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Karen Appold

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Should you hire an in-house coder or outsource? Do you need to hire one at all? Answers to these questions and more.

Haven't switched to an electronic health record system yet? endocrinologist Melissa Young, MD has a few tips on getting started.

Keeping hard costs under control isn't magic and it does require some time and research, but your bottom line will thank you.

Approaches to orienting and training a nurse practitioner, keeping lines of communication open, and overcoming challenges are discussed.

The team approach allows for more eyes on the patient, so more information can be gathered to help pinpoint any barriers to care.


Cybercrime is a threat to even the smallest of practices, here are six ways to prevent criminals from accessing your patients' data.

When choosing a healthcare provider, many consumers value online reviews of physicians. How can you make the most of this opportunity?

Is employment with a hospital the right fit for your endocrinology career?

To help your patients set and reach health goals and lifestyle changes, devote time at each visit to speak about more than their disease condition.

What should physicians anticipate in 2017? Experts weigh in on eight issues that will affect the profession this year.


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