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A website is the very first thing most people search for while looking for a new physician or practice. A professional website for your practice is a must to thrive in the competition-driven healthcare market. Here are a few benefits to establishing a well-designed, responsive website for your practice: It …

Last Thursday, President Trump signed an executive healthcare order designed to increase insurance competition and choice—dealing a fatal blow to the Affordable Care Act. Although the president claims the executive order will give millions of Americans access to more affordable healthcare coverage, critics are beginning to argue that the new …

Dawn Clark and Edward Ellison will be presented with the Gary S. Nye, MD Award for Physician Health and Well-Being for their work leading and developing the Southern California Permanente Medical Group’s (SCPMG) Physician Wellness Program. The Gary S. Nye, MD Award for Physician Health and Well-being is awarded to …

AB 72, passed by the California Legislature and signed into law effective as of July 1, 2017, is a law that was designed to protect patients from costs associated with out-of-network health services. The legislation caps a patient’s cost-sharing at the in-network amount when he/she received services in an in-network …

As a business owner, it’s your responsibility to stay on top of a lot of concerns.  The key to managing your business is to prioritize.  Treating a fever when your patient is in cardiac arrest would be ineffective and prove fatal. Why then are you trying to diagnose your business …

Dr. Jack Chou was raised in a small, rural town in Taiwan and later earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Miami, Florida, and his medical degree from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. He completed his family medicine residency at Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills …

A great deal happens at the legislative level that can affect how physicians practice medicine and most physicians are acutely aware of that. Current research from Physicians’ Practice’s 2017 Great American Physician Survey states that doctors appear to be disillusioned with the healthcare/government sector as a whole. Among the findings, the …

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recently published the 2017-18 Influenza Season Recommendations, a brief that serves as a reminder to physicians that its influenza vaccination season and that it is time to begin vaccinating patients and staff to prevent influenza. Here …

For the last seven years, Republicans in Washington D.C. have rallied around the idea of repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). However, after yet another failed attempt to dismantle the legislation, Republican senators have decided to finally leave ACA alone—for now. On Tuesday, September 26, it was announced …