In most sectors of the U.S. economy, consumers control their dollars. What if that were to happen in health care?
Rebecca Ann Beach
An on-site interview is your opportunity to assess how well your values and those of a potential employer align.
Mark S. Kennedy
The OIG’s voluntary compliance guidance can help your solo or small group practice prevent fraud and abuse.
Susan Rehm, Susan Kraft
The advent of Internet-based EMR systems gives you new options. Here we report on 23 conventional systems and five Internet-based ones.
Robert L. Edsall
What do you think of when you think of electronic medical records (EMRs)? Your answer would almost certainly depend to a surprising degree on whether you already have experience with an EMR system. The fact is that EMRs have the potential to transform practice so thoroughly...
Kent J. Moore
Changes in critical care, care plan oversight, lab services and vaccines are most likely to affect family physicians.
Kent J. Moore
Well-child visits | Teaching-physician services | Antepartum care only | E/M or consult? | Nursing facility consult | Typhoid vaccine | ED consult | Interpreting outside lab work
Is quality of care getting more difficult to provide? | Inflation returns to health care; workers less concerned | Practice Pearls from here and there | More work, not much more pay | National database flawed | Can insurers sue patients? | Healing the healer | Surfing for...
When 45 doctors and their staffs decide to redesign their diabetes care system, success comes one step at a time.
Sanford J. Brown
Paperwork | Professional courtesy | Urgent care without walls
Kenneth Bowden, Dorothy R. Sweeney, Alice G. Gosfield, Gail Levy
Accounting for capitation payments | Employment contracts | Payment for hospital committee work | Starting a practice
Pamela J. Vaccaro
When you’re doing more and it still isn’t enough, it may be time to re-evaluate your priorities.
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