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April 18, 2014 03:59 pm — Today I had a busy day with a full schedule of patients. I struggled to chart my patients' complex histories in an electronic health record that has given me none of the efficiencies it promised. I lost my lunch break to an administrative meeting, leaving me no time to get caught up from a hectic morning. I filled out prior authorization forms for medications that a patient has already been on for six months. I completed more forms and insurance paperwork than I care to remember and bemoaned the low reimbursement we are being paid for our visits.

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FPs Can Help Minimize Risks for Cataract Surgery

In the wake of new research findings, two ophthalmology groups have issued an educational update about cataract surgery complications associated with systemic alpha blockers.
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