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.
Meeting Preparation Is Critical For Practice Success
When preparing for a meeting, be sure that you are confident and knowledgeable in your material, and that your delivery is positive.
Keys to Managing a Successful EHR Transition
No matter the size of the healthcare organization, communication is one key to ensuring a smooth transition to a new EHR system.
Improved IT Usability is about Better Physician Work Flows
The chief innovation officer at UPMC says that improved usability in IT systems isn't about interfaces — it's about fitting into a doctor's work flow.
12 Ways Physicians Can Maintain Sanity
Physicians can offer expert and effective patient care, but sometimes forget to take care of themselves. Here are 12 ways to get healthier.
The problem with independent contracting in radiology.
Actinic Keratosis and Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Photodamage in Progress
Actinic keratosis and squamous cell carcinoma often are clinically indistinguishable. Get tips on what to look for and how to treat.
A Doctor's Interpretation of the Failed Aetna-Humana Merger
Humana and Aetna's merger didn't work out — but the real story is how much Aetna was willing to pay to just back out of the agreement.
10 Things to See and Do at HIMSS17
Here are some suggestions for the 2017 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference.
Immigration and Vaccination: Do you Know What's Required?
The list of mandatory immunizations for legal immigration status has changed over the years. Are you up-to-date?
3 Ways to Address Burnout in Healthcare
Physicians today are faced with burnout like never before. Here are three ways healthcare organizations can tackle this problem.
When to Give Tdap During Pregnancy
The optimal window for administering the Tdap vaccine during pregnancy is later rather than earlier in the third trimester. How much later?
Reimbursement, Billing in Radiology: Updates and Issues
An overview of reimbursement and billing updates in radiology, from experts at RSNA 2016.
Healthcare as We Know It is Already Gone
Movie, music, and publishing revenues are a shadow of what they were 10 years ago thanks to new technology and delivery systems. The same can be said of healthcare.
Study: Heavier Patients Get Less Hospice Care
Implicit bias among health care providers against obese persons may persist through the final stages of care.
E-cigarettes: Where there's No Smoke, there's Still Fire
Several clinical studies have added some clarity to the potential risks. Scroll through the slides for recent findings.
Coding for Moderate Sedation is Different in 2017
Revised codes and coding guidelines for 2017 completely change reporting for moderate sedation services. Here's what you have to know.
Women Likely to Delay Next Mammogram After False Positive
False-positive mammograms may result in women delaying their next screening mammogram.
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