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When demands and distractions intrude on your patient encounters, practice these tips for being fully present.
Even healthy practices have to guard against negativity.
A few simple changes can help you focus on your patient instead of your EHR.
When you see an 18-year-old patient, you don't expect to deliver bad news.
Portals can benefit your practice and your patients, but you have to get them using the technology first.
The best doctors demonstrate not only what they know but also that they care.
Joining patients' Internet networks can lead to faster and better communication.
With a little practice, these seven vital skills can become a natural part of your patient consultations.
Using an evaluation form and face-to-face meetings can help get both sides of the team talking and solving problems.
Admit it, you're guilty of at least one of these.