Core Instructional Series
Essential Business & Practice Management Skills for Physicians
In order to practice medicine successfully, you need both superior clinical and non-clinical skills.
The following presentations, delivered by experienced physician leaders, covers a baskic skill area. Each presentation includes slides with a voice-over sound recording. You may also download and print a companion set of slides with written notes for future reference. Click on your topic of choice and begin learning today..
“Coding Basics: Getting Paid for What You Do”
Jeannine Z. P. Engel, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Narrated PowerPoint Video (45 minutes)
This video teaches the basics of how to code and bill outpatient Evaluation & Management (E&M) services. While this recording predates the elimination of consult codes, the Initial Preventive Physical Exam (IPPE), and the Annual Wellness Visit (AWV), it is still accurate and relevant. This presentation is for the paper-based practice - it does not address issues and precautions related to EHR use, such as cloning, re-use, checklists, and errors in typed or dictated notes. Please disregard the few slides regarding consultation codes. (June 2012)
PowerPoint Slides with Speaker Notes
“Physician Time Management”
Jeffrey P. Friedman, MD, FACP
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine of NYU School of Medicine
Former Managing Partner of Murray Hill Medical Group, PC, New York, NY
"Efficiency through Effective Communication” (20-minutes)
David J. Gullen, MD, FACP
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Internal Medicine,
Mayo Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ
Former Chair, ACP Board of Regents
Video (20 minutes)
“Recruiting, Supervising & Motivating Office Staff”
Daniel G. Wallace, MD, MPH, FACP
Kaiser Permanente, Rancho San Diego, La Mesa, CA
Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health, 2nd Edition
This new edition reflects recent clinical and social changes and continues to present the important issues facing practitioners and their LGBT patients. Read more about the Guide. Also see ACP's recent policy position paper on LGBT health disparities.
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