ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
Family medicine, general
Since 1970, when the author sat for the first family medicine certification exam, a lot has changed - but not everything.
"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.
The environment is tougher than ever. Proactive revenue management and direct pay models provide opportunities for small practices
It's time to focus on what you do best.
The author argues that the patient-centered medical home is the ideal locus for management of patients with sickle cell disease.
The article provides an overview of the state of family medicine, including key metrics such as Match rates, compensation, hours worked and practice arrangement.
The article invites user comments on the article in the same issue titled "The State of Family Medicine."
For a demonstration of just how insane our current health care system is, read a brief update on new changes to CPT codes -- but read it with the eyes of a patient.