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.
Flumist - What Went Wrong and Can it be Fixed?
There are 4 possible answers offered here as to what compromised the vaccine's efficacy. What's your pick?
Quadracel Approved: Take the PI Test
Find out what you know about on- and off-label use of the newest DTaP/IPV combination vaccine based on this short scenario.
HHS Secretary Nominee Feels the Heat in Hearing
Potential HHS Secretary, Rep. Tom Price was targeted by Senate Democrats who questioned his ethics and his philosophy on health insurance for all.
4 Steps for Physicians to Achieve Goals in the New Year
Don't waste your time with resolutions. Set your goals properly in order to achieve your objective.
A Rare Recurrent, Red, Ringed Rash in a Young Girl
Patient also has fever, fatigue, and nonpainful nodules with the rash that is worse after exertion. What is your diagnosis?
Radiology Comic: Mannequin Challenge
Incentive for staying still.
Worrying is Underrated
Worrying in radiology.
An Update on Melancholia
Functional vs structural; melancholic vs non-melancholic; and heirarchy of treatment are the focus.
Thoughts about Retiring from Medicine after a Long Career
It takes a lifetime of planning to ensure you can retire according to plan. Here are some steps to make it a reality.
Take Two Pills and ...
It's not about the specifics of preliminary studies about psilocybin. It's about the validation of research using psychedelic drugs in modern psychiatry.
Less is More When it Comes to Prescribing Medication
Prescribing more medication to a patient isn't always the answer and can be dangerous, as this doctor recently learned.
PET/MRI in Primary Staging of Laryngeal Cancer
Examination with PET/ MRI for patients with laryngeal cancer.
10 Tips on Dealing with Problem Patients at Your Practice
Every doctor wants to see the best in their patients, but the truth is some will cause you trouble. Here are tips to deal with problem patients.
Promoting Patient-centered Care in Radiology
Tips on how to become more patient-centered in radiology.
Not Just a Matter of Semantics
In this Letter to the Editor, practicing psychiatrist Richard Krugley, MD makes the case against the term "assisted suicide" when applied to terminally ill patients. Drs. Pies and Geppert respond.
Anal Atresia in a Neonate
A newborn male is seen with anal atresia. Is this an isolated sign? What additional findings will you look for on physical examination?
Practices Can Always Improve Upon Patient Relations
Providing excellent customer service isn't rocket science and yet, as this editor has seen, it seems to not be a priority for many organizations.
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