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The relationship between physicians and their patients is at the core of medical practice. However, outside forces are changing the physician-patient dynamic.

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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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Recent fines and arrests should show physicians there is heightened scrutiny on their prescribing of painkillers.

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Medical practice owners and risk managers face a wide variety of risks including some surprising ones, like supporting your favorite Olympic athletes.

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Docs say they feel pressure from hospitals to make patients happy by prescribing narcotics. Also, text messaging patients may be the next frontier.

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Does your patient have bed bugs and if so, can you refuse to offer them treatment? Our resident health lawyer, Ericka Adler answers this question.

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If your practice gets a nasty review, here are some legal and practical considerations to note.

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