• Features

    Chart Audit: Is Your Practice Billing What It Should?

    BETSY NICOLETTI

    A simple review may save your practice loads of money.

    Reducing Improper Internet Use in Your Office: A Quick, Easy and Free Solution

    JAMES DOM DERA

    In just a few minutes, you can set up your computer system to block Web sites that aren’t appropriate at work.

    Tying the Partnership Knot: Making It a Win for Both Practice and Associate

    Jack Valancy

    A sense of fair play and a carefully drawn buy-sell agreement can make the addition of a partnership-track associate a success for everyone involved.

    Practicing Excellence: Your Role in Practice Transformation

    Stephen C. Beeson

    Physician leaders play a vital part in guiding the practice toward exceptional performance.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    Practice Improvement Is People

    Robert Edsall

    It takes the right people to do the right stuff.

    OPINION

    Four Reasons Our Office Is Pharma-Free

    Heather L. Paladine, Julie A. Howard

    Those free gifts and samples might be costing you more than you realize.

    LETTERS

    Building the medical home

    Marcus Welby

    Rudd B. Thabes

    An ‘A’ for e-prescribing

    Kelly Gillespie

    Correction

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    Cindy Hughes

    Pap test | ECG technical component | Lesion removal by shaving | Counting exam elements

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    Cheryl Iverson, Alan Levin, Hien Nguyen, Emily J. Zaragoza Lao

    Expedite refill requests | Buy used computers for your exam rooms | Encourage patients to carry ECG records with them | Orient new team members efficiently | Looking for EMR recommendations

    THE LAST WORD

    Five Ways to Respond to a Medical Mistake

    J. LeBron McBride

    You can make things right if you don’t give in to shame, defensiveness and fear.



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