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What will be your legacy as a physician?

by Francine Gaillour, MD

I’ve  heard some physicians wonder out loud if they’re career has been  “wasted” – either because they were on a path that wasn’t a good fit, or  they spent years focusing on accumulating and worrying, rather than on contributing and enjoying.  The question is one of personal value:  Am I measuring up? And by whose metrics?

How do you measure the value of your physician …

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The legal issues of doctors and chiropractors working together

by Jeffrey L. Cohen and Albert R. Meyer

Chiropractors and medical doctors (or D.O.s) have had a long and somewhat complex relationship.

Though they approach healthcare issues differently, there are many instances where they share care or even work together.  Such “M.D./D.C.” relationships are legally complex, but often prove to be rewarding in many respects.  Properly constructing the arrangements is critical, especially since government regulators and payers tend …

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Vascular diseases that present as obstructive atherosclerotic arterial disease

by Joe F. Lau, MD and Jeffrey W. Olin, MD

Physicians who perform percutaneous endovascular procedures encounter a multitude of vascular diseases that may masquerade as obstructive atherosclerotic arterial disease. While atherosclerosis is clearly the most common condition seen, complex inflammatory, genetic or structural processes may either not be amenable to an endovascular approach or actually be harmful and thus lead to outcomes that are not …

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