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CMS' proposed rule for the 2018 performance year of the Quality Payment Program should be seen as a major win for small practices, experts say.

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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.

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.

Despite minor user interface issues, Meducation provides a free method for physicians to continually update their clinical knowledge.

Computed tomography angiography helps physicians determine if patients with penetrating vascular trauma require surgery.

Informed decision making for this older women regarding breast cancer screening should be a public health priority.

Activity trackers can provide users with statistics on how active they have been, but the devices are too unreliable to help a physician in an exam room.

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The articles in this 2-part Special Report spotlight the issue of poor adherence, particularly medication adherence, and take on some of the multiple areas where interventions may be possible.

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This article explores how motivational pharmacotherapy and motivational enhancement therapy can galvanize depressed patients to get well.

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Successful culturally adapted interventions to improve adherence among Latino patients with depression and schizophrenia confirm how important it is to understand a patient’s entire sociocultural environment.

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A recent case in Alabama highlights the importance of filling out informed consent papers thoroughly in order to avoid ending up in a courtroom.

In psychiatry, things happen slowly—but if you’re not in a hurry yourself, the patient opens a window and shows you the world.

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If you are interested in starting a direct care practice, here are a few tools that will be of assistance to you for documentation, billing, and more.

MRI may help physicians monitor Parkinson’s disease progression.

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Practices engaging in strategic planning should look ahead and create a vision of where it wants to be in three to five years.

Why it's important that your practice management system can integrate with the EHR and six other features it must have.

The latest recommendations emphasize providing key information about the disease and its treatment.

Monday, July 1st...Twenty-two new residents...All with perfect teeth...

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Massachusetts Medical Society's David Wasserman shares tips on how small practices can overcome interoperability challenges.

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Cost will be a factor in selecting a practice management system, but it shouldn't be the only one.

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