitrarily reduce damage awards for plaintiffs who suffer the most drastic injuries,” the court said. As a result of a challenge…

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Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

June 16, 2017

Approximately 2,600 people have died in 2016 from opioid overdoses, according to Florida Medical Association CEO, Timothy J. Stapleton. Opioids are a severely dangerous addiction that needs to be addressed. The best way to start conquering this issue is to…

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Part 3: Putting Leadership Style Into Action

June 6, 2017

These three educational sessions were designed specifically for you as a practice manager. Upon completion, you will feel empowered to deal with the daily healthcare industry changes coming your way and lead your staff to the next level. This is…

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Part 2: What Actions to Take When You’ve Received a Phishing Email

June 2, 2017

What actions are necessary to take if you receive a phishing email? There are a few tasks you should do when you suspect a phishing email: Do not open any links or attachments Contact the entity via website or publicly…

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Part 1: What is Phishing and How Do I Spot a Phishing Email?

May 25, 2017

Before learning how to avoid phishing and other fraud schemes, what is phishing? Phishing is when an attacker crafts emails that look like a real email with call to actions and genuine content, but once a button or link is…

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Are You Dying to Know About “Deadly Dermatoses” – June 22, 2017 @ 3:00PM

May 25, 2017

“Please join me at the Sandestin Hilton on Thursday, June 22nd, 2017. I would like to share with you a series of deadly dermatoses that I have encountered here on the Emerald Coast in the last year. This will be…

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Global Cyber Attack Updates

May 19, 2017

After the global cyber attack on the hospitals in London, the rest of the world was left scrambling for cyber security. The attack spread fear as it travelled across the world. No one wants to be the next victim of…

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Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC
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Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center
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Panama City Surgery Center
David Scott Fine Jewelry
Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC
Curiosity
Danna Gracey
Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center
Hancock Bank
MedPro
Panama City Surgery Center