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The ICD-10 transition will continue into the next year for practices. Here are some tips you’ll need to take in 2016.

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With a dearth of coders thanks to the ICD-10 transition, some practices find that training current staff is the best way to get good coders.

Health care reform, the patient-centered medical home, and the impact of environmental change on global health are just a few of the topics to be discussed at the Internal Medicine 2009 Medicine 2009 in Philadelphia this week.

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More patients are engaged with their healthcare, thanks to increased use of patient portals and other digital tools.

A second opioid Rx doubles the risk of opioid use 1 year later. This short slide show highlights more findings from studies into epidemic opioid misuse and abuse.

Researchers evaluated cervical cancer screening rates in the severely mentally ill enrolled in California’s Medicaid program and noted lower than average rates in this population.

Trimodality therapy achieved improved locoregional control among a cohort of women with nonmetastatic inflammatory breast cancer.

Results of a new study suggest that breast cancer–related lymphedema is strongly associated with multimodality treatment, including chemotherapy, and not axillary node surgery alone.

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This Physician Assistant recommends practitioners partake in a surgical mission in a third-world country, as he found it to be a rewarding experience.

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Medical advocacy groups continue to oppose the GOP's healthcare repeal efforts, speaking out against the latest iteration of the AHCA.

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A data security expert urges healthcare organizations to give a sweeping look at data security, using training and technology.

The 2013 ASCO/CAP updates to HER2 testing guidelines did not result in changes to the rate of HER2 positivity among breast cancer patients.

The FDA has approved regorafenib (Stivarga) for the second-line treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) for patients who have previously received sorafenib.

Women who undergo bilateral mastectomy for the treatment of DCIS may be overtreated, according to the results of a new study.

In this interview we discuss new clinical guidelines from ASTRO on the use of radiotherapy in treating oropharyngeal cancer.

The higher prostate cancer death rates seen among black men in the United States may be due to a higher incidence of preclinical disease and higher risk of metastatic progression, suggesting that different screening policies could benefit this population.

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For this month's coding column, we get a few ICD-10 specific questions on BMI and well child visits.

Some eager medical cannabis experts ask why cannabidiol is not mandatory for athletes to address TBI. Others are more cautious.

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A healthcare professional takes time to address some of the misconceptions patients may have when they present for care.

A 56-year-old man comes to your office for his yearly executive physical. He mentions that he has had 3 days of epigastric pain with occasional radiation to his mid-back.

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