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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.

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Make sure your practice is getting paid what it is owed for the work you perform with these four tips.

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How can you tell if the therapist to whom you refer patients is the right fit? Here are four metrics to consider.

Obesity was declared a hormone-based disease in 2012, creating the need for a structured approach to obesity medicine. The AACE has taken the lead.

Patients with chronic diseases consume a huge portion of healthcare expenses. The use of health tracking devices could change that.

Suggestions for how radiology practices can increase value from an operational perspective were discussed at ACR 2015.

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One very targeted clue to treatment failure: An observational study from Israel identifies Sephardic Jews as more likely than Ashkenazim to form antibodies against the biologic drug infliximab.

Physicians recognize many features of schizophrenia, but one neglected area is the common symptom of a poor self-other boundary—in fact, this has also been neglected as a criterion for the DSM.

College mental health is not just a matter of identifying problems but also of creating a community of students, families, friends, mental health professionals, faculty advisors, and many others to help students gain psychological resiliency.

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You cannot stop a patient from defaming you online, but taking these steps can help lessen the reputational damage of a single negative review.

Someone should be interpreting what the radiologist is saying.

Which one is Selective Serotonin and which is Reuptake Inhibitor? Some Friday fun.

GI side effects can lead patients to stop GLP-1 agonist therapy. Identifying risk factors for these adverse events could help improve patient selection.

If the models in this discussion are disseminated and used, costs will drop and patients will enjoy an improved quality of life.

“Those who fail to learn from the mistakes of their predecessors are destined to repeat them.” This may be the take-home point of the APA 2015 meeting regarding schizophrenia.

Incretin-based therapies have shown beneficial effects on the cardiovascular system, providing impetus for this recent study.

To determine a treatment plan, psychiatrists may consider the social and cultural context before they attempt to formulate an assessment and diagnosis of depression or another psychiatric disorder. The Cultural Formulation gives us the tools to do just that.

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If driving practice efficiency is in your game plan, technology investments to complement your EHR should be considered.

Abnormal glucose metabolism may accelerate the age-related decline in hippocampal volumes in BD, according to one new study.

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Available talent, specialty, and size are just three factors in deciding whether or not to outsource your practice's revenue cycle management.

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