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Proactively building a positive Internet presence for your practice can blunt the effect of a few bad reviews.
This model can make patients true partners in improving their care and that of others.
Letting minors view their health records online means finding a compromise between patient privacy and parental rights.
With a little practice, these seven vital skills can become a natural part of your patient consultations.
Is the health system in your community truly focused on what the patient wants? Are you sure?
The article presents a method for facilitating a more positive experience with "difficult" patients.
The authors provide advice on optimizing patient referrals and reinforce their advice with three tools: a referral form, a referral tracking spreadsheet, and a patient satisfaction survey.
A $1.5 million study is underway to determine whether this practice is a good idea. Spoiler alert: It is.
The author describes a way to use online shared document editing with Google Docs to facilitate communication between reception and back office in a large practice.
The authors make the case for incorporating behavioral health counseling services into the medical home.