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.
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.
The Retirement Plan Physicians Should Consider
When do you plan on hanging up your stethoscope for good? Will it be your choice or your employer's choice?
7 Reasons to Join a Payer's Value-Based Payment Plan
Value-based care is a scary prospect for many physicians. Here are seven reasons why they shouldn't be afraid.
Physician Organizations Warily Eye ACA Repeal Efforts
The words "repeal and replace" were thrown around during the campaign, but the reality is much more unclear for government officials.
Multimedia and Hyperlinks in Radiology Reports
Effect of multimedia in radiology reports.
A Painless, Rapidly-growing Nodule in a 74-year-old Woman
The solitary, keratotic lesion has grown quickly over one month, suggesting infection and neoplasia. What else is in your differential diagnosis?
A Love Letter to Our Favorite Payers
The current state of our relationship is an illogical, Kafkaesque nightmare with a deadbeat. Yes, we're talking about you, payers.
APA Position on Medical Euthanasia
The APA's historic Position Statement provides guidance for psychiatrists in the face of a rapidly changing landscape of social values and expectations of medical services. Details here.
Exercise and Depression in Youth
These studies shed light on the relationship between exercise and depression in children and adolescents.
A Crisis in the Public Service Psychiatric Workforce
Here's what's known about the growing shortage of psychiatrists -- why it's happening-- and possible solutions.
PAs Offer Comprehensive Care to Growing Geriatric Population
With the geriatric patient population increasing, physicians can count on PAs to take a hands-on approach to managing their care.
A forum for radiologists to talk about employment.
A Reminder on the Breach Notification Rule Requirements
A recent data breach serves as a reminder to practices about the importance of the Breach Notification Rule's requirements.
Attending to a Public Health Crisis in an Underserved Area
Facing something like the Zika epidemic is challenging for any healthcare organization, but especially when they lack significant resources.
Top Papers That Can Change Your Practice
The psychiatric literature is overwhelming. So these authors have culled 25 "top" articles based on their relevance to clinical practice. Here's a quick synopsis of 8 top articles.
Mini Quiz: Eating Disorders and Brain Function
What does the evidence tell us about the effect of eating disorders on brain function? Take the quiz and learn more.
It’s Time for Payers and Providers to Work as Partners
Data-sharing collaborations between payers and providers have potential to improve the bottom line for healthcare organizations and the health of their patients.
Nudging Healthcare Organizations towards Cybersecurity
To ensure practices' data are secure from breaches, a cybersecurity expert made the case for an open-minded and multidisciplinary approach to better compliance.
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