Not everyone with extremely high blood pressure meets the criteria.
IM Practice Manager works as a stand-alone system but can also be integrated with existing EHRs, hospital information systems, and billing software. ... Dr. Cucina said physicians in private practice have a financial incentive to improve their billing
The question of “observation or inpatient” has perplexed hospital physicians for some time, but it's recently acquired greater financial significance. Recovery audit contractors paid by Medicare will be looking at hospitals' one-day admissions
Cumbler. Still, the practice holds promise. In a pilot study, Dr.
Daily face-to-face meetings improve outcomes and teamwork.
You have to use your head and your intuition rather than test-driven medicine. ... In Lima, for example, he found simple satisfaction in “rolling up your sleeves and going to work.
They represent a wide variety of hospital medicine practice settings—urban academic centers, Veterans Affairs and community facilities, and an Indian Health Services hospital. ... For more advice on improving your practice, see the Perspectives piece
Of the tried-and-true drug therapies, acetaminophen should be your first line of attack, the experts said. ... After all, there's good reason to take your time today treating elderly patients' pain.
Staff writer Mollie Durkin and I attended the conference and brought back expert advice to improve your practice. ... This month's Q&A looks at an updated way to make sure your practice (and especially your teaching) is in line with recommendations on
Q: Before your study, do you think the clinicians involved knew that discharge education was not being handled well? ... Build time into your day or a system into your practice to make sure discharge education is happening in a standardized way.