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The ICD-10 transition will continue into the next year for practices. Here are some tips you’ll need to take in 2016.

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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.

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Which states do physicians prosper in? Click on any state to get our complete analysis of how "physician friendly" it is.

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.

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Here are a few ways private practices can overcome the onslaught of MACRA and other outside factors that are threatening their existence?

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Among the many risks physicians must proactively protect themselves against is the economy itself.

Few family physicians are making low-dose CT screening referrals to patients who are at high risk for lung cancer.

Unrelenting belief in the goodness of humankind while confronting an uncommon disease.

Disruption in the epidermal barrier creates susceptibility to bacterial and viral colonization that can range in severity from benign to dermatologic emergency.

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Dr. Daniel Hoffman lays out the case for being an independent doctor, rather than employed by a health system. What are the benefits?

How to institute vaccine administration codes for patients who are older than 19 years of age. Also, guidance on follow-up codes in electronic billing.

Coding for TCM services should include global periods; dates of service; and correct documentation.

Respiratory syncytial virus may account for up to 5% of adult community acquired pneumonias. We may need more than one RSV vaccine.

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HHS is giving $100 million to help small practices implement MACRA over five years; Zika relief funding faces hurdles in Congress.

Changing responsibilities and differing ways of relating to patients can make burnout worse for older physicians.

Respiratory syncytial virus is common and most babies will have had it by age 2 years. Why can't we make a vaccine?

The usual suspects in radiology.

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Many doctors are afraid to address a patient's obesity with them. This is the wrong approach, says one doctor.

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To support patients with breast cancer, psychiatrists should be aware of possible medication interactions, psychiatric or neurologic adverse effects of treatment, and signs of disease progression-—issues that are the focus here.

M. Samir Qamar, MD

M. Samir Qamar, a family medicine physician, made the switch to direct primary care a few years back and hasn't looked back. He explains why he loves it.

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