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Examining data for patients who underwent spine surgery when residents were present, resea
OCTOBER 3, 2014
When residents assist during brain or spine surgery, the risk of complication or death does not i
JULY 10, 2015
When residents assist during brain or spine surgery, the risk of complication or death does not
The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) released new guidelines to help healthcare organiza
JULY 1, 2015
  Best Practices for LTC Billers
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
One of the fiercest fights in surgery is about ears. Do you cover them while conducting surgery?
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
  Best Practices for Ongoing Consolidated Billing Compliance
OCTOBER 16, 2015
  Medicare Part A admissions: Best practices for your facility
APRIL 22, 2016
  Achieve accurate reimbursement and compliance with these best practices
NOVEMBER 9, 2018
CDC updates SSI guideline for the first time in 18 years In May 2017, th
New studies show overlapping surgery isn’t as risky (or as time saving) as once thought
MARCH 1, 2018
Some physicians are for robotic surgery; some are not. This is the issue of debate in an article
AUGUST 20, 2015
The aging physician: Some practical tips by William K. Cors
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
The practice of concurrent surgery is common and has been accepted for so long that it might be
MARCH 17, 2016
AA best practice should identify clinical actions—assessment, teaching, procedures, coordin
Best practice should identify clinical actions—assessment, teaching, procedures, coordinati
ISMP’s targeted medication safety best practices for 2017 Edit
MARCH 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
  Following the arrest of a Tucson man on charges of practicing medicine without a
JULY 10, 2014
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
DECEMBER 17, 2014
JUSTCODING
Joan Rivers’ death following treatment at a Manhattan ambulatory surgery center was tragic
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) released new guidelines for adult IV push medi
AUGUST 19, 2015
Q: Do any general guidelines exist for queries on outpatient services? We are beginning
OCTOBER 29, 2014
JUSTCODING
  The staff at Health and Beauty Cosmetic Surgery in West Palm Beach, Florida, fac
JUNE 12, 2014
JANUARY 14, 2015
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
JUSTCODING
Pharmacy group issues nationwide guidelines for stopping diversion of controlled substanc
AUGUST 27, 2014
JUSTCODING
The Midwest may be the best place for physicians to practice to avoid burnout and stress, accordi
MAY 12, 2017
The ICD-10-PCS guidelines for reporting multiple procedures could trip up inpatient coders becaus
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
Want to know what the best care options are for patients with specific diseases or conditions? S
In simplest terms, a best practice is a process or procedure that consistently produces superior
Q: Does an unstageable on spine qualify someone under Medicare A for a SNF?
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
Research casting new light as surgeons grapple with OR attire guidelines. If you though
Research casting new light as surgeons grapple with OR attire guidelines If you thought
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
by Robert S. Gold, MD Do the official guidelines get in the way of ethical coding?
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
NCCI guidelines for Part B Billing New coding requirements r
“If you go to an offshore school, the best case scenario is that you'll have about a 50% or
APRIL 17, 2014
When it comes to healthcare, making your customer happy may not always be the best course of ac
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
Doctors and drug czars ask for chronic pain guidelines to be relaxed By Brian
From social media practices to safety requirements,
JULY 30, 2015
Introducing change to practice in healthcare is not easy. While it is well established that evid
JANUARY 27, 2016
  Communication Guidelines
Dear readers, On behalf of HCPro and Physician Practice Insider, I would like to
DECEMBER 30, 2014
The absolute best ICD-10 education is completely free, assuming you have an Internet connection.
  Restorative care for residents after hip surgery
OCTOBER 1, 2014
Technical standards released by U.S. Access Board build on local push toward best practices.
MARCH 9, 2017
With the current nursing shortage, recruiting and retaining the best nurses has implications for
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a l
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
DECEMBER 13, 2016
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
DECEMBER 27, 2016
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
Dear readers, Do you have any best practices or forms/lists/ templates from your
OCTOBER 8, 2015
Do you have an evidence-based practice story to share? For nurses just ge
AUGUST 27, 2015
The American Board of Podiatric Surgery (ABPS) will adopt the trade name American Board of Foot
Hospitals have improved their processes care and safe practices, but they’ve got much work
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
You hear it all the time: Practice now for the situations that require your staff to deal with an
JANUARY 7, 2016
Terms of use synopsis
SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
HIM and other healthcare professionals looking for best practice tips to improve care for LGTBT i
With the current nursing shortage, recruiting and retaining the best nurses has impl
APRIL 4, 2019
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
JUSTCODING
JULY 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a l
Changes in the healthcare delivery landscape and scope-of-practice laws are driving demand for a
Copying and pasting information in EHRs is a common practice that can save busy physicians and ot
Copying and pasting information in electronic health records (EHR) is a common practice that can
APRIL 5, 2016
Telemedicine is still a niche business for physician practices and one that’s been slow to
We value your feedback. HCPro relies on customer feedback to develop products that best meet yo
“It’s such a big part of their practice of medicine in the future that their there ne
NOVEMBER 9, 2018
Sure, CDI practices might lead a hospital to the proverbial pot o’ gold hidden in the medic
More practices are using nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) in new ways and
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
  Are hospitals considering the best setting for discharge?
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016
The growing demands of administrative work are a major pain point for most physician practices. T
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
Selling a practice or merging with another practice can be a good strategic move for a physician,
SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
A meta-analysis of 22 studies involving nearly 20,000 residents from general surgery programs dis
DECEMBER 23, 2016
The National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) quietly updated its guidelines last spring. In the 90-
OCTOBER 1, 2015
Take a close look at the documentation guidelines that CMS suggests for the practice improvement
Do you see room in your practice for a productivity advantage? “My background is emergency
Junior surgery residents are getting less exposure to common surgeries, according to a study publ
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016
Lawmakers in a half-dozen states are considering bills that would expand the scope of practice fo
DECEMBER 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
The Giving Excellence Meaning (GEM) Awards honored five of the best and brightest nurses in the U
DECEMBER 21, 2016
The AMA and the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc. (A
In the emerging practice of medical improv, humor isn't the end goal. When people
AUGUST 25, 2016
In the emerging practice of medical improv, humor isn't the end goal. When people
AUGUST 25, 2016
Surgeries that do not involve the insertion of an implantable device should be monitored for surg
JANUARY 6, 2015
Since the da Vinci Surgery System was granted FDA approval in 2000, robotic surgery has b
DECEMBER 16, 2015
MAY 13, 2015
JUSTCODING
A bill that would have allowed outpatient joint replacement surgery in the state of Wyoming didn
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) released new guidelines that address diabetes management
FEBRUARY 5, 2016
by Tami Swartz When examining the new draft guidelines for the revised Home Healt
Unique combination of solid regulatory guidance and practical solutions
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
  Unique combination of solid regulatory guidance and practical solutions
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
We value your feedback. HCPro relies on customer feedback to develop products that best me
MARCH 26, 2014
JUSTCODING
The number of solo and small practices continues to dwindle in the U.S., and the pace of consolid
The four Cooperating Parties released the 2015 ICD-10-CM guidelines and, in the process, deleted
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
As the winter winds down, I thought I’d round up some of the best and worst stories from t
MARCH 17, 2016
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
Physician practices that transition to patient-centered medical homes (PCMH) are reaping benefits
Get cutting-edge best practices and customizable tools to improve your patient’s safety!
JULY 22, 2015
I want to invite you all to our free upcoming webcast, “Best Practices for Achieving GME Pr
JULY 24, 2015
OCTOBER 29, 2014
JUSTCODING
One of the biggest stumbling blocks for ICD-10 implementation by small physician practices
You should review the final CoPs and the draft interpretive guidelines. Sections
The AMA has unveiled a new position statement and a list of 21 suggested guidelines for how prior
  Two operators of ambulatory surgery center (ASC), Surgery Partners and Symbion,
JUNE 26, 2014
On July 1, nearly 200 group practices began a five-year demonstration program of CMS’s Onco
Some 5% of bariatric surgery readmsisions don’t have to happen, according to an analysis of
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
JUSTCODING
Experts say you should start practicing now on the local level A new standard under dev
SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
Between hand hygiene, sterile practices, environmental cleaning, and a host of other infec
APRIL 9, 2014
Correct coding is important to physician practices. The ICD-10-CM diagnoses and the CPT procedure
With job growth and increasing pay, more and more nurses are seeking advanced practice degrees.
OCTOBER 6, 2016
“I’m sorry sir, we have to cancel your surgery today.”  
JUNE 6, 2014
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: I have been told to use the general surgery CPT® codes in the 20000 series for r
APRIL 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
Q: I was recently hired for a position and learned that the practice has completed handwr
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
Look at any hospital ranking system and you’ll see the same headlines: “Best hospital
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
Physician practices spend more than $15.4 billion each year reporting quality measures that nearl
A large part of the job of nursing is translating best practices and standards into effective bed
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
Clinical privileges Medical oncology - Practice area 142
Promoting a medical practice used to be a matter of posting an ad in the Yellow Pages®
AUGUST 6, 2014
JUSTCODING
A new study found that out of the 310 million surgery patients who receive surgery every year, 50
NOVEMBER 15, 2016
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
Federal officials announced new guidelines October for the protection of hospital workers caring
OCTOBER 22, 2014
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
APRIL 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
Concerns about the safety of outpatient surgery centers have mushroomed since the highly publici
The American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) has joined the American Board of Medical Specialtie
A Leapfrog Group report found that hospitals need to improve high-risk surgery patient outcomes.
MARCH 17, 2015
A new study released in the Annals of Surgery identified the five key components to reducing the
OCTOBER 7, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine conducted an surgery/human-errors-ad
SEPTEMBER 10, 2019
A 2016 study outlines what makes the perfect critical care nurse, from those who know best: criti
MARCH 3, 2016
The final interpretive guidelines for the revised Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs)
JANUARY 1, 2019
Train employees how to take maximum advantage of new technologies while adhering to best practic
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
A group of cardiology experts have released guidelines for using simulation to train medical resi
OCTOBER 25, 2013
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new guidelines this month to advise
JUNE 30, 2015
Limiting residents to 16-hour shifts appears to have led to negative consequences for surgery p
APRIL 4, 2014
AUGUST 20, 2014
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 29, 2014
JUSTCODING
DECEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
DECEMBER 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
JANUARY 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
APRIL 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
APRIL 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
JULY 8, 2015
JUSTCODING
The average medical practice spends 785 hours a year on quality measure reporting. That’s e
MARCH 15, 2016
Coding for sepsis requires a strong knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding guidelines, as well as complete
Physician practices are working with a new set of rules when it comes to engaging patients online
Privileging Training varies widely, as does practice, for specialist
AUGUST 20, 2014
JUSTCODING
Best practices for managing online criticism Keep calm and don't
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
Industry stakeholders seek clarity from CMS about draft interpretive guidelines.
Residency Program Alert is looking for the best new tools for managing interview season, f
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
  Survey preparation: How self-audit practices come from QAPI
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
After coming in second last year, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston was ranked best
JULY 23, 2015
We won’t need to learn any new ICD-10-PCS codes or guidelines for 2015. CMS released the d
The Journal of Clinical Oncology released guidelines for oncology clinicians to use effe
A rising number of reports about deaths, injuries, and malfunctions linked to the robotic surgery
Q: One of our ophthalmologists orders mitomycin after his surgeries. We have a cha
A California hospital continued to allow surgeries in its operating rooms earlier this year even
OCTOBER 22, 2014
The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) issued a warning this week to all
Blogs from industry experts in healthcare that keep users up-to-date on the latest happenings in their fields.
When examining the new draft guidelines for the revised Home Health Conditions of Participation (
A: While this is a “new method” during the surgery for administering the medic
Healthcare leaders say best practices for chronic care and evidence-based medicine are needed to
JUNE 20, 2011
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
Surgeons in the Fort Smith, Arkansas-Oklahoma metropolitan area have the best paid positions of a
DECEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
Posttest Directions: Read each question carefully and choose the best answer. Check the co
OSHA has announced a huge change to guidelines that could help
The ICD-10-PCS codes and guidelines for 2015 look exactly the same as those for 2014.
MAY 21, 2014
JUSTCODING
Physician practices have many of the same concerns that hospitals and large health systems do&mda
DECEMBER 16, 2014
Evidence-based practice (EBP) has become increasingly important as the nursing profession drives
JANUARY 7, 2016
Regulatory and administrative burdens on physician practices have increased, and practices are s
OCTOBER 28, 2015
JUSTCODING
  CMS' updated 60-day overpayment provision may cause practical implementation challenges
  CMS is rolling out the next version of Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative Support and
Physician Practice Perspectives, previously The Doctor's Office
Physician Practice Perspectives is a 12-page monthly newsletter full of practice
While CMS’ new payment rule bundling hip and knee replacement surgeries may have sparked so
DECEMBER 15, 2015
A former plastic surgery resident with the Lehigh Valley Health Network was sentenced to four yea
APRIL 8, 2016
Do you have questions about physician practice coding, reimbursement, safety, EHRs, compliance, H
Three of four physicians expect to purchase, buy into, merge, or sell their practice within the n
Sustainable practices are not only a way to save the planet, but a way to cut down on violations
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
Coders prepared for 2017 with numerous changes to the Official Coding Guidelines for the ICD-
Our safety experts share the best advice for keeping your facility (and your practices) clean an
The following tips and advice are from HCPro’s best-selling guide,
SEPTEMBER 20, 2019
Physician Practice Billing From A to Z is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to billin
DECEMBER 15, 2015
  Hospitals have long struggled under complicated guidelines for coding injection
JANUARY 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
Coding guidelines direct to code all documented conditions that exist at the time of the visit an
A new study has found that the average physician practice spends more than $40,000 on quality rep
  A research letter recently published in the JAMA Surgery suggests that gamificat
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
A surgical resident is suing St. Louis University, its surgery residency program director, and ch
SEPTEMBER 22, 2017
Physician Practice Insider wants to learn more about its subscribers and the daily chall
DECEMBER 30, 2014
OCTOBER 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
Disclosing medical errors, Part 2: Some additional practical tips by
AUGUST 1, 2014
New guidelines issued by the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) will safeguard patients&r
A new survey from Merritt Hawkins shows that while more physicians are joining practices owned by