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Practice Management - April 2014


Practice Rx

ICD-10 will require more precision in documenting visits

ICD-10 will require more precision in documenting visits

By Debra Lansey

ACP staff answers questions that have arisen as members ramp up their efforts to comply with the new implementation standards.

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Practice Tips

Connecting the dots—why benchmarking matters

By Margo Williams

Efficient practices not only run better, they offer better patient outcomes. Benchmarking is the first step in this process because it shows where to focus attention first.

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FDA Update

Cardiac risks of testosterone, saxagliptin under investigation

Cardiac risks of testosterone, saxagliptin under investigation

By Stacey Butterfield

This regulatory update covers an FDA review of the risk of stroke, heart attack and death in men taking testosterone products, as well as a possible increase in heart failure associated with saxagliptin.

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Practice Management

EHRs’ advantages may carry malpractice risks as well

By Alicia Gallegos

Electronic health records have numerous advantages but also some potential pitfalls, as design flaws, complex templates and structured progress notes may lead to more complexity and more challenges to defense against malpractice.

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