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Surgeons with University Health System offer a full spectrum of bariatric procedures and complementary programs to help patients achieve their weight-loss goals, improve their overall health and enjoy an enhanced quality of life.
At some stage, business owners are ready to launch and take the next steps to grow their business. In many cases, financing is needed to get to that next level. It’s essential for business owners to have knowledge of the variety of financing options available. For businesses just getting started or those looking to grow, a government-backed loan from the Small Business Administration (SBA) may make the most sense.
Hearing loss is the second most prevalent health issue globally. The number of people with hearing loss is more than those living with Parkinson’s, epilepsy, Alzheimer’s and diabetes combined, according to the Hearing Health Foundation. Unfortunately, hearing loss can go undetected, undiagnosed and untreated for years because it is a gradual process that people rarely notice immediately.
Physicians Hearing Network (PHN) is the only program of its kind, offering innovative audiology and hearing aid services within the office space of primary care providers throughout the United States.
Before any tax planning can be properly performed, physicians must have a good understanding of the year-to-date net income for both their medical practice and their personal taxes. This requires having timely financial statements for the medical practice and knowing the estimated taxable income and projected tax liability for their personal situation.
You may recall a recent news story about an all-women Delta crew that flew 120 girls in STEM programs to NASA headquarters to inspire female aviators. A similar type of movement is happening for women interested in high-tech medical fields, including robotic surgery. Large corporations, such as Intuitive Surgical, are making great strides in encouraging the engagement of women in leadership roles in robotic surgery.
For decades, physicians relied solely on the three pillars of cancer care — chemotherapy, radiation and surgery — as the cornerstones of oncologic treatment plans. Over the past 20 years, however, a revolution has taken place in the field of oncology as physicians and researchers develop exciting new options for less invasive treatments that offer better results with fewer side effects.
The prevention and treatment of cancer is optimally achieved through a strategic and well-orchestrated team approach. The Baptist Network for Cancer Care model was created more than seven years ago to provide Bexar County and South Texas with an efficient, effective and compassionate approach to help prevent and treat cancer.
Breast cancer survivors, patients and advocates received special attention at the 2019 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium that was held Dec. 10–14.
The pace and complexity of managing modern finances may leave some people unprepared to achieve a successful financial future. If you’re feeling less than confident about your future, having a well-prepared financial plan can help put you in control.
Most medical professionals face the double whammy of being perceived as high wage earners and, simultaneously, high risk for malpractice lawsuits.
Experienced specialists leverage an array of state-of-the art technologies, delivering advanced, compassionate diagnosis and treatment services at the Aurora Prostate Cancer Center.
Abundant Staffing and Abundant Senior Living Solutions deliver talented medical professionals to healthcare providers in need of staffing assistance while also offering guidance to senior adults in search of senior living arrangements.
Jane Lynch, MD, a pediatric endocrinologist at UT Health San Antonio, is truly on the front lines of San Antonio’s alarming increase of Type 2 diabetes in children. Since 2005, more than 1,000 youth under the age of 18 have been diagnosed with the disease in her clinic at the Texas Diabetes Institute on South Zarzamora Street. The youngest was only 5 years old at the time of diagnosis.
In today’s evolving healthcare environment, physicians are seeking to broaden their services to increase revenue and improve the quality of care. This idea of expansion into ancillary services within the healthcare industry is sought as practices are seeing a decline in patient reimbursements and a rise in everyday operational costs.
Physicians as business owners suffer from the same employment-related issues as other small business owners. Unfortunately, this can sometimes include employee lawsuits. There are five big reasons employees sue their employers: 1) unfair dismissal; 2) wage and hour violations; 3) retaliation; 4) harassment; and 5) discrimination. By following good practices, a business owner can avoid these land mines.
Underserved cancer patients get their own space and medical team at San Antonio’s University Hospital.