A keystroke or two opens the door to hundreds of sites on many practice areas - a generous representation of what today's practitioners need to know. Regardless of the specialization, these sections offer in-depth industry info, news, technical support and business tools geared to keeping physicians professionals conversant and current in their disciplines.
Medical Trade Resources
Small Business Administration
The Small Business Administration provides resources to small to mid-size business owners. Assistance in areas such as loans and financing, legal, administrative, insurance to small to mid-size business owners is available
A Web site designed to help businesses with issues such as finance and accounting, management, marketing, operations and technology. Readers can browse by industry.
Buyer's Guide to Physician Resources
An online clearing house for locating products and services specific to the internal medicine practice. This information resource uses powerful search technology that continually indexes the content of participating supplier Web sites. Users have the option of performing keyword-driven searches that mirror traditional search engines, or a category-specific search.
The Doctor's Channel
Founded by two physicians and based in New York, this site includes one- to two-minute streaming video clips with insights and opinions from experts in 35 different specialties, as well as community and lifestyle features to help doctors stay on top of the latest news, ideas and information.
National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations
Organization providing a foundation of industry standards and ethical guidelines for companies offering locum tenens recruitment services. The site also features a client-physician match service.
A social networking site where physicians aggregate observations from their daily practice and then challenge or corroborate each others opinions, accelerating the emergence of trends and new insights on medications, devices and treatments.
Practitioners can download podcasts on various topics relative to the medical practice business. Examples of subjects recently covered include reaching into specific communities to expand a patient base; how to give and receive feedback effectively and controlling practice exposure.