Annual Wellness Visit

Grab More Face-to-Face Patient Time

by Mary Byron • May 16, 2018

Increasingly, Doctors are spending more time charting and less time with patients. A study published in Family Medicine in 2018 found that while an average patient visit had around 16 minutes of face-to-face patient time, it was accompanied with 19 minutes of charting, documenting and administration.  An Annals of Internal Medicine study tells an even […]


Improving the Health of High Risk Diabetics and Prediabetics Through Preventative Visits

by Mary Byron • April 22, 2018

Diabetes is a disease that shows up frequently during HPI and Self-Evaluation in Annual Wellness Visits. Prediabetes (Metabolic Syndrome) is also one of the most common chronic states that is an unexpected finding during such visits. This is not surprising considering that according to CDC, about 30M Americans or roughly 1 out of 10 is […]


The Annual Wellness Visit and Your Practice

by Mary Byron • March 24, 2018

Every time a patient walks into a clinic there is an opportunity to treat disease at the most opportune time to promote wellness, manage existing chronic conditions and prevent the progression of a familial or lifestyle disease like diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, obesity, and cancer. According to CDC, if everyone in the United States received […]