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October 2015 Bulletin Available

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Articles
Special Report ……………….. 416
Telemedicine update
Lawrence Wechsler, MD
Natasa Sokolovich, JD, MSHCPM

Materia Medica ……………….. 426
Tedizolid for SSTIs
Matthew Joseph, PharmD
Winfred Frazier, MD

Legal Report ………………….. 428
The 60-day overpayment clock is ticking
William H. Maruca, Esq.

Special Report ……………….. 430
How to avoid two financial disasters
Malachy Whalen

Practice Management …….. 432
Want to motivate staff? Focus on their strengths
Joe Mull, MEd

Special Report ……………….. 434
Tools to help physicians understand 2016 Medicare fee schedule, ICD-10
Jennifer Swinnich, PAMED

Special Report ……………….. 436
PHP evolves to address modern physician burnout
Jon Shapiro, MD

Special Report ……………….. 438
Quality Insights offers free resources, assistance to support your practice
Special Report ……………….. 439

2015 Nominating Committee Report
Technology & Medicine ….. 440
Keeping an eye on your Business Associates
Martin Stranges


Perspectives
Editorial …………………………. 402
Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness
Deval (Reshma) Paranjpe, MD, FACS

Perspective ……………………. 404
FDA: Quo vadis?
Ernest K. Manders, MD
J. Peter Rubin, MD

Perspective ……………………. 406
De restrictiva pactum
Thierry Verstraeten, MD

Perspective ……………………. 408
Caveat emptor: Quo vadis?
Bruce L. Wilder, MD, MPH, JD

Perspective ……………………. 410
Blurring the lines with ultrasound in
clinical practice
Christopher A. Troianos, MD

Perspective ……………………. 412
Cost-effective quality care for skin
cancer
Nicole F. Vélez, MD

Departments
Society News …………………. 418
• Gateway Medical Society
• Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society
• Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society – Western Division
• American College of Surgeons
• Western Pa. Healthcare Summit

ACMS Alliance News ………. 423
In Memoriam ………………….. 424
• Albert L. Iancu, MD
• Chung M. Lew, MD
• Albert Livingston Amshel, MD
• Frank H. Rittenhouse, MD

Activities & Accolades ……. 425
Legislative Update …………. 442

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