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.
Coding for Telemedicine Visits
This month's coding column: What do physicians have to know about coding for telemedicine visits?
Optimizing RCM Technologies to Improve a Practice's Bottom Line
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Optimizing RCM Technologies to Improve a Practice’s Bottom Line
Approximately $400 billion is wasted in revenue cycle inefficiencies each year. How much of that lost revenue may be owed to your practice?
Physicians Find Relief from Burnout in DPC
Feeling burnout symptoms, physicians nationwide are changing their practice models to subscription-based clinics.
All About Gout for Primary Care: Treating Chronic Disease
Preventing further acute attacks and decreasing the tophi burden becomes a secondary goal.
Gout Rounds: 5 New Developments
Primary care can do more to help reduce gout morbidity, says a new review—plus 4 more studies on gout treatment and prevention.
The Changing Healthcare System and Physician Happiness
The growing number of employed physicians could lead to the unionization of medical professions and a wildly different health system.
Online Reputation Management Strategies
Today, physicians have no choice but to deal with online reviews, leveraging them the correct way is the tricky part.
Hypertension Control in Pregnancy
Update on Hypertension in Pregnancy
Here: at least 5 tips on hypertensive disorders during pregnancy.
Number of Physicians Increases during ACA Era
A recent research effort has uncovered that the number of physicians has actually gone up during the Affordable Care Act era, despite claims to the contrary.
A Family with Flaky Skin
Three siblings share a scaly, lizard-like rash. Neither parent has the condition. What do you think this could be?
Busy Physicians Can Reach Their Step Goals
Reaching 10,000 steps in a day is a good way to maintain a healthy lifestyle, and even for busy practicing physicians, it's doable.
When Technology Can Reduce — Not Cause — Clinician Burnout
In this podcast, the chief innovation officer at the UPMC health system joins us to explain the potential of artificial intelligence in reducing burnout.
Grateful Doctor Says Goodbye to His Patients
A young cardiology fellow reveals in a letter to his patients that it was being privy to their vulnerability that allowed him access to his own.
New OSA Testing Guideline, Summarized
Obstructive sleep apnea ups the risk for many other health issues. Click through a 6-slide summary of updated recommendations.
Mitigate Risk: Physician Background Checks
Colorado is one of only six states that doesn't require doctors to undergo criminal records checks, but change is on the way.
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