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Scoring system predicts risk for hospital readmission

Additional lots of clevidipine butyrate injectable emulsion recalledBoxed warning for clopidogrel: reduced effects for certain patients
23 Mar 2010

CMS considers codes for additional non-face-to-face services

New codes will allow billing for the complicated and far-reaching services that are provided as part of chronic complex care.
1 Sep 2013

Practice Tips: Connecting the dots—why benchmarking matters

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.
1 Apr 2014

Internal medicine subspecialists, other specialty care physicians provide many primary care services

Almost 40% of medical visits for primary care services were to non-primary care physicians, a new study found.
28 Aug 2012

Rethinking the value of the annual exam

Patients expect it and internists won't let it go. But does the evidence support the need for the periodic health exam? Experts weigh in on the value of regularly seeing a patient on a preventive basis.
1 Jan 2010

Malpractice claim numbers similar for inpatient and outpatient settings

More than half of all malpractice claims involve outpatient care, although inpatient claims are more expensive on average, a study found.
21 Jun 2011

Lung cancer screening guideline debated

New screening recommendations for low-dose CT for smokers will prove to be trickier to follow than most preventive care guidelines, experts say. Learn what issues to consider, where to refer patients, and how to deal with the results.
1 Mar 2014

History is key after childhood disease

A generation ago, most children with severe disabilities died before reaching adulthood. Now, more than 90% survive. From cancer or congenital heart disease to cystic fibrosis and Down syndrome, pediatric survivors need interns who can coordinate chronic care.
1 Sep 2010

Practice Tips: What your practice needs to know about health insurance exchanges

Learn how to bring patients up to speed on their new access to health care via health insurance marketplaces, or as they're known, “exchanges.”.
1 Oct 2013

It's not too late to start quality reporting and get paid for it

It's not too late to start reporting quality data to Medicare and receive a bonus payment. Learn how to submit claims on 15 consecutive eligible Medicare patients to receive a bonus of 1.5% of allowed Medicare charges from July 1 to Dec. 31.
1 Jul 2008

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