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The Importance of Digital Marketing for Healthcare Providers

May 12, 2017

Often times we are told by Physicians that they do not need digital marketing. “My practice is already seeing as many patients as we can handle.” or “What’s the point of us having a website?” The reality is always the…

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MARCA Updates

May 4, 2017

As a result of President Trump’s executive order titled “Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs.” The American Academy of Family Physicians(AAFP) is taking advantage of this opportunity to push the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)to simplify the implementation…

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Physician Burnout Presents Differently in Male and Female Doctors

April 26, 2017

Are you emotionally exhausted even after rest? Do you find yourself short tempered or irritable when interacting with patients, colleagues or staff? Have you questioned the value of continuing to try when your efforts feel futile? These are all symptoms…

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Risk Management Strategies for Disruptive Behavior

April 18, 2017

Personal codes of conduct are a major part of healthcare provider’s Human Resource programs. No matter the practice specialty, there are ethics training options available in education and continuing education. Failure to comply with the ethical standards can result in…

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5 Misconceptions about Cyber Liability Exposures

April 12, 2017

There are many misinterpretations about cyber liability exposures. Are you comfortable that you understand and are covered for cyber liability exposures? These five misconceptions are the biggest mistakes organizations can make. Cyber breaches are mostly a result of foreign offshore…

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Ransomware: A Blackmail Security Breach

April 7, 2017

According to an article written on January 30, 2017 by the Managing Editor of The Cyber Security Source, Ransomware attacks quadrupled in 2016 and are anticipated to double that in 2017. Many of these risks came after a staff member…

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2018 CME Beach Retreat

April 6, 2017

January 19 to January 21, 2018 Save The Date. Mark your calendars for 2018 CME Beach Retreat!  

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Keep a Handle on Your Practice’s Social Media

March 30, 2017

For better or worse, social media has become a huge part of our daily routines. The medical world has been hesitant to engage through social media, in part, because of patient confidentiality. Now, patients want to see the medical field…

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Tax Season is the Reason for Cyberattacks

March 23, 2017

It appears that the 2017 tax year is going to be exactly like 2016’s, if not worse, with cybercriminals targeting small to medium-size organizations. Here is how the extremely simple process works: An HR department or their Payroll staff receives…

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Avoid the Rising Insurance Premiums

March 17, 2017

Medical malpractice insurance coverage rates are predicted to rise in the near future, except for the Emerald Coast Medical Association malpractice insurance program members. An article, Physicians Should Prepare for Increase in Malpractice Premiums Written by Vanessa Orr, posted in…

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Credit Business Services, Inc. Enters Partnership with ECMA

January 3, 2017

Emerald Coast Medical Association is proud to announce that Credit Business Services, Inc. will be joining the short list of preferred partners that are recommended to their members. Credit Business Services, Inc. is the foremost debt collection agency and strategic…

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Summer Allergies

December 30, 2016

→How Do They Affect Me? While summer is promising warm weather, lots of sunny days on the beach, and beautiful flowers, for people with allergies or asthma, it’s a season of sneezing, watery eyes, and difficulty breathing. Allergies in Florida…

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Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC
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Danna Gracey
Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center
Hancock Bank
MedPro
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