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.
Staying Afloat in Healthcare's Ever-Changing Landscape
Small practices can benefit from partnering with an IT partner to fit their needs, here are some tips on choosing that partner.
Image IQ: 50-year-old Diabetic with Fever, Dysuria, Abdominal Pain
50-year-old diabetic patient presented with fever, dysuria, and abdominal pain.
The Path of Least Resistance
Outsiders’ influence on radiology.
Senate AHCA Bill Draws Sharp Criticism from Medical Groups
The Senate repeal and replace of Obamacare was published this week and like the House version, it faces strong resistance from medical groups.
What's a Family Physician to do?
A doctor finds her scope of care narrowing considerably as the healthcare landscape changes, leaving her contemplating her future as a physician.
10 New Drugs for Primary Care: Q2 2017
Slide Show: FDA drug approvals in the second quarter 2017 included these 10 for conditions seen in the primary care setting.
Amyloid Plaque and Cognitive Decline
Using PET or CSF assay to detect amyloid plaques in asymptomatic adults may help detect future cognitive decline.
The Family History Question You Can't Ask of Patients
It'd be nice to ask a new patient about their family history with malpractice lawsuits. Unfortunately, that's not allowed, as this physician finds out.
Why Practices Must Report a Data Breach
A recent settlement highlights the importance of medical facilitates reporting a breach of protected health information in a timely manner.
10 Takeaways from the 2018 MACRA Proposed Rule
What do practices need to know about the proposed rule for MACRA reporting in 2018? Here are our top 10 takeaways.
HCV and Primary Care: A Special Report Recap
For PCPs, now poised to play a bigger role in screening and care for patients with HCV, we highlight 10 forces that are reshaping the HCV landscape.
Radiologists Want More Involvement in Patient Care
Given the proper resources, radiologists would like to be more directly involved in patient care.
8 Ways to Turn Patients, Staffers into Practice Advocates
Your patients and staff members are your best marketing tool. Get them to be "super fans" of you and your practice.
Baricitinib May Not Increase Infections in Rheumatoid Arthritis
EULAR 2017: The drug also lowered the rate of joint damage progression and maintained an overall low disease activity.
Does Fibromyalgia Mask Spondyloarthritis?
With clinical overlap, study findings suggest vigilance and an active search for underlying inflammatory disorders.
How to Handle an Audit from Medicare or Other Payers
Regardless of who the payer is or the stated purpose, every potential audit inquiry should be taken seriously by your practice.
5 Top Diabetes Apps for Patients
5 diabetes apps at-a-glance that help patients better manage the disease and communicate with you.
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