Recruitment: Quality Matters

According to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the U.S. will face a significant physician shortage by 2030 – up to 100,000 more physicians will be needed to meet patient demand. The dermatology world is already facing a deficit. While the American Academy of…

Physician Burnout: The Burden of Bureaucracy

Forty-six percent of dermatologists say they feel career burnout, according to the 2017 Medscape Physician Lifestyle Report. This sentiment seems to be worsening in dermatology, and medicine in general. Since 2013, the percentage of physicians who claim burnout has risen 25%. During this same period,…

2018 QPP / MACRA Final Rule: More Changes for Dermatologists

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) just released the 2018 Quality Payment Program / MACRA Final Rule. This iteration is supposed to reduce burdens and provide flexibility. Yet, the documentation outlining the final rule is thousands of pages long. According to an American…

Internationally-Renowned Dermatopathologist Joins The Skin Surgery Center, a Qualderm-Affiliated Practice

QualDerm Partners, a company that creates market-leading dermatology practice partnerships through affiliations and de novo development, announced today that Omar P. Sangüeza, M.D. has joined its affiliated practice The Skin Surgery Center. Dr. Sangüeza, an internationally-renowned, board-certified dermatopathologist, serves as a professor and director of…

EHRs: The Burden on Small Dermatology Practices

A recent study found that electronic health records (EHRs) are creating an even greater burden on small physician practices than was originally anticipated. This study defined a small practice as one with 1-4 physicians.  Published earlier this year in Perspectives in Health Information Management, this…

Two North Carolina Dermatology Practices Join QualDerm Partners

QualDerm Partners, a company that creates market-leading dermatology practice partnerships through affiliations and de novo development, today announced Carolina Mountain Dermatology and Wilson Dermatology Clinic have joined the company as affiliate practices. Based in Asheville, NC, Carolina Mountain Dermatology provides general and cosmetic dermatology care…

Cumberland Skin Surgery & Dermatology Joins QualDerm Partners

QualDerm Partners, a company that creates market-leading dermatology practice partnerships through affiliations and de novo development, today announced Cumberland Skin Surgery and Dermatology has joined the company as an affiliate practice. Cumberland Skin Surgery and Dermatology, with offices in both Hermitage and Lebanon, Tennessee, provides…

Center for Surgical Dermatology & Dermatology Associates Joins QualDerm Partners

QualDerm Partners, a company that creates market-leading dermatology practice partnerships through affiliations and de novo development, today announced the Center for Surgical Dermatology & Dermatology Associates has joined the company as an affiliate practice. Based in Westerville, Ohio, the Center for Surgical Dermatology & Dermatology…

August 1, 2016 | Triad Dermatology – Winston-Salem, NC

Triad Dermatology Joins The Skin Surgery Center It is our great pleasure to announce that on August 1, 2016, Triad Dermatology will join The Skin Surgery Center. We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Debra Liu, a native of Seattle Washington who is Board-certified in both…