• Features

    Electronic Health Records: The 2007 FPM 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.

    Strategies for Developing a Knowledge-Driven Culture in Your Practice

    A. John Orzano, Alfred F. Tallia, Claire R. McInerney, Reuben R. McDaniel, Jr., Benjamin F. Crabtree

    Your practice's success may depend on getting those who work for you to share what they know. Here's how to do it.

    How to Analyze Your E/M Coding Profile

    Betsy Nicoletti

    Your peers have been coding more 99214s. Is it time to review your coding habits?

    Panel Size: How Many Patients Can One Doctor Manage?

    Mark Murray, Mike Davies, Barbara Boushon

    There are limits to the number of patients you can effectively care for. Here's how to determine that number, improve patient access and better manage your workload.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    The Right Number: Optimizing Panel Size

    Edsall Robert

    How many patients should you have, and how many do you have? Two simple questions, right?

    OPINION

    Are Your Payers' Fee Schedules Fair?

    Thomas A. Felger

    If they use multiple conversion factors when determining what they'll pay, you may be at an even greater disadvantage than you realized.

    LETTERS

    EHRs don't fix everything

    Bobby J. Newbell

    Welcome to Medicare visit and AAA screening

    Semiformal attire and a smile

    NEWS TRENDS

    NEWS & TRENDS

    2007 Match results: Family medicine stays flat | New CMS-1500 claim form delayed by formatting error | Conn. bill seeks to limit claim denials | So many topics, so little time during office visits

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    Cindy Hughes

    Anticoagulation management | New patients for a new physician? | Billing for wet mounts and KOH preps | Using documentation from MAs

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    James Bare

    Be ready to accommodate caregivers | Ask patients for feedback | Providing services as a professional courtesy

    THE LAST WORD

    Health Care's Giant Hairball

    Jack Valancy

    When faced with organizational bureaucracy, physicians can either give in, get out or learn how to orbit.



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