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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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Dr. Melissa Young talks about the moral dilemma that doctors face when they have to receive care, perhaps from someone they know.

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One doctor commiserates on the fact that drugs can be incredibly expensive, forcing her patients to choose between medications and paying rent.

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What happens when you are subpoenaed as a witness when you are a solo practice? A lost day is tough to swallow.

Given that a majority of practices use digital health records, a simple power outage can have grave consequences.

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This MD misses the day when the decisions in care were made by her — the doctor — and the patients. Today, the insurance company has a say.

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Everyone is at least a little stressed during the holidays. Physicians are no exception to the rule.

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One doctor is finding success in a seemingly rare place in healthcare: As someone who became a solo doc. She explains how in this blog.

Has the onslaught of humorous social media posts about ICD-10 been more eventful than the actual coding transition itself?

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This doctor’s patient has all but lost her short-term memory. Unfortunately, the doctor seems to be the only one who sees it.

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What is the right amount of time off to give medical practice staff? Is there such a thing as being too generous?

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