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Which states do physicians prosper in? Click on any state to get our complete analysis of how "physician friendly" it is.

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.

Video: Right ear pain and purulent drainage have not improved despite antibiotic Rx several days ago. Watch the exam. What's your Dx?

Changes to physician compensation are looming, so now is the time for small practices to start focusing on value. Here's how.

Results of a new study found that each 20 mmHg increase in SBP was associated with a 58% higher risk for new onset type 2 DM.

Artificial beta cell systems and insulin pumps went head-to-head in two trials with type 1 diabetes patients.

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Developing better patient collections processes depends not just on good staff policies and training, but the newest in HIPAA-compliant technology.

Stephen Dickens

Practices can no longer afford to be remiss about collecting outstanding patient balances, as high-deductible health plans are forcing patients to pay more.

A look at three radiologists who left their practices to train in fellowships.

Dysregulated dopamine may not be the sole cause of impulse control problems in patients with Parkinson disease.

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Traveling to Nashville for MGMA15? Make the most out of your trip by making sure you do these ten things during your stay.


A recent N.J. Supreme Court case raises several issues around malpractice insurance laws and whether docs should disclose if they have it or not.

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There are 752 pages covering the changes to Stage 2 of meaningful use and finalizing Stage 3. We’ve whittled that down to five major takeaways.

You knew it was coming; you prepared and prepared; you had meetings, you stayed late; you were ready. So, how'd it go?

Most psychiatrists do not fit neatly into the biological or psychodynamic camps. Instead, like surgeons, they will implement tools that reduce the suffering and enhance the well-being of the patient.

Has the onslaught of humorous social media posts about ICD-10 been more eventful than the actual coding transition itself?

Studies show that positive reinforcement is far more powerful than negative directives. Here are seven positive ways to engage your staff.

Radiologists and nonradiologists must come to a consensus regarding who educates patients about radiation risks from diagnostic imaging.

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CMS has released modifications to the meaningful use program. Here's what the changes mean for physician practices.

The math teacher and mother of 2 is also having memory and concentration problems. She denies feeling depressed. Your impression?


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