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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.
The Importance of Mobile Health in Today's Healthcare
The powerful combination of wireless technologies and use of mobile has revamped the face of health service delivery across the globe.
Practice Rounds: Anthem, Cigna Sniping at Each Other
As Anthem and Cigna aim to merge, reports say the two companies have been sniping at each other. Also, are fitness trackers effective in weight loss?
Patients, Physicians Adopting Medical Cost Estimators
In response to dramatically higher copays and deductibles, patients and their physicians are using technology to find the best prices for healthcare.
5 Clinically Relevant Studies on CBT
A summary of important CBT studies with the most current evidence-based information, chosen for their relevance and clinical utility.
Sudden, Painful Bumps on the Feet of a Child
An 8-year-old boy was seen in the ED for sudden, extreme tenderness of the soles of his feet. He now sees you, in primary care.
PAs Should Not Be Used as Scribes
There are multiple problems with a disturbing trend that has seen PAs assigned as EHR scribes. For one, it's a misuse of their talents.
Mini Quiz: Obligation to Report Abuse
When did the US Supreme Court confirm the authority of states to intervene in family relationships to protect children? Find out in this quiz.
Diagnosing and beyond.
Recruiting Advice for Providers and Practices
Looking to switch jobs or bring on a new provider? A recruiter dishes out advice for providers and practices.
Whistle While You Work, Stevenson’s a Jerk
When was the last time in the midst of a presidential campaign that psychiatric diagnostic criteria were being discussed so widely?
Compliance or Preventative (Legal) Care for Practices
Here are eight elements of an effective corporate compliance program, which can prevent healthcare fraud and abuse before it ever starts.
Growth of Interventional Radiology
Interventional radiology is growing, but it needs to stay aligned with diagnostic radiology, experts say.
What Really Constitutes Good Patient Care?
This doctor has a problem with the sometimes cold efficiency of the patient-doctor experience in today's healthcare system.
Compliance in Radiology
The importance of understanding compliance in radiology, from AHRA 2016.
9 Tips for Surviving after the ICD-10 Grace Period Ends
While the ICD-10 grace period was relevant to only CMS, there is still work to be done. Here are nine steps practices can take to ensure post Oct. 1, they are ready.
Task Force Hones in on Medicare Fraud
Here are a few lessons practices can take from the recent announcement of criminal charges brought up against three physicians by a federal task force.
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