• Features

    Purchasing an Affordable Electronic Health Record

    Louis Spikol

    An economy model may provide all the functionality your practice needs.

    Practicing Without Paper Charts: One Clinic's Experience

    Robert Rowley

    Their revenues are up. Their quality of care is high. And their doctors are getting home in time for dinner.

    Electronic Health Records: A User-Satisfaction Survey

    Kenneth G. Adler, Robert L. Edsall

    If you already use an electronic health record system, here's your chance to help your colleagues who haven't yet made the leap.

    How to Select an Electronic Health Record System

    Kenneth G. Adler

    These 12 steps will help make the selection process easier and lead you to the EHR that's right for your practice.

    EDITOR'S PAGE

    Electronic Health Records: Taking the Plunge

    Robert L. Edsall

    Choosing the right electronic health record system for your practice may not be easy, but this issue makes it easier.

    LETTERS

    E-H-R spells trouble

    John Bakos

    More EHR woes

    Lyndsey Rasmussen

    How will data standards affect EHRs?

    Full financial disclosure would help EHR assessment

    GETTING PAID

    New Year, New Medicare Benefits

    Kent J. Moore

    Here's how to bill for the Welcome to Medicare physical and other new benefits.

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    Kent J. Moore

    Care plan oversight for Medicare patients | ICD-9 code for prescription drug management | Work RVUs for ob ultrasound | Coding cerumen removal | Newborn-care codes | Telephone care | Coding visits to care facilities | HCPCS code for Depo-Testosterone | Deep excision of a lipoma

    MONITOR

    MONITOR

    EHR certification process to begin by summer | Most family physicians will convert to electronic health records, says survey | Malpractice premiums decline in at least one state | Public weighs in on top health care priorities | ABFM extends SAM deadline | The downside of...

    IMPROVING PATIENT CARE

    Managing the Habitual No-Show Patient

    Tito Izard

    One office cut down on missed appointments by putting its problem patients on probation.

    PRACTICE DIARY

    PRACTICE DIARY

    Sanford J. Brown

    Headache | Ticketed!

    ASK FPM

    ASK FPM

    Michael Burke, Jeffrey Miller, Ben Post

    When to notify your malpractice insurer about a claim | Document refills thoroughly | Agreements to limit liability

    BALANCING ACT

    Making the Most of Every Minute

    Carla Jardim

    Even in a busy office, it pays to slow down and make every second count.



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