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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.
Carotid Ultrasound Often Unnecessary
Most carotid ultrasounds for asymptomatic patients are not based on appropriate criteria.
The Impact of Value-Based Contracts on Independent Practices
In Phoenix, one clinically integrated organization is showing independent physician practices how they can achieve success in value-based care.
A Young Cuban Bruiser
Walk through this case of unexplained bruising in a young boy that proves signs and symptoms are not always what they appear to be.
The Diagnostic Satisfaction Quotient
A different kind of satisfaction score in radiology.
Keeping Social Media Out of Medical Practices
One practices has figured out a way to keep their patients from breaking HIPAA rules and using social media when they are in the exam room.
MACRA to Hit Small Practices Hard
What to know about the proposed rule on MACRA implementation from CMS, including how financially damaging it will be to solo and small practices.
Clinical Efficiency in Radiology
Areas for improvement in clinical efficiency in radiology, as explained at a 2016 RBMA conference.
Alopecia Spot Quiz: 8 Basic Questions
A boy’s bald spot has been present since birth. Take this quiz to test your knowledge of the most common congenital cicatricial alopecia.
Study: Beta-Blockers Effective in HF for Seniors, Women
Evidence from a meta-analysis of 11 clinical trials supports use of beta-blockers in all HFrEF patients, regardless of sex or age.
Corporate Structure Basics for Physician Ventures
As physicians create joint ventures and Accountable Care Organizations, what do they have to know about structuring a new entity?
Radiologist Collaboration Impacts Patient Care
When radiologists participate in collaborative care, patient care improves.
Ensure Practice Staff Works to the Top of Their License
An efficient and profitable practice will push staff members to work to the top of their licenses. Here are some tips on how to do that.
Primary Care of Stable Angina: Q & A
PCPs are effective in managing multiple risk factors at a single visit--just what the doctor ordered for the patient with angina.
Understanding Management Services Organizations (MSOs)
While MSOs can provide resources and administrative support for practices, it is critical to understand different contract provisions.
Look Before Your Leap into mHealth
Before you decide to create your killer mobile health app, this lawyer advises you look at the FTC's guidance on developing one.
Acute Widespread Rash in a 9-month-old Boy
What is the cause of this erythematous rash that appeared and spread rapidly on the child's trunk and extremities?
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