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Headache Horizons: Prior Authorization Headache

How no good, terrible, very bad preauthorizations are killing medicine.

Peter McAllister, MD

Sleep & Medical Training

“If sleep doesn't serve an absolutely vital function, it is the greatest mistake evolution ever made.”—Allan Rechschaffen, University of Chicago

Mike Howell, MD, FAAN, FAASM

A Neurologist Goes to Business School

How I addressed a relative lack of training in practice management and business aspects of providing health care to better help the patients I serve.

Eddie Patton, Jr, MD, MBA, MS

Spotlight Topic: Practice Management

Maintenance of Certification

Do we have a certified crisis in medicine?

Paul G. Mathew, MD, DNBPAS, FAAN, FAHS

The 9 Reasons to Have a Financial Advisor

Physician-investors tend to underperform without professional investment advice.

David B. Mandell, JD, MBA; and Robert G. Peelman, CFP

Headache Horizons: When the Usual Treatment Doesn't Satisfy

Should you provide outpatient infusion when a patient's usual acute migraine therapy doesn't work?

Ira M. Turner, MD

Cover Focus: Technology & Wellness

Treating Stress to Improve Neurologic Outcomes

Research on the interaction between hormones and seizures supports the importance of helping patients manage stress.

Riley Bove, MD, MMSc; and Graham R. Huesmann, MD, PhD

Letter To The Editor

Reader Response to: Neurologists wanted!

Sam A. Kabbani, MD, CMD, FAADEP

Healthy Cognitive Aging

There are evidence-based tools for staying sharp throughout the lifespan.

Brian K. Lebowitz, PhD, ABPP-CN; Elizabeth Londen, PhD; and Thomas Preston, PhD, ABPP-CN

Financial Planner: Strategies to Reduce Volatility and Improve Tax Efficiency

Michael Lewellen, CFP; and Jason M. O'Dell, MS, CWM

Financial Planner

Strategies for Approaching Retirement

There are 3 key steps to take when preparing for retirement.

David B. Mandell, JD, MBA; and Andrew Taylor, CFP

Neurologists Wanted!

A recently graduated resident and new professor recommends ways to attract medical students to the specialty of neurology.

Rachel Gottlieb-Smith, MD

Guest Medical Editor's Page

Seeking Breakthroughs—We Want You!

The challenges we must overcome to find breakthrough treatments in neurology are many and the potential is great.

Shamik Bhattycharyya, MD, MS

Spotlight Topic: Practice Management

Going Off the Grid to a Noninsurance-Based Practice

A personal journey of surviving and thriving.

Peter McAllister, MD; and Angelo Termine, MSM, MBA

Options for Easing the Prior Authorization Burden

Prior authorization requests may take 2 business days per week per physician.

Dan Rubin

Financial Planner

Reducing Life Insurance Costs

It can be as good to “refinance” life insurance as it is to refinance a mortgage.

Jason M. O'Dell, MS, CWM; and David B. Mandell, JD, MBA

Financial Planner

Malpractice Prevention Strategies

The inherent risk of medicine mandates both risk management and asset protection.

David B. Mandell, JD, MBA; and Jason M. O'Dell, MS, CWM

Financial Planner

Evaluating and Choosing Financial Advisors

There are 3 critical mistakes to avoid when choosing a financial advisor.

Jason M. O'Dell, MS, CWM; and Andrew Taylor, CFP

Treating Pain in the Context of the Opioid Crisis

An interview with pain specialist Paul Christo, MD, MBA.

Filling the Gap in Pediatric Neurology

The view from an area without pediatric neurologists.

Allen L. Gee, MD, PhD, FAAN; and Alannah Gee

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