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The ICD-10 transition will continue into the next year for practices. Here are some tips you’ll need to take in 2016.


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.

A growing body of scientific literature associates psychiatric symptoms with man-made toxic substances and environmental exposure. Practical implications for psychiatrists are discussed in this Special Report collection.

Copy and paste can speed up patient charting in the EHR, but physicians and staff must be wary of propagating errors. Here are key factors to consider.


The data has begun to back what one PA has known for quite some time, PAs and NPs can make a difference in caring for a patient with chronic disease.

Physicians pride themselves on their ability to multitask on the job. But at home, it is often better to slow down, with these exceptions.


The cold reality of life under MACRA should be alarming to small and solo practice physicians.

A recent NEJM article focused on the growing rates and implications of overdiagnosis in breast cancer.

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After watching the final Presidential debate of the 2016 election, one physician wonders where do we go from here?

With reimbursement tied to patient experience, imaging practices are innovating their patient surveys.

The "statin war" is about ossified ideologies and asks medicine's most primal question-"what is the role of medicine in society?"

Almost everyone can benefit from psychotherapy at some point in their lives.

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Recent survey data suggests that most physicians — independent or not — feel the private practice is still an attractive career path.


The assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions in which persistent pain is a feature despite lack of evidence of a pathological cause are reviewed in this article.

Your practice is a reflection of the physicians who work there. If it looks old and uncared for, patients might wonder about the care they will receive.


Knowing how to evaluate a practice manager is vital to your success. Here are 36 specific guidelines that can be used.

Combined PET/MRI may help detect some but not all metastases from breast cancer.

The next phase of HIPAA compliance audits has arrived. Clinicians who are HIPAA-covered entities—or business associates—would be well served to prepare now.

Dr Bobby Lazzara reviews 5 medical apps available in iTunes. Which ones are you using?


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