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FALL 2014

The career development quarterly for physicians of all specialties, PracticeLink Magazine provides readers with feature articles, compensation stats, helpful job search tips—as well as recruitment ads from organizations across the U.S.

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100 | PracticeLink.com FALL 2014 BY MYLES MELLOR Quiz: How much do you remember from this issue? Find the answer key to this issue's puzzle on page 8. Many of the answers to this crossword can be found throughout this issue. See how much you retained by completing the puzzle below! To access this issue on your phone, tablet or computer, look for the magazine at PracticeLink.com, or search "PracticeLink" at your app store to download our free Apple or Android app. ACROSS 1. Private payers and the federal government are evolving away from volume to this 3. Systems of measurement used in patient care and compensation packages, for example 9. Pale 10. Chemical element used in sterilization of medical supplies and external beam radiotherapy 13. In health care negotiations, it has been compared to a good pre-nuptial agreement 15. Coming from 17. Anesthetic 18. Positive motivations being introduced in relation to patient outcomes and quality of care 24. 1/6th f. oz. 25. Contract addendum 28. Physicians' org. for short 30. The ability to do this is critical in patient care and also in negotiating a fair compensation package 32. Accuracy 34. Topic of dispute 35. Buy out another company, e.g. 37. Coast Guard offcer: Abbr. 38. ENT part 40. Devices for the heart 43. Working together with a team 48. Available, as a doctor (2 words) 49. Acidity factor 50. See 4 down 1 32 40 41 47 48 49 50 11 16 17 18 37 42 43 36 34 38 13 12 33 14 35 46 44 45 39 10 25 15 22 19 24 20 21 23 30 31 28 29 26 27 2 3 4 6 5 9 7 8 Crossword Take a break from job searching 1. One step in preventative care 2. Experimental area 3. St Louis arch state 4. A common contract length for physicians (goes with 50 across) 5. Managed 6. Really involved with 7. Unforeseen obstacles 8. Conforms with 11. Stretchable bandage 12. Add up 14. Top limit 16. With resolution 19. Contract sections 20. Suitable positions for a specialist 21. Enthusiasm 22. Train 23. Politician, for short 26. Newport's state 27. Free from a legal obligation 29. Miss after marriage 31. Similar 33. iPod download 36. In health care, the emphasis is shifting from quantity to this 39. Abbreviation in some classifed ads 41. Organizations that exist to lower medical spending and improve quality of care, abbr. 42. Form of coverage to be considered by a physician in contract negotiations 43. Corp. money head 44. Milk, on an Rx 45. "Say ___" - request when using a stethoscope 46. ___ case-by-case basis (2 words) 47. High grades DOWN Solution to last issue's Crossword Find the puzzle at ow.ly/BqzQ9

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