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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.
Practice Rounds: No Healthcare Privacy for Young Adults
Despite HIPAA protections, young adults still on parents' health policies have little privacy. In some states, that is beginning to change.
The radiologist’s fairy tale.
An App for Aspirin and Other Medicine in the News
An app for aspirin and an antidote for opioids are 2 out of the 6 topics reviewed in this slide show of recent studies of interest to primary care practitioners.
Psychiatry Roundup: Orlando, Physicians Unite, Defunct Study
In the aftermath of the Orlando massacre, nearly half a million physicians declared war on gun violence. This story and more in our psychiatry roundup.
Paul Simon Sings, Psychosocial Problems Ring
Our societal challenges beat through each note in Simon's newest album—with far-reaching implications for psychiatry.
End-of-Life Care and the Physician-Assisted Suicide Debate
For many docs, end-of-life care is a sticky subject and one that has been forced upon them by expectations of the medical system.
Why Your Practice Needs a Content Marketing Strategy
An effective content marketing strategy can help your practice target potential patients, grow your online visibility and establish brand equity.
More New Cancer Facts in the News: If Your Patient Asks, Part II
More meeting highlights from ASCO in cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment--in case your patient asks.
Radiology Tracked in Real Time Reduces Delays in ER
Monitoring ER radiology in real time helps improve efficiency, from SIIM 2016.
The Inbox: Physicians Are Steamed When It Comes to Burnout
In our recurring blog "Inbox" we share comments from physicians and practice administrators telling us what keeps them awake at night.
Physicians Share How They Avoid Burnout
Whether it's relaxing with daily meditation or taking a lunch break every day, physicians explain how they avoid stress.
Wearable Devices for Mental Health: Knowns and Unknowns
Can a wearable device improve mental health outcomes?
What You Need to Know When Treating Physicians: Issues, Sensitivities, and Considerations
The very traits that define a good physician make it difficult for most doctors to prioritize basic self-care.
Many fail to notice early signs of dysfunction.
Collaborative Opportunities: Working With Nurse Practitioners to Meet the Needs of Underserved Populations
Collaboration between the psychiatric nurse practitioner and psychiatrist will be part of the solution to the workforce issue that leaves so many underserved patients without good mental health care.
Introduction: Unique Needs and Innovative Opportunities
Children in foster care; combat vets; physicians with mental health needs: Dr Koh introduces a series of articles on these and other special patient populations.
Combat Veterans: Adaptation to Transition
Leaving the military is not an easy or simple process. Here is one psychiatrist's personal story.
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