Addressing Past and Present Concerns By Carol M. Steiner, MD, FAAP During the COVID-19 pandemic, two terms have come to the forefront – “vaccine hesitancy” and “herd immunity.” While these concepts are new to many, they are familiar to pediatricians. Using herd immunity and effective vaccines to help control disease can be difficult for the public to understand. Let’s … [Read more...] about Vaccine Hesitancy:
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Virginia Oncology Associates Selected as one of Ten Sites Nationwide for New Clinical Trial By J. Christopher Paschold, MD, FACP Virginia Oncology Associates (VOA) was recently selected as one of only ten sites in the country to be part of a collaborative that includes McKesson and life science companies participating in a study called MYLUNG. MYLUNG stands for … [Read more...] about MYLUNG aims to make lung cancer treatment more precise.
By Matthew R. Staul, E.A., M.B.A. Since the inception of the pandemic, we have seen a rapid decline in medical practice success rates due to the government shutdowns across the country. Many employers were forced to shut the doors on their life’s work, which left a significant number of people without jobs. In March 2020, the government established the Paycheck Protection … [Read more...] about The Employee Retention Credit
By Nelson G. Keller, DPM, FACFAS Thanks to continuous advancements in skin graft materials, technologies and preservation techniques, more patients with chronic wounds are able to heal – sometimes after many years of suffering. Wound care has long been a tremendous drain on our national health care system, whether patients are dealing with diabetic, surgical, … [Read more...] about Promoting Healing for Chronic Wounds
By Kristin F. Austria, NP-C The role of Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) in urology has grown tremendously in recent years, a trend aimed at improving patient care and satisfaction amidst a growing shortage of specialists to treat an aging population. APPs now serve in multiple subspecialties, including general urology, cancer care, reconstructive and pelvic … [Read more...] about The Increasing Responsibility of APPs in Urology Practices