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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.

My office is understaffed, overworked, and I'm drowning in paperwork. I do not have time for vomiting.

When more isn’t better in radiology.

The future of radiology?


This survival guide offers key activities to move a practice beyond reactive management and toward a proactive approach to optimize performance.

An 11-year-old boy breaks out quite suddenly with a rash of papulosquamous lesions with a silvery scale. Can you Dx?

What are the pros and cons of marijuana use? Dr Andrew Saxon gives his viewpoint on why he is against medical marijuana but in favor of recreational use of marijuana.

Practices that offer ancillary services to their patients must take marketing their customer services seriously, if they wish for success.

Video Hx: Pt describes lethargy x1 week. PMH includes palpitations, some SOB; hypertension. He smokes, drinks alcohol. More history, here.

Here's a salute to 7 particularly notable doings and happenings in medicine during the past month.

Frustrated with the way your payers' communicate with your practice? Here's a novel solution.

Dose escalation is often applied in the management of psychosis when patients do not initially respond to therapy, but a recent study brings this strategy under question.

I’m sure we’d all agree that for most patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM), metformin is the first-line therapeutic agent to use.

Experts agree, PACS can’t survive as it is today.

When any patient who has a device is seen, the EKG is crucial. See the examples that follow.

The Patient-Centered Specialty Practice program was designed in many ways to complement the success of the medical home program and expand its reach.

More than one-third of migraineurs need preventive Rx yet only ~3%-13% use it. Do you know what drugs current guidelines recommend? Get an 8-slide update, here.

Despite increase in referrals for mammography screening for high-risk women, actual screening numbers did not increase significantly.

When choosing between modifier 52 and modifier 53, ask yourself, "Why did the provider not complete the procedure or service?"

LAA isolation improves AF ablation

Results of the BELIEF study presented at ESC 2015 suggest the adjunctive ablation procedure may enhance long-term rhythm control.


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