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Osler, expertise, and phronesis personified

From residency onward throughout a physician's career, becoming a diagnostician requires the ability to distinguish important clues or details from those that are not as pertinent to the situation at hand, a slowly developed skill that ultimately is recognized as an “expertise.”
1 Oct 2019

Chronic care management at last, and how to code for it

Understand how to bill and code for a final rule that updates payment policies and rates for services furnished under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, making it certain that Medicare will pay for chronic care management services.
1 Jan 2015

Pneumococcal vaccine recommendations can be unclear

While most physicians surveyed about current Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations responded that they found them to be very clear or somewhat clear, when tested with questions about the recommendations and several case scenarios, many of the survey respondents answered incorrectly.
1 Apr 2018

Handbook offers practical guidance on preventive health records

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality recently released a guide titled “An Interactive Preventive Care Record (IPHR): A Handbook for Using Patient-Centered Personal Health Records To Promote Prevention.”
7 Aug 2012

Adapting primary care to include transgender patients

The best way to treat transgender individuals in the ambulatory care setting involves coordination headed by culturally competent primary care.
1 Nov 2017

The latest issue of ACP Internist is online and coming to your mailbox

The next issue of ACP Internist is online and coming to your mailbox. Featured in this month's issue are stories about e-cigarettes, lung cancer screening recommendations, and the potential of GERD as a cause of pulmonary diseases.
4 Mar 2014

Accurate coding of the Initial Preventive Physical Examination

It is important for internists to understand and plan for the Initial Preventive Physical Examination, a one-time visit for new Medicare beneficiaries.
1 Oct 2014

Updated guidelines released for management of HIV in primary care

The HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) released updated guidelines last week on management of HIV in primary care.
19 Nov 2013

CMS proposes some revised requirements for chronic care

It is important for internists to understand and plan for how they could meet the proposed service requirements and take advantage of payment for non-face-to-face chronic care management.
1 Sep 2014

Cancer society recommends prostate cancer specialists team with primary care physicians to coordinate survivorship care

Prostate cancer specialists should ensure a patient's primary care clinician is included as part of the post-treatment clinical follow-up team, a new guideline stated.
17 Jun 2014

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