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Telemedicine: Virtual health care during COVID-19

April 6th, 2020 / By Karla VonEschen, CPC, CPMA

Back in February, I wrote a blog about telemedicine, precisely about the benefits and some coding specifics. At that time, I had no idea COVID-19 would become so prevalent and […]

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Online digital evaluation and management services

February 19th, 2020 / By Karla VonEschen, CPC, CPMA

Happy New Year and welcome to 2020! A new year brings new opportunities to start fresh, create new goals and, for medical coders, it means an abundance of new CPT […]

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Doctors and hospitals: Not quite a love story

November 18th, 2019 / By Steve Delaronde

The relationship between physicians and hospitals has changed. Gone are the days of the hospital serving as the “physician’s workshop.” Advances in technology, different payment structures and the rise of […]

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Primary care in transition: Convenience versus commitment

October 22nd, 2018 / By Steve Delaronde

Loyalty to one’s doctor and following medical advice was rarely questioned in the 20th century.  When managed care reached its zenith in the 1990s, having an assigned primary care physician […]

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The Patient’s Side of Telemedicine

July 14th, 2014 / By Ann Chenoweth, MBA, RHIA, FAHIMA

Last week, I had the opportunity to visit Good Samaritan Clinic in central Honduras. The clinic supports the primary care needs of 90,000 people within the municipality. Access to specialists […]

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Building Momentum for Outpatient Telemedicine using Financial Incentives

January 22nd, 2014 / By Norbert Goldfield, MD, Richard Fuller, MS

Technology has permeated into nearly every aspect of our daily lives, the realm of medicine being no exception. We are seeing robotics used in surgery, doctors sending X-ray images overseas […]