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Practice Pearls - Jul-Aug 2019 -- FPM

Aug 1, 2019 - Reduce time spent doing other physicians’ paperwork | Send preventive service reminders according to birth months | Help put patients at ease during visits | Identify patients’ unmet social needs to facilitate referrals

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0700/p35.html

Seven Habits for Reducing Work After Clinic -- FPM

Jun 1, 2019 - Imagine shutting your office door at the end of the day and not having any work that you need to take home. These shifts in practice can help you reclaim your time.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0500/p10.html

Practice Pearls - Jan-Feb 2019 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2019 - Simplify the checkout process | Ensure your safety during patient visits | Keep your empathy for difficult patients

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0100/p32.html

How to Prepare for and Survive a Violent Patient Encounter -- FPM

Dec 1, 2018 - When the unthinkable happens, having a plan that you have practiced regularly can make all the difference.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/1100/p5.html

Practice Pearls - Nov-Dec 2016 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2016 - Advertisement << Coding & Documentation Previous article Sharing Visit Notes: A ... Next article >> Nov-Dec 2016 Issue PRACTICE PEARLS Fam Pract Manag. 2016 Nov-Dec;23(6):32. Handle out-of-area patient calls with care Set aside your ego as a leader Achieve more goals by picking fewer...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/1100/p32.html

Instant Messaging: A Simple Tool to Improve Teamwork and Wait Times -- FPM

Oct 1, 2016 - On-screen alerts can help a spread-out staff work together to keep patient care moving smoothly.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0900/p28.html

Office Facilities and Design -- FPM Topic Collection

Jun 29, 2016 - Advertisement Topic Collection Office Facilities and Design Editors' Choice of Best Available Content What's the best way to design a medical office for maximum efficiency? This article collection features popular FPM content on this topic and more. Categories Office...

Family Practice Management : Topic Collections

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=100

Practice Pearls - May-Jun 2016 -- FPM

Jun 1, 2016 - Advertisement << Coding & Documentation Previous article Does High Patient Sati ... Next article >> May-Jun 2016 Issue PRACTICE PEARLS Fam Pract Manag. 2016 May-June;23(3):41. Change your phone message to reduce ER visits Standardize vaccine storage for efficiency and temperature...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0500/p41.html

Putting Pre-Visit Planning Into Practice -- FPM

Dec 1, 2015 - Patient visits can be more effective if much of the information gathering is done ahead of time.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/1100/p34.html

A Mélange of Helpful Advice -- FPM

Dec 1, 2015 - Need to improve your leadership skills, workflow, marketing, stress levels, or quality scores? Read on.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/1100/p4.html

A Potpourri of Practice Improvement -- FPM

Aug 1, 2015 - Whether you're looking to upgrade quality, efficiency, service, or job satisfaction, we've got something for you.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0700/p8.html

Inefficiency in Primary Care: Common Causes and Potential Solutions -- FPM

Apr 1, 2015 - This practice-based research project highlights key sources of inefficiency in primary care and real-world suggestions for how to improve.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0300/p18.html

Practice Management Challenges: Unpaid Bills, Inefficiency, and Rules -- FPM

Apr 1, 2015 - And you thought just being a doctor was hard.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0300/p6.html

Practice Pearls - Jan-Feb 2015 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2015 - Advertisement << Coding & Documentation Previous article Patient Portals: The G ... Next article >> Jan-Feb 2015 Issue PRACTICE PEARLS Fam Pract Manag. 2015 Jan-Feb;22(1):34. Become a mystery patient Avoid infection by avoiding the T-zone Seek out patient voices Tips from Assembly...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0100/p34.html

Three Questions to Guide Any Change Effort -- FPM

Dec 1, 2014 - The change you're pursuing is more likely to succeed if you can answer yes to each of these questions.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/1100/p40.html

Practice Transformation: Taking the Direct Primary Care Route -- FPM

Jun 1, 2014 - This practice cured its insurance headaches by switching to a cash-only payment model and charging annual retainer fees.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0500/p10.html

Practice Transformation: Lessons From a Safety Net Clinic -- FPM

Apr 1, 2014 - Health system serving uninsured and needy patients improves efficiency and outcomes through medical home initiatives.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0300/oa1.html

Joy Revisited -- FPM

Apr 1, 2014 - If we want joy in practice, we're going to have to try a different approach.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0300/p36.html

Physicians Assemble: Integrating Small Groups to Preserve Independent Practice -- FPM

Dec 1, 2013 - In the face of industry consolidation and employment, small practices are joining forces to control their own destinies and remain competitive.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/1100/p12.html

How to Survive an EHR Meaningful Use Audit -- FPM

Dec 1, 2013 - Creating and keeping the right documents is key to answering reviewers' questions about electronic health record compliance.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/1100/p7.html

Practice Transformation: Running Your Business Like a Business -- FPM

Oct 1, 2013 - This medical practice uses technology and automaker-inspired productivity steps to modernize and rapidly grow its business.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0900/p18.html

Letters - Sep-Oct 2013 -- FPM

Oct 1, 2013 - Advertisement << Six Essential Relation ... Previous article Skepticism Next article >> Sep-Oct 2013 Issue LETTERS Medical assistants Fam Pract Manag. 2013 Sep-Oct;20(5):6. Envisioning New Roles for Medical Assistants: Strategies From Patient-Centered Medical Homes [March/April...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0900/p6.html

Practice Pearls - Jul-Aug 2013 -- FPM

Aug 1, 2013 - Advertisement << Coding & Documentation Previous article Making Sense of the Tr ... Next article >> Jul-Aug 2013 Issue PRACTICE PEARLS Fam Pract Manag. 2013 Jul-Aug;20(4):32. Cutting costs by cutting swabs Tetanus shot? The phone's for you A is for asthma Dealing with patient...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0700/p32.html

HIPAA Again: Confronting the Updated Privacy and Security Rules -- FPM

Jun 1, 2013 - New regulations will require practices to revisit and adapt their privacy policies.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0500/p18.html

Redesigning Your Work Space to Support Team-Based Care -- FPM

Apr 1, 2013 - Four key design elements could make your team more effective.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0300/p20.html

A Team-Building Model for Team-Based Care -- FPM

Dec 1, 2012 - Focusing on their strengths and borrowing concepts from family therapy helped bring this family medicine group together in pursuit of a common goal.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/1100/p19.html

A Toolkit for Clinicians Rounding in Long-Term Care Facilities -- FPM

Dec 1, 2012 - A lack of appropriate bedside equipment can impede thorough clinical evaluations, but this can be easily remedied.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/1100/p14.html

Managing Messages -- FPM

Oct 1, 2012 - Three principles helped this small primary care practice conquer the dreaded inbox and its mountain of messages.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0900/p25.html

Preparing for and Recovering From a Natural Disaster -- FPM

Jun 1, 2012 - Three days after an EF5 tornado hit the town of Joplin, Mo., this small family medicine practice was up and running.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0500/p15.html

Letters - Jan-Feb 2012 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2012 - Advertisement << Bridging the Physician ... Previous article Referrals: Ask Consult ... Next article >> Jan-Feb 2012 Issue LETTERS Fam Pract Manag. 2012 Jan-Feb;19(1):5. More tips for managing prescription refills The article Rethinking Your Approach to Prescription ‘Refills’...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0100/p5.html

Letters - Jan-Feb 2011 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2011 - Advertisement << The Efficiencies of Me ... Previous article "Refills" for Schedule ... Next article >> Jan-Feb 2011 Issue LETTERS PCMH, ACOs and health care systems Fam Pract Manag. 2011 Jan-Feb;18(1):4. I read with interest Dr. David Kibbe's article PCMH and ACO: Opposed or...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0100/p4.html

Addressing Common Inefficiencies in Office Practice -- FPM

Dec 1, 2010 - A well-organized workflow will save you time, money and aggravation.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/1100/p28.html

Before You Sign That Office Lease -- FPM

Dec 1, 2010 - Here's what to look for - and what to avoid.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/1100/p17.html

The PCMH and ACO: Opposed or Mutually Supportive? -- FPM

Dec 1, 2010 - The medical home and the accountable care organization need each other.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/1100/p6.html

Practice Pearls - Nov-Dec 2010 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2010 - Advertisement << Coding & Documentation Previous article Escaping Inefficiency Next article >> Nov-Dec 2010 Issue PRACTICE PEARLS Fam Pract Manag. 2010 Nov-Dec;17(6):40. Stop playing phone tag with patients Apply petroleum jelly to lesions before treatment Receive feedback gracefully...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/1100/p40.html

The Patient-Centered Medical Home: Still a Work in Progress -- FPM

Oct 1, 2010 - Pilot projects are producing encouraging results as well as new challenges.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0900/p30.html

Practice Pearls - Sep-Oct 2010 -- FPM

Oct 1, 2010 - Advertisement << Coding & Documentation Previous article Translating Learning I ... Next article >> Sep-Oct 2010 Issue PRACTICE PEARLS Fam Pract Manag. 2010 Sep-Oct;17(5):43. Reach staff easily with a handheld phone system Help patients understand blood sugar tests Strengthen your...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0900/p43.html

Access to Care -- FPM Topic Collection

Jul 22, 2010 - Providing good care doesn't count for much if patients can't access your care easily. This article collection features popular FPM content on issues in improving access to care, from advanced-access scheduling to after-hours call. Providing good care doesn't count for much if patients ...

Family Practice Management : Topic Collections

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=48

Practice Efficiency -- FPM Topic Collection

Jul 21, 2010 - This article collection features popular FPM content on the subject of practice efficiency. This article collection features popular FPM content on the subject of practice efficiency.

Family Practice Management : Topic Collections

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=44

The 12-Step Way to Reduce Practice Expenses: Part 2, Operational Efficiencies -- FPM

Jun 1, 2010 - Even small cuts in your operational expenses can add up to big savings for your practice.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0500/p30.html

How to Clean Up in Family Medicine -- FPM

Jun 1, 2010 - As costs increase, medical practices need to get creative.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0500/p40.html

Letters - May-Jun 2010 -- FPM

Jun 1, 2010 - Advertisement << How to Clean Up in Fam ... Previous article Documenting the HPI Next article >> May-Jun 2010 Issue LETTERS Letters to health plans that send letters Fam Pract Manag. 2010 May-June;17(3):11. The article An Open Letter to All the Health Plans That Keep Sending Me...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0500/p11.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

Climbing One Step at a Time -- FPM

Feb 1, 2010 - Start training by rebuilding a piece of your practice; eventually you'll be able to rebuild the whole.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0100/p7.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

Practice Pearls - Jan-Feb 2010 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2010 - Advertisement << Coding & Documentation Previous article Climbing One Step at a ... Next article >> Jan-Feb 2010 Issue PRACTICE PEARLS Fam Pract Manag. 2010 Jan-Feb;17(1):34. Offer patients interesting reading materials Prepare to impress Getting into Medicare after opting out Thank...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0100/p34.html

Step-by-Step Practice Transformation -- FPM

Dec 1, 2009 - Can you walk there, or do you need to fly?

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/1100/p6.html

Letters - Sep-Oct 2009 -- FPM

Oct 1, 2009 - Advertisement << The Feds and EHRs Previous article Working With the "Righ ... Next article >> Sep-Oct 2009 Issue LETTERS Cell phone communication with patients: love it or hate it? Fam Pract Manag. 2009 Sep-Oct;16(5):6-7. As a family physician with almost 30 years of practice...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0900/p6b.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

Preparing Your Office for an Infectious Disease Epidemic -- FPM

Aug 1, 2009 - If your practice doesn't have a written preparedness plan, now is the time to develop one.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0700/p11.html

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