Allied Health Association
Catering largely to the salon and spa industry, Allied Health Association offers spa and salon insurance and also distributes Genesis Spa Products.
For information: www.alliedhealth.net/home.html (800) 444-7546
American Medical Association
The CPT E/M Quick Reference application is now available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. The app features decision-tree logic and quick search options. Users can digitally track the codes they use and e-mail them anywhere.
For information: itunes.apple.com/us/app/cpt-e-mquickref/id426712025?mt=8
CareCredit provides credit directly to patients for the payment of cosmetic and dermatologic services. Providers must register in order to receive payment through CareCredit. By offering patients the opportunity to use CareCredit, practices can improve treatment acceptance and cash flow and avoid A/R collections. Short-term borrowing periods are interest free if patients pay off debt in the allotted period. Long-term borrowing with interest is also available.
For information: CareCredit.com; (800) 859-9975
Delasco is showcasing their Pressure Earrings, designed to provide uniform pressure over keloid tissue following surgical treatment. The unobtrusive, discreet earrings can be worn by males or females during the day or while sleeping. Plastic screws on either end of the earring allow for pressure adjustment. The earrings are made from hypo-allergenic acrylic and are easily cleaned. They come with a 90 day warranty. Delasco carries materials for cosmetic surgery, diagnostics, cryosurgery, and more. The company claims the largest selection of dermatology supplies world-wide. They also offer a MedSpa catalog. Same-day shipping is available.
For information: Delasco.com; (800) 831-6273
DermResources is highlighting its credentialing and recredentialing services for new-to-practice or established physicians. The company will work with physicians to collect needed materials and file on their behalf. For credentialing services, call (850) 450-8081. A full-service billing and practice management consultation service, DermResources works exclusively in the realm of dermatology. Services include dermatology practice start-ups, coding presentations, HIPAA support, and OSHA compliance.
For information: DermResources.com; (877) 692-0171
To protect tablet computers used in your medical practice, consider OtterBox Defender Series cases for iPad 2 and BlackBerry PlayBook. There's a clear, hi-impact polycarbonate shell with inner coring and memory foam pads and a black silicone jacket to protect from shock and bumps. Plugs keep the headphone jack, silent/screen rotation lock and 30-pin connector free of dust and dirt. An integrated viewing stand is built into the shield.
For information: Otterbox.com