• Features

    The Sunshine Act: How to Avoid Getting Burned

    Patrick J. Hurd

    Physicians will have to ensure that disclosures of "transfers of value" by drug and device companies don’t cast them in a negative light.

    Three Building Blocks for Improving Access to Care

    AMIREH GHOROB, THOMAS BODENHEIMER

    Your efforts to give patients same-day appointments won't succeed until you address three critical issues.

    Practice Transformation: Running Your Business Like A Business

    David Twiddy

    This medical practice uses technology and automaker-inspired productivity steps to modernize and rapidly grow its business.

    Practical Realities of Doing Volunteer Medical Work in the Developing World

    KENNETH V. ISERSON

    International medicine offers challenges and rewards while working in a setting far removed from home.

    Working With International Populations – Abroad or in Your Own Backyard

    RANIT MISHORI, VINCENT WINKLERPRINS, ORITSETSEMAYE OTUBU

    Finding the right path to pursue international health care requires answering the right questions and choosing the right partners.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    There Is No Free Lunch – Really

    Kenneth G. Adler

    How will the Sunshine Act affect your relationship with pharma?

    LETTERS

    Medical assistants

    Ryan Crim

    Skepticism

    Anthony Witte

    Hospital employment

    Jonathan R. Dreazen

    Correction

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    Kent Moore

    Modifier 25 | Emergency department visits | Transitional care management and Medicare Advantage | Transitional care and length of stay | Health coaching

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    Ku-Lang Chang, Charles Zelnick, Maria V. Ciletti

    Explaining preventive visits and the ACA | Preventing recurring blisters | Dealing with self-pay patients

    SPPACES: MEDICAL APP REVIEWS

    iGeriatrics

    Kenny Lin

    The iGeriatrics app provides clinicians with mobile access to several clinical tools useful in the care of older adults.

    THE LAST WORD

    Six Essential Relationships in Health Care

    H. Andrew Selinger

    Poor communication in just one area can affect the entire health care experience.



    Disclosure

    All editors and editorial advisory board members in a position to control content for this activity, FPMjournal, are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships. View disclosures.



    FPM legend

    Legend

    CME CME
    FREE Free
    Tool Tool