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    A Practical Approach to Reducing Patients' Prescription Costs

    KEVIN FISCELLA, JINEANE VENCI, MECHELLE SANDERS, ANGELA M. LANIGAN, ROBERT J. FORTUNA

    A single screening question and an arsenal of cost-reducing strategies can help you help your patients afford their medications.

    Seven Habits for Reducing Work After Clinic

    SUMANA REDDY, PETER RIPPEY, ARNOLD CUENCA, SUMI SEXTON, TROY FIESINGER, KENNETH G. ADLER, BRANDI WHITE

    Imagine shutting your office door at the end of the day and not having any work that you need to take home. These shifts in practice can help you reclaim your time.

    Risk Stratification: A Two-Step Process for Identifying Your Sickest Patients

    JAMES DOM DERA

    Assessing the health risk of your patients can yield improvements in efficiency and use of resources.

    Transitional Care Management: Practical Processes for Your Practice

    NEELA K. PATEL, RUBY MATHEW, CHIDINMA ANIEMEKE, CHANDANA TRIPATHY, CARLOS ROBERTO JAÉN, JAMES TYSINGER

    Helping patients safely bridge the gap from acute care to ambulatory care is good for patients and practices too.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    Rethinking Roles: Your Colleagues' and Your Own

    Leigh Ann Backer

    How can you foster teamwork when you aren't “the boss”?

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CINDY HUGHES

    SAME-DAY RETURN VISIT | MODIFIER FOR INCIDENT-TO SERVICES | INPATIENT CARE BILLING BY TEACHING PHYSICIAN | BIOPSY OF THE OUTER EAR | MULTIPLE X-RAYS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    Sumana Reddy, Richard A Ginnetti, Justin Holschbach, Alana Benjamin

    CREATE ANNUAL VISIT PLANS FOR YOUR PATIENTS | USE YOUR EHR TO CLOSE CARE GAPS | USE PASSWORDS TO PRACTICE MINDFULNESS

    THE LAST WORD

    A New Lexicon for Physicians: A Poem for Physicians Who Care

    AMARYLLIS SÁNCHEZ WOHLEVER

    What if EHRs, MIPS, and MACRA all stood for something else — something truly meaningful?

    SUPPLEMENT

    Improving Vaccination Rates for the 2018-2019 Influenza Season

    This organizational supplement summarizes information and resources the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) develops, utilizes, and disseminates to family physicians and their health care teams to increase influenza vaccination rates.



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