ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
Nonclinical process improvement
Don't waste time on bad meetings. Here's how to make sure your meetings are necessary and productive.
Successful referrals and consultations depend on open and succinct communication between you, your patients and your consultants.
You don't need a phone booth for a changing room.
Got a good idea? Don't hide it under a bushel.
When you redesign a practice around these principles, you can step off the productivity treadmill and focus on excellent patient care.
If your group is prone to blame, accusation and finger-pointing, your improvement efforts will be doomed.
Your practice toolkit isn’t complete without these.
Introduces "Big Ideas" issue, suggesting that most of the ideas featured have something to do with the FFM new practice model and that the authors may actually share a vision of the future of family medicine.
Points out that the Nicoletti and Borglum articles in this issue are connected in that they both come from practice consultants who have formed apparently similar views of what constitutes a good practice.