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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.

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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.

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For this month's coding column, we get a few ICD-10 specific questions on BMI and well child visits.

Some medical cannabis experts ask why cannabidiol is not mandatory for athletes to address TBI. Others are more cautious.

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A healthcare professional takes time to address some of the misconceptions patients may have when they present for care.

A 56-year-old man comes to your office for his yearly executive physical. He mentions that he has had 3 days of epigastric pain with occasional radiation to his mid-back.

Epigastric pain x3 days in an otherwise healthy middle-aged man prompts an in-office abdominal ultrasound. What do you see?

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Processing credit cards leaves the door open for cyber-attacks, here's what physicians need to know.

The number of US cases of mumps in recent years may surprise you. What's behind the rise and why don't we hear about it?

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Here are a few dos and don'ts for physicians dipping their toes into the sometimes murky waters of social media.

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Direct Messaging is a way for providers to securely exchange patient data. Here's a primer on how you can use the technology.

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It's important to address misbehavior by healthcare providers towards others in the practice.

Vaccine shorthand can simplify or confuse. Test your knowledge of the alphabet soup and get valuable CDC links to help decode.

Zidovudine is safe and effective in reducing transmission of HIV from mother to infant but rare serious side effects do occur. Is it worth the risk?

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Bringing on a new physician or practice manager can be a stressful process. That's why you should use a recruiter, if you can.

The biggest obstacle between you and your patients having an optimal relationship is potentially the words that come out of your mouth.

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Certified PAs, who are on the front lines in many rural areas, deliver specialized care utilizing telehealth.

In the neuropsychiatric disorders PANS and PANDAS, we observe childhood illness with relationships between psychiatric symptoms, infection, and inflammation. Here are keys to early identification and treatment.

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Asset protection and risk management tips to help physicians stay up to date in an area where one misstep could prove costly.

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