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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.
Stretched Resources Don't Excuse Poor Patient Service
Every physician practice is dealing with stretched resources these days, but that's not an excuse for bad customer service.
Unsung Hero of First U.S. Penile Transplant: Radiology
Radiologists at MGH played an integral role in the success of the first U.S. penile transplant.
Support and Resistance
The joys of troubleshooting.
Empowering Medical Assistants Helps Improve Patient Care
One medical group in Massachusetts learned the power of using medical assistants to improve quality of care.
Pain Quiz: 8 Nagging Questions
Several research findings have been reported in recent days. Take this quick quiz to test your knowledge.
A True Believer
There’s no procedure code for a visit like this. But I can’t fault my psychiatrist wife for crossing a boundary and getting too personal.
Radiology Comic: Not That Kind of Picture
You don't have to pose for this.
3 Features of Eating Disorders
A special collection of current clinical work and issues surrounding eating disorders—specifically comorbidity, prevalence in men, and mortality.
The Mysterious Case of a Lumpy Newborn
Can you identify this acute widespread nodular rash on a neonate who is otherwise ready for discharge?
Eight Pressure Points for Physicians This Year
We are nearly halfway through the year. What should be on physicians' radar for the rest of 2016? Here are eight things to look at.
FDA Mulling Pricey Implant as Opioid Addiction Tx
Discreet delivery of controlled-release buprenorphine could be a game changer in treating addiction--but only if its affordable.
Run Your Medical Practice Like a Business
Practices need to expand their leadership capabilities beyond clinical-minded decisions. They have to focus on business management, too.
Breast Density Notification Laws by State — Interactive Map
UPDATED. Many states have laws on breast density notification after mammography screening – but not all notification is the same.
Advanced Machine Learning in Imaging: The Zebra Approach
A machine-learning radiology startup takes on cutting costs and improving quality of care.
The Interplay of Mood Disorders and Eating Disorders
A 20-year-old college sophomore with “depression and anxiety,” who is exercising ferociously and who is literally dying to lose more weight sets the stage.
HHS Overpayment Recoupment Sends a Flag to Physicians
A recent ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals emphasizes why it's important for physicians to not cut corners.
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