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The Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI) Vascular Care offers outpatient endovascular treatment alternatives and superior outcomes to patients facing critical limb ischemia (CLI) and other circulatory health concerns.
Divorce is a painful and emotional process for anyone. Whether it comes as a surprise or is the end result of years of marital unhappiness, a divorce can disrupt not only your personal life but your professional life as well. For the busy physician, the mechanics of the divorce process can wreak havoc on your practice. Suddenly, many important decisions have to be made, and meetings with lawyers, mediators and the court must be fit into an already demanding schedule. Nonetheless, everyone expects you to continue to be the calm, organized physician you have always been. If you find yourself heading toward a divorce, there are several key things that you should be aware of.
The Diabetes Education Enhancement Program (DEEP) is a collaborative care model, led by the Diabetes Coordinator (DC), to enhance the management of low-income, uninsured, primarily Spanish-speaking patients with type 2 diabetes in the St. Mary’s Health Clinics (SMHC). SMHC is a system of volunteer-staffed primary care free clinics serving low-income, uninsured persons in the seven-county metropolitan area. The DEEP program is designed to support the patient in his or her efforts to improve lifestyle management skills and compliance within the goals established by the care team (patient, primary care provider and DC) and to support the care team in its interaction and understanding of patients’ unique circumstances.
Woman With Red Itchy Bumps After Staying in Hotel
Treating a blistering laser burn with post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation in skin of color can be very challenging. There is no perfect protocol, so I will tell you how I successfully managed this case.
Marie Johnson, PhD, once believed she would spend the rest of her life working in the auto industry. That was before a tragedy occurred that would forever change her life — and, ultimately, save the lives of many patients with arterial blockages .
An 11-month-old infant presents with pruritic crusted papules and pustules on his feet. There is also hand and axilla involvement. A teenage cousin visiting for the summer has a similar rash. What is your diagnosis?
Years of research and clinical trials have yielded the Diagnose, Manage and Rehabilitate (DMR) Method, an innovative technique for treating back pain.
A 30-year-old man presents with an itchy rash on his wrists and ankles that he has experienced for four weeks. He is otherwise healthy. What’s your diagnosis?
“Sailing Ahead” is the theme of this year’s Minnesota Medical Group Management Association (MMGMA) 2016 Summer Conference scheduled for July 27–29 at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center.
In my experience, I’ve found that physicians tend to realize the importance of investing for retirement and are good savers. As a result of such good habits and higher than average incomes, physicians also tend to have above average wealth. Even so, upon approaching retirement age, there are often questions about when to begin receiving Social Security benefits. 
More than just a signed permission slip, informed consent should open a dialogue between patient and provider.
Rates of childhood developmental disorders, such as autism spectrum disorder (ASD), continue to climb in Minnesota. St. David’s Center for Child & Family Development provides convenient access to comprehensive clinical developmental disability services.
Country singer and actor Jimmy Dean once said, “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” There is no better scenario in which to recall this sage advice than in the always-changing world of financial markets.
Cranial vault remodeling is the gold-standard treatment for craniosynostosis, a condition characterized by premature fusing of the bones in the skull. At Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, Robert Wood, MD, Associate Medical Director for Craniofacial Services and pediatric craniofacial and plastic surgeon, has pioneered a novel blood management protocol that greatly reduces the need for perioperative blood transfusions.
A 47-year-old woman notices small dark spots developing on her lips and inner cheeks over the course of four to six months. Upon examination, there are multiple slate-blue, grayish-brown macules on the tongue, lips and inner cheeks. There was no fingernail involvement. She recently had a complete medical exam that detected no hormonal abnormalities. She has no history of skin cancer, congenital diseases, gastrointestinal symptoms or Peutz-Jeghers syndrome. She is otherwise healthy. What’s your diagnosis?
If you’re anything like me, a certain inner peace and satisfaction comes from knowing that your financial house is in order.
Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) help you easily measure success and trends and take action when needed.
The Opening of the new University of Minnesota Health (M Health) Clinics and Surgery Center enhances the patient experience, as well as the efficiency and cost effectiveness of care.