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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.
Best States to Practice Interactive Map
Which states do physicians prosper in? Click on any state to get our complete analysis of how "physician friendly" it is.
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.
5 Costly Processing Mistakes
Learning to avoid common and costly mistakes when accepting and processing card payments can add up to big savings for your medical practice. [Sponsored]
Four Steps to Run an Effective Practice Meeting
Learn how you and your medical practice staff can get the most out of your meetings and leave feeling a sense of accomplishment and connection.
Underarm Eruption in a Teenaged Boy
Topical steroids and antifungals have not only failed to resolve the bilateral rash; the teen says they’ve made it worse. Your Dx?
Clinical Asset Management: HTM Teams as Strategic Partners
Health care technology management teams can help administrators manage imaging.
Evaluating a Physician Partnership
There is no way to guarantee that a partnership will work. Consequently, weighing the advantages and disadvantages of having a physician partner is vital.
Are Hospital Mergers Really Better for Patients?
Two proposed hospital mergers could create monopolies for patients in Pennsylvania and Illinois respectively. What do federal judges let them happen?
Tech Upgrades Pay Off for Small Practices
While upgrading your technology may cost you, it will pay off in the long run, according to recent research efforts.
Doctors May Get Defrauded by Tax Planning Sales Tactics
Physicians, be wary of various tax planning and life insurance sales tactics this time of year. Don't get defrauded.
The Benefits of Owning a Practice When Evaluating Retirement
When you plan for retirement, you'll find that owning your practice has a lot more benefits than being employed.
CT Shows Link Between Inflammatory Biomarkers, Heart Disease in HIV
CT confirms relationship between HIV-related inflammation and the increase of CAD among men infected with HIV.
How Close is Too Close with Patients?
"The Waiting Room Rule" is one way to determine whether or not you are getting too close with a patient and showing favoritism.
A 32-year-old man visits the ED for an oral canker sore that should have run its course but is getting worse. What one question should you ask?
Crumbling Boundaries Between Patients and Doctors
The relationship between physicians and their patients is at the core of medical practice. However, outside forces are changing the physician-patient dynamic.
Many Changes Coming for Private Payers
Keeping up with the changes in the insurance industry right now is like herding cats. Here's what is on the horizon.
Practice Rounds: Explosive Growth for Electronic Scripts
The number of physicians prescribing controlled substances grew 359 percent in 2015, according to new data.
Life's Not so Simple with Asthma and Pimples
A young teen presents with an acne outbreak that is uncharacteristic for her. What are the clues to the diagnosis in the PMH?
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