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  • April 2002 | Volume 15 - Issue 4
    By Anthony Poggio, DPM
    2,919 reads | 0 comments | 04/03/02
    Which managed care contracts should you sign? Which are truly beneficial for our individual practices? Many of us sign up for every managed care contract out of a sense of fear. There is this notion that if you don’t sign up, someone else will and you will lose access to a group of patients. Then when we submit claims or request authorizations, we find out that working with certain plans is cumbersome and frustrating. By that time, it is too late. There have been many articles written about reviewing contracts from a legal perspective, but what about the practical aspects? There are sever ... continue reading
    A 76-year-old insulin-dependent male with diabetes presented with an ulceration under his big toe (see above photo). He has a long-term history of peripheral vascular disease and previously had an amputation of the fifth toe on the same foot.
    By Alan J. Cantor, DPM
    8,857 reads | 0 comments | 04/03/02
    The last decade has seen a tremendous evolution in the field of advanced wound management, both as a discipline and in regard to the development of wound healing therapies. New dressings, human skin equivalents, and barometric intervention all compete for utilization in the wound healing process. While each of these options is a viable intervention, there still needs to be more recognition of how wound biology and histo-cellular function affect wound healing. Indeed, understanding the process of healing wounds is essential for the clinician dedicated to wound medicine. Often, it is stated th... continue reading