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Taking the Fear Out of Error Disclosure -- FPM

Dec 1, 2019 - What if we could talk about medical mistakes without fear of judgment or punishment?

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/1100/p36.html

Incivility in Health Care: Strategies for De-escalating Troubling Encounters -- FPM

Oct 1, 2019 - With rudeness, discrimination, and violence on the rise, how do we take care of our patients while protecting ourselves?

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0900/p8.html

Three Essential Skills for a Doctor That I Learned From an After-School Job as a Youth ...

Oct 1, 2019 - The most unlikely of past experiences can shape who we are as physicians.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0900/p36.html

How to Identify, Understand, and Unlearn Implicit Bias in Patient Care -- FPM

Aug 1, 2019 - Taking steps to recognize and correct unconscious assumptions toward groups can promote health equity.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0700/p29.html

Communication Tips for Caring for Survivors of Sexual Assault -- FPM

Aug 1, 2019 - You can support your patients’ recovery from sexual assault by interacting with them in an empowering, compassionate manner.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0700/p19.html

Practical Strategies to Achieve Your Health Policy Goals -- FPM

Apr 1, 2019 - As a physician, you can have a powerful voice in bringing about change in your community. Here’s how to go about it.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0300/p20.html

Five Ways to Communicate Risks So That Patients Understand -- FPM

Dec 1, 2018 - When discussing a patient’s risk of developing a disease or the risks associated with a screening test, these simple techniques can ensure clarity.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/1100/p28.html

What Makes a Doctor Truly Great -- FPM

Dec 1, 2018 - This one skill separates the good from the great.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/1100/p40.html

Communicating Risks: Let’s Talk Numeracy -- FPM

Dec 1, 2018 - Understanding numeracy will make your risk conversations with patients more effective.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/1100/p4.html

Four Evidence-Based Communication Strategies to Enhance Patient Care -- FPM

Oct 1, 2018 - These communication skills will increase patient engagement and satisfaction without slowing you down.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0900/p13.html

Physician-Patient Communication: A Family Medicine Strength -- FPM

Oct 1, 2018 - But there is always room for improvement.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0900/p4.html

Teach-Back: A Simple Technique to Enhance Patients’ Understanding -- FPM

Aug 1, 2018 - Half of patients leave their visit without understanding what their physician told them, but this simple technique can help.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0700/p20.html

It's Not Hard to Be Humble: The Role of Humility in Leadership -- FPM

Jun 1, 2018 - Here’s how to keep ego from getting in the way of effective teamwork.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0500/p25.html

Practice Pearls - May-Jun 2018 -- FPM

Jun 1, 2018 - Improve your spiel about unnecessary antibiotics | Manage your online ratings | Ease the switch to a new EHR system | Make staff more aware of data security

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0500/p34.html

What to Do When Emotions Run High in the Exam Room -- FPM

Apr 1, 2018 - Step one: Don't ignore it.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0300/p48.html

Getting to No: How to Respond to Inappropriate Patient Requests -- FPM

Feb 1, 2018 - The five-step FAVER approach can help you say no to uncomfortable requests while preserving the patient relationship.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0100/p25.html

Ten Strategies for Building Emotional Intelligence and Preventing Burnout -- FPM

Feb 1, 2018 - You couldn’t have made it through medical school and residency without a high intellect, but have you developed your emotional intelligence?

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0100/p11.html

How to Lead Up in Your Organization -- FPM

Dec 1, 2017 - Leading up is about setting an example and building influence so you can be more effective. It starts with these seven skills.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/1100/p6.html

You Can and Should Be a Leader – Even if You Aren't a Natural -- FPM

Dec 1, 2017 - With a few basic skills, you can expand your influence and make your organization a better place to work.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/1100/p5.html

Creating a Space Where Doctors Can Be Vulnerable -- FPM

Oct 1, 2017 - We shouldn't try to carry the stress of patient care alone.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0900/p40.html

Why Best Practices Fail to Spread -- FPM

Feb 1, 2017 - Most organizations want to get better, but most of their improvement efforts fail. Here's why.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0100/p17.html

Ten Sins of Office Medicine -- FPM

Feb 1, 2017 - None of us wants to be that doctor.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0100/p40.html

Physician Leadership Lessons From the Business World -- FPM

Dec 1, 2016 - Every physician is a leader at some level. Here's how to be a better one.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/1100/p14.html

Smile, You're on Video -- FPM

Dec 1, 2016 - If you could watch a recording of your latest patient visit, would you be proud of your interpersonal skills?

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/1100/p40.html

Using Motivational Interviewing to Promote Healthy Weight -- FPM

Oct 1, 2016 - Encouraging patients to talk about their goals rather than their obstacles can lead to long-term change.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0900/p32.html

The Unexpected Challenge of Motivational Interviewing -- FPM

Oct 1, 2016 - Successful use requires us to change our thinking about ourselves.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0900/p9.html

Practice Pearls - Sep-Oct 2016 -- FPM

Oct 1, 2016 - Advertisement << Coding & Documentation Previous article The Unexpected Challen ... Next article >> Sep-Oct 2016 Issue PRACTICE PEARLS Fam Pract Manag. 2016 Sep-Oct;23(5):47. Answer patients' questions before the visit Inform patients about delays Answer patients' questions before...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0900/p47.html

Tips to Help Teen Patients Deal With Discrimination -- FPM

Aug 1, 2016 - Even subtle bias can affect our patients, but talking about it can help.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0700/p44.html

Practice Pearls - Jul-Aug 2016 -- FPM

Aug 1, 2016 - Advertisement << Coding & Documentation Previous article Physician Burnout: Let ... Next article >> Jul-Aug 2016 Issue PRACTICE PEARLS Fam Pract Manag. 2016 Jul-Aug;23(4):39. Ask about patients' future plans Use color-coding to manage patient documents Update deceased patients'...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0700/p39.html

Why Your Health Care Team Doesn't Get Along -- FPM

Feb 1, 2016 - Don’t ignore these common root causes of team conflict.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0100/p40.html

Be Present -- FPM

Feb 1, 2016 - When demands and distractions intrude on your patient encounters, practice these tips for being fully present.

Family Practice Management : Employed Practice

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0100/p8.html

Promoting Positivity in Your Practice -- FPM

Dec 1, 2015 - Even healthy practices have to guard against negativity.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/1100/p44.html

How to Be a Leader When You Are Not "the" Leader -- FPM

Dec 1, 2015 - You can grow your influence and help your organization succeed by applying this one leadership concept.

Family Practice Management : Employed Practice

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/1100/p10.html

Practice Pearls - Nov-Dec 2015 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2015 - Advertisement << Coding & Documentation Previous article A Mélange of Helpful A ... Next article >> Nov-Dec 2015 Issue PRACTICE PEARLS Fam Pract Manag. 2015 Nov-Dec;22(6):40. Understand how patients present themselves Help patients find credible information online Know your cost per...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/1100/p40.html

Staying Connected: Eight Tips for Mindful Office Visits With an EHR -- FPM

Oct 1, 2015 - A few simple changes can help you focus on your patient instead of your EHR.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0900/p56.html

Blinded by a Patient's Age -- FPM

Jun 1, 2015 - When you see an 18-year-old patient, you don't expect to deliver bad news.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0500/p40.html

Removing Six Key Barriers to Online Portal Use -- FPM

Feb 1, 2015 - Portals can benefit your practice and your patients, but you have to get them using the technology first.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0100/p26.html

Knowledge Is Not Enough -- FPM

Feb 1, 2015 - The best doctors demonstrate not only what they know but also that they care.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0100/p40.html

Five Steps for Building Your Leadership Skills -- FPM

Oct 1, 2014 - You're already a leader in the exam room, but what about beyond?

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0900/p40.html

The Art of Medicine: Seven Skills That Promote Mastery -- FPM

Aug 1, 2014 - With a little practice, these seven vital skills can become a natural part of your patient consultations.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0700/p25.html

Social Media: Strategies for Building Greater Connections With Your Patients -- FPM

Aug 1, 2014 - Joining patients' Internet networks can lead to faster and better communication.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0700/p7.html

Practice Pearls - Jul-Aug 2014 -- FPM

Aug 1, 2014 - Advertisement << Coding & Documentation Previous article ICD-10 Simplifies Prev ... Next article >> Jul-Aug 2014 Issue PRACTICE PEARLS Fam Pract Manag. 2014 Jul-Aug;21(4):32. Dealing with hard-of-hearing patients Encouraging creative ideas from staff Managing expectations for...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0700/p32.html

Seven Sins in Modern Medicine -- FPM

Jun 1, 2014 - Admit it, you're guilty of at least one of these.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0500/p36.html

Resolving Patients' Vaccination Uncertainty: Going From "No Thanks!" to "Of Course!" --...

Apr 1, 2014 - Immunizations can help prevent disease breakouts but require being mindful of patient concerns and misconceptions.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0300/p22.html

How to Bridge the Health Literacy Gap -- FPM

Feb 1, 2014 - Communicating with patients in a way they understand will lead to better outcomes and avoid mistakes and uncertainty.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0100/p14.html

Getting Through to Your Patients -- FPM

Dec 1, 2013 - A simple mnemonic will help you focus on your patients' communication style.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/1100/p36.html

Six Essential Relationships in Health Care -- FPM

Oct 1, 2013 - Poor communication in just one area can affect the entire health care experience.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0900/p40.html

Generation Gap: Effectively Leading Physicians of All Ages -- FPM

Jun 1, 2013 - Learning what makes physicians of different eras tick can go a long way toward making them happy and productive.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0500/p29.html

Medication Adherence: We Didn't Ask and They Didn't Tell -- FPM

Apr 1, 2013 - Sometimes the best way to solve our patients' medical problems is to make sure they're taking their medicine.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0300/p25.html

The Relational Soul of Family Medicine -- FPM

Apr 1, 2013 - It's time to focus on what you do best.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0300/p40.html

Leadership in a Health Care Organization: Not Like Private Practice -- FPM

Feb 1, 2013 - A family physician shares what he learned about leadership when he was no longer captain of the ship.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0100/p17.html

Secure Messaging: Myths, Facts, and Pitfalls -- FPM

Feb 1, 2013 - We assumed that our patients weren't ready for secure messaging or that, if they were, it would overburden our staff. We couldn't have been more wrong.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0100/p21.html

Rethinking the Difficult Patient Encounter -- FPM

Aug 1, 2012 - Before you can help a difficult patient, you may need to change how you view that person.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0700/p17.html

Letters - Jul-Aug 2012 -- FPM

Aug 1, 2012 - Advertisement << Nurse Practitioners as ... Previous article More App Suggestions f ... Next article >> Jul-Aug 2012 Issue LETTERS Fam Pract Manag. 2012 Jul-Aug;19(4):5. Effects of inclusive leadership I enjoyed reading the article How Inclusive Leadership Can Help Your Practice...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0700/p5a.html

Letters - Mar-Apr 2012 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2012 - Advertisement << We Are Our Own Worst E ... Previous article Excision vs. Removal o ... Next article >> Mar-Apr 2012 Issue LETTERS Fam Pract Manag. 2012 Mar-Apr;19(2):8. Community precepting: benefits for practices As family physicians who are involved with community precepting, we...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0300/p8a.html

How Inclusive Leadership Can Help Your Practice Adapt to Change -- FPM

Feb 1, 2012 - The most effective leaders realize that everyone's input is valuable.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0100/p8.html

Practical Institutional Politics for Doctors -- FPM

Feb 1, 2012 - Practicing in a large organization requires skills you may not have needed in independent practice.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0100/p18.html

Practice Pearls - Jan-Feb 2012 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2012 - Advertisement << Coding & Documentation Previous article How Is It Going? Next article >> Jan-Feb 2012 Issue PRACTICE PEARLS Fam Pract Manag. 2012 Jan-Feb;19(1):30. Avoid common mistakes when giving feedback Take SOAP to SNOCAMP Plan ahead for successful e-prescribing adoption Avoid...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0100/p30.html

Communicating Bad News to Your Patients -- FPM

Dec 1, 2011 - How you share the news can have a lasting effect on your patients and their families.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/1100/p31.html

Practice Essentials -- FPM Topic Collection

Nov 8, 2011 - If you want a quick course on those aspects of practice that you didn't learn about in medical school and residency, or if you're new to practice and feeling overwhelmed, this Practice Essentials article collection will introduce you to the basics -- from coding to contracting to time ...

Family Practice Management : Topic Collections

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=74

Encouraging Patients to Change Unhealthy Behaviors With Motivational Interviewing -- FPM

Jun 1, 2011 - This simple interviewing technique is designed to stimulate patients' desire to change and give them the confidence to do so.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0500/p21.html

My Favorite Patient of the Day -- FPM

Jun 1, 2011 - Defiant, defensive and depressed, he was the highlight of my day.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0500/p44.html

Four Strategies for Promoting Healthy Lifestyles in Your Practice -- FPM

Apr 1, 2011 - When practices promote fitness as the treatment of choice for all patients, good things happen.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0300/p16.html

The Efficiencies of Meandering -- FPM

Feb 1, 2011 - Could being productive really be so effortless?

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0100/p32.html

How to Be an Efficient and Effective Preceptor -- FPM

Jun 1, 2010 - It is possible to do the important work of precepting students and still get home in time for dinner.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0500/p18.html

Letters - May-Jun 2010 -- FPM

Jun 1, 2010 - Advertisement << Letters to Health Plan ... Previous article Coding & Documentation Next article >> May-Jun 2010 Issue LETTERS Documenting the HPI Fam Pract Manag. 2010 May-June;17(3):11. The article A New Approach to Making Your Doctor-Nurse Team More Productive, by Peter Anderson,...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0500/p11a.html

How to Solve Problems in Your Practice With a New Meeting Approach -- FPM

Apr 1, 2010 - Your practice members have the answers; they just need to be heard.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0300/p31.html

Letters - Mar-Apr 2010 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2010 - Advertisement << The EHR Incentive Previous article Coding & Documentation Next article >> Mar-Apr 2010 Issue LETTERS Thank your staff and your patients Fam Pract Manag. 2010 Mar-Apr;17(2):14. I've found that the advice in Thank your staff regularly [Practice Pearls, January/February...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0300/p14b.html

Reaching Out to an Impaired Physician -- FPM

Feb 1, 2010 - Effectively addressing a colleague's impairment requires care, planning and courage.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0100/p27.html

The Power of Apology -- FPM

Feb 1, 2010 - When a patient suffers from a medical mistake, two words can usher in healing.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0100/p40.html

Letters - Jan-Feb 2010 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2010 - Advertisement << Health Care Reform Sho ... Previous article Correction Next article >> Jan-Feb 2010 Issue LETTERS Using patient lists to enhance care Fam Pract Manag. 2010 Jan-Feb;17(1):10-12. As a retired family physician who spends more time in medical offices as a patient these...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0100/p10b.html

Creating a High-Quality, Low-Cost Health Care System: Lessons From Grand Junction, ...

Dec 1, 2009 - Physicians who have been instrumental in making Grand Junction, CO, one of the lowest cost health care marketplaces in the country offer the secrets of Grand Junction's success.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/1100/p7.html

Five Communication Strategies to Promote Self-Management of Chronic Illness -- FPM

Oct 1, 2009 - How you communicate with your patients can enhance - or inhibit - their ability to manage their chronic illnesses.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0900/p12.html

Why I Give My Cell Phone Number to My Patients -- FPM

Aug 1, 2009 - You may gain more rapport without losing sleep.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0700/p24.html

The Patient-Centered Medical Home: 12 Tips to Help You Lead the Way -- FPM

Aug 1, 2009 - Physicians involved in the TransforMED national demonstration project share what they've learned about practice transformation.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0700/p15.html

Practicing Excellence: Your Role in Practice Transformation -- FPM

Apr 1, 2009 - Physician leaders play a vital part in guiding the practice toward exceptional performance.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0300/p28.html

The Key to Implementing Change in Your Practice -- FPM

Oct 1, 2008 - Even the most well-thought-out plans will fail unless you engage the hearts and minds of your staff.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0900/pa5.html

Letters - Jul 2008 -- FPM

Aug 1, 2008 - Advertisement << Another Approach to Cl ... Previous article Coding & Documentation Next article >> Jul 2008 Issue Letters Closing the divide Fam Pract Manag. 2008 Jul-Aug;15(7):16. Closing the Physician-Staff Divide: A Step Toward Creating the Medical Home [April 2008] left me with...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0700/p14c.html

Letters - Jun 2008 -- FPM

Jun 1, 2008 - Advertisement << How to Deliver Bad News Previous article Tracking Follow-Up Care Next article >> Jun 2008 Issue Letters Patient communication and health literacy Fam Pract Manag. 2008 Jun;15(6):12. In Have You Really Addressed Your Patient's Concerns? [March 2008], the authors...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0600/p12.html

Making a Case for Online Physician-Patient Communication -- FPM

May 1, 2008 - It can improve communications, practice efficiency and maybe even the bottom line. Just don't expect all your patients to join you online … yet.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0500/pa3.html

Discussing End-of-Life Care With Your Patients -- FPM

Mar 1, 2008 - The conversation may not be easy, but your patients will be grateful.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0300/p18.html

Have You Really Addressed Your Patient's Concerns? -- FPM

Mar 1, 2008 - These simple strategies will help you structure the medical encounter to ensure that you and your patient are on the same page.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0300/p35.html

Coding & Documentation - Mar 2008 -- FPM

Mar 1, 2008 - Advertisement << News & Trends Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> Mar 2008 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC Fam Pract Manag. 2008 Mar;15(3):41. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Coding a brief service for urinalysis...

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0300/p41.html

Coding & Documentation - Feb 2008 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2008 - Advertisement << News & Trends Previous article Practice Pearls Next article >> Feb 2008 Issue CODING and DOCUMENTATION Cindy Hughes, CPC Fam Pract Manag. 2008 Feb;15(2):40. This content conforms to AAFP CME criteria. See FPM CME Quiz. Selecting the primary diagnosis INR testing at a...

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0200/p40.html

Letters - Feb 2008 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2008 - Advertisement << Defending the Real Sta ... Previous article Holding on to Family M ... Next article >> Feb 2008 Issue LETTERS Disclosing practice finances Fam Pract Manag. 2008 Feb;15(2):8. Facing extinction, our specialty is seeking renaissance in two forms. TransforMED, centrally...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0200/p8.html

The Makings of a Good Meeting -- FPM

Dec 1, 2007 - Don't waste time on bad meetings. Here's how to make sure your meetings are necessary and productive.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/1100/p35.html

News & Trends - Jul 2007 -- FPM

Aug 1, 2007 - Advertisement << Letters Previous article Coding & Documentation Next article >> Jul 2007 Issue NEWS and TRENDS Fam Pract Manag. 2007 Jul-Aug;14(7):19-23. Union barred from helping doctors negotiate with insurers AMA issues separate challenges to United Healthcare, retail clinics...

Family Practice Management : News Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0700/p19.html

How to Manage Difficult Patient Encounters -- FPM

Jun 1, 2007 - These strategies will help you turn problematic encounters into productive ones.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0600/p30.html

Getting Beyond Blame in Your Practice -- FPM

May 1, 2007 - If your group is prone to blame, accusation and finger-pointing, your improvement efforts will be doomed.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0500/p30.html

Family Medicine Meets the Blogosphere -- FPM

May 1, 2007 - An introduction to blogs may help take the fear out of the blogosphere.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0500/p38.html

Strategies for Developing a Knowledge-Driven Culture in Your Practice -- FPM

Apr 1, 2007 - Your practice's success may depend on getting those who work for you to share what they know. Here's how to do it.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0400/p32.html

Letters - Mar 2007 -- FPM

Mar 1, 2007 - Advertisement << No More Coding! Previous article Family Medicine and In ... Next article >> Mar 2007 Issue LETTERS Radiating courtesy and professionalism Fam Pract Manag. 2007 Mar;14(3):16. While a good deal has been written about the importance of effective communication in health...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0300/p15c.html

News & Trends - Mar 2007 -- FPM

Mar 1, 2007 - Advertisement << Letters Previous article Coding & Documentation Next article >> Mar 2007 Issue NEWS and TRENDS Fam Pract Manag. 2007 Mar;14(3):18-20. Doctors' attire doesn't matter, study says Income gap between primary care, specialists must be addressed Health plan contract bill...

Family Practice Management : News Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0300/p18.html

The Dreaded Request for Medical Records -- FPM

Feb 1, 2007 - Sometimes a patient's reasons for leaving aren't as bad as we might imagine.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0200/p56.html

Negotiating a Contract With a Health Plan -- FPM

Dec 1, 2006 - You'll manage the process confidently if you ask these questions before it starts.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/1100/p49.html

Effective Work Relationships: A Vital Ingredient in Your Practice -- FPM

Dec 1, 2006 - It takes time and effort to create positive work relationships, but the payoff is worth it.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/1100/p45.html

How to Fire a Staff Member -- FPM

Dec 1, 2006 - Following clear guidelines will help you handle this sensitive situation efficiently and professionally.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/1100/p37.html

Comfort Always -- FPM

Oct 1, 2006 - Our most important role as a physician is being a comforter to the sick.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/1000/p74.html

Managed Care Administrative Tasks: Cutting the Red Tape -- FPM

Oct 1, 2006 - Your job is difficult enough without the barriers of managed care. Are you doing what you can to reduce the hassles?

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/1000/p32.html

Grade Your Payers: The AAFP/FPM Survey of Physicians' Experiences With Third-Party ...

Oct 1, 2006 - More and more health plans are grading physicians on their performance. Now, it’s time for physicians to grade their health plans.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/1000/p55.html

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