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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.

This doc found out the hard way that medical coding for a single patient can be a cumbersome time suck.

Most of the adverse effects of lithium are manageable—and a little knowledge goes a long way.

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Here's how I've managed to get my own mind off the news. What about you?

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A little time and effort by practices can save patients thousands of dollars in unseen costs.

An ICER analysis and expert commentary on anabolics’ benefits and costs offer some opposing views, and some consensus.

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Should you hire an in-house coder or outsource? Do you need to hire one at all? Answers to these questions and more.

Once a vaccine is drawn up, the clock starts ticking. How long do you actually have? Try these 2 questions, and download a CDC guide at the end.

MRI has shown structural abnormalities related to cognitive function among people with genetic forms of autism.

Which vaccines should you repeat when a SQ injection is given IM or vice versa?

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As I’ve seen in my parents’ remarkable journey from the doomed Jewish ghetto in Lodz, Poland, and in my psychiatry practice, photographs have immense power to heal.

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Physicians need to document care in the EHR, but they can either keep the computer out of the room or embrace it to focus on the patient.

Don’t just throw a new physician into the fire. Here are seven ways to ensure his success in acclimating to your environment.

Can you identify these 4 lesions seen in a primary care setting? Should biopsy be performed on any? All? Test your visual diagnostic skills.

Researchers pointed out a possible link with childhood illness, such as diabetes and cardiovascular problems.

Experts caution that younger, more affluent cancer patients are being "sold snake oil" by purveyors of alternative medicine.

In contrast to the inevitability of aging, modifiable postindustrial-era risk factors could signal that the disease is preventable.

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With advanced education and experience that affords flexibility, Certified PAs can bring vital expertise and skills to palliative care teams.

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A Deputy Attorney General shares experiences and offers advice for physicians who face a Medial Licensing Board.

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