Jan 2002

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Toward Sensitive Treatment of Obese Patients in Primary Care

"You Should See My Doctor": Cost-Effective Marketing Ideas for Your Practice

Tuning Up Your Patient Schedule


Editor's Page

Building a New Health Care System
Robert L. Edsall

Getting Paid

CPT: What's New in 2002?
Kent J. Moore

Improving Patient Care

Race and Preventive Services Delivery
Robin Gotler ; Robert L. Williams ; Susan A. Flocke ; George E. Kikano ; Kurt C. Stange


Looking for a Good Electronic Medical Records System?
Jennifer S. Bush

Balancing Act

The Forgotten Art of Setting Goals
Pamela J. Vaccaro

Coding & Documentation

Preventive Care & the E/M GuidelinesReview of Blood-Gas AnalysisDraining a Hematoma


Transcription in the HospitalFree or Discounted MedicationsReimbursement for Frequent Home Visits

Practice Diary

Locum TenensJob SecurityThe Oracle


Medicare Physician Payments Face Significant CutsHelping Patients Surf the WebNegative Encounter LogStudies Document Impact of Direct-to-Consumer Ads, Rising Drug SpendingPhysicians and Computers


Coding & Documentation: No Harder Than Biochemistry

Dictation During Patient Visit: Tried It, Liked It

Focused Residency Training Key to Future of Specialty


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