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You can do it all, or do some of it better.
This cover story will explore the retail medicine trend (MinuteClinic, Take Care, etc.) and the implications it could have for family physicians.
Whatever we do in response to the advent of retail clinics, it seems that they have a place in health care as long as they are able to improve access, decrease costs and improve quality.
This article examines evidence that suggests family physicians are seeing fewer children in their practices and offers suggestions for reversing the trend.
The article discusses confidentiality provisions, trade secrets and non-solicitation clauses of physician employment contracts and offers a four-part test to determine whether they are enforceable under the law.
This article will discuss strategies for building a diverse patient base, a culturally competent health care team and a community-responsive practice.
A variety of forces, from hospitalists to burnout, may be chipping away at family physicians' scope of practice. Should you be concerned?
This installment in an ongoing series of brief web-site reviews will describe a site that makes data about physician performance available to patients. The article will inform readers about what your patients can find out about you on the Web.