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Physicians can maximize their time - and their practice's income - by delegating more documentation tasks to well-trained staff.
If it isn't thoughtfully applied, the team model may have unintended consequences.
Partnering with local groups that work with seniors can help you meet the special needs of older patients.
"A physician is obligated to consider more than a diseased organ, more even than the whole man - he must view the man in his world." -- Dr. Harvey Cushing
Admit it, you're guilty of at least one of these.
Will team-based care be our salvation?
Your efforts to give patients same-day appointments won't succeed until you address three critical issues.
Poor communication in just one area can affect the entire health care experience.
The author, a family physician, describes how he changed his practice model to work with two nurses simultaneously, allowing them to take on more of the work for each patient encounter so that the physician could focus on the patient.
Yes, it worked in the past. No, it won't work in the future.