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Gabriel Perna

Gabriel Perna

Gabriel Perna is the managing editor at Physicians Practice, where he covers the vital practice management issues influencing physicians and practice administrators. Previously, he was senior editor at Healthcare Informatics for four years, where he covered health IT strategy for CIOs and CMIOs. At Healthcare Informatics, he helped the publication grow its digital presence significantly by developing overarching strategies to expand its reach.

On top of possessing a deep understanding of the various policy, operational, and technical challenges facing healthcare leaders, he has a strong background in journalism, project management, social media, and developing content direction for print and web-based publications.

He can be reached at Gabriel.Perna@ubm.com or on Twitter at @GabrielSPerna.

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One physician nearly died from a ruptured tumor in her liver. From this life threatening experience, she learned the importance of empathy in medicine.

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Potential HHS Secretary, Rep. Tom Price was targeted by Senate Democrats who questioned his ethics and his philosophy on health insurance for all.

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Every doctor wants to see the best in their patients, but the truth is some will cause you trouble. Here are tips to deal with problem patients.

Gabriel Perna

Providing excellent customer service isn't rocket science and yet, as this editor has seen, it seems to not be a priority for many organizations.

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Enough is enough, you are ready to dismiss a patient. What are the right reasons to do so and what actions can you take?

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Physicians spoke out this week against President-elect Trump's reported meeting with anti-vaccine advocate. Also, an update on the ACA repeal.

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In our recurring blog "Inbox," we also get reader feedback on payers not requesting overpayments and the biggest HIPAA incidents of 2016.

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Healthcare providers, nurses specifically, were ranked by Americans as the most trustworthy profession. Congressmen were ranked the least.

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What are the top healthcare issues that practices will have to pay attention to in the coming year?

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In our recurring blog "Inbox," we share comments from physicians and practice administrators telling us what keeps them awake at night.

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