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Hours after a gunman opened fire in the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, killing 12 people before turning the gun on himself, the NRA told “anti-gun” doctors to “stay in their lane” after a series of research papers about firearm injuries and deaths was published in the Annals …

Doctors who run their own practices have to be superhuman in a sense. Not only are they expected to practice their medical specialty to a high standard of care, but they are also required to keep abreast of electronic reporting compliance, employment laws, OSHA, payroll, HIPAA requirements, marketing, collections, and …

This message is intended for primary care, urgent care, emergency, pediatric, internal medicine, infectious disease, and laboratory providers. Please distribute as appropriate. Key Messages There is an ongoing outbreak of measles in Israel and New York City as well as several surrounding communities in New York and New Jersey. Consider …

Season’s Greetings! I hope you found time to rest, share and connect with friends and family, especially after two profound tragedies struck our community. As most physicians know, there is a dispute between the National Rifle Association and the medical community.  Physicians released an editorial recently saying they disagree with the …

Most healthcare providers can accept that patient care is only one part of their job. However, many don’t anticipate just how much time they and their staff will spend completing routine administrative tasks. In total, 42 percent of physicians are burned out, according to the 2018 Medscape National Physician Burnout …

Winston Churchill once said, “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” Those words are emblematic of the past two weeks. The shooting in Thousand Oaks, which took the lives of twelve innocent victims and impacted countless more, physically and emotionally, followed by the wildfires resulting in more casualties and loss …

The California Medical Association (CMA) sends thoughts and prayers to everyone impacted by the fires.  Airbnb has launched free housing for displaced neighbors and relief workers deployed to help. For those not impacted, you can add your home to the growing list of those who have opened their homes to …

Challenged physicians are looking for better ways to practice medicine, and disappointed patients are looking for improved care. Concierge medicine has proven to be a good solution. As a result, it is experiencing explosive growth and becoming a major trend in the marketplace. Concierge healthcare has many forms and names …

Anyone who’s ever created a login has no doubt bumped up against seemingly arbitrary and annoyingly complex password composition rules. For digital citizens, one of the most frustrating hoops to jump through is the forced inclusion of special characters. But wait, not THAT special character… or that one… or that one… …

LACMA’s Patient Care Foundation Annual Los Angeles Healthcare Awards Twenty-five days until the Los Angeles Healthcare Awards hosted by the Patient Care Foundation and much progress is being made with honorees, sponsors and event logistics. This year’s event will be on November 30th at the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills. …