October 2014

 

Issue

EDITORIAL

Is There a Provider in the House?

By Neal Bhatia, MD, Co-Chief Medical Editor

BUSINESS ADVISOR

Nonclinical Staff: Sing the Praises of Your Unsung Heroes

The front-office team plays a critical role in the success of your practice.

By Allan Walker

DIGITAL PRACTICE

EHR Choices: Work Smarter, Not Harder

By Erin S. Gardner, MD

MARKETING MATTERS

Use LinkedIn to Promote Your Personal Brand as a Dermatologist

By Naren Arulrajah With Vikas Vij

COVER FOCUS

Currents

The prescription for better clinical outcomes

Modulation of Vigorous Reactions to Immune Response Modifiers with Antipruritic Hydrogel

A case presentation demonstrates the potential role for novel barrier support therapies to manage reactions to topical AK therapeis and highlights important considerations in patient education and management.

By Neal Bhatia, MD, Frank Huerta, CMA, Erika Gonzales CMA

Viewpoints: Challenging Dogma in Psoriasis Care

As research and industry focus on new therapies and innovations, many of the tools needed to manage psoriasis are not only available but cost-effective, as well.

By Steven R. Feldman, MD, PhD

Optimizing Acne Treatment: Use Communication to Improve Patient Visits From the First to the Last

A simple questionnaire plus some educational materials can go a long way toward improving outcomes.

By Steven Leon, MS, PA-C

FEATURE ARTICLES

Novel Delivery Systems in Cosmeceuticals

A review of new offerings and insights into how they support and improve the efficacy of new and time-tested topical ingredients in cosmeceuticals.

By Jennifer Linder, MD

Topical Onychomycosis Therapies: Clinical Considerations

Effective on their own, new treatments may also be useful in conjunction with oral therapies.

TAX PLANNING

2014 Fourth Quarter Tax Saving Tips

What to do now to save $10,000-$25,000 or more on your 2014 taxes.

By Carole C. Foos, CPA and David B. Mandell, JD, MBA

CLINICAL REPORTS

Eruptive Xanthoma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Dermatologists can play a key role in disease prevention and management as cutaneous lesions are often the initial finding in systemic disease.

By Doug Richley, DO, Stephen J Plumb, DO, Jonathan Cleaver, DO, FAOCD, and Lloyd Cleaver, DO, FAOCD

ONCOLOGY WATCH

The Molecular Era in Melanoma Treatment

By Jonathan Wolfe, MD

CLINICAL FOCUS: PSORIASIS

Weight Loss in the Treatment of Psoriasis

Lifestyle changes such as better diet and exercise habits have been shown to have positive treatment benefits on psoriasis.

By Jerry Bagel, MD

THERAPEUTICS UPDATE

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About Practical Dermatology

Practical Dermatology is the monthly publication that provides coverage of medical care, cosmetic advancements, and practice management for clinicians in the field. With straight-forward, how-to advice from experts in various fields, we strive to enhance quality of care and improve the daily operation of dermatology practices.