Understanding muscle pathology reports is important to best treat rheumatology patients. Peter Pytel, MD, shared pearls of wisdom specific to the autoimmune inflammatory myopathies and gave a detailed review of what rheumatologists need to know, during the 2022 ACR Education Exchange.
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Erin Wilfong, MD, PhD, shared her niche expertise in connective tissue disease ILD (CTD-ILD) via case-based learning during a session of the 2022 ACR Education Exchange.
Due to its array of radiographic patterns, interstitial lung disease can be challenging to diagnose and treat. Adam Guttentag, MD, a cardiothoracic radiologist, shared tips for ordering and interpreting chest computed tomography.
Jonathan Hausmann, MD, discussed how active learning techniques, such as the flipped classroom, can increase the effectiveness of medical education and the success of rheumatology fellows.
The ACR’s Committee on Rheumatology Training & Workforce Issues helps young rheumatologists to become successful and find meaning in their work. Here is an update on the committee’s most recent accomplishments.
Autoinflammatory disorders may involve genetic mutations of the inflammasome or an environmental trigger in a genetically susceptible host. Dr. Jay Mehta discussed a practical, clinical approach to caring for patients with autoinflammatory disorders, such as periodic fever syndromes, during the 2022 ACR Education Exchange.
Experts presented ways to rethink journal club to improve engagement and how an image-based program can help teach the assessment of cutaneous lupus erythematosus across differing skin tones.
Payer audits and coding scrutiny are in full swing after an influx of fraudulent claims during the COVID-19 pandemic. Make sure your coding practices are in compliance to protect your revenue.
Courses before the 2021 State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium will focus heavily on what’s new in practice, including mastering evaluation and management changes and access to treatments in rheumatology. Early bird registration ends March 31.
Coding properly and efficiently can have a profound effect on practice viability. ICD-10’s many changes, both ongoing and planned, have many physicians, coders and practice administrators confused, especially as the changes relate to clinical documentation improvement. To address this issue, a pre-symposium course on documentation and coding will be held in conjunction with the ACR’s…