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.
How PAs Help Identify and Manage Addiction
A physician assistant specializing in treating addiction shares some of the ways she spots drug seekers and addicts on the job.
Some Types of Implantable Devices Might Not Rule Out MRI
MRI may still be possible for some patients with non-conditional cardiac implantable electronic devices.
3 New Things About Osteoporosis and Fractures
Both romosozumab and calcium help fracture prevention, and most young adults have fractures at nonosteoporotic sites.
Gout Equals Diabetes in Stroke Risk
Cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment strategies for patients with diabetes may apply.
Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium MRIs Meet Most BI-RADS Benchmarks
MRI in the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium meets most BI-RADS benchmarks.
How to Spot Physician Burnout
Physician burnout is a serious problem. Here's how to recognize when it's a problem at your practice.
Bilateral Lower Limb Swelling
Case History: 60-year-old patient presented with complaint of bilateral lower limb swelling.
Physicians Forgo Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment Adjustments
Residual disease activity is common, and treatment options abound, but for most patients changes are not being made.
Job Titles Change as Healthcare Evolves
Are changing job titles causing physicians to lose their sense of professional identity? This doc seeks answers.
Best States to Practice: Best and Worst
Here is an in-depth look at the top five and bottom five performing states in all Best States to Practice categories.
Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients, Providers Often Differ
Close to one-third of patients think their disease severity is worse than their doctor thinks it is.
Routine Mammography Not Necessary in Addition to Routine MRI
Routine mammography does not detect more cancers among high-risk women who undergo annual screening with MRI.
PI-RADS Version 2 Plus MRI/US Biopsy For Prostate Cancer
Utility of both PI-RADS version 2 and MRI-ultrasound fusion biopsy for diagnosing prostate cancer.
Lung Disease Frequently Fatal in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Patients who have RA and interstitial lung disease are at higher risk for dying than those who do not.
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.
Find Your Best State to Practice Medicine
Use our interactive tool to determine your best state to practice medicine based on the same metrics we use to calculate our Best States to Practice.
Phishing "Bait" Helps Practice Catch Cybercriminals
Cybercriminals will go after medical practices of all sizes. Here a few ways to thwart this unwanted attention.
Best States to Practice — South Carolina
Thinking of practicing in South Carolina? Get our Best States to Practice data to help make your decision.
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