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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, Business of Medicine, PracticalDermatology.com, Practice Development, CareCredit

CareCredit to Acquire CitiHealth Card Portfolio

CareCredit has signed an agreement with Citibank, N.A. to acquire the Citi Health Card portfolio, further expanding its healthcare acceptance network in the United States.  The portfolio …

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 | Business of Medicine, Healthcare Trends, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com

Deadline Extended for Medical Spa State of the Industry Statistical Study

The American Med Spa Association (AmSpa) has extended the deadline for the 2017 Medical Spa State of the Industry Report, administered by MarketData Enterprises and sponsored by Modern …

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016 | Business of Medicine, Practice Development, Product Launches and Updates

Points Group and Dermatology Authority Launch the Derm Toolkit: A Revolutionary Service and Product Line for Dermatology Practices

Points Group and Dermatology Authority are excited to announce the launch of the Derm Toolkit, an online portal that provides dermatology practices with a comprehensive set of tools and services to op…

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016 | Business of Medicine, PracticalDermatology.com, Practice Development, CareCredit

ADAM Accepting Nominations for Practice Manager of the Year

The Association of Dermatology Administrators and Managers is accepting nominations for its annual Practice Manager of the Year Award. Now in its fourth year, the Practice Manager of the Year Award re…

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Thursday, November 17, 2016 | Business of Medicine, Corporate Lawsuits, Personnel/Company News, Valeant NJ

US Attorney Announces Charges Against Two Executives Tied to Philidor Pharmacy Scheme

The US Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York has charged two executives in connection with the Philidor Pharmacy scheme that instigated a stock value plunge at Valeant when it was rev…

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Monday, October 24, 2016 | Business of Medicine, PracticalDermatology.com

The Election and The Markets

By David Mandell, JD, MBA and Robert Peelman, CFP® This presidential race is seemingly generating more interest, expressions of concern, and questions from clients than past elections. Some cli…

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016 | Business of Medicine, Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, Novan

Novan, Inc. Launches IPO, Lists on NASDAQ

Novan, Inc. (the “Company” or “Novan”) today announced the pricing of the Company’s initial public offering of 4,100,000 shares of common stock at a price to the public o…

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Monday, September 12, 2016 | Acquisitions and Mergers, Business of Medicine, Healthcare Trends, Research and Publications

Is Bigger Better? Group Practices Become the New Norm

Group physician practices are the new normal, and it seems that dermatologists were ahead of the consolidation curve, according to research in the September 2016 issue of Health Affairs. Researcher…

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Thursday, September 01, 2016 | Business of Medicine, PracticalDermatology.com, Practice Development, Product Launches and Updates, National Rosacea Society

Vivacare and the National Rosacea Society Collaborate on Patient Education Resource

Vivacare has launched a new Rosacea Education Kit to support dermatologists in the delivery of care to their rosacea patients. The Kit is available at no cost by enrolling online. Upon enrolling, d…

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Monday, August 01, 2016 | Business of Medicine, Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com

UofL Dermatology Chief Tapped by ACCME

Jeffrey P. Callen, MD, chief of the Division of Dermatology at the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Kentucky, has been elected to serve on the Accreditation Review Committee (ARC) of the…

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Thursday, July 28, 2016 | Business of Medicine, Healthcare Trends, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

ASDS Disagrees with New Skin Cancer Screening Recommendation

The US Preventive Service Task Force (USPSTF) has declined to take a stance on the value of preventive skin cancer screenings for the second time in seven years, and The American Society for Dermatolo…

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016 | Business of Medicine, Topix

Topix Pharmaceuticals Partners with New Mountain Capital

Topix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has partnered with New Mountain Capital, LLC, a growth-oriented investment firm that currently manages over $15 billion in assets. New Mountain, a New York-based …

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Monday, June 27, 2016 | Business of Medicine, Healthcare Trends, Research and Publications

Analysis Uncovers Health Economic Data for H.P. Acthar® Gel in Dermatomyositis and Polymyositis

Results from two retrospective analyses sponsored by Mallinckrodt plc show that use of the company’s H.P. Acthar® Gel (repository corticotropin injection) offers a cost-effective alternative…

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Wednesday, June 08, 2016 | Business of Medicine, Healthcare Trends, Personnel/Company News

Derm Salaries On The Rise

Starting salaries for dermatologists spiked 13 percent in the last 12 months, according to a new report from Merritt Hawkins. The average annual salary for a dermatologist in 2015-2016 was $444,000…

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 | Business of Medicine, Earnings and Financials, Alphaeon

Robert Grant No Longer CEO of Alphaeon

Robert Grant is no longer CEO of Alphaeon, our sister site, Eyewiretoday.com has learned. After 3 years at the helm of the lifestyle healthcare company, Mr. Grant is relinquishing the leader…

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