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Although recent issues of Frontiers are available to members only, issues of the newsletter that are more than 4 years old are available to the public.

October 2013

ICD-9 to ICD-10: Where are You in the Transition?

This article discusses the transition to ICD-10 and ends with an outline of what you need to do now and over the next year for successful implementation.

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August 2013

Electronic Health Record Survey Results and Strategic Considerations for EHRs

Many Academy members have asked about EHR use, at least on an annual basis. To meet that need we have information from two surveys to which Academy members responded. EHR selection and implementation should also include strategic considerations for your practice in addition to the basic medical record documentation. These considerations are discussed after the summary of survey results. This article also includes information about selecting and implementing an EHR.

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June 2013

Home Care Medicine Best of Care, Best of Business, Largest and Most Successful Annual Meeting

The Academy held its largest and most successful Annual Meeting, Home Care Medicine, Best of Care, Best of Business, May 2 and 3 in Grapevine, Texas.

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April 2013

AAHCP Offers Web-Based Home Health Agency Medical Director Training with CME Credit!

Jack Henderson is a 55 year old family physician that became certified in geriatrics prior to requirements for fellowship. He maintains an office practice with several colleagues and has patients at two nursing homes. As his patients have aged, an increasing fraction of his practice is care of the elderly. He occasionally makes home visits to longstanding patients who are at the end of life. He recently gave up hospital rounds, leaving that to a group of hospitalists. He is asked to serve as a medical director for a local branch of a national skilled home care agency.

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February 2013

Practice Management and Revenue Certainties and Uncertainties at the End of 2012 and Beginning of 2013

We ended 2012 with certainties as well as uncertainties for house call practices. This article will highlight some of each with service and revenue implications for house call practice. Additionally, we highlight Academy programs and resources that will support your practice operations and revenue in 2013.

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