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With tremendous change taking place in health care, the mood among family physicians is anxious, but there are reasons to be hopeful.
If it isn't thoughtfully applied, the team model may have unintended consequences.
If we want joy in practice, we're going to have to try a different approach.
This special report reviews the value of family medicine, the challenges it faces, and AAFP data on the nature of family medicine practice today.
One family physician thinks we should stop pretending that it is.
If you're prone to overcommitment, you may be at risk for A-fib.
The author answers physicians' questions related to determining the appropriate patient panel size, managing workload and transitioning to the ideal panel size.
What good old days? You're $1.35 an hour better off today.
The article explains how to calculate the ideal number of patients a physician should have on his or her panel in order to optimize patient access to care, continuity of care and quality of care.
The article suggests five tips for physicians to decrease the amount of administrative work they encounter on a daily basis.