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"You Should See My Doctor": Cost-Effective Marketing Ideas for Your Practice -- Family ...

...HbA1c rate for your patients with diabetes. Outline your care-process models (a.k.a. critical pathways or protocols) for asth- ma, hypertension and hypercholesterolemia. Highlight your low waiting times in the office, short waits for preventive health visits or after- hours access....

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"You Should See My Doctor": Cost-Effective Marketing Ideas for Your Practice -- FPM

Jan 1, 2002 - Marketing doesn’t have to be expensive, complicated or unethical. To begin, simply treat your current patients right.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0100/p33.html

10 Steps to Preparing Your Office for ICD-10 -- Now -- FPM

Feb 1, 2014 - Don't wait any longer. You need to take steps now to meet the Oct. 1 deadline.

Family Practice Management : Articles

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13 Months of Quality Improvement: Did It Work? -- FPM

Jan 1, 2001 - The article completes a series on one group's participation in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's chronic care quality improvement project. This article offers lessons learned from the project and explores whether the principles of quality improvement were effective.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0100/p55.html

2014 Is Finally Here - Oh My! -- FPM

Feb 1, 2014 - It's going to be a challenging year, but we can do this.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0100/p4.html

6 Easy Steps to Low-Cost Electronic Medical Record -- Family Practice Management

...htn HYPERTENSION di DIABETES iddm INSULIN DEPENDENT DIABETES MELLITUS ms MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS bom BILATERAL OTITIS MEDIA narc CHRONIC PAIN SYNDROME, NARCOTIC DEPENDENCY mig MIGRAINE HEADACHE Instruction code Linked AutoText rice rest, ice, elastic compression...

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A Multiple-Service Rule for E/M Services -- FPM

Jun 1, 2008 - A simple rule change could improve access and quality of care while reducing inequities between compensation for E/M services and for procedures.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0600/p9.html

A Refresher on Coding Consultations -- FPM

Mar 1, 2007 - Here's a guide to the sometimes confusing documentation requirements for consultations.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0300/p45.html

A Refresher on medical Necessity -- Family Practice Management

...pain. Then you would ask about the patient’s past medical history to identify potential risk factors for coronary artery disease such as hypertension or dyslipidemia. You would also ask about family history of cardiovascular dis- ease and perform a social history to determine if the...

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A Refresher on Medical Necessity -- FPM

Aug 1, 2006 - Reviewing the rules and examining your coding practices can decrease denials and help you get paid.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0700/p28.html

A Simple Approach to Shared Decision Making in Cancer Screening -- FPM

Jun 1, 2017 - When screening decisions aren't clear, this process can help you help your patients.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0500/p5.html

A Systematic Approach to Managing Warfarin Doses -- FPM

May 1, 2005 - The article offers a systematic approach for the management of anticoagulation and adjustment of warfarin doses.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0500/p77.html

A Team-Based Care Model that Improves Job Satisfaction

...Hypertension control Median time to new appointment New patient appts made in two business days New patient appointments 10 | FPM | March/April 2018 www.aafp.org/fpm support the model. A local market disrup- tor began offering significantly higher MA wages, we were not...

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A Team-Based Care Model That Improves Job Satisfaction -- FPM

Apr 1, 2018 - Expanding the role of medical assistants to better support providers can improve not only traditional outcomes but also job satisfaction.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0300/p6.html

A three-step guide to coding for multiple skin procedures in a single visit -- FPM

Follow these three steps to bill correctly, avoid denials, and make sure you’re not leaving revenue on the table when you perform skin biopsies and lesion removals.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/skin_procedure_coding.html

A Tool for Evaluating Hypertension -- FPM

Mar 1, 2004 - The article offers an evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension, based on the seventh report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure (JNC 7), and includes an encounter form to aid physicians ...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0300/p79.html

A Tool for Evaluating Patients with a Knee Injury -- FPM

Mar 1, 2005 - The article is part of the Point-of-Care Guides series and provides an evidence-based encounter form for use with patients who present with knee injury.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0300/p67.html

A Tool For Evaluating Patients With Cold Symptoms -- FPM

Oct 1, 2004 - The article describes an encounter form that can improve documentation of visits for patients with cold symptoms and reduce the amount of time spent documenting, which sometimes can take longer than the visit itself.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/1000/p53.html

Acute Otitis Media in Children -- FPM

Jun 1, 2004 - The article presents an evidence-based approach to diagnosing and treating otitis media and provides an encounter form.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0600/p52.html

Adding Health Education Specialists to Your Practice -- FPM

Apr 1, 2014 - These multifaceted employees can improve patient care, generate additional net revenue, and prepare your practice for the future.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0300/p10.html

Adult Hypertension Treatment Algorithm

...ADULT HYPERTENSION TREATMENT ALGORITHM Basic • H and P • BMP • Urinalysis • Micro-albumin If ACE intolerant If not in control If not in control Beta blocker metoprolol succinate ER 25 mg X 1 daily 50 mg X 1 daily 100 mg X 1 daily (Keep heart...

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Ambulatory Patient Checklist for MAs

... Hypertension  Preventive care  Diabetes  Vital signs  Patient education sheets identified and linked  Recheck blood pressure if elevated (>129/84)  Patient assessed for gown  Expectation management  Doctor notified Check-out  Referrals and...

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An Organized Approach to Chronic Disease Care -- FPM

Jun 1, 2011 - Delivering better chronic disease care is a team sport that requires a clear game plan.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0500/p27.html

Applying the "Theory of Constraints" to Solve Your Practice's Most Vexing Problem -- FPM

Oct 1, 2014 - What stands in the way of your practice achieving its goal?

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0900/p18.html

Are You Ready for Maintenance of Certification? -- Family Practice Management

...ment modules to improve their knowledge of common medical problems. (See the example above.) The first two modules address diabe- tes and hypertension, and new topics will be added each year. The ABFP will be develop- ing specifications for the self-assessment mod- ules so that...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0100/fpm20050100p42.pdf

Are You Ready for Maintenance of Certification? -- FPM

Jan 1, 2005 - The new board recertification process has garnered mixed reviews from family physicians. Find out how it will impact you.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0100/p42.html

Ask FPM - Mar 2004 -- FPM

Mar 1, 2004 - ...of topics. These can focus on prevention, nutrition, exercise, smoking cessation or common conditions such as asthma, diabetes and hypertension. Some practices have a TV nook where educational videos are available for patients to choose to view. Nature programs, music and art videos...

Family Practice Management : Q&As

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0300/p86.html

Asthma Days: An Approach to Planned Asthma Care -- Family Practice Management

...efficiency and effectiveness. The principles outlined here could apply to any chronic disease, such as diabetes, heart failure and hypertension. While it is not the only way to provide excellent care for chronic diseases, it has performed very well in supporting the goals we’ve set...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/1000/fpm20041000p43.pdf

Asthma Days: An Approach to Planned Asthma Care for Family Physicians -- FPM

Oct 1, 2004 - Find out how one practice has improved care and outcomes for its asthma patients and increased practice revenue at the same time.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/1000/p43.html

Avoiding Ambiguous Documentation -- FPM

May 1, 2007 - Unclear terms can weaken medical documentation and confuse your colleagues, and this physician has had enough.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0500/p60.html

Back to the Future: The Telemedicine House Call -- FPM

Jan 1, 1998 - This pilot project showed that high-tech can mean high-touch.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1998/0100/p18.html

Becoming an Effective Physician Leader -- FPM

May 1, 1999 - Your clinical practice has planted the seeds of leadership skills, but they need intensive cultivation to flourish.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0500/p35.html

Big Business and Bad Medicine -- FPM

Jun 1, 1999 - Editorial arguing that efforts to make medicine into big business are doomed to failure because they are economically unsound and because medicine is an art, not a business, and an art that depends on the doctor being set apart as special, not shoved into a slot with other providers.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0600/p8.html

Billing for Your Work With Surgeons -- FPM

Aug 1, 2004 - Coding and billing for services when a patient is undergoing surgery and is also under the care of a surgeon can be challenging for family physicians; the author explains how to do it right.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0700/p16.html

Breaking Even on Four Visits Per Day -- FPM

Jun 1, 2007 - Spurning health plan contracts enabled this practice to dramatically reduce overhead and fees while improving access for the uninsured.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0600/p19.html

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...Coding for Hypertension: Painting a Picture of the Severity of Illness [Feature] As risk-adjustment scoring increases, the pressure is on to code hypertension correctly. Here’s an overview using common patient scenarios. March/April 2019 Issue Skin Deep: How to Properly...

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...Coding for Hypertension: Painting a Picture of the Severity of Illness [Feature] As risk-adjustment scoring increases, the pressure is on to code hypertension correctly. Here’s an overview using common patient scenarios. January/February 2020 Issue The 2020 Medicare...

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...A Tool for Evaluating Hypertension [Improving Patient Care] The article offers an evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension, based on the seventh report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood...

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...This installment in FPM's ICD-10 series explains the guidelines for coding hypertension. January/February 2014 Issue 10 Steps to Preparing Your Office for ICD-10 -- Now [Feature] Don't wait any longer. You need to take steps now to meet the Oct. 1 deadline....

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...Setting a goal, identifying the right patients, and implementing team care can help bring hypertension under control. November/December 2015 Issue Putting Pre-Visit Planning Into Practice [Feature] Patient visits can be more effective if much of the information gathering...

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...A Tool for Evaluating Hypertension [Improving Patient Care] The article offers an evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension, based on the seventh report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood...

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...Controlling Hypertension: Focusing on "Why" Makes "How" a Lot Easier [Feature] Understanding the power of quality data and then starting with a few specific measures leads to improved blood pressure rates. September/October 2014 Issue Health Confidence: A Simple,...

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...This installment in FPM's ICD-10 series explains the guidelines for coding hypertension. January/February 2014 Issue 10 Steps to Preparing Your Office for ICD-10 -- Now [Feature] Don't wait any longer. You need to take steps now to meet the Oct. 1 deadline....

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...Coding for Hypertension: Painting a Picture of the Severity of Illness [Feature] As risk-adjustment scoring increases, the pressure is on to code hypertension correctly. Here’s an overview using common patient scenarios. January/February 2020 Issue The 2020 Medicare...

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...Setting a goal, identifying the right patients, and implementing team care can help bring hypertension under control. January/February 2016 Issue Ring In the New Year With Five Five-Star Apps [SPPACES: App Reviews] From keeping up with preventive service recommendations...

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...Controlling Hypertension: Focusing on "Why" Makes "How" a Lot Easier [Feature] Understanding the power of quality data and then starting with a few specific measures leads to improved blood pressure rates. September/October 2014 Issue Health Confidence: A Simple,...

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...Controlling Hypertension: Focusing on "Why" Makes "How" a Lot Easier [Feature] Understanding the power of quality data and then starting with a few specific measures leads to improved blood pressure rates. September/October 2014 Issue Gambling on the Transition From...

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...Setting a goal, identifying the right patients, and implementing team care can help bring hypertension under control. November/December 2015 Issue Putting Pre-Visit Planning Into Practice [Feature] Patient visits can be more effective if much of the information gathering...

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...Coding for Hypertension: Painting a Picture of the Severity of Illness [Feature] As risk-adjustment scoring increases, the pressure is on to code hypertension correctly. Here’s an overview using common patient scenarios. March/April 2018 Issue Is Your Diagnosis Coding...

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...Hypertension May/June 2020 Issue Implementing Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Primary Care Practice [Feature] In-office blood pressure readings are often inaccurate or insufficient. Here’s a way to get a better picture of how your patients are doing and get paid for it....

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