June 2018

 

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EDITOR’S MESSAGE

Save Us

By Neal Bhatia, Chief Medical Editor

DIGITAL PRACTICE

Interoperability Redux

Is the new push for interoperability déjà vu all over again?

By Mark D. Kaufmann, MD

BUSINESS ADVISOR

Successful Meetings: It’s All About the Follow-up

Frustrated by meetings that are run well but produce limited results? Then try keeping an eye on what happens afterwards.

By Lisa Peltier

MARKETING MATTERS

Utilize User Generated Content for your Dermatology Practice

When patients participate in content creation, engagement may increase.

By Naren Arulrajah

RESIDENT RESOURCE CENTER

Dear New Resident; CSF Grants Available

Diagnosing Allergic Contact Dermatitis

Three cases of ACD reactions to over-the-counter antibiotic ointments.

By Allene Fonseca MD, Michael Zumwalt MD, and Sharon E. Jacob MD

Subcision Plus Sublative Technologies to Treat Acne Scars

Combining something old and something new to create something skintastic.

By Jordan Hardesty and Sandra Marchese Johnson MD

Botox in the Masseter

Cosmetic and medical benefits of high-dose injection into the masseter muscle.

By Lily Talakoub, MD

Game-changing Suturing Techniques

Implement these buried suture techniques for better outcomes.

By Jonathan Kantor, MD

Nickel Barrier Methods

Do they affect instrument sound?

By Jacqueline Chen, BA, Brittanya Limone, MD, MA, and Sharon E. Jacob, MD

Physician Spotlight: Daniel M. Siegel, MD, MS

Realizing the promise of teledermatology.

FEATURE

Digital Innovation to the Rescue: The Future of Electronic Prior Authorization in Dermatology

Adopting new technology to reduce paperwork, costs, and burnout as well as improve patient care.

By Michael Sherling, MD, MBA

SDPA CORNER

Being a Leader is Good For Our Profession

Taking on leadership roles can do much more than make you a better communicator and more effective provider.

By John Notabartolo, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA

AESTHETICS MANAGEMENT

Filling Us In: A Global View of Fillers

A sneak peek at fillers heading for the US market.

With Joel Schlessinger, MD

ONCOLOGY WATCH

Protect or Defend: Sorting Through Oral Supplement Claims

A recent FDA action calls attention to unfounded claims, but it may create some confusion.

By Paul Winnington, Editorial Director

CLINICAL FOCUS

Addressing Acne Scars: An Update

Early, effective acne treatment can prevent scarring.

By Joshua Zeichner, MD

FINANCIAL PLANNER

Strategies to Reduce Volatility and Improve Tax Efficiency

Why a cash value life insurance policy may be right for your portfolio.

By Jason M. O’Dell, MS, CWM and Michael Lewellen, 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.