• Features

    How to Correctly Capture Patient Risk for Value-Based Care Programs

    VINITA MAGOON

    Hierarchical condition categories are key for improving health outcomes and getting accurate reimbursements.

    Antibiotic Stewardship Throughout the Primary Care Visit: Opportunities for Office Staff

    BETHANY A. WATTLES, NAVJYOT K. VIDWAN, MICHAEL J. SMITH

    Engaging office staff will make your practice's antibiotic stewardship efforts more effective.

    Office-Based Strategies to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance

    BRIAN ANTONO, RANIT MISHORI

    The goal is not simply to avoid antibiotics but to use them in a judicious manner. Here are 10 steps family physicians, practices, and leaders can take.

    Put Your Clinical Data to Work With a Registry

    SANDY POGONES, AMY MULLINS, GAIL GUERRERO TUCKER

    Unlike most EHRs, registries can make patient data accessible and actionable, leading to better outcomes and easier quality reporting.

    How to Succeed in Value-Based Care

    JAMES DOM DERA

    Identifying your patients, sorting them by risk, and managing their chronic conditions as a team can help you make the most of value-based care programs.

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CINDY HUGHES

    TWO VISITS WITH THE SAME PATIENT ON THE SAME DATE | SCREENING FOR PREDIABETES | TCM AND CCM IN THE SAME MONTH | TIME SPENT REVIEWING SCREENING SCORES

    FROM THE EDITOR

    Combatting COVID-19 Information Overload

    Sarina Schrager

    In the digital age, patients sometimes have the same access to the latest information as family physicians. But they still need us to filter it for them.

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    John P. Yeatts, Devdutta Sangvai, Alicia Kowalchuk

    SORT PATIENTS BY RISK: THREE METHODS | FOCUS ON THESE FOUR AREAS FOR VALUE-BASED CARE SUCCESS | PARTNER WITH SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER TREATMENT PROGRAMS

    THE LAST WORD

    How to Respond to Unreasonable Patient Expectations

    DANIEL J. FRASCA

    Sometimes, what the patient wants isn't what the patient needs.



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