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.
Correctly Calculating a Practice's Percent Collections
Calculating your practice's percent collections a different way can tell a very compelling story of the economic health of your business.
AHA: Study Finds Celebrex Safe for Heart
Results of the PRECISION study are embraced by some and soundly criticized by others. What would you tell your osteoarthritis patients?
Trump Makes Picks to Head HHS and CMS
This week, President-elect Donald Trump announced his picks to head Health and Human Services and CMS. Plus, the 21st Century Cures Act passes the House.
Diagnosis of Subclinical AF
Implantable cardiac monitoring devices now detect "silent" AF. But now that we "hear" it, what should we do?
Healthcare Needs More than One Moonshot
In order for there to be a "Cancer Moonshot," healthcare needs to see advancements in the operational side of the industry, too.
Year in Review: 2016 Special Reports
This year, we presented new and distinct reports that covered a range of clinical challenges in the treatment of psychiatric disorders.
Case Study in Improving Patient History Reporting for Radiologists
How one institution’s initiative improved patient history reporting, from RSNA 2016.
Bulge Behind the Knee
No labs, no biopsies, no imaging -- only your seasoned clinical judgement is required to make an initial diagnosis in this case.
Statins and Dabigatran: New Interaction?
A signal for increased risk of hemorrhage when the NOAC is coadministered with 2 statins comes as a surprise to some.
Young Urban Asthma Patients Exhibit Unique Features
Severe asthma symptoms but low allergy and inflammation levels may mean poor response to guideline-based therapy.
Teens with Asthma More Likely to Smoke Cigarettes
Study: Among adolescents age 13-19 years, those with asthma were twice as likely to smoke as their healthy counterparts. Solutions?
2016 Physician Compensation Survey Report
The 2016 Physician Compensation Survey Report includes in-depth insight into what the nation’s physicians are being paid for their work.
What Happens When a Physician Has Time?
Physicians are being preoccupied with more and more requirements, which is unfortunate. Their time is precious, for many reasons.
Radiology in the Value-based ACO Model
How radiology fits in to the ACO model, from RSNA 2016.
Best Practices for Radiologists’ Clinical Integration
Clinicians believe that clinical integration is best done with direct contact, rounds, and conferences.
Causes for Most Suboptimal CT Pulmonary Arteriography Exams
Suboptimal DE-CTPA often caused by respiratory motion artifacts and incorrect technique, from RSNA 2016.
Test Your Knowledge: Schizophrenia
Which anticonvulsant has shown the most promise in quelling antipsychotic-induced weight gain? This question and more in our quiz.
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