Mar 2001

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Features

Electronic Medical Records: 10 Questions I Didn't Know to Ask

Tips to Help Take the Hassle Out of Inpatient Utilization Review

Complementary and Alternative Medicine: A Primer

What You Need to Know About HIPAA Now

Departments

Editor's Page

Finally, a Medical Miracle
Robert L. Edsall

Getting Paid

How to Stop Hemorrhaging Red Ink
Kent J. Moore

Improving Patient Care

Focus on the Family, Part 1: What Is Your Family Focus Style?
Robin Gotler ; Jack H. Medalie ; Stephen J. Zyzanski ; George E. Kikano ; Louise S. Acheson ; Kurt C. Stange

Computers

Getting More From a Voice Recognition System
Melvin J. Knight

Balancing Act

Healing Bodies and Souls: A Medical Missionary's Story
John Spicer

Coding & Documentation

Initial Observation Care + Initial Hospital CareCalculating Prolonged ServicesPreventive Medicine CodesSebaceous Cyst Excision

Ask FPM

FTEs per PhysicianDisposing of Patient RecordsMedical Equipment for SaleReleasing Workers' Comp Records

Practice Diary

Out of the BarnMedical AdviceLegalese

Monitor

Docs Sue Six Health PlansNational Outcomes Database in the WorksReducing Errors in Primary CareBetter Doctor-Patient RelationshipsMaking a Grand DepartureAverage Salary OfferingsGroup VisitsOh, CanadaI Just Work HereIllness PredictionCostly NoncomplianceSpending SpreeYou Gotta Have Faith

Letters

Universal Coverage Concerns

No-Win Coding

Rx Advertisements

Is This Quality?

Off the Mark

Corrections

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