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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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