Practice Management

Google is Vetting You

Do you know what your patients are looking for in a vein specialist? Google does. Learn the four most important steps to make you relevant online and bring in new patients.

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Is Health Care Really That Complicated?

Health care is complex and even medical professionals have to scratch their heads at times. Here’s a guide on how make sense of it all.

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New Technology Reimbursement

Reimbursement for developing innovative technology is every device maker’s dream, but it takes more than FDA approval. Here’s all of what you need to do.

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Latest Articles About Practice Management
Challenges and Solutions for Incorporating Phlebology into your Interventional Radiology Practice

by Neil M. Khilnani, M.D. Venous insufficiency (VI) and its complications are among the most common medical problems affecting western societies. With a long history in diagnosing and treating venous diseases, Interventional Radiologists are one of the largest groups of physicians involved in carin ...

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Medical Design Space: Medical Co-Op Reinvigorates Age-Old Interior

by Susan Belknapp Combining medical businesses and California Vein Specialist and About Face Medical Aesthetics were co-founded in 2001 by Kenneth Jesser M.D. and J. Michael Leary M.D., FACEP. They now have three offices throughout Southern California: Palm Desert, La Quinta and Newport Beach. The

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This Old Office: The Vein Treatment Center Adds a Minimalist Touch to a Classically Designed Space

by Jade Mangahis Tucked away on a quaint, tree-lined block in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, The Vein Treatment Center prides itself on being one of the most proven and comprehensive vein treatment facilities in all of New York. Founded in 1982 by Luis Navarro, M.D., The Vein Treatment Center, ...

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Avoiding the Pain of Insurance Denials

by Marlin W. Schul, M.D., MBA, RVT, FACPh Helping patients achieve symptomatic relief from venous disorders is not always easy when an insurance carrier is involved. Phlebological procedures fall under extensive scrutiny by insurance carriers of all types. The U.S. has seen a tremendous rise in util ...

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Incorporating Phlebology Into a Dermatology Practice

Dermatologists are natural experts in the evaluation and management of skin-related problems. It is a natural fit and progression for them to be involved in the management of venous disorders. Almost on a daily basis, they diagnose and manage sequelae and manifestations of both superficial and deep ...

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Getting Exposure on Google?

When the editor of Vein Magazine asked me to write about internet marketing, the first thing that came to my mind was “SEO”. SEO an abbreviation for the newly claimed art of “search engine optimization.” Search Engine Optimization, a novel technique of altering the backend code a particular ...

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Incorporating Phlebology into a Vascular Surgery Practice

by Cristobal G. Alvarado, M.D. Most young surgeons learn quickly that surgical practice as an attending surgeon is quite different from the practice they were exposed to as residents. While many of us were exposed to many complex arterial reconstructions, very few training programs give much exposur ...

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Calling Card to a Successful Vein Practice

Western Vascular’s Shauna Allen Offers Tips on Marketing Your Practice Thinking about starting up a vein practice, or incorporating one into your already established business? With an already saturated market, be advised that finding your edge and branding your name amid the competition can be di ...

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Finding a Good EMR for a Phlebology Practice

by J. Gordon Wright, MD, FACS, RVT After many years of searching for even one EMR that I like, I am still bewildered and disappointed at how difficult it is to find an EMR that is actually good for an office based sub-specialty practice like phlebology. What do I mean by “good” and why is a goo ...

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Welcome to the Mobile World Should Your Marketing Include Mobile Sites and Apps?

As most practices have finally realized the benefits of running a consistent marketing campaign that includes utilizing both traditional and online marketing, the new mobile arena presents as many questions as solutions. What is mobile search? What is the difference between an ‘app’ and a mobile

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