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Set Your ICD-10 Goals for 2016
The ICD-10 transition will continue into the next year for practices. Here are some tips you’ll need to take in 2016.
Train Staff to Address ICD-10 Related Coder Shortage
With a dearth of coders thanks to the ICD-10 transition, some practices find that training current staff is the best way to get good coders.
Best States to Practice Interactive Map
Which states do physicians prosper in? Click on any state to get our complete analysis of how "physician friendly" it is.
On Tap for Physicians Attending Internal Medicine 2009
Health care reform, the patient-centered medical home, and the impact of environmental change on global health are just a few of the topics to be discussed at the Internal Medicine 2009 Medicine 2009 in Philadelphia this week.
Scene From The Fall: Mental Ward US Military Hospital, Nuremberg, Germany
Here we present an excerpt from a screenplay to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camps.
Improvement Needed in Hospitals’ Mammography Educational Material
Few hospitals offer online material regarding mammograms that are easily understood by the general public.
Lowering the Bar: Patient or Addict?
Of the [ADHD] drug's effects he said, "It was instant; it fixed everything...All these problems that had ailed me my whole life were gone."
6 Ways to End a Doctor-Patient Relationship
Sometimes physicians are forced to terminate a relationship between themselves and a patient. Here are six ways to do that.
A Tale of Two Tongues
Brothers present with residual findings from a bad bout of lower GI distress. Their tongues will speak for themselves. What's your Dx?
"Sure, Just Come Right In…"
The four different types of radiologists.
Adjunctive Topiramate in People With Schizophrenia
A recent meta-analysis shows this adjunctive agent reduces residual symptoms of psychopathology as well as body weight.
Physicians Overwhelmed by Paperwork Have Options
A new survey finds that disillusioned doctors are struggling to adapt to changing delivery and payment models. Hybrid concierge provides a way out.
Transplant Psychiatry: An Introduction, Part 1
Psychiatrists play a significant role in the evaluation and care of organ transplant candidates and living organ donors—before and after transplant.
Contraceptive Counseling Key for HIV-infected Girls
A new report aims to outline best practices in offering counseling and guidance to adolescents with HIV infection.
Correct Coding for Vaccine Administration
CPT designates six codes to report vaccine administration. Here's how to make sure you are reporting the correct service and conditions.
Women at Risk for HIV Open to PrEP
They often willingly accept pre-exposure prophylaxis when offered.
Machine Learning Algorithms Outperform Inexperienced Radiologists
Use of machine learning algorithms to read thyroid nodule ultrasounds helpful, particularly for less experienced radiologists.
Schizophrenia’s Lethal Infection
Are you aware of this newly identified risk factor for suicide?
Four Common Strategic Planning Mistakes
The fundamental challenge of strategic planning is to reconcile the tension between the desire for preparation and the need for flexibility.
Effect of CAD on Lung Cancer Screening
Radiologists' use of CAD systems as a second reader to catch missed nodules during lung cancer screening.
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