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.
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.
Biomarkers Predict Digital Vascular Events in Scleroderma
Combining assays may identify patients at higher risk and lead to earlier treatment.
Systemic Sclerosis Linked With Altered Gut Microbiome
Low Bacteroidetes levels may suggest higher disease activity as in Crohn and other inflammatory diseases.
Uncertainty for Molecular Imaging, Diagnostic Radiopharmaceuticals
Regulatory questions shed uncertainty on molecular imaging and diagnostic radiopharmaceutical industry.
Advancing Care Information: What Physicians Need to Know
According to our 2017 Technology Survey, half of physicians don't understand demonstrating IT use under Medicare payment reform. Here's what to know.
A Model for Improving Patient Appointment Access
Using the bathtub can help explain how practices must maintain appropriate supply and demand with patients.
U.S. Healthcare Rated Last Among Developed Countries
A study looking at care process, access, administrative efficiency, and outcomes ranks U.S. healthcare system last across the board.
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