• Features

    99213 or 99214? Three Tips for Navigating the Coding Conundrum

    RICHELLE MARTING

    Here’s how to quickly identify whether you’re on the path to a 99214 versus a 99213.

    How to Create a Culture of Well-Being in Your Practice

    MARK H. GREENAWALD

    Every organization has a culture, either by default or by design. Why not cultivate one that helps people thrive?

    Patient Inducements: The New Dos and Don’ts

    ALICE G. GOSFIELD

    The limits on giving free goods and services to Medicare and Medicaid patients are complex. Here’s how to avoid regulatory trouble.

    Teach-Back: A Simple Technique to Enhance Patients’ Understanding

    THOMAS BODENHEIMER

    Half of patients leave their visit without understanding what their physician told them, but this simple technique can help.

    Quality Measures: How to Get Them Right

    RONALD ADLER, SAMI HAMDAN, COURTNEY SCANLON, WAYNE ALTMAN

    Pay-for-performance programs have produced disappointing results. Fewer and more appropriate, evidence-based quality measures could help.

    SPPACES: MEDICAL APP REVIEWS

    Four Mobile Apps for Pain Management

    DAVID REBEDEW

    These apps can help you and your patients more effectively manage their acute and chronic pain.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    Quality Measurement: A Long Way to Go

    Kenneth G. Adler

    Physician quality shouldn’t be subjective. But the current measurement methods need more work.

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CINDY HUGHES

    MEDICARE BILLING FOR WELL-WOMAN EXAMS | PEDIATRIC HEARING SCREENING | ROAD RASH TREATMENT | PEAK FLOW TESTING | STUDENT DOCUMENTATION

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    Practice Pearls

    Jay Mercer, Dave Gilchrist

    USE A VIDEO GAME MOUSE TO “BEAT” YOUR EHR | BUILD A BETTER MEETING | PLAN YOUR HUDDLES | IMPROVE YOUR EHR SPEED

    THE LAST WORD

    Five Ways to Cultivate Resilience

    KIM YU

    Resilience is a powerful weapon against burnout.



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