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It’s Time for ICD-10 Changes -- FPM

Dec 1, 2016 - The ICD-10 grace period has ended, so avoid using out-of-date and unspecified codes.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/1100/p17.html

It’s Time for ICD-10 Changes -- FPM

Oct 3, 2016 - The ICD-10 grace period has ended, so avoid using out-of-date and unspecified codes.

Family Practice Management : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/explore/online/icd-10-update.html

Letters - May 2004 -- FPM

May 1, 2004 - ...by patients. The Dec. 15, 2003, issue had a feature article on strategies for primary prevention of stroke. The article included a table on the effectiveness of various stroke prevention strategies that cited relative risk reductions (RRR), rather than the much more clinically...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0500/p21.html

Letters - May 2008 -- FPM

May 1, 2008 - ...are designed (by me) to present information logically where it can be easily read and acted upon. I choose new medications with minimal key strokes. Template notes are easy to follow. I'm reminded of routine health maintenance and disease management needs through pop-up reminders...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0500/p11.html

Letters - Nov-Dec 2012 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2012 - ...due to an increase in gastrointestinal hemorrhage and by women ages 55 to 64 years when the potential benefit due to a reduction in ischemic stroke outweighs the potential harm due to an increase in gastrointestinal hemorrhage. The corrected algorithm, includes A- and B-rated...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/1100/p6c.html

Letters - Oct 2006 -- FPM

Oct 1, 2006 - ...rheumatica will send some of them to the Internet for information. There they can read that this disease can lead to blindness or a stroke, it may be associated with the condition giant cell arteritis that damages the arteries and there is no known cure...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/1000/p16d.html

Make Medical Notes Better and Faster with Macros -- Family Practice Management

...is stored and ready to use. It will be remembered even when the computer is turned off. In the future, any time you’re using Word, the key- stroke combo Ctrl-P will execute what we have just typed. WordPerfect’s macro capabilities are compa- rable to those of Microsoft Word, but...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0900/p42.pdf

Making Wellness Medicine Work -- FPM

Apr 1, 1999 - Following a program like the author's, you can turn annual physical exams into an ongoing process of prevention and health improvement.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0400/p33.html

Medicare Preventive Physical Exam

...Stroke Kidney disease Obesity Genetic disorder Alcoholism MEDICARE PREVENTIVE PHYSICAL EXAM continued ➤ MEDICARE PREVENTIVE PHYSICAL EXAM 2 of 6 Patient Name ________________________________________________________________ Today’s Date / / Family history...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0100/fpm20110100p22-rt3.pdf

Monitor - May 1999 -- FPM

May 1, 1999 - ...Highlights include projects that reduced heart attacks by 10 percent among Medicare beneficiaries, prevented an estimated 1,285 strokes per year in 20 states, and saved an estimated $325 million through diabetesrelated initiatives. The report, A Pillar of Quality: The Medicare Peer...

Family Practice Management : News Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0500/p20.html

Monitor - Nov 2002 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2002 - ...samplers for the prevention and treatment of acute myocardial infarction, breast cancer, diabetes, heart failure, pneumonia and stroke. Insurers underpaying docs Nearly one in five health care claims are underpaid by insurers, costing practices millions of dollars annually, reports...

Family Practice Management : News Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/1100/p31.html

Monitor - Oct 1999 -- FPM

Oct 1, 1999 - ...Life expectancy has increased, reflecting a continuing drop in deaths from heart disease and stroke. The 44 percent of goals that are on schedule to be met include those related to childhood immunizations, breast-feeding, mammography screening and nutrition. Areas in which progress...

Family Practice Management : News Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/1000/p17.html

New payment model seeks to reduce cardiovascular disease -- FPM

Jun 9, 2015 - New payment model seeks to reduce cardiovascular disease

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/new_payment_model_seeks_to.html

Outpatient vs. Inpatient Treatment of Community-Acquired Pneumonia -- Family Practice ...

...Stroke +10 Renal failure +10 Physical examination findings Altered mental status +20 Respiratory rate ≥ 30 breaths per minute +20 Systolic blood pressure < 90 mm Hg +20 Temperature < 95˚F (35˚C) or ≥ 104˚F (40˚C) +15 Pulse rate ≥ 125 beats per minute +10...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0400/p41.pdf

p12.pdf

...that their blood pres- sure and cholesterol are under control, and that they make efforts to quit smoking. Because we don’t know about the stroke or cancer death If you’re running late, your impulse may be to work faster, but pausing for a moment may actually restore calm....

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0900/p12.pdf

p16.pdf

...examination room. We structured the visits so the members could support each other while receiving knowledge in a common setting. (See Demen- tia group visit schedule, page 19.) Key components of the group visit included the following: Introduction and group social period. The...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0500/p16.pdf

p17.pdf

...One of my most difficult patients was an African-American retired nurse in her 70s who previously had a major stroke with residual left sided hemiplegia and was wheelchair-bound. She had a long list of medical problems that included poorly controlled Type 2 diabetes mellitus,...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0700/p17.pdf

p17.pdf

...National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) score R29.700-R29.742) Eye Amblyopia suspect: right eye H53.041, left eye H53.042, bilateral H53.043 Gastrointestinal Chronic idiopathic constipation K59.04 Constipation, drug induced K59.03 Integumentary...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/1100/p17.pdf

p20.pdf

...the complete visit documentation into my electronic health record (I could also print it for a paper chart, if needed). With a few key strokes, the prescrip- tion is electronically sent to the pharmacy, and the patient or insurance company is billed for the visit. This type of...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/1000/p20.pdf

p22.pdf

...or a severe side effect of treatment, an illness posing a threat to life or function, or an abrupt neurological sta- tus change such as a TIA or seizure. To substantiate this level of coding with the history and physical, either of the following is sufficient: • A history that...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/1100/p22.pdf

p22.pdf

...often stops some of the most resistant strains of streptococcus pneumonia. Focus on the well-proven benefit of statins for heart attack and stroke prevention. 4. Be passionate. Passion speaks volumes and can greatly aid your delivery of a preventive one-liner. If you really...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0100/p22.pdf

p23.pdf

...D: With two key strokes (Alt + Tab), you quickly see that the clinic EHR is right there for you to log in and proceed with your patient. The Alt + Tab command is very useful At iGoogle.com, you can create a personalized home page like the one shown here that lists the Web...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0600/p23.pdf

p23.pdf

...such as health care services, medications, and missed work. Seven to eight out of every 10 people have their first heart attack or stroke or develop congestive heart failure because of uncontrolled blood pressure.1 It is clear that blood pressure control is essential to preventing...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0500/p23.pdf

p25.pdf

...care physician four times. He has not had an annual wellness visit this year or last, and was admitted to a hospital earlier this year for a stroke and discharged to a skilled nursing facility. RJ remains attributed to his former practice because attribution to an existing...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/1100/p25.pdf

p28.pdf

...of her carotid arteries to look for blockages that could lead to a stroke. All of the interventions mentioned in these scenarios - antibiotics for uncomplicated otitis media, routine PSA screening for prostate cancer, and ultrasound screening for carotid artery stenosis - either...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0700/p28.pdf

p28.pdf

...Potential adverse effects of the birth control pill, including hypertension, migraines, blood clots, stroke and heart attack, were reviewed with the patient. I also reviewed the small risk that concurrent use of antibiotics may decrease the contracep- tive effectiveness of the birth...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/1100/p28.pdf

p31.pdf

...yet to settle on a particular organ system or pathophysiologic process. Although we may have some ideas, our testing usually starts in broad strokes. If we don’t give some consid- eration to the pre-test probabilities and try to eliminate the tests that seem least likely to be...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0500/p31.pdf

p32.pdf

...app lets busy clinicians quickly calculate a patient’s 10-year and lifetime risk of CV events (including periph- eral artery disease and stroke) and, if recommended, determine the intensity of prescribed statin. Authoritativeness/accuracy/currency of information: CV risk...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0900/p32.pdf

p33.pdf

...the progression of their illnesses and avoid life-threatening sequelae. The four Ontario, Canada, residents who died of heart attacks and strokes after their pharmacist dispensed Norvasc copycats made from pressed talc are testament to how fake drugs rob people of their money,...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0300/p33.pdf

p33.pdf

...life-threatening problems (e.g., acute MI, progressive severe RA, potential threat of suicide); abrupt neuro. change (e.g., seizure, TIA, weakness or sensory loss) Dx procedures: Dx endoscopy w/ risk factors Mx options: Parenteral controlled substances, Rx needing intensive...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0900/p33.pdf

p35.pdf

...Based on measures used for the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Heart Stroke recognition Program, Dr. Anderson’s quality of care, as well as his documentation, has improved since his implementation of team care in 2003. He made improvements in all measures except...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0700/p35.pdf

p37.pdf

...prognosis expressed in terms of time, for example, The patient has extremely high blood pressure, and there are indications she is having a stroke. The sooner she can be treated at a hospital, the better her prognosis will be. Just do your best As noted earlier, the odds of...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0400/p37.pdf

p4.pdf

...old patient goes to his family doctor requesting a screening carotid Doppler ultrasound because a friend of his recently had a stroke. Dr. A spends a great deal of time explaining why this isn’t a good screening test for the patient. The patient isn’t convinced. He goes to Dr. B who...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0500/p4.pdf

p6.pdf

...that sickle cell disease causes but also are at risk of developing other, more common chronic diseases, such as hypertension, heart disease, stroke, renal disease, and cancer. As many of these patients receive their care only from specialized centers, they aren’t consistently...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0100/p6.pdf

Patient Attribution: Why It Matters More Than Ever -- FPM

Dec 1, 2016 - How payers assign patients to you will affect how your practice is evaluated and paid for value in the future.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/1100/p25.html

Practice Diary - May 2000 -- FPM

May 1, 2000 - ...a physician never wants to hear. Mrs. Thompson had called my house to say that her husband, Carl, had had a heart attack or possibly a stroke. An elderly man, Carl had been discharged from the hospital two weeks before after a bout of intractable nausea and vomiting that, for a...

Family Practice Management : Practice Diary

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/0500/p63.html

Practice Diary - May 2003 -- FPM

May 1, 2003 - ...knew, with dread, what she was about to tell me: Oliver was dead at age 55. His doctors suspected he had died of either a heart attack or a stroke, and the memorial was set for the next Saturday. Would you like to speak at the service? Karen asked. Definitely, I said. A year...

Family Practice Management : Practice Diary

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0500/p71.html

Preventive Medicine: Giving Patients the Hard Sell -- FPM

Jan 1, 2008 - Your patients will be better off if you take a more active approach and consistently advocate for prevention.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0100/p22.html

Quality Measures: How to Get Them Right

...Why it’s good: Cessation of tobacco use is associated with decreased risk for heart disease, stroke, and lung disease - all outcomes that clearly matter to patients, and net benefit has been clearly established.1 The resource requirements for screening, intervening, and reporting...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0700/p23.pdf

Quality Measures: How to Get Them Right -- FPM

Aug 1, 2018 - Pay-for-performance programs have produced disappointing results. Fewer and more appropriate, evidence-based quality measures could help.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0700/p23.html

Quanitifying the Risk of Complications, Morbidity and Mortality

...An abrupt change in neurologic status (e.g., seizure, TIA, weakness, sensory loss) Cardiovascular imaging studies with contrast with identified risk factors Cardiac electrophysiologic tests Diagnostic endoscopies with identi- fied risk factors Discography Elective...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0700/fpm20100700p10-rt1.pdf

Readers Speak Out on the Turtle vs. Rabbit Controversy -- FPM

Aug 1, 1999 - Family physicians from across the country have strongly held and differing views on the clash of practice styles. Is there a solution?

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0700/p19.html

Reducing Delays and Waiting Times With Open-Office Scheduling -- FPM

Apr 1, 1999 - Setting aside slots for same-day and follow-up appointments builds patients' trust - and boosts productivity. Here's how to do it.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0400/p38.html

Reducing Frustration and Increasing Fulfillment: Reframing -- FPM

Oct 1, 2017 - To better handle challenging patients or situations, try modifying the way you view them.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0900/p12.html

Rethinking the Difficult Patient Encounter -- FPM

Aug 1, 2012 - Before you can help a difficult patient, you may need to change how you view that person.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0700/p17.html

Serving Up the Feedback Sandwich -- Family Practice Management

...the assumption that excellence is expected, so praise is unnecessary. They fail to recognize that the main objective of praise is not to stroke the employee’s ego but to encourage the employee to repeat desired behav- iors. Changing and maintaining new behavior requires praise,...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/1100/p43.pdf

Serving Up the Feedback Sandwich -- FPM

Dec 1, 2002 - Negative feedback is never easy to give, but sandwiching criticism between layers of praise makes it more palatable and more effective.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/1100/p43.html

Standardized Hospital Admissions Orders

...recent surgery or stroke). 2. Concurrent symptomatic pulmonary emboli. YES NO 3. Expected hospitalization greater than five days due YES NO to co-existing conditions. 4. Known hypercoagulability: familial or acquired. YES NO 5. Pregnant or breast-feeding. YES NO 6....

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0900/fpm20060900p49-rt1.docx

Test Your Coding Skills -- Family Practice Management

...my, D/C, cyst removed (vaginal?). Medical: none, Hep B? Psychiatric: none. Obstetrical: G3P3 - C-sections x 3. Family History: F: 77, stroke, asthma. M: Alzheimer’s, 83 yo. Brs: 2 - tobacco, TB, bronchiectasis, both have lobectomies, good health. Sis: 1 - diet con- trolled DH, heart...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0200/p41.pdf

Test Your Coding Skills -- FPM

Feb 1, 2002 - Go head to head with our review panel in coding six troublesome progress notes.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0200/p41.html

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