September/October 2015 Issue
ICD-10: Major Differences for Five Common Diagnoses [Feature]

Test your knowledge of ICD-10 coding and documentation requirements for five diagnoses you're likely to encounter in family medicine.

November/December 2014 Issue
Coding Common Respiratory Problems in ICD-10 [Feature]

Once you understand a few peculiarities, you'll be ready to code common diseases of the respiratory system.

January/February 2010 Issue
Tools and Strategies for Improving Asthma Management [Feature]

The article describes the quality-improvement tools and strategies the authors used to increase adherence to evidence-based guidelines and improve asthma care in their family medicine clinic.

Oct 2004 Issue
Asthma Days: An Approach to Planned Asthma Care for Family Physicians [Feature]

The author, a member of the faculty for the AAFP/NICHQ asthma collaborative, describes his practice's approach to planned asthma care and offers an approach that other practices can use.

Oct 2004 Issue
High-Energy, High-Return Practice [Editor's Page]

Argues that, even given all the barriers, practice improvement effort can pay off in enough ways that it is worth the effort.

May 2001 Issue
Putting Clinical Guidelines Into Practice [Improving Patient Care]

The article follows a family practice through its quality improvement project to increase physician use of clinical guidelines for asthma.

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