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Telehealth

Doctors Tell How to Make the Most of Your Telehealth Visits

When the pandemic sidelined in-office visits at his practice, Dr. Dael Waxman “wasn’t exactly thrilled with being at home.” But he quickly shifted gears to video and telephone appointments. Now, he finds, there are good reasons to keep these options open even as in-office visits have resumed and many parts of the country have sharply…

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Pandemic Leads Doctors to Rethink Unnecessary Treatment

Covid-19 is opening the door for researchers to address a problem that has vexed the medical community for decades: the overtreatment and unnecessary treatment of patients. On one hand, the pandemic caused major health setbacks for non-covid patients who were forced to, or chose to, avoid tests and treatments for various illnesses. On the other hand, in…

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Fake Doctor Referral

Bogusly Referred by “My Doctor”

Is it a patient’s responsibility to know if their insurance covers the visit or should the office manager or biller mention it? A friend recently went to an ENT specialist. With the initial office visit the office manager didn’t say anything about requiring a referral. We have all had something happen with our insurance when…

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How to Not Buy a Lemon Provider Practice

Here is the scenario: a provider sells a large, and very profitable practice to another provider looking to either establish themselves in an area or grow an existing practice to another location or expanded patient base. The types of law firms we see that analyze the value of a provider for mergers and acquisition include lawyers…

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Advance Directives: When Serious Illness Strikes

This week’s blog post features guest contributor Dan Morhaim, M.D, co-author of Preparing for A Better End: Expert Lessons on Death and Dying for Your and Your Loved Ones. Perhaps it’s the result of a serious accident, an unexpected blood clot, or a deteriorating COVID19 infection. Picture this: You are brought to a hospital, unconscious…

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Advize Attends Doctors of Distinction Ceremony

Advize was proud to be among those attending an event to honor a lineup outstanding doctors in the state of New York. While we were honored to be in the presence of so many tremendous talents in the healthcare field, we’re featuring just a few who made a last impression on us. We were inspired…

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The High Cost of Healthcare

The United States spends $3.2 trillion on healthcare each year, more than any other country in the world. Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent, was recently featured in a CNN Health video that explains why healthcare in the United States is so costly. His high-level analysis of the ecosystem broke healthcare costs into these…

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