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Dec 27th, 2019
Patients are taking a more active role in their blood pressure (BP) monitoring, making it easier for physicians to diagnose and manage hypertension. “With the advance of new technologies for e-visits and health monitoring, many patients are realizing the best access point for physician care is once again their home,” said American Medical Association (AMA) ...
Best practices for identifying and managing this costly condition. by Jerry Penso, MD, MBA As physicians play a key role in improving population health and managing healthcare costs, they have an opportunity to address a chronic condition that dramatically affects health outcomes: hypertension. Despite our industry’s efforts to manage this disease, hypertension affects one in ...
Jun 1st, 2012
CPT® 2012 revises intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring code usage for surgery. By Gloria Galloway, MD, FAAN Use of intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring (IONM) has increased over the last decade due to evidence of its role in reducing or preventing the incidence of paralysis or paraparesis in certain types of surgeries. Changes to CPT® 2012 affect codes used ...