What Is The Future Of Collaborative Medicine?

Author(s): 
David Edward Marcinko, MBA, CMP, and Professor Hope Rachel Hetico, RN, MHA, CPQH, CMP

   Dr. Marcinko is the co-founder of www.PodiatryPrep.com and CEO of www.MedicalBusinessAdvisors.com, a practice management and advisory firm for physicians. He also publishes the blog www.MedicalExecutivePost.com. Dr. Marcinko is a member of the American Society of Health Economists and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. A former visiting professor of business administration, he is also Editor-in-Chief of the institutional journal www.HealthcareFinancials.com and the author of more than two dozen books in medicine, business, information technology and finance.

   Professor Hetico is a former Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality. An Assistant Professor at several local graduate schools in Atlanta, she is also Managing Editor of www.HealthDictionarySeries.com and the Executive Director for www.ePodiatryConsentForms.com.

   For further reading, see “When Patients Ask About Online Information On Products And Procedures” in the January 2009 issue of Podiatry Today, “What Web Marketing Can Do For Your Practice” in the November 2004 issue, “Essential Insights On Electronic Medical Records” in the February 2010 issue or “How To Evaluate EMR Systems For Your Practice” in the April 2005 issue.

   To access Podiatry Today’s blogs, visit www.podiatrytoday.com/blogs.




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