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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.
Cardiovascular MRI vs SPECT in Predicting Major Cardiac Events
Predictive ability for major adverse cardiac events of cardiovascular MRI for patients compared with SPECT.
Family Medicine Physician Shares Doubts on MACRA
In part two of our conversation with family medicine physician KrisEmily McCrory, she shares her concerns about the cost to implement unrealistic quality metrics.
Memorial Day Starts High-Risk Season for Doctors
For doctors and their families, the time between Memorial Day to Labor Day can be dangerous as there is a spike in injuries, fatalities, and more.
Installing Effective Change Management in Healthcare
In the rush to innovate, practices cannot forget to document their current work flows. Otherwise, they may replicate broken processes.
Tomosynthesis Increases Diagnostic Confidence
Use of tomosynthesis has resulted in more benign breast cancer diagnoses, study finds.
What Lessons Will CMS Apply to CPC+ Initiative?
In announcing its Comprehensive Primary Care Plus model, CMS showed it has somewhat learned from its first go round.
Memories of My Uncle, the Physician
Mentoring is an important aspect of your career development as a physician. Dr. Hoffman shares how his uncle shaped the way he saw medicine from an early age.
Gut Check: 10 GI Issues in the News
Check this brief slideshow for highlights of recently reported hot topics in GI research.
Physicians' Favorite Vacation Spots to Escape
Hawaii? Disney World? Physicians make varied choices when picking vacation spots to escape the stress of working in medicine.
Treatment of Hypertension in the Frail Elderly Population
Assessment of frailty status, as well as chronological age, should be used to make clinical decisions.
Physician Training Needs to be Modernized
As healthcare moves towards a value-based reimbursement system, physicians need to be trained on analytics to better serve patients.
Educating Patients on Health Insurance Benefits
Spending a few minutes explaining health insurance benefits to patients prior to the appointment should become a requirement.
Poor Patient Reviews Linked to Bad Customer Service
What is the way to improving poor reviews from patients online? One expert says it comes down to basic customer service.
The Mysterious Case of the Infant with Red Cheeks
Lesions are warm to the touch; exam is unremarkable. Does mom have the answer? Do you?
The future of the independent practice under MACRA
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CMS has come under fire lately for the potential repercussions MACRA will have on the independent practice.
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