ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
Proactively building a positive Internet presence for your practice can blunt the effect of a few bad reviews.
Joining patients' Internet networks can lead to faster and better communication.
Online physician rating services are becoming more common and more widely used. The authors give physicians advice for dealing with unfavorable reviews.
The author, a family physician, explains how to use Open DNS, a free Internet domain name server, to limit frivolous Web browsing by practice staff while permitting practice-related use of the Web.
The article offers tips for using technology at the point of care to facilitate patient education and evidence-based decision making.
The article describes strategies family physicians should employ to avoid Internet security breaches.
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The FPM Web site will soon be redesigned in more ways than one.
The author offers the results of a patient survey conducted to determine readiness to communicate with their physicians over the Internet. The survey instrument used will be published with the article for use by other practices.
The author describes what blogs are, what implications they have for family physicians, what sorts of blogs might be useful or interesting to family physicians and their patients and how to find blogs that they might find worthwhile.