• Features

    Personal Issues to Consider Before Leaving Independent Practice

    J. LeBron McBride

    Some introspection now may prevent a lot of regret later.

    Easing Into Your New Practice After Residency: Tips for Success

    DALE J. BLOCK

    A successful transition from training to practice hinges on prudent personal and professional development.

    Optimizing the Role of Nursing Staff to Enhance Physician Productivity: One Physician's Journey

    Rodney J. Anderson

    When capable nurses are given greater responsibility for each patient encounter, good results follow.

    Do You Know What Is (or Isn't) in Your Documentation?

    Brenda Edwards

    Leaving out key information in patient documentation can compromise quality and cost you money.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    Making Sense of the Trend Toward Hospital Employment

    Kenneth G. Adler

    More hospitals are courting physicians, and more physicians are accepting their offers, but why?

    LETTERS

    Quiet space is needed for thinking

    Deborah Lathrop

    Respect each other

    Simon Auster

    OPINION

    Advancing Multidisciplinary Team Care

    Elizabeth Joy

    A novel approach to treating patients with eating disorders may be a model for those with other complex conditions.

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    Kent Moore, Debra Seyfried

    Billing for forms completion | Visual acuity testing for children | Time thresholds for preventive counseling | Home sleep monitoring | Annual wellness visits providers

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    Michael Niziol, Tomm Vander Horst, Andrea Gordon, Renae Moch

    Cutting costs by cutting swabs | Tetanus shot? The phone's for you | “A” is for asthma | Dealing with patient records lost in a fire

    THE LAST WORD

    HITIOS: Why Cynicism Is Helpful When Working With Health IT

    Bob Newbell

    Beware the tendency to grossly underestimate the time and effort required to complete health IT-related tasks.



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