October 2017

 

Issue

EDITOR’S MESSAGE

Dumbing Down of Dermatology By Evidence-Based Medicine

By Joel Schlessinger, MD

NEWS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Recent Developments

DIGITAL PRACTICE

11 Easy Steps to Avoid a MIPS Penalty in 2019 … Without an EHR or a Registry

Follow this advice to save four percent in 2019.

By Mark Kaufmann

Skin Bugs and Travel Bugs: An Update for Clinicians

Skin disease is the third most common medical problem that travelers encounter. Heres’ what you need to know about diagnosis and treatment.

By Franchesca Choi, RPh, MD; Candidate; Natasha Mesinkovska, MD, PhD; and Manuel Valdebran, MD

Considerations for Treatment of Adolescent Acne

Acne can lead to emotional and psychological consequences in this population.

By Julie C. Harper, MD

Onychomycosis: Confirming the Diagnosis is Critical

Failure to confirm the diagnosis can have significant long-term consequences for patients.

By Paul Winnington, Editorial Director

Lyme Disease Update

Exploring current thinking about Lyme Disease diagnosis and treatment.

By Q&A with Sunjya K. Schweig, MD

Physician Spotlight: Margaret E. Parsons, MD, FAAD

An expert on all things creepy crawly talks shop.

FEATURE

Lessons from HBO’s Docuseries The Defiant Ones

How Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine disrupted an industry and made billions.

By Tim A. Sayed, MD, MBA, FACS

AESTHETICS MANAGEMENT

Great Expectations

A look ahead to hot topics at Cosmetic Surgery Forum 2017

CLINICAL FOUCS

Exploring the Role of Physical Modalities in the Treatment of Acne

Lasers, lights, and metals may all play a supportive role in managing acne.

With Diane Berson, MD

FINANCIAL PLANNER

How Much Are You Paying Your Advisor?

A guide to understanding advisor fees and other charges.

By Jason M. O’Dell, MS, CWM and Andrew M. Taylor, CFP

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.