• Features

    Chronic Care Management and Other New CPT Codes

    Kent Moore

    At long last, physicians can be paid for some of the care coordination services that they provide.

    EHR Switch Survey: Responses From 305 Family Physicians

    Robert L. Edsall, Kenneth G. Adler

    Changing your EHR could lead to greater practice satisfaction – or not. The results of this survey may surprise you.

    Digesting the ICD-10 GI Codes

    Kenneth D. Beckman

    This overview of the common gastrointestinal disorders in primary care will help you get ready for ICD-10 and avoid, say, K30 – indigestion.

    Removing Six Key Barriers to Online Portal Use

    DAVID TWIDDY

    Portals can benefit your practice and your patients, but you have to get them using the technology first.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    Patient Portals: The Good, the Bad, and the Inevitable

    Kenneth G. Adler

    Some physicians and patients have been reticent to embrace online portals, but the changing nature of health care will accelerate the process.

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    Cindy Hughes

    Addressing a new problem during an incident-to visit | Getting paid for wart removal | Transitional care vs. chronic care management | Billing Medicare for telehealth services

    SPPACES: MEDICAL APP REVIEWS

    VisualDx

    David Rebedew

    VisualDx is a decision support and clinical reference tool focused on skin diseases. It allows health care professionals to make dermatological differential diagnoses based on patient-specific findings, review medication-induced adverse effects, and search for specific...

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    Will Sawyer

    Become a mystery patient | Avoid infection by avoiding the T-zone | Seek out patient voices | Tips from Assembly

    THE LAST WORD

    Knowledge Is Not Enough

    J. LeBron McBride

    The best doctors demonstrate not only what they know but also that they care.



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