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    Panel Size Is Just a Number: A Rubric for Opening and Closing Panels

    DAVID MARGOLIUS, KATHRYN TENG

    Deciding whether primary care doctors have the capacity to take on more patients requires accounting for things like productivity, as well as panel size.

    Is This Some Kind of Joke? Understanding and Using Humor in the Clinical Setting

    CHRISTOPHER P. CHIODO, BRADY GREENE

    The wrong joke at the wrong time can shatter the doctor-patient relationship, but humor used wisely has health benefits and strengthens bonds in stressful situations.

    Caring for Me Is Caring for You: The Power of Physician Self-Care and Personal Transformation

    CATHERINE FLORIO PIPAS

    Want to see change in your team, your organization, or beyond? Start by filling your own tank.

    Coding for Hypertension: Painting a Picture of the Severity of Illness

    CINDY HUGHES

    As risk-adjustment scoring increases, the pressure is on to code hypertension correctly. Here's an overview using common patient scenarios.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    On Baby Pictures and Empty Nests

    Sarina Schrager

    Sharing life transitions is both a challenge and a joy of long-standing patient relationships.

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CINDY HUGHES

    NEW CODE FOR VAPING-RELATED ILLNESS | ULTRASOUND SERVICES IN THE OFFICE | AUTISM SCREENING | DOES YOUR DOCUMENTATION NEED CODES OR MODIFIERS?

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    Gary LeRoy, John Hanna

    MAKE OFFICE REDESIGN A COLLABORATIVE PROJECT | DESIGNATE A VACCINE UPDATE EXPERT | HANDLE DISABILITY EXAMS WITH EMPATHY AND PRACTICALITY

    THE LAST WORD

    Looking Beyond Diagnostic Criteria

    J. BAILEY SANFORD

    The power of family medicine is seeing patients as more than just signs and symptoms.



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