• 19 2015 March

    Woman with Papules on the Hand

    A 40-year-old woman with a history of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) presents with flat-topped verrucous papules on her hands. Her most recent CD4 count was approximately 150 cells/μL. She notes that she regularly uses sunscreen on her face but not on her hands, and she is wondering whether the lack of sunscreen could be a cause of the lesions. View

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    A 40-year-old woman with a history of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) presents with flat-topped verrucous papules on her hands. Her most recent CD4 count was approximately 150 cells/μL. She notes that she regularly uses sunscreen on her face but not on her hands, and she is wondering whether the lack of sunscreen could be a cause of the lesions. View

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  • 12 2015 March

    The Great Flu Shot Conundrum

    Alan A. Ayers, MBA, MAcc, is Practice Management Editor for JUCM, serves on the Board Directors of the Urgent Care Association of America, and is Vice-President of Corporate Development for Concentra Urgent Care. Urgent Message: Flu shots decrease health-care expenses, workplace absenteeism, and lost productivity, so why do most insurers not cover their cost when patients get the shots at

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    Alan A. Ayers, MBA, MAcc, is Practice Management Editor for JUCM, serves on the Board Directors of the Urgent Care Association of America, and is Vice-President of Corporate Development for Concentra Urgent Care. Urgent Message: Flu shots decrease health-care expenses, workplace absenteeism, and lost productivity, so why do most insurers not cover their cost when patients get the shots at

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  • 01 2015 March

    Urgent Care Evaluation of Fatigue

    Ever heard the old (and not so funny) joke about two health-care providers having a conversation at the urgent care center? First provider: “Ever seen a case of _____?” Second provider: “Turns out I have seen plenty of cases . . . just never diagnosed any!” With a nonspecific presenting condition such as fatigue, it is difficult to obtain an

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    Ever heard the old (and not so funny) joke about two health-care providers having a conversation at the urgent care center? First provider: “Ever seen a case of _____?” Second provider: “Turns out I have seen plenty of cases . . . just never diagnosed any!” With a nonspecific presenting condition such as fatigue, it is difficult to obtain an

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Image Check: Impact of Employee Appearance on the Patient Experience

Urgent message: Patients often infer quality on the basis of outward appearances. Adopting a policy that addresses clothing, grooming, and body art can help balance the need to project a professional image in the urgent care center and to ensure workplace safety with employees’ desire to express themselves. ALAN A.

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