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Appointing a vaccine champion and understanding the documentation rules are key steps toward improving your immunization process.
The list of covered services has grown significantly in the last 10 years and includes some additions for 2007.
Here’s how to determine which patients and employees in your practice should receive the influenza vaccine if a pandemic occurs.
The author walks fellow physicians though Medicare's new Initial Preventive Pysical Exam, expaining how it differs from a tradiitonal complete physical exam and suggesting screening methods that will make the IPPE effective and efficient.
Find out how one practice has improved care and outcomes for its asthma patients and increased practice revenue at the same time.
The article describes an enrollment interview or family conference, which the author uses to introduce prospective patients to the practice and to lay the groundwork for a positive, long-term doctor-patient relationship.
By offering uninsured patients a set of services in exchange for an affordable monthly fee, this practice has reduced no-shows and improved its patients’ health.
These two tools can help improve your care and documentation.
Slowly but surely, Medicare coverage of preventive services has grown. Here's an update.
May 2002 Issue
Does Health Habit Advice Affect Patient Satisfaction? [Improving Patient Care]
The article will explore how patients feel about and respond to health habit counseling provided by their family physician, relying on data from the Direct Observation of Primary Care study.