ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
Clinical process improvement
The author explains how to efficiently provide Medicare well visits (the new Annual Wellness Visit as well as the Welcome to Medicare Physical) and code and bill for the services to maximize benefit to the patient and efficiency for the practice.
The authors describe their group's team-based approach to chronic disease management, with a focus on diabetes care.
The article offers practical advice on improving practice revenue, implementing advanced access and improving both care and the patient's experience of care by building a high-functioning care team.
The authors make the case for incorporating behavioral health counseling services into the medical home.
With the “Translation to Practice” pilot, the extra-credit assignment comes to CME.
The authors list a number of techniques they have used to contain costs in Grand Junction, recently in the news for its extraordinary ability to deliver high-quality, low-cost medicine.
If you've recently made real improvements in how your practice works, you might just win one.
How helpful are all those letters you receive from health plans? Not very, says this family physician.
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.
The authors provide a quick-reference guide that includes questions to ask a depressed patient to identify suicidal ideation and space for local resource phone numbers.