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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

HIPAA -- FPM Topic Collection

Jul 15, 2010 - This article collection features popular FPM content on the subject of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act -- from frequently asked questions to help with HIPAA transactions and code sets standards. This article collection features popular FPM content on the subject ...

Family Practice Management : Topic Collections

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=35

Malpractice -- FPM Topic Collection

Jul 19, 2010 - This article collection features popular FPM content on the subject of malpractice -- from defending your care in a deposition to ensuring you have the right malpractice insurance policy. This article collection features popular FPM content on the subject of malpractice -- from ...

Family Practice Management : Topic Collections

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=41

The Case for Medical Chaperones -- FPM

Oct 1, 2018 - It's time for more discussion about how best to incorporate chaperones in primary care.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0900/p6.html

Protecting Adolescent Patient Privacy: Four Key Questions -- FPM

Feb 1, 2019 - When an adolescent patient requests confidential services, here’s what you need to know about their rights and your responsibilities.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0100/p7.html

Patient Inducements: The New Dos and Don'ts -- FPM

Aug 1, 2018 - The limits on giving free goods and services to Medicare and Medicaid patients are complex. Here’s how to avoid regulatory trouble.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0700/p16.html

Is It Ethical to Accept Gifts From Patients? -- FPM

Feb 1, 2018 - To make the right decision, first consider the patient’s motives.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0100/p40.html

Opting Out of Medicare: How to Get Out and Stay Out -- FPM

Dec 1, 2017 - Physicians can cut ties with Medicare and privately contract with Medicare beneficiaries, but doing it incorrectly can be costly.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/1100/p17.html

Practice Pearls - Jan-Feb 2018 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2018 - Warn patients about privacy issues associated with genetic testing | Use text messages to boost flu shots | Encourage employee recognition

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0100/p34.html

The Ethics of Caring for Friends or Family -- FPM

Aug 1, 2017 - When should you say no?

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0700/p44.html

Addressing Ambulatory Patient Safety in Your Practice -- FPM

Oct 1, 2015 - Reducing errors in care requires establishing a culture of safety, systematic reporting, consistent follow-up, and sustained commitment.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0900/p23.html

Incorporating Medical Interpretation Into Your Practice -- FPM

Apr 1, 2014 - Making sure you can understand your patients not only improves their care but avoids legal trouble.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0300/p16.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

How to Reduce Your Malpractice Risk -- FPM

Aug 1, 2012 - Recognizing warning signs and documenting with care are two keys.

Family Practice Management : Articles

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

Rationing Time -- FPM

Oct 1, 2012 - We decry rationing care, yet we ration our time every day.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0900/p8.html

Is Your Practice at Risk for Fraud? -- FPM

Dec 1, 2011 - Without reasonable controls, you may be inviting embezzlement.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/1100/p20.html

Defending the Real Standard of Care -- FPM

Feb 1, 2008 - When a strep test led to a lawsuit, this physician took the stand in defense of common sense.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0200/p48.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

The More Things Change -- FPM

Feb 1, 2010 - Referring to a 1903 book on medical practice management, the author argues that physicians faced challenges 100 years ago that are startlingly similar to today's problems -- threats to primary care, inadequate income, scheming lawyers and more.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0100/p8.html

Five Ways to Respond to a Medical Mistake -- FPM

Apr 1, 2009 - You can make things right if you don’t give in to shame, defensiveness and fear.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0300/p40.html

What You Need to Know When Called Upon to Be a Good Samaritan -- FPM

Apr 1, 2008 - Understanding your legal protections and ethical obligations can make it easier to respond when duty calls.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0400/p37.html

Should You Treat Yourself, Family or Friends? -- FPM

Mar 1, 2005 - It boils down to a personal decision in most situations.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0300/p41.html

Paging Dr. Colombo: When Physicians Become Instruments of the Law -- FPM

Aug 1, 2008 - What do you do when the law and your Hippocratic Oath come into conflict?

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0700/p12.html

Is Your Practice Merger Doomed to Fail? -- FPM

May 1, 2008 - Before you partner with another practice, make sure you've addressed these four questions.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0500/p26.html

Aiding the Wounded Among Us -- FPM

Dec 1, 2007 - When facing the pain of a malpractice lawsuit, physicians need the compassion and support of their colleagues.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/1100/p52.html

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