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.
4 Ways to Deal with Abusive Physician Behavior
It's important to address misbehavior by healthcare providers towards others in the practice.
The Right Way to Hire a New Physician or Practice Manager
Bringing on a new physician or practice manager can be a stressful process. That's why you should use a recruiter, if you can.
The Worst Things You Can Say to a Patient
The biggest obstacle between you and your patients having an optimal relationship is potentially the words that come out of your mouth.
Telehealth: A Modern Way to Deliver Healthcare
Certified PAs, who are on the front lines in many rural areas, deliver specialized care utilizing telehealth.
A Physician's Asset Protection Makeover
Asset protection and risk management tips to help physicians stay up to date in an area where one misstep could prove costly.
Inbox: Is Your Practice Violating HIPAA?
In our recurring blog "Inbox," we get reader feedback on adhering to HIPAA laws and whether or not DPC is a fit for your practice.
6 Ways Small Practices Can Thwart Cybercrime
Cybercrime is a threat to even the smallest of practices, here are six ways to prevent criminals from accessing your patients' data.
Hepatitis C Drugs Meet Resistance Issues
Resistance-associated variants limit the activity of some drugs, but HIV infection treatment may offer some guidance.
When Patients Don't Pay Their Bills
Some patients just assume physicians are rich and they don't need the money. Thus, they skip out on paying their bills.
Stay on Top of Provider Credentialing and Revalidation
Providers, preparing yourself for upcoming credentialing and revalidations is important. Don't forget!
Nearly All Payers Staying in ACA Marketplace in 2018
Uncertainty of the ACA aside, a new survey indicates most payers will stay in health plan exchange next year.
Quiz: 5 Skin Signs of Spring
The signs are everywhere. See if you recognize these 5 skin eruptions often seen when man gets back to nature.
4 Ways to Maintain Sanity during Tumultuous Times
In times of tumult, it's easy for physicians to get caught up on every single issue making the news. This is the wrong approach.
Are Free-Standing ERs a Rip-Off?
Unaffiliated ERs are becoming popular due to their convenience, but are the high prices worth the level of care?
When Practices are Too Cautious about HIPAA
When it comes to HIPAA, is it always better to be safe than sorry? Security experts say there is a thing as being too cautious.
Sports Med Group: Providers Should Help Patients Be More Physically Active
Some patients may not even understand exactly what is meant by "exercise." How do you promote physical activity in your practice?
Care Collaboration and Avoiding HIPAA Violations
Using technology that safeguards PHI is a must in when providing care, but the same technology can lead to major HIPAA violations.
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