• Features

    The Physician Employment Trend: What You Need to Know

    TRAVIS SINGLETON, PHILLIP MILLER

    How will this emerging trend take shape? Is it good for medicine – for doctors? And will there still be a place for independent physicians?

    Should You Treat Patients Virtually?

    PREETHY KAIBARA

    As virtual visits become more popular, physicians should consider their value and what it would take to provide them.

    Patient Advisory Councils: Giving Patients a Seat at the Table

    Anjana E. Sharma, Lucia Angel, Quynh Bui

    This model can make patients true partners in improving care for themselves and others.

    How to Help Your Patients Choose Wisely

    Kenny Lin, David O'Gurek, Robert Rich, Margot Savoy

    Steer patients away from inappropriate and overused procedures that can diminish health care.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    A Potpourri of Practice Improvement

    Kenneth G. Adler

    Whether you're looking to upgrade quality, efficiency, service, or job satisfaction, we've got something for you.

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    Cindy Hughes

    Commonly missed charges | Previsit screening labs and “new patients” | New problems during transitional care management | Injury encounters in ICD-10

    SPPACES: MEDICAL APP REVIEWS

    MyMedSchedule Mobile

    David Rebedew

    The MyMedSchedule Mobile app enables patients to take an active role in managing their medications through setting reminders.

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    Ku-Lang Chang, John Bachman

    Keep your tools clean | Improve your time management | Avoid prescribing antibiotics for children's colds

    THE LAST WORD

    The Recertification Exam: Then and Now

    Renate G. Justin

    Since 1970, when the author sat for the first family medicine certification exam, a lot has changed – but not everything.



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