Richard G. Roberts
By adopting a risk-management mind-set, physicians can avert not only malpractice claims but also patient injury.
Ginger B. Boyle, James W. Banks, III, Michael J. Petrizzi, Walter L. Larimore
Access to maternity care is a public health concern in many rural areas. Sharing care among physicians and other health care providers is one solution.
Keep your staff productive and motivated by conducting regular performance evaluations.
Robert L. Edsall
If your malpractice insurance premiums are threatening to bankrupt you, taking steps to reduce your malpractice risk may seem almost pointless. But if you ask yourself what could be worse than high malpractice premiums, one answer presents itself in short order: being sued or...
Kent J. Moore
Medicare has clarified its criteria for determining whether a patient is homebound.
Kent J. Moore
Type-2 diabetes & insulin | ECG & E/M | Removal of skin lesions | Retirement community visit | Hospital observation to inpatient status | Coding a tick bite | Ring removal | Sunday home visits | Confirmatory consultation codes | Cefobid
Congress averts 4.4 percent cut in Medicare reimbursement | Are you over-prescribing antibiotics? | HIPAA compliance at eleventh hour | Investing in technology to reduce errors | Clueless on drug costs | Medicare plays favorites | Groups slow to adopt care-management processes
William R. Rooney
A simple medication list updated at each visit can prevent errors – and make your job easier.
Sanford J. Brown
A fool for a patient | Mushrooming
Taking CME courses online doesn’t require fancy computer equipment, just some spare time and a comfortable chair.
Alice G. Gosfield, Kent J. Moore, Mindy Salzman
Productivity-based salary reductions | Fraudulent hospital-discharge coding? | Preventing embezzlement
Richard A. Swenson
Lighten your load before it leads to burnout.
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