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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.
Vaccines and the Lottery: Winners and Losers at Disneyland
Why is receiving a vaccination a bit like entering a lottery? Our author uses the 2014 measles outbreak in California to illustrate.
Low-Dose Radiation Not Harmful
Radiation used for medical imaging is not harmful, according to a recent study.
Meditation, Music, and Pain in Imaging-guided Breast Biopsy
Meditation and music during imaging-guided breast biopsy can change the woman's experience.
Vaccines and Purpura: Possible Cause and Effect?
A 5 y/o boy bruises easily. Mom thinks he has leukemia. On exam he does have purpura. So, where do vaccines fit in?
The Manufactured Interoperability Crisis is Failing Docs
Physicians know what true "interoperability" means, but they have to deal with a misguided definition from the health IT industry.
New Jersey Healthcare Plan Favors State Employees over Taxpayers
New Jersey is already a primary-care physician shortage area. A new state plan makes the problem worse by giving state employees special status.
Top 5 Primary Care Apps
Need to convert from ICD9 to ICD10 or calculate equianalgesic opioid dosing? Find the apps for that, here, plus 3 more.
Keeping the Noise Down at Your Medical Practice
Having trouble keeping the noise down at your medical practice to reduce distractions? The Civility CEO has some advice for you.
New Analyses Only Partly Defuse ROCKET-AF Trial Concerns
Critics continue to call for independent analysis by outside investigators not involved with the original trial.
Bundled Payments and Concierge Care
A new Medicare initiative will reimburse physicians for episodes of care, rather than individual procedures. A hybrid concierge model could preserve income.
In Radiology, Man Versus Machine
Will radiologists eventually be replaced by artificial intelligence?
How the DOJ’s Compliance Guidance Affects Physicians
Recent guidance from the U.S. Department of Justice can help structure compliance programs in relation to HIPAA and cybersecurity.
Software Measures Image Interpretation and Accuracy
Image interpretation and accuracy may be effectively measured with a new software program.
Six Ways Physicians Can Find Free Time
By working smarter and taking advantage of these six tips to increase efficiency, physicians can find time to rest in the moment.
Business Education for Radiologists
CHICAGO—Advice given at RSNA 2015 about how to teach radiology residents and fellows about business.
Genetic Analysis Reveals Risk Region for Bipolar Disorder
Scientists have identified a single nucleotide polymorphism that appears to be associated with gene expression and susceptibility to bipolar disorder.
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