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Melissa Young, MD

Melissa Young, MD

Melissa Young, MD, FACE, FACP, is an endocrinologist in private practice, an assistant clinical professor at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and a working suburban mother of two in Freehold, N.J.

 

 

 

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Was this pharmacist out of bounds? You make the call.

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You might think a medical issue is widely understood, but for many patients, they won't know what you're talking about.

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This doctor is looking to make a switch on her telephone system at her practice. Weighing the pros and cons, she isn't sure how to proceed.

The words we use as clinicians to describe illness to our patients should be precise, the meaning unequivocal. Our blogger shares a case in point.

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As a solo physician, it's not easy to drop an insurance plan when you know that could have a negative impact on your patients.

Over the past few years, there has been much discussion about needed changes in how internists maintain their ABIM certification.

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There are several redundant questions and processes when trying to obtain a prior authorization. It needs to be simplified.

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While it may seem trivial to some, the way doctors in private practice present themselves is an important part of the job.

When someone in the hospital needs to see a specialist, particularly a specialty where there are so few of us, I don’t understand how one can just refuse.

I believe it is the human aspect of my job that keeps me from flinging my laptop against the wall every day.

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