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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]

Using the recurring-calendar-event function in Microsoft Outlook, this practice created a systematic approach that ensures patient refills on the day they're due.


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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