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Care Team & Staffing

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This article collection features popular FPM content on the subjects of teamwork and staffing -- from implementing team "huddles" to retaining good employees.

Planning Your Team

04/01/2008 Closing the Physician-Staff Divide: A Step Toward Creating the Medical Home
03/01/2006 Creating a High-Performing Clinical Team
09/01/2002 How Many Staff Members Do You Need?
02/01/2011 Integrating a Behavioral Health Specialist Into Your Practice
12/01/2013 The Benefits of Using Care Coordinators in Primary Care: A Case Study
04/01/2014 Adding Health Education Specialists to Your Practice
12/01/2014 Team-Based Care: Saving Time and Improving Efficiency
04/01/2005 What a Medical Assistant Can Do for Your Practice

Optimizing Your Team

12/01/2006 Effective Work Relationships: A Vital Ingredient in Your Practice
04/01/2013 Envisioning New Roles for Medical Assistants: Strategies From Patient-Centered Medical Homes
06/01/2014 A Feedback Tool to Improve Physician-Medical Assistant Communication Tool
03/01/2003 Five Steps to a Performance Evaluation System
05/01/2007 Getting Beyond Blame in Your Practice
02/01/2012 How Inclusive Leadership Can Help Your Practice Adapt to Change
02/01/2003 Ideas for Optimizing Your Nursing Staff
06/01/2011 Keys to High-Functioning Office Teams
08/01/2008 A New Approach to Making Your Doctor-Nurse Team More Productive Tool
12/01/2015 Promoting Positivity in Your Practice new
12/01/2002 Serving Up the Feedback Sandwich
06/01/2012 Six Characteristics of Effective Practice Teams
04/01/2008 Why Teamwork Will Make or Break Your Practice
02/01/2016 Why Your Health Care Team Doesn't Get Along new

Hiring, Firing & Retention

12/01/2004 Five Ways to Retain Good Staff
12/01/2006 How to Fire a Staff Member
06/01/2003 Questions You Should Ask When Hiring
10/01/2007 Recruiting and Retaining the Right Physicians
12/01/2004 What Motivates Staff?

Staff Meetings

08/01/2003 How to Make Your Meetings More Productive
06/01/2007 Huddles: Improve Office Efficiency in Mere Minutes
12/01/2007 The Makings of a Good Meeting

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