Sep 2007

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Features

ICD-9 Changes: New Codes of Note

The Ideal Medical Practice Model: Improving Efficiency, Quality, and the Doctor-Patient Relationship

Seven Strategies for Creating a More Efficient Practice

Quick Ways to Maximize Your Office Space

The Medical Home: An Idea Whose Time Has Come ... Again

Departments

From the Editor

Is Family Medicine Ready for the Home?
Robert L. Edsall

Coding & Documentation

Reporting a Vaccine-Only VisitGroup Visits and MedicareApplying Dressing to a BurnShared Visits as Consultations?Polyp Removal During a Colonoscopy

News & Trends

Supply of Free Antibiotics GrowsOfficials Challenge Insurers' Ratings of DoctorsMedical Groups' Profits Surge in West

Practice Pearls

Encourage Employees to Increase Flu Shot NumbersStart a Farmer's Market at Your OfficePrepare for Patient Visits With a "Cheat Sheet"Use Birthdays for Preventive Services RemindersStore High-Risk Medication Samples in Red BoxesHelp Your Patients Organize Multiple Medications

Letters

Enjoying the Commute

OB Care in Family Medicine

A Revolution in the Making

Clarification

The Last Word

Rewarding Failure
Jennifer E. Frank

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