Douglas E. Henley
Your work is worth more than you think. You just need to document and code it better.
After wrestling with the decision, this family physician ended up where she started, but she gained a good deal of insight along the way.
Howard B. Shapiro
If there’s a bright spot in the medical liability system, it’s in the laws protecting physicians who volunteer to care for the uninsured.
Jack Silversin, Mary Jane Kornacki
How do you get your group to defy the status quo and act on good ideas? It starts with vision, teamwork and some fire in the belly.
Robert L. Edsall
January. This is supposed to be a month of new beginnings, new promise, new possibilities and New Year’s resolutions. Do you feel invigorated and optimistic – or just cold?
Marc L. Rivo
In 1996, I was selected as FPM’s medical editor to replace Joseph Scherger, MD, MPH, upon his election to the AAFP board of directors. In an early editorial, I shared my vision of optimal family practice.1 In that ideal health system, “Dr. Susan Sanchez” continuously...
Kent J. Moore
Among the changes this year are codes for skin lesion excisions, musculoskeletal therapeutic injections, routine venipuncture and colposcopy.
Kent J. Moore
1995 or 1997 guidelines? | HIV counseling | Pure tone testing: 92551 or 92552? | Transfer with discharge and admission | Home visit codes for homebound patients | Using modifiers -GZ and -GY | Postpartum care | Ambulatory blood-pressure monitoring | Injection code 20550
Patients, physicians underestimate medical errors | Medicare payment cuts yet to be corrected | Primary care patient safety research under way | PRACTICE PEARLS from here and there | PRACTICE PEARLS from here and there | 255 ways to simplify Medicare | Could it be true? |...
To improve patient care and service, simply turn off your deflector shields.
Sanford J. Brown
Another panic attack | Horses vs. zebras III
If you own a Palm OS personal digital assistant (PDA), but haven’t had time to learn more than the basics, this article is for you.
Jeffrey B. Miller, Kent J. Moore, Donald A. Balasa
Keeping old patient records | Cash-only practice | Referring to MAs as nurses
To improve your professional satisfaction, try investing in work relationships.
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