Alice G. Gosfield
How will the privacy rule affect your practice? We took that question and others to a health care attorney to find out.
Negative feedback is never easy to give, but sandwiching criticism between layers of praise makes it more palatable and more effective.
Accessing affordable medications can be a hassle. Here's how you and your patients can make the most of the available resources.
Robert L. Edsall
I usually use this space to talk, but as I'm sure someone has said, I've never learned anything by talking. And as editor of a journal that is supposed to help family physicians practice, I have a pressing and continuous need to learn. I need to learn about the problems you...
Are you merely a family practitioner?
Kent J. Moore
Slowly but surely, Medicare coverage of preventive services has grown. Here's an update.
Kent J. Moore
Hospital observation/admission/discharge | G0101 & E/M services | ICD-9 code for tobacco dependence
Despite increased health care costs, consumer confidence rises | Jackson Hole Group renews push for health care reform | PRACTICE PEARLS from here and there | PRACTICE PEARLS from here and there | Medicare giveback bill unlikely | It almost pays for itself | Sample...
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Kenneth P. Olson
To manage patients' long lists and add-on complaints, elicit and negotiate their agendas up front.
Sanford J. Brown
Doctor's day off | Grounded! | Zero tolerance
Michael R. Burke
Defuse legal land mines by learning all you can about your employment contract. Here are five key areas to consider.
Gail Levy, F. Michael Arnow, Gordon Moore
The cost of office equipment | Acceptable overhead | Patient satisfaction survey
Developing romantic feelings for a patient may be a symptom of burnout.
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