Practice Management

Editor's Note: Red Tape Tango

Yes, we’re all feeling it. It’s a sticky situation—the red tape that regulates our daily lives is also what keeps us moving together in a forward direction. It’s a sort of red tape tango where the...Continue Reading


The Key to a Successful Social Strategy: Market to Your Target Audience

Define Your Goals Before diving into the social media world, let’s define your purpose. If you’re like most other healthy medical practices, one of your primary goals is to acquire more patients. But to reach...Continue Reading


A Hodgepodge of Issues Surrounding Reimbursement

by Joseph Zygmunt, RVT, RP hS, and AJ Riviezzo, MBA VEIN Magazine Winter 2014 FREE CONSULTATIONS “Hey, I saw an ad in the paper for a ‘free vein consultation.’ I think I want to do that too—it w...Continue Reading


3 Useful Tips for Marketing to Older Adults

As a reader of this magazine, you know that with age comes an increased risk for varicose veins. And as new treatments come on to the market at a time when people seem to be aging in reverse, many of you are seeing more p...Continue Reading


Absurd Vein Care: Can We Fix It? A Roundtable Discussion

Edited transcript from August 2015, Vein Magazine round table discussion on the ethics of treating venous patients. Expertly moderated by: Thomas O’Donnell, MD, Benjamin Andrews Professor of Surgery (Emeritus), T...Continue Reading


Vein Center Accreditation Falls Short of Curbing Over-Utilization: More Patient Advocacy is Required

I started my career in 1999. As a board certified surgeon, I had no abiding interest in venous insufficiency. The procedure I used to treat venous insufficiency was vein stripping, which at that time was done in the ope...Continue Reading


Time to Get Tradigital

If you’ve read the title, you’re probably wondering what “tradigital” even means. Tradigital refers to the melding or integration of the traditional and computer-based (digital) methods used to cre...Continue Reading


Mommy Makeovers & Postpartum Pride:Tips for Marketing to Moms

“Having a baby changes everything.” Johnson & Johnson’s slogan is on point—bringing life into the world can give parents an incredible new outlook, but for some mothers, the physical changes...Continue Reading


Your Website's First Impression

Does the first impression you give a potential patient matter to you? When you meet someone for the first time, you certainly shake their hand, make eye contact, smile warmly and hope your breath is fresh. You’ve pr...Continue Reading


How to Seamlessly Incorporate Healthy Habits into Your Busy Schedule

As a professional in the business of health and wellness, the vast majority of your hours have been dedicated to the medical field. Medical school consisted of countless hours buried deep within textbooks and journals, yo...Continue Reading