It’s common knowledge that medical school is a costly endeavor. After student loans and years of residency post graduation, it may feel like daunting challenge to even begin planning for your financial future. This doesn’t have to be the case! Check out these 7 simple tips from AMA Wire on maximizing financial preparedness and start optimizing for your financial health today.
There’s been a lot of buzz around telehealth recently as stakeholders brainstorm methods for expanding access to healthcare in rural areas. So that you can familiarize yourself with this dynamic field, Kathy Wibberly (of the Mid Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center) has put together a presentation on some of the history and latest innovations in telemedicine. We may even start seeing some of these creative solutions supporting your patients’ health and well-being in the near future!
What Doctors Need to Know About Telehealth
A new year means New Year’s resolutions. Kick off 2017 the right way by brushing up on some best practices in clinical documentation to use at your facility, originally prepared and presented by billing and coding expert Nora Blankenbecler at Head for the Hills 2016.
Clinical Documentation Toolbox
Fall graduations are now behind us, and that means a cadre of newly minted healthcare professionals are now entering the workforce. With that in mind, we wanted to share some information from the Virginia Department of Health‘s Office of Health Equity on health workforce incentive programs.
Health Workforce Incentive Programs
Healthcare providers face many challenges in the field, but one of the most difficult remains how to communicate a difficult diagnosis to a patient. We were privileged to have Dr. Thomas Bishop lead us through a session at Head for the Hills 2016 on approaches providers can take to communicate bad news more effectively. For those of you who were not able to join us at the conference this year, Dr. Bishop’s presentation can be found below.
Breaking Bad News: Communicating a Difficult Diagnosis or Lifestyle Change
Our speakers presented on a variety of topics at Head for the Hills 2016, but perhaps one of our most timely sessions was offered by Dr. Lorenzo Pence. No matter where you fall on the political spectrum, we can probably all agree that big changes will be coming to the realm of healthcare in 2017 and beyond.
Often considered the faces of the healthcare industry, there is no denying the pressure for excellence placed on current and future providers of healthcare services. In the attached presentation, you will find an overview of the policies influencing graduate medical education today, as well some exciting insights on new programs meant to help future professionals become leaders in the field, an increasingly important position in these times of change.
Power and Politics: Leading in a Time of Change
Just in time for the holidays, we are pleased to share Dr. Kathy Hosig’s presentation, Nutrition Tips for your Patients, which was initially presented at Head for the Hills 2016. She has also provided a handy guide on practical eating tips that can be distributed to clients.
Dr. Hosig is the Director of The Virginia Tech Center for Public Health Practice and Research, as well as an associate professor in the Population Health Sciences department.