• Features

    Ten EHR Strategies for Efficient Documentation

    JAY WINNER

    Applying even one of these 10 strategies can help you reduce frustration, improve productivity, and get home earlier.

    Two Habits of a Healthy Team: Managing Conflict and Practicing Gratitude

    CATHERINE FLORIO PIPAS

    Most teams try to avoid conflict, yet can't stop focusing on the negative. Healthy teams do the opposite.

    Developing Your Professional Career Plan

    ROBERT J. MOTLEY, AIMEE MCMULLIN

    The key to a fulfilling career is to know what's important to you — from your mission, identity, and direction to family, fun, and finances — and then pursue that.

    Transitioning to Direct Primary Care

    RYAN D. KAUFFMAN

    Imagine practicing medicine without all the administrative burdens related to billing insurance. Here's how one physician made the switch.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    Maintaining Patient Relationships in the Age of Hospitalists, Urgent Care, and a Pandemic

    Sarina Schrager

    It was already difficult to get enough face-to-face time with patients before COVID-19 hit. Bonding with them now takes even more effort.

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CINDY HUGHES

    LAB TESTS REQUIRING MODIFIER QW | NEWBORN: NEW PATIENT OR NOT? | SHARED SERVICES FOR NEW PATIENTS | CODING SEX-SPECIFIC SERVICES FOR TRANSGENDER PATIENTS | PACEMAKER DUE TO SICK SINUS SYNDROME

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    Rashmi Rode, Richard J. Sagall

    USE EHR “STICKY NOTES” TO CONNECT WITH PATIENTS PERSONALLY | TALKING YOUR TEAM THROUGH A CRISIS | GET CREDIT FOR PRE- AND POST-EXAM WORK

    THE LAST WORD

    Ten Tips for Cultivating Patience During Uncertain Times

    MICHELLE D. SHERMAN, SARAH A. SCHNITKER, ANNE C. DOERING, ANDREW H. SLATTENGREN

    It's easy to feel impatient with ourselves and others these days. But research suggests impatience can be bad for our health. Here's a better way to respond.

    SUPPLEMENT

    Increasing Pneumococcal Immunization Rates

    This supplement from the American Academy of Family Physicians shares learnings from state chapter quality improvement initiatives designed to increase adult pneumococcal vaccination rates. The project was supported by a grant from Pfizer Independent Grants for Learning & Change.

    Understanding Value-Based Payment: A Primer for Family Physicians

    Public and private payers are transitioning away from fee-for-service and emphasizing value-based payment models. This supplement from the American Academy of Family Physicians describes what you need to know about the transition and how it may affect you and your practice.



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