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.
Stay on Top of Provider Credentialing and Revalidation
Providers, preparing yourself for upcoming credentialing and revalidations is important. Don't forget!
Nearly All Payers Staying in ACA Marketplace in 2018
Uncertainty of the ACA aside, a new survey indicates most payers will stay in health plan exchange next year.
Quiz: 5 Skin Signs of Spring
The signs are everywhere. See if you recognize these 5 skin eruptions often seen when man gets back to nature.
Delayed Sleep Wake Phase Disorder in Adolescents: Chronotherapy and Best Practices
Here: suggested strategies for assessment and management of this circadian sleep disorder commonly seen in adolescents.
Comorbidity Conundrums and Other Brain Teasers
An update on emerging trends in psychosomatic medicine to help clinicians address mental health stressors in psychiatric and medical settings.
4 Ways to Maintain Sanity during Tumultuous Times
In times of tumult, it's easy for physicians to get caught up on every single issue making the news. This is the wrong approach.
Are Free-Standing ERs a Rip-Off?
Unaffiliated ERs are becoming popular due to their convenience, but are the high prices worth the level of care?
When Practices are Too Cautious about HIPAA
When it comes to HIPAA, is it always better to be safe than sorry? Security experts say there is a thing as being too cautious.
Sports Med Group: Providers Should Help Patients Be More Physically Active
Some patients may not even understand exactly what is meant by "exercise." How do you promote physical activity in your practice?
Not Enough Seating? Time for a Beating!!
Overbooking airline seats and bumping travelers is legal but the practice backfired on a recent United flight. Is civility dead?
Innovative Strategies for Addressing Substance Use Disorders: The Classic Hallucinogens
Here: a review of the scientific evidence relevant to the use of classic hallucinogens in the treatment of substance use disorders.
Care Collaboration and Avoiding HIPAA Violations
Using technology that safeguards PHI is a must in when providing care, but the same technology can lead to major HIPAA violations.
Atrial Fibrillation: A Spot Quiz
Your atrial fibrillation spot quiz of the week -- take a minute and try these 3 short questions.
5 Top Apps for Primary Care
You might need: an excellent mobile ECG reference; a gout diagnosis tool; a contraception counseling aid; FPNotebook on mobile, and Klara.
13 Red Flags Your Pain Patient is a Drug Seeker
While prescription registries have made it easier to track down drug seekers, they are not foolproof. Here are red flags you should be looking out for.
A Surefire Way to Satisfy Your Patients
This doctor has figured out the perfect way to increase patient satisfaction at his practice. It involves offering a tasty beverage in the waiting room.
Resurrecting Psychiatrists Through Eulogies
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