• Features

    The HIPAA Security Rule: Are You in Compliance?

    Daniel F. Shay

    Taking steps to protect your patient information and prepare for a possible breach can avoid costly audit violations.

    Medicare Annual Wellness Visits: How to Get Patients and Physicians on Board

    Daniel Bluestein, Ryan Diduk-Smith, Laura Jordan, Kelsie Persaud, Travonia Hughes

    Patients are more likely to schedule a wellness visit if their physician recommends it, but that won't happen without staff support.

    What Can a PA or NP Do for Your Practice?

    Victoria S. Kaprielian, Joel A. Kase, Tammy Higgins

    If your workload is no longer sustainable, it may be time to consider adding a certified physician assistant or nurse practitioner to your practice.

    Improving Daily Practice With Four Medical Apps

    David Rebedew

    These mobile apps can help physicians and patients with treatment recommendations, treatment adherence, and smoking cessation.

    Managing Behavioral Health Issues in Primary Care: Six Five-Minute Tools

    MICHELLE D. SHERMAN, LAURA W. MILLER, MEGAN KEULER, LISA TRUMP, MICHELE MANDRICH

    These practical strategies can help family physicians support patients with depression, anxiety, and other behavioral health issues.

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    Michael S. Niziol, Barbara L. Hays

    Shop around for malpractice insurance | Use a scoreboard to help your team accomplish its goals | <fn><p><b>Q&amp;A</b></p></fn>Physician orders and transitional care management

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    Cindy Hughes

    New and improved rules for chronic care management | Dietitian “incident-to” billing | Electronic health record problem lists

    FROM THE EDITOR

    What Is the Best Approach to Annual Wellness Visits for Seniors?

    Kenneth G. Adler

    Maybe it is time to change the way I do things – yet again.

    THE LAST WORD

    How to Immunize Against Burnout

    Philip Kaplan

    Our collective advocacy can instill hope and prevent burnout.



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