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Friday, June 28, 2019
Dr. Carolyn Burns: Gun Safety: A public health issue »
Unfortunately, discussions involving gun safety measures have become very polarized, making it difficult to find common gr...
Friday, June 28, 2019
Dr. Michael Scott: Why patients should care about Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) »
We have a new system to reduce complications, infections, and mortality — and to do this without actually changing the sur...
Friday, June 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dr. Mark Monahan: Let’s end surprise billing »
There’s been an increase in public outrage over balance or “surprise” billing. As physicians, we agree and share in our pa...
Friday, June 28, 2019
Dr. Mark Shreve: Vaccines save lives »
When parents decide not to vaccinate their children, three things happen: It undermines the parent-physician trust; it pot...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Dr. Mark Monahan: Health insurance prior-authorizations are on the rise »
You’ve probably heard the old saying ascribed to Mark Twain, Benjamin Franklin, and others: “The only two certainties in l...

Leg.Up
2 hours ago
What to do about biased patients »
Incidents of patient bias towards physicians and other health professionals are all too common, from subtle nonverbal acti...
Thursday, July 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
So much for a summer slowdown »
You'd think that things would slow down during summer's dog days. But lawmakers and the courts are keeping busy creating p...
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Should hospitals sue patients for unpaid bills? »
Nonprofit hospitals — which receive significant tax breaks because of their not-for-profit status — are more likely than f...
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Dr. Shreve's op-ed: Vaccines save lives »
Vaccines save lives. Physicians all know this, and RAM member Mark Shreve, MD, wrote a well-received op-ed this week to en...

RAMifications
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Summer 2019 Ramifications »
Why is there a communication breakdown between physicians and nurses? What do physicians need to know about Virginia's new...
Friday, March 8, 2019
Winter Ramifications »
A new collaboration is exploring ways that art enhances patient care and medical education. What should you do if you rece...
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Fall 2018 Ramifications »
Is obesity more dangerous than opioids? How can you deal with patients who spend too much time researching their symptoms...

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