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June 15, 2012
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In the News 
  • Book reveals world of unsafe injections
    The book "Shot Girls" by Vanity Wonder describes the popularity of illegal injections of substances such as liquid silicone, tire rubber and glue as buttocks enhancements. These black-market operations carry heavy risks, says plastic surgeon Malcolm Roth, president of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He says plastic surgeons see the "horror stories" that result. ABC News (6/14) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story

"Prospective breast augmentation patients see the SculptMyDream simulations on my website, and the first thing they ask when they come in is whether they can be photographed for their own VECTRA 3D simulations. This has created excitement, and a substantially improved mechanism for me to communicate potential outcomes with my patients."

Mitchell Brown, M.D., M.Ed., F.R.C.S.C., Toronto, ON

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Practice Management 
  • Report sheds light on medical director income
    A Medical Group Management Association report said doctors who take on medical director duties can earn an additional $9,000 to $19,000 a year working two or fewer hours per week. Those in hospital units out-earn their group practice peers, but they all face dealing with policy development, patient complaints and physician discipline. Medscape (free registration) (6/9) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
Los Angeles Workshop with Dr. Stephen Mulholland
Attend a workshop on June 30, and learn about the latest technologies for minimally invasive body sculpting, cellulite reduction and fat grafting. Workshop includes live demonstrations of non-invasive body shaping technologies and an image-guided facial autologous fat grafting procedure. Register HERE.

Health Quality & Advocacy 
Get It Right: Pricing Strategies That Work
Many entrepreneurs hope for success by offering low prices, while in fact most world-class entrepreneurs succeed by setting higher prices. If you're not exactly sure which pricing strategy will work for your business, these 6 steps can help you set your company's prices for success. Read the exclusive article now.

Research & Technology 
  • Pentagon supports work on cell-delivery technique
    The startup SpherIngenics has received a Defense Department grant to develop protective capsules that can deliver cell-based therapies more safely and effectively. The company includes Atlanta plastic surgeon Joseph Williams. Nanowerk (6/14) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
Building Workplace Trust 2015
Interaction Associates' 6th annual research study tracking trust on the job, Building Workplace Trust, is out, and more than half of employees surveyed give their organizations low marks for trust and leadership. Yet this year's findings again point to how high trust leads to better outcomes and financial results — and even boosts innovation.

Be happy. It's one way of being wise."
--Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette,
French novelist and performer

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