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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.
Extracurricular Activities for Early-Career Psychiatrists
With the standard aversion to moonlighting in the emergency department at the local hospital, lots of us have asked the same question: “What else can I do to pay the bills?”
Six Characteristics of an Effective Leader
Whether you are dealing with patients or staff, if you work to develop these six leadership characteristics, your effectiveness will increase.
Carotid Ultrasound Often Unnecessary
Most carotid ultrasounds for asymptomatic patients are not based on appropriate criteria.
The Impact of Value-Based Contracts on Independent Practices
In Phoenix, one clinically integrated organization is showing independent physician practices how they can achieve success in value-based care.
A Young Cuban Bruiser
Walk through this case of unexplained bruising in a young boy that proves signs and symptoms are not always what they appear to be.
The Diagnostic Satisfaction Quotient
A different kind of satisfaction score in radiology.
Antipsychotics in Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia
Is clozapine still the gold standard for treatment-resistant schizophrenia?
Introduction: Working With Patients Who Have Eating Disorders
An introduction to our 2-part Special Report on eating disorders, including neurobiology of eating disorders, nutritional needs of patients, clinical response to psychosis, and more.
Keeping Social Media Out of Medical Practices
One practices has figured out a way to keep their patients from breaking HIPAA rules and using social media when they are in the exam room.
Neurobiology of Eating Disorders: Clinical Implications
New insights into neural pathways that play a role in anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder.
Understanding Nutritional Needs of Patients With Eating Disorders: Implications for Psychiatrists
Eating disorders are second only to substance-abuse disorders in having the highest mental illness mortality rate. How do we assist the patient in moving forward?
Eating Disorders and Psychosis
What is the clinical response to the occasional presence of psychotic symptoms among patients with eating disorders?
Reproductive Safety of Second-Generation Antipsychotics
Do atypical antipsychotics increase the risk of major malformations among exposed infants?
MACRA to Hit Small Practices Hard
What to know about the proposed rule on MACRA implementation from CMS, including how financially damaging it will be to solo and small practices.
Clinical Efficiency in Radiology
Areas for improvement in clinical efficiency in radiology, as explained at a 2016 RBMA conference.
Cyberbullying and College Students: What Can Be Done?
Clinicians have a powerful voice that can be used to address cyberbullying, improve campus climate, and support a positive undergraduate experience.
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