Clinical news inspired new offerings at this year's annual meeting, but so did current event, with sessions planned on President Barack Obama's first 100 days and the influence of Islam on modern medicine.
1 Mar 2009
A high number of self-pay patients in the patient panel can lead to increased headaches for front-office staff.
1 Nov 2016
Physicians want to know how to tell if their practices might qualify as an Advanced Alternate Payment Model, which will garner extra reimbursement for quality patient care, and whether they might meet the standards of a qualified professional under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act.
1 Jul 2016
Recent surveys have found that a sizable share of internists and primary care physicians have implemented technology for one or more telehealth services.
1 Jan 2019
Beginning in January 2018, Medicare will pay for certain telehealth services for patients who are enrolled in Part B and live in a Health Professional Shortage Area or in a county that is not included in a metropolitan statistical area.
1 Jan 2018
In a quest to unveil common problems for small practices and offer solutions, the College's Center for Practice Innovation visited 34 practices across the U.S. over a two-year period. Part one of the six-part series looks at the unique staffing issues faced by small offices.
1 Jan 2008
Stagnating incomes encourage some primary care physicians to add botulinum toxin injections and chemical peels to their menu of services.
1 Feb 2008
Two ACP modules, eligible for CME and Maintenance of Certification Practice Assessment points, offer help for physicians to ensure that patients receive care that is consistent with their values, goals, and preferences and to identify patients with atrial fibrillation.
18 Jul 2017
Good documentation is critical, and in today's environment it must be performed quickly, accurately and efficiently.
1 Jan 2008
Needlesticks happen. Patients have the same or similar names. OSHA inspectors visit. Drugs are recalled. Now what?.
1 Mar 2008