Category Archives: Publisher’s Blog

Paradigm Shift

March 23, 2014, marks the 4th anniversary of the historic piece of federal legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).  January 10, 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) and the state of Maryland partnered on a historic piece of healthcare regulation which allows the state to adopt new policies which will, […]

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Maryland’s Opportunity for Shaping Nation’s Regulatory Payment Model

Since 1974, Maryland has been the only state in the nation which sets uniform hospital prices for all insurers.  That changed on January 10, 2014. On that date, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the state partnered to modernize Maryland’s unique all-payer rate setting-system for hospital services. The goal? As it should […]

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Maryland’s Healthcare in 2014 – Innovation and Change

The year ahead in healthcare will be rich with challenges and innovation, requiring physicians to be especially adaptable to change. What year isn’t? A fair question, but it seems we need to be especially receptive to innovation and change now. The sweeping provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act impact almost every aspect […]

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Diagnosing Dementia – Why it Matters

When my dad first recognized his memory “slips,” he would chuckle and say, “I’m losing my marbles.” He became very clever at heading off what he grasped as memory lapses, coyly steering the conversation away from a topic of recent history. Throughout this time, his capacity to pull detailed memories from his days as an […]

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Your online reputation…do you have one? are you in control of it?

Last night,  we hosted our 2nd Maryland Physician Event: Reputation Management & Social Media Evolution for Medical Practices: Reactive, Proactive and Legal Implications. We’re hosting our 3rd, Thursday October 24, 2013 at Hospice of the Chesapeake at 5:30 pm (registration for this complementary event is still open!). As a healthcare professional, your reputation is invaluable. […]

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Social & Digital Media in Healthcare

Social and digital media have become an integral part of our culture, having both a positive and negative impact on our daily lives. They’ve changed the speed of information exchange, powerfully affecting our everyday existence and touching nearly every feature and department in the September/October issue of Maryland Physician Magazine. Our online readership now exceeds […]

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Innovation & Medicine

“Innovation”  —  ever present in today’s lexicon. Innovation in medicine is built upon existing knowledge and discoveries; driving more accurate diagnoses with better treatment and outcomes. In every issue of Maryland Physician, we strive to bring you the latest innovations in medicine and treatments delivered in Maryland by your peers and colleagues as well as […]

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Leaning In

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 […]

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Passion for HealthCARE

I’m passionate about what I do professionally: connect cutting-edge treatments, physicians, healthcare stakeholders, practice management solutions and healthcare policy. My mission is to enable you to have the information to make the best decisions about treating your patients and inspire you to do more outside of the rigors of your daily practice regimen. More – […]

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Happy New Year!

I’m more than delighted to welcome in 2013 and wish you a very happy and healthy New Year from the Maryland Physician Magazine and Mojo Media, LLC team! We’re looking forward to continuing to showcase Maryland physicians and healthcare stakeholders who are leading change in Maryland’s healthcare landscape with cutting-edge treatments and delivering practice management […]

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