Baltimore Physician Inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Radiology William Frank Regine, M.D., has been inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Radiology (ACR). The induction took place at a formal convocation ceremony during the recent ACR Annual Meeting and Chapter Leadership conference in Washington, D.C. Regine is a professor [...]
To ‘lean in’ — the term coined by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg that encourages women to not hold themselves back kin their professional advancement – is the perfect theme for this issue. In the following pages, we celebrate four Maryland female physicians who most certainly have been trailblazers and ‘leaned in’. Each of their stories [...]
By: Brenda Brouillette The reputation management buzz in the healthcare industry, and more specifically surrounding physicians, is growing at tremendous speed. Physicians must understand what is necessary to portray and maintain a solid image to build their practice. So what is Reputation Management? It is your online image being monitored, managed, and promoted. In the [...]
By: Sanjiv Lakhanpal M.D., FACS Case: LM, a 78-year old female was seen in the emergency room with leg pain and localized swelling in the calf. The patient had no significant past medical history except for varicose veins, no history of prior leg clots or family history of clotting disorders. On physical exam, a tender, [...]
By: Linda Harder As technology improves and reimbursement trends to global or performance-based pay, telehealth is becoming a more important way to deliver care. Maryland Physician spoke with early adopters to learn how legislation is reducing barriers and how this technology is being used in practice. Legislative Initiatives H. Neal Reynolds, M.D., associate professor at [...]
Some call it a favorite pastime. Others call it a hobby, a passion or perhaps just a good reason to break away from the “every-day grind” to get outside and enjoy the sunshine along with some good company. It’s one of the few activities that can be relaxing, peaceful, challenging and rewarding all at the same time; it’s the game of golf. [...]
The statistics are simply staggering: research consistently shows that one in every four women will be in a physically abusive relationship in her lifetime. Of the 35,000 individuals who took part in the survey conducted by the CDC, 89% of the women interviewed, claimed to have been subject to verbal abuse [...]
Continuing our yearly tradition, Maryland Physician interviewed female physicians we admire for their exceptional commitment to leadership. They remind us of the importance of mentors, family support and following your passion.
The HiTech Act in 2009 set in motion a series of changes to the HIPAA rules. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) most recent HIPAA regulation response was issued March 26, 2013.
Carolyn Quattrocki leads the Governor’s Office of Health Care Reform, established to implement the ACA leading to the founding of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange. Understand the Exchange and the Office’s successes and challenges.