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.
Identifying Your Payer Mix To Make Business Decisions
Knowing and understanding your payer mix is critical in your business operations, and overall inflow.
HHS Secretary Flew Expensive Charter Flights, Report Says
HHS Secretary Tom Price has flown private charter planes and the expenses are adding up fast, with reports of travel costs now in excess of $300,000.
Tools of our Trade
The macro list for remembering radiologists.
Celebrating 50 years of the PA Profession
As National PA Week approaches (Oct. 6-12), it's time to reflect on how far the profession has come in 50 years.
Successfully Integrating Medical Weight Loss into an OBGYN Practice
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Understand what steps are recommended for OB/GYN providers to launch and grow a medical weight loss practice. Potential key outcomes for the program include:
9 Things to Know Before Switching to DPC
More than 60 percent of physicians say they would consider switching to DPC if circumstances were favorable. Here's what you need to know about the model.
Patient Facing for the Non-Patient Facing Radiologist
New radiology initiatives encourage patient-centeredness for a specialty accustomed to non-patient facing.
App Review: Eko Stethoscope
The Eko app allows physicians to record, playback, and securely share patient heart and lung sounds. Our experts tell you what you need to know.
4 New Things About Lupus
The latest studies explore new aspects of diagnosis, management, and comorbidities.
Tuning Your Health Technology Work Flow
Here are six common themes that often emerge when practices examine their tech work flows.
Keeping a Practice Compliant for Deaf Patients
What do you have to know about ensuring your practice is following the rules of the Practice Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act?
Breast MRI Improves Depiction of DCIS
Using breast MR imaging among women with ductal carcinoma in situ provides better depiction of invasive breast cancers.
MACRA Boosts the Power, Relevance of Registries
Clinical Data Registries have taken on renewed meaning because of MIPS reporting requirements. What do physicians have to know about them?
No Added Cancer Risk with Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs
Treatment with a TNF inhibitor, tocilizumab, abatacept, or rituximab does not seem to result in more malignant neoplasms.
YouTube: A New Method of Medical Practice Marketing
Stephen Jones, MD, isn't looking to make a name for himself in comedy, he's looking to get patients in the door for their well visits.
Five Steps to Improving Patient Engagement
The combination of consumerism and increased administrative duties leaves already over-extended providers wondering how to address these challenges so as to remain viable in the long term.
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