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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.
Supreme Court Issues False Claims Act Opinion
Stricter government standards for the FCA suggest that physicians who do not meet all measures of compliance could be required to refund claims payment.
A Weak Infant with Large Muscles: What's Your Diagnosis? `
Asthenia and developmental delay seem at odds with well-defined musculature in this 9-month-old. What Dx do you suspect?
Oh, the Vanity!
Vanity license plates in radiology.
The Inbox: Why Can't Docs and PAs Get Along?
In our recurring blog "Inbox" we share comments from physicians and practice administrators telling us what keeps them awake at night.
Radiology Comic: Not Teleradiology
Not exactly how teleradiology works.
Is the Cost of Obamacare Too Great?
Healthcare reform promises to improve care, reduce cost, and afford more people access to care. But at what cost will those goals come?
6 Strategies to Prevent Physician Burnout
Once a health care professional has reached a chronic stage of burnout, lives may be at stake. But prevention and treatment are possible.
Totally Avoidable Causes of Data Breaches
The top reasons healthcare data is breached are totally avoidable through low-hanging methods of security.
BPA Plastics Linked to ADHD in Boys
Have these researchers found a smoking gun?
Advances in Cultural Psychiatry
Dr Alarcón shares his thoughts on cultural psychiatry and its growing prominence in the mental health field.
Patient Confidentiality and Pinkie Swears
Here's an interesting way that one patient is trying to ensure his confidentiality is held secret within the walls of the examination room. It's unnecessary.
Deconstructed PACS: 12 Tidbits on Hype, Reality, Caveats, Prospects
SIIM 2016 provides a reality check on the deconstructed deployment model for PACS
The Hang Gliders
Dead into a wall of wind, they cliff jump with parabolic wings curled over pilots cradled in goose down and canvas.
Introducing a New Physician to Your Practice
Adding a new physician to your practice requires a sound communication plan that encompasses your patients, social media, and staff.
Recording Conversations with Patients, Other Parties
Physicians may want to record their patients or other parties. What should they know before they engage in such practices?
8 Things to Know About Joining an ACO
Thinking of joining an ACO and not sure if it's the right fit for your practice? Here are a few things to know before you sign up.
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