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Acute care

May 2006 Issue
Retail Health Clinics Are Rolling Your Way [Feature]

Your patients will soon be able to choose between your office and the big-box retailer around the corner when they're feeling sick. Will this trend bring increased competition or cooperation?


May 2006 Issue
What Do Retail Clinics Mean for Family Medicine? [Editorial]

Whatever we do in response to the advent of retail clinics, it seems that they have a place in health care as long as they are able to improve access, decrease costs and improve quality.


Mar 2001 Issue
Tips to Help Take the Hassle Out of Inpatient Utilization Review [Feature]

The secrets are to think like a reviewer, hone your documentation skills and be a good communicator, says this FP who’s seen both sides of UR.


Apr 2000 Issue
A Critical Look at Critical Care Coding [Getting Paid]

This article will update Medicare's coding and coverage policies for critical care.


Mar 2000 Issue
Are You Practicing 'Opportunistic' Prevention? [Improving Patient Care]

The article, part of a series based on research from the Direct Observation of Primary Care Study, will explore the effectiveness of delivering preventive services during illness visits and how it affects patient satisfaction.



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