Richard W. Pretorius, Gina M. Zurick
When patients present with suspicious complaints of pain, these seven steps can help you prevent the misuse of prescription drugs.
The most difficult patients have one thing in common: They need to change their health habits. Group visits can help them.
Benjamin F. Crabtree, Reuben R. McDaniel, Paul A. Nutting, Holly J. Lanham, J. Anna Looney, William L. Miller
If your staff's job is to keep patients moving through the system and yours is to take care of the patients they supply, your practice is flawed.
ALICE G. GOSFIELD
The regulations include good news for physicians who work with hospitals.
Adarsh K. Gupta
Every time you access the Internet, a world of criminals is trying to steal personal information – yours and your patients'. Here's how to stop them.
Robert J. Dachs, Jay M. Elias
Understanding your legal protections and ethical obligations can make it easier to respond when duty calls.
Robert Edsall, Editor-in-Chief
Board here. The tour bus is about to depart.
Without it, practice transformation and optimal outcomes will be difficult to achieve
2008 Match Results: Family medicine shows slight improvement | Communities needed for EHR demonstration project | Majority of FPs wouldn't do it again despite strong job market
Tobacco cessation codes | Specimen transfer to lab | Home health services | Diagnosis code for prothrombin time testing | Hospital discharge when the patient dies | Hepatitis test | Nebulizer supplies
Andy Pasternak, Jesse Bracamonte, Hien Nguyen, Sweety Jain, Alice G. Gosfield
Monitor records transfers | Use analogies to increase patient compliance | Have a garage sale | Focus on special needs | Tracking follow-up care
William E. Chavey
If you're prone to overcommitment, you may be at risk for A-fib.
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