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    Practice Transformation: Lessons From a Safety Net Clinic

    David Twiddy

    Health system serving uninsured and needy patients improves efficiency and outcomes through medical home initiatives.

    Practice Transformation: Lessons From a Safety Net Clinic

    David Twiddy

    Health system serving uninsured and needy patients improves efficiency and outcomes through medical home initiatives.

    How to Document and Code for Hypertensive Diseases in ICD-10

    Kenneth D. Beckman

    This installment in FPM's ICD-10 series explains the guidelines for coding hypertension.

    Adding Health Education Specialists to Your Practice

    M. Lee Chambliss, Suzanne N. Lineberry, William M. Evans, Daniel L. Bibeau

    These multifaceted employees can improve patient care, generate additional net revenue, and prepare your practice for the future.

    Incorporating Medical Interpretation Into Your Practice

    Renae Moch, Hogai G. Nassery, M. Tariq Fareed

    Making sure you can understand your patients not only improves their care but avoids legal trouble.

    Resolving Patients' Vaccination Uncertainty: Going From "No Thanks!" to "Of Course!"

    Marie T. Brown, Alfredo Mena Lora, Mary C. Anderson, Christine A. Sinsky

    Immunizations can help prevent disease breakouts but require being mindful of patient concerns and misconceptions.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    The Team to the Rescue

    Kenneth G. Adler

    Will team-based care be our salvation?

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    Cindy Hughes

    ICD-10 preparation | Allergy testing | Telephone call services

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    Hien Nguyen, John W. Bachman, Asia Blunt

    Taking STEPSSS to stop smoking | Pinch the pain away | Correctly billing for group visits

    SPPACES: MEDICAL APP REVIEWS

    Docphin

    Kenny Lin

    The Docphin app facilitates mobile access to full-text content from more than 5,000 medical journals and health news stories in popular publications.

    THE LAST WORD

    Joy Revisited

    Jean Antonucci

    If we want joy in practice, we're going to have to try a different approach.



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