ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
Organizing chronic illness care with a registry will streamline your workflow, improve patient outcomes and provide data for quality improvement.
You need teamwork, data and a new approach to involving your patients.
When practices promote fitness as the treatment of choice for all patients, good things happen.
Sometimes, what matters most is how far a patient has come.
Does your practice “give patients a fish” or “teach patients to fish”?
How you communicate with your patients can enhance – or inhibit – their ability to manage their chronic illnesses.
The most difficult patients have one thing in common: They need to change their health habits. Group visits can help them.
New tools may soon connect you to your patients at home.
These four components can help you provide care that is more proactive, organized and satisfying.
(But each piece is useful in itself.)