The Good and Bad of the 2018 MACRA Proposed Rule
CMS' proposed rule for the 2018 performance year of the Quality Payment Program should be seen as a major win for small practices, experts say.
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.
Best Online Tools for a Subscription Practice
If you are interested in starting a direct care practice, here are a few tools that will be of assistance to you for documentation, billing, and more.
Brain MRI Shows Visual System Changes in Parkinson’s Disease
MRI may help physicians monitor Parkinson’s disease progression.
Developing a Shared Vision for Your Medical Practice
Practices engaging in strategic planning should look ahead and create a vision of where it wants to be in three to five years.
The 7 Must Have Features of a Practice Management System
Why it's important that your practice management system can integrate with the EHR and six other features it must have.
Revised Gout Guideline Eyes Education
The latest recommendations emphasize providing key information about the disease and its treatment.
Solving the EHR Interoperability Challenge
Massachusetts Medical Society's David Wasserman shares tips on how small practices can overcome interoperability challenges.
5 Steps to Selecting a Practice Management System
Cost will be a factor in selecting a practice management system, but it shouldn't be the only one.
Radiology Residents Score Low in ‘Personal Accomplishment’
Many radiology residents do not feel a sense of personal accomplishment and experience increasing burnout rates as they move through their residency program.
Onboarding New Physicians to your Practice's EHR
Experts say the best way to train a new physician is focusing on patient flow. Do not put them in a classroom.
Interesting T2DM: ED, Early Menopause and Diabetes Risk
A top-line look at the latest news: novel risk factors, insulin vs insulin; and predictors of weight loss success.
Sharing Life's Journey with Your Patients
A special aspect of being a physician is the privilege to share in your patient's journey through life. Here, one doc shares her experience.
Chest Wall Swelling
Case History: 65-year-old with lower left chest wall swelling since childhood.
Chondroitin Sulfate Equals Celecoxib for Knee Osteoarthritis
This pharmaceutical-grade formulation should be considered a first-line treatment, European study authors concluded.
Knee Pain, Not Radiographic Osteoarthritis, Key to Widespread Pain
New findings support further exploration of mechanism-based management of pain as a disease unto itself.
Understanding Your Asset Protection Plan
Outside of a basic set of best practices and common risks, asset protection plans are as fact specific as the care you give your patients.
Radiology Comic: Decorating X-Rays
Making imaging more fun.
Tech Survey: Patient Portal Use on the Rise
The latest batch of 2017 Physicians Practice Tech Survey data reveals that more practices are getting patients to use its portal.
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