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Reminder systems

July/August 2014 Issue
Achieving Sustainable Increases in Childhood Immunization Rates [Feature]

Analyzing and eliminating physical and procedural barriers to immunization allowed this practice to improve its performance.


March/April 2012 Issue
Clinical Decision Support: Using Technology to Identify Patients' Unmet Needs [Feature]

The presenting problem is often just the tip of the iceberg.


November/December 2010 Issue
A Proactive Approach to Controlled Substance Refills [Feature]

The authors describe a process whereby practices can manage prescriptions for patients on narcotics for chronic pain, ensuring that patients have signed narcotics agreements, that prescriptions are refilled appropriately on schedule, that urine toxicology screening is carried out as appropriate. The process is also useful for patients taking stable dosages of other controlled substances.


Apr 2004 Issue
Using a Tracking Book for Unresolved Issues [Improving Patient Care]

The article outlines a tracking system physicians can use to log problematic patient issues requiring follow-up.


Jul-Aug 2002 Issue
Four Principles for Better Test-Result Tracking [Feature]

Lost or misfiled test results can delay needed care. Here’s how to prevent this common error in office-based practice.


May 2001 Issue
Using Your Palm-Top's Date Book as a Reminder System [Computers]

The author describes how to tailor a PDA's built-in applications to best serve the needs of the practicing physician.


Nov-Dec 1999 Issue
Using Standardized Admit Orders to Improve Inpatient Care [Feature]

At 2 a.m., would you know the correct dose of acetylcysteine for an acetaminophen overdose?


Sep 1999 Issue
22 Tips for Improving Your Practice [Feature]

‘Good enough’ is no longer good enough. For today's family practice, it's improve it or lose it.


Apr 1999 Issue
Making Wellness Medicine Work [Feature]

Following a program like the author's, you can turn annual physical exams into an ongoing process of prevention and health improvement.



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