• Features

    How to Talk to Reluctant Patients About the Flu Shot

    COLLEEN T. FOGARTY, LATRESHA CRUES

    This three-step framework can help you address patients' concerns about influenza immunization.

    Evaluating Physician Employment Contracts: How Do Your Benefits Measure Up?

    Travis Singleton, Phillip Miller

    From signing bonuses to relocation and continuing education allowances, your employment contract needs to provide more than a competitive salary.

    Reducing Frustration and Increasing Fulfillment: Reframing

    Jay Winner

    To better handle challenging patients or situations, try modifying the way you view them.

    Finding the Bright Spots in Value-Based Care

    Farzad Mostashari, Jen Brull, Jonathan Lilly, Julio Navarro

    Taking one small step at a time, primary care practices can lead the way as the health care system begins to reward value.

    Technology Tools and Trends for Better Patient Care: Beyond the EHR

    Steven E. Waldren, Thomas Agresta, Theresa Wilkes

    From remote monitoring of chronic diseases to virtual assistants in the exam room, technology will improve practice.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    From Frustration to Fulfillment in Practice and Patient Care

    Kenneth G. Adler

    The ultimate goal is to improve your patients' experience receiving care and your experience providing it.

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    Cindy Hughes

    ICD-10 code updates for Oct. 1 | Billing for the new influenza vaccination | Diagnosis coding for hypertension and heart failure | Medicare payment for telemedicine home visits

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    Peter Liepmann, Floyd "Tripp" Bradd

    Use word of mouth to find great employees | Improve your emotional intelligence | Get help with your EHR – over coffee

    THE LAST WORD

    Remission! What Surviving Cancer Has Taught Me

    Sandy J. Brown

    Months of brutal chemotherapy will teach you a few things about yourself, your calling, and your community.

    Creating a Space Where Doctors Can Be Vulnerable

    Ani A. Bodoutchian

    We shouldn't try to carry the stress of patient care alone.

    SUPPLEMENT

    Making Sense of MACRA: A Guide for the Employed Physician

    Use this checklist to ensure your administrator is capturing your data properly, which will help optimize revenue for you and your practice.



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