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Thursday Jan 23, 2020

New codes for responding to portal messages

The 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule update includes new payment opportunities for addressing medical needs through an online patient portal.


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Posted at 08:00PM Jan 23, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Saturday Jan 18, 2020

Four things to focus on as you set new goals for the new year

Four evidence-based factors can guide you to goals that are attainable and sustainable, but also challenging and meaningful.


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Posted at 08:00PM Jan 18, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Monday Jan 06, 2020

Burnout prevention: get rid of “stupid stuff” in your practice

Although burnout in health care is largely a system problem, individual physicians can take steps to lighten their burden. Here are five ideas to help you get started.


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Posted at 12:00PM Jan 06, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Dec 12, 2019

A quick tip for last-minute gynecologic exams

This prep method can save time when a patient needs an unplanned Pap smear.


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Posted at 08:00PM Dec 12, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Dec 05, 2019

Three questions to ask before making a major change

Asking these three questions before making a big change in your practice can help everyone affected stay united.


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Posted at 08:00PM Dec 05, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Sunday Dec 01, 2019

A tool for calculating the right-sized patient panel

Here's a five-step method for right-sizing your patient panel.


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Posted at 09:00AM Dec 01, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Saturday Nov 23, 2019

Four reasons your team doesn't get along

Health care can be a high-stress environment, but if infighting, negativity, cliques, and back-biting are pervasive, the underlying issues need to be identified and addressed.


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Posted at 08:00PM Nov 23, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Nov 21, 2019

When should you code for marijuana use?

If patients report marijuana use in their social history, but have no related complaints, should you list an ICD-10 code for it?


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Posted at 08:00PM Nov 21, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Nov 15, 2019

What can a care team coordinator do for you?

In some practices coordinators lighten the load by taking on administrative and clinical duties so physicians can focus on patients.


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Posted at 08:00PM Nov 15, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Nov 14, 2019

Five ways to orbit the "hairball" of red tape and regulations

Within your organizational boundaries, try to find new, invigorating, and satisfying ways to practice medicine.


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Posted at 08:00PM Nov 14, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

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