• Features

    Medical Apps: Making Your Mobile Device a Medical Device

    David T. Walsworth

    Here's how to make your smartphone or tablet an indispensable practice tool.

    Preparing for and Recovering From a Natural Disaster

    Cynthia Croy, Craig Smail, Elizabeth Horsley

    Three days after an EF5 tornado hit the town of Joplin, Mo., this small family medicine practice was up and running.

    THE 2012 FPM Survey of User Satisfaction With EHR Systems

    Kenneth G. Adler, Robert L. Edsall

    The survey takes minutes, your responses will help hundreds of colleagues, and you just might win an iPad.

    Nine Practice Sale Pitfalls to Avoid

    Vasilios J. Kalogredis

    This expert's tips will help to prevent surprises after the deal is done.

    Six Characteristics of Effective Practice Teams

    BERDI SAFFORD, CYNTHIA A. MANNING

    With a little effort, your team can take its performance to new heights.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    When Is a Team Not a Team?

    Robert Edsall

    Meanings get slippery when words become badges of progress.

    OPINION

    Back to the Future: The Way Forward in Health Care Reform

    Philip D. Briggs

    It's 1995 all over again. Let's get it right this time.

    LETTERS

    The state of family medicine

    Family physicians need to think outside the box

    Private practice is at a crossroads

    Annual wellness visits don't provide added value

    Correction

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    Cindy Hughes

    Immunization visit for new patient | ICD-9 codes for obesity | EHR overstating exam level? | When a Medicare annual wellness visit follows a Welcome to Medicare physical

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    Jack H. Short, Jeffery L. Belden, Ryan C. Crim

    Dictate faster and for less with your smartphone | Ease patients' reluctance to see a counselor | Reduce needless ED visits

    THE LAST WORD

    The Problem With Multitasking

    Sarina Schrager

    Could multitasking actually decrease your intelligence and productivity?



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