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Coping With the Stress of Being Sued -- Family Practice Management

...Malpractice accusations can be emotionally devastating. Here’s how to withstand the pressure. Chances are better than 50/50 thatyou’ll be sued for malpractice atleast once during your career.1So, what’s the good news? Most lawsuits don’t go to trial and those few that do usually...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0500/p41.pdf

Don't Be a Target for a Malpractice Suit - Family Practice Management

...Don’t Be a Target for a Malpractice Suit Edward G. Zurad, MD As you know, being a family physician is an extraordinary challenge. Each day, we take care of patients who present to us with multiple complaints affected by an infinite number of unknown variables. In the precious...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0600/p57.pdf

Ideas for Managing Stress and Extinguishing Burnout -- Family Practice Management

...to thrive despite their environment and others become depressed, failing to notice how their responses to their environ- ment add to their stress levels. In this article, I’d like to share some positive strategies to help you deal with the pressures medical practice imposes on you....

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0400/p35.pdf

Practice Pearls Department Collection

Practice management tips from family physicians and the literature.

Family Practice Management : Department Collection

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Practice Pearls Department Collection

Practice management tips from family physicians and the literature.

Family Practice Management : Department Collection

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The Last Word Department Collection

...Career and life management-Stress and change Career and life management-Time management Career and life management-Work-life balance Career and life management-Workload Certification, credentialing and licensure-Certification Coding: Diagnosis coding (ICD)-Diagnosis...

Family Practice Management

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The Last Word Department Collection

...Career and life management-Stress and change Career and life management-Time management Career and life management-Work-life balance Career and life management-Workload Certification, credentialing and licensure-Certification Coding: Diagnosis coding (ICD)-Diagnosis...

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From the Editor Department Collection

...Career and life management-Stress and change Career and life management-Workload Coding: Diagnosis coding (ICD)-ICD-10 Coding: Diagnosis coding (ICD)-Risk adjustment Coding: Procedure coding (CPT, HCPCS)-CPT: Evaluation and management codes Coding: Procedure coding (CPT,...

Family Practice Management

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Opinion Department Collection

...Career and life management-Stress and change Coding: Procedure coding (CPT, HCPCS)-CPT: Modifiers Coding: Procedure coding (CPT, HCPCS)-CPT: Office visit codes Documentation-Documentation, general Documentation-Evaluation and management guidelines Family medicine (the...

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From the Editor Department Collection

...Career and life management-Stress and change Career and life management-Workload Coding: Diagnosis coding (ICD)-ICD-10 Coding: Diagnosis coding (ICD)-Risk adjustment Coding: Procedure coding (CPT, HCPCS)-CPT: Evaluation and management codes Coding: Procedure coding (CPT,...

Family Practice Management

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Opinion Department Collection

...Career and life management-Stress and change Coding: Procedure coding (CPT, HCPCS)-CPT: Modifiers Coding: Procedure coding (CPT, HCPCS)-CPT: Office visit codes Documentation-Documentation, general Documentation-Evaluation and management guidelines Family medicine (the...

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The Danger of a Dysfunctional Medical Practice -- Family Practice Management

...in Durham, N.C., which specializes in physician stress management. He is also a clinical associate professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Conflicts of interest: none reported. In my job as a consultant for stressed-out physicians, I hear all kinds of stories...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0500/p40.pdf

Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents Risk Management and ...

Risk Management and Medical Liability

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint281_Risk.pdf

Depositions: Defending Your Care

...Professional competency, clear com-munication and complete docu-mentation build a bulwark againstclaims of malpractice. Despite these fortifications, a window of vulnerability remains open to accusations of inferior or improper care. Closing this window proves difficult, especially...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0700/p34.pdf

p21.pdf

...HOW TO REDUCE YOUR Malpractice Risk Suraj Achar, MD, and Wiggin Wu Approximately 5 percent of family physicians and 7 percent of all physicians are sued for malpractice in the United States each year, according to a recent study.1 The incidence of lawsuits is much greater in...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0700/p21.pdf

Seven Reasons Family Doctors Get Sued and How to Reduce Your Risk -- Family Practice ...

...W ith medical malpractice insurance premiums rising sharply across the nation and at least a dozen states facing an insurance crisis, physiciansand policymakers are debating vigorously how best to respond. Tort reforms that would cap awards are among the proposals and have proven...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0300/p29.pdf

AAFP Backgrounder: Medical Liability

...Medical liability laws exist to allow patients to seek recompense when physicians or other clinicians cause unwanted harm. Medical malpractice cases can be detrimental to physicians but also to patients because of increased system and health insurance costs. To appropriately address...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/liability/BKG-MedicalLiability.pdf

Congress of Delegates 2001 Transactions

...provide the support necessary for workers to return to full productivity. We must help families cope with the increased stresses caused by the events of September 11, 2001. (35) We must also look out for each other. Be observant of our Family physician colleagues and be...

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Congress of Delegates 2001 Transactions

...provide the support necessary for workers to return to full productivity. We must help families cope with the increased stresses caused by the events of September 11, 2001. (35) We must also look out for each other. Be observant of our Family physician colleagues and be...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2001/2001transactions.pdf

2004 Transactions -- Congress of Delegates

...• 2004 NCSC Substitute Resolution No. 7, Public Health Outcomes from Malpractice Liability Crisis • 2004 NCSC Substitute Resolution No. 11, Patient Visit Limitations • 2004 NCSC Substitute Resolution No. 25, Flexibility in the Workplace 2004 Transactions 123 • 2004...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2004/2004transactions.pdf

2004 Transactions -- Congress of Delegates

...• 2004 NCSC Substitute Resolution No. 7, Public Health Outcomes from Malpractice Liability Crisis • 2004 NCSC Substitute Resolution No. 11, Patient Visit Limitations • 2004 NCSC Substitute Resolution No. 25, Flexibility in the Workplace 2004 Transactions 123 • 2004...

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https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2004/2004transactions.pdf

COD Transactions 2014

...requirements decreases overall access to abortions, cutting the number of providers and clinics, increasing travel time, costs, and stress for the patient, and 2014 Transactions, continued Page 53 WHEREAS, decreasing the number of abortion providers and clinics, in...

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COD Transactions 2014

...requirements decreases overall access to abortions, cutting the number of providers and clinics, increasing travel time, costs, and stress for the patient, and 2014 Transactions, continued Page 53 WHEREAS, decreasing the number of abortion providers and clinics, in...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2014/CODTransactions2014.pdf

CHFMCatalog10thEd

...- Malpractice (1996-2004) (1 issue) - Improving Patient Relations (1993-1999) (1 issue) - Practice Efficiencies (1997-2005) (1 issue) - Practice Improvement (2004-2006) (1 issue) - Time Management and Life Balance (1994-2000) (1 issue) - Family Practice Management Files (A-End)...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/foundation/documents/who-we-are/cfhm/CHFMCatalog.pdf

Practice Management and Leadership handouts

...and Schuster Ltd, 1990.  Drummond, D. Eight Ways to Lower Practice Stress and Get Home Sooner. Fam Pract Manag 2015; 22(6):13-18.  Drummond, D. Physician Burnout: Its Origins, Symptoms, and Five Main Causes. Fam Pract Manag 2015; 22(5):42-47.  Gordon CE, Borkan SC....

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx18-practice-management-leadership-handout.pdf

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