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Future of Family Medicine Project
Using data collected from the Future of Family Medicine Project, the article offers information regarding how patients view FPs and what they want from them. The article also provides an update on the project itself.
Introduces Jennifer's article on the FFM research data
Do you find your scope of practice yielding to outside pressure? Such pressures can squeeze out deliveries, inpatient care, surgical assisting, nursing home care, house calls – anything that increases your liability exposure or interrupts the rapid flow of patients from waiting room to exam room to check-out desk.
Argues that managed care and integration hit family practice like a huge wave, leaving the specialty wallowing and damaged in a trough between waves and that the circumstance is promoting lots of experimentation.