Obstetrics-Gynecology & Women's Health
Electronic health record systems were not designed for population health, but help is on the way.
Do yearly mammograms reduce the number of breast cancer deaths? A new study casts doubt on their effectiveness
The debate over the necessity of annual mammograms continues as a recent study suggests that the screenings for breast cancer do not reduce the number of deaths from the disease.
The National Society of Certified Healthcare Business Consultants has released information on medical practice overhead percentages, average monthly charges in accounts receivable, full time equivalent staff ratios, and more in its 2012 Joint Statistics Report of Medical and Dental Statistics on Income and Expenses.
Patient education materials from 16 major medical societies all suffer from a lack of readability, making them difficult for patients to comprehend and potentially contributing to poor health literacy, according to a study in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Questions include details regarding Medicare coverage of sexually transmitted infections. Find out the answers to your pressing coding questions.
If your patient population is similar to the pool of those responding to a recent survey, you?ll want to consider adding a secure online communication tool to your practice to allow patients to obtain lab results, request appointments, pay medical bills, and communicate with your offices?if you haven?t done so already.
As a doctor, you can still refuse to perform abortions and sterilizations on moral grounds, but you can't refuse contraception and family planning services under a new rule from the HHS.