Clinical Guide

SBIRT Improves Patient Care, Increases Payments, and Training is Free and CME Accredited

Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) is a screening and referral method that has proven to be effective in identifying and providing early intervention for individuals at risk for developing substance use disorders. In this article, we’ll provide an overview of effectiveness data, how SBIRT screening increases payment, and provide training resources, including free…

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How to Safely Guide Diabetic Patients Through Ramadan

Each year, Ramadan is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad. This year, Ramadan begins Sunday, May 5 and ends Tuesday, June 4. Day long fasting, followed by feasting can present conundrums for the care of patients with diabetes. A patient may fear that their physician is not knowledgeable about the intricacies…

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