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.
How Trump’s Cybersecurity Order Affects Physicians
A recent executive order to ensure federal computer systems are safe from attack has implications for medical practices as well.
Acne Spot Quiz: 8 Breakout Questions
Take this quick quiz, based on Dr Jon Schneider’s popular case reports, to test your knowledge of a common teenage plague.
Research Weighs in on Obesity: 8 New Studies
Findings on fasting, mindful eating, and the flaw in BMI as a measure of body fat are summarized in this 8-slide briefing.
Automating Appointments Satisfies Physicians and Patients
By using schedule automation, a multi-specialty practice in Mass. is saving time and headaches, while also improving the patient experience.
Another Study Associates Red Meat and Early Death
Heme iron, nitrites, and nitrates are implicated in the largest study to date to show increased mortality risks linked to eating red meat.
Educating Medical Students at Your Practice
Allowing medical students to gain experience at your practice could be beneficial to all parties involved.
4 Reasons for a Physician Rights & Responsibilities Document
Developing this kind of document can let physicians know what expectations your practice has of them.
Pros and Cons of Medical Practice Joint Ventures
For independent physician practices, a joint venture may be the best option to gain credibility and expand your resources.
6 Updates on Osteoporosis Treatment
Brief summaries in this slide show highlight the latest ACP drug recommendations for both osteoporosis and low bone density.
How Teamwork Can Damage Productivity
This doctor has been preaching teamwork at his practice for so long his employees decided to take their support for one another to a whole new level.
10 Common Staff Problems Facing Medical Practices
Physicians and recruiting professionals weigh in with challenges — and solutions — to today’s staffing challenges at medical practices.
Physician Asset Protection: Estate and Retirement Plans
A continued look at a two-physician couple and the multi-million dollar difference a complete risk-management planning update made to their family.
Keep Physicians, Staff Happy in a Changing Environment
The government's involvement in medicine has made it harder for physicians and staff to stay happy. Here's how to keep things upbeat at your practice.
Post-Test on T2DM Back-to-Basics Special Report
Try these 10 questions and see what you've learned during this month's special report on the nuts-and-bolts of T2DM for PCPs.
AMA Urges Patient-first Language to Destigmatize Obesity
Four years after declaring obesity a disease, the national doctor's group is urging new terminology for physicians to use in exam rooms.
Outsourcing EHR Management: What You Need to Know
Building a trusting relationship with an outside IT consultant is important, as is due diligence.
Protecting and Improving a Practice's Online Reputation
The best way to build and improve an online reputation is to take control of what people are posting about your practice.
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