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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.
Taking the Lead with Insurance Companies
By having an exact plan of action in place, your company will suffer less from insurance company abuse and mistreatment, and you'll be managing them, instead of them managing you.
Decoding PA Reimbursement Guidelines
Confused over how PAs get reimbursed in the healthcare system? Here are a few guidelines to help you out.
A Physician's First Death
Death can haunt those of us in the business of healing. Despite our best efforts to stave it off, we ultimately find that we have little control over its arrival.
Physician Practices Aren't Immune to Cyber Criminals
More healthcare organizations — and thus, more patients — are being victimized by cyber criminals. Physician practices are not immune to this threat.
Antipsychotic Rechallenge After an Adverse Event
Are you up-to-date on the risk of recurrent pneumonia in patients with schizophrenia when an antipsychotic is reintroduced?
Did a Vaccine Cause this Disease?
Active, healthy 11-y/o boy develops degenerative neurologic symptoms. PMH relevant for measles at age 1 year, MMR vaccine at 8 months. Is there a connection?
Water Quiz: You Are What You Drink?
Take this brief test on key health facts about drinking water to tap into your reservoir of knowledge, refresh your memory, and offer patients sound advice.
Don’t Be That Guy, or This Guy
In radiology, who is That Guy?
Hype, Hope, and Hard Work Ahead
A podcast on new digital technologies for psychiatry.
Why Evidence-Based Medicine is a Challenge
As doctors, we know that evidence-based medicine is the right way to go — yet, we don’t always follow it. Here are three reasons why.
Quadrivalent or Trivalent Flu Vaccine? CDC Says it Doesn’t Matter
In the absence of an official preference for one formulation over another, we can do what's best for our patients.
Patient Rounding for a Positive Radiology Experience
Improve satisfaction scores in the radiology department with a simple task.
The Trouble with Disagreements in Medical Diagnosis
A disagreement by providers on a diagnosis often comes at the expense of the patient. Doctors must support each other, even when they're not on the same page.
"No Safe Dose in Glucocorticoids"
Eric Morand, M.D., Ph.D., Director of Rheumatology at Monash Health in Australia, speaks with Rheumatology Network about his recent article in Nature Reviews Rheumatology.
Caffeine Unlikely to Make Hearts Jittery
The response to caffeine is "somewhat idiosyncratic," say authors of a new study, and the widespread belief that it is bad for the heart doesn't seem to be true.
We Have Too Many Specialists and Too Few General Practitioners
"Primary care docs should be paid more, specialists less. More reimbursement for talking...less for testing and procedures." And, there's more.
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