ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:

Physician-hospital relations, general

May/June 2013 Issue
Transitional Care Management Services: New Codes, New Requirements [Feature]

The new CPT codes for transitional care management are explained in this article, which also addresses the significant workflow issues that must be managed to perform the service as required.


March/April 2012 Issue
ACOs Are Coming: Should You Sell Your Practice? [Feature]

The article describes the growth of accountable care organizations (ACOs), and it cautions physicians to consider five important things before selling their practice to an entity that is -- or is looking to become -- an ACO.


Apr 2008 Issue
Stark III: Refinement Not Revolution (Part 2) [Feature]

The author describes recently released regulations that amplify and clarify the Stark rules governing physician self-referral, specifically where physicians interactions with hospitals are concerned.


Sep 2006 Issue
Providing Consistent Care With Standardized Admission Orders [Feature]

The article will explain how standardized admission orders can assist family physicians and will point readers to the updated versions of 38 orders previously published in FPM.


Mar 2004 Issue
Fighting for Hospital Privileges [Feature]

The article will explain what steps family physicians should take when they're facing a privileging battle, including common mistakes to avoid and local and national resources that can offer assistance.


May 2003 Issue
Seven Ways to Help Your Hospital Stay in Business [Feature]

The article explains what physicians can do to make wiser use of hospital resources, including limiting lengths of stay to what is clinically necessary and referring patients to alternate facilities when appropriate.


May 2003 Issue
Perverse Incentives, Perverted System [Editor's Page]

Argues that the mal-aligned incentives offered to health care providers in the current system are perverse and require special action on the part of physicians to generate anything like a healthy outcome.


Oct 2001 Issue
30 Standardized Hospital Admission Orders [Improving Patient Care]

The article will explain how standardized admission orders can assist family physicians and will point readers to the updated versions of 38 orders previously published in FPM.


Mar 1999 Issue
Tips for Making Inpatient Care More Efficient [Feature]

This article presents practical tips on how family physicians can improve the quality of inpatient care -- and make it more cost-effective -- by improving its efficiency.


Nov-Dec 1998 Issue
What the Hospitalist Movement Means to Family Physicians [Feature]

A follow-up to last year's FPM articles on hospitalists, this article will report on the extent to which this hospitalist-based models of care are affecting family physicians' abilities to contract with managed care organizations and provide quality care to their patients.


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