• Features

    Successful EHR Implementations: Attitude Is Everything

    Kenneth G. Adler

    Commitment to success, engagement from all concerned and a shared interest in continuing improvement can take you far.

    Before You Sign That Office Lease

    MARLY MCMILLEN, JIM AREND

    Here's what to look for – and what to avoid.

    A Proactive Approach to Controlled Substance Refills

    DEANNA R. WILLIS, GERALD EATON, PALMER MACKIE

    Using the recurring-calendar-event function in Microsoft Outlook, this practice created a systematic approach that ensures patient refills on the day they're due.

    Addressing Common Inefficiencies in Office Practice

    JILL YOUNG

    A well-organized workflow will save you time, money and aggravation.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    Escaping Inefficiency

    Robert Edsall

    For the unwary, inefficiency can become a way of life

    OPINION

    PCMH and ACO: Opposed or Mutually Supportive?

    David C. Kibbe

    The medical home and the accountable care organization need each other.

    LETTERS

    Reducing medical costs in your community

    Correction

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    Cindy Hughes

    Anticoagulation management | Site of service for initial hospital care | Billing separate services for OB patients

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    Mario Rosario, Karen M. Bigby, Mark Murray

    Stop playing phone tag with patients | Apply petroleum jelly to lesions before treatment | Receive feedback gracefully | Reducing phone tie-ups associated with open access

    THE LAST WORD

    What a Patient's Numbers Don't Tell

    John R. Brill

    Sometimes, what matters most is how far a patient has come.



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