Scope of practice

Mar 2004 Issue
Fighting for Hospital Privileges [Feature]

The article will explain what steps family physicians should take when they're facing a privileging battle, including common mistakes to avoid and local and national resources that can offer assistance.

Sep 2002 Issue
Recreating Family Practice [Editor's Page]

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.

Sep 2001 Issue
Is It Time to Re-examine Family Practice? [Feature]

Today's practice environment is much different than it was when family practice became a specialty in 1969. Consequently, the role of family practice in U.S. culture is much less clear now than it was then. This article will present the opinions of key FP leaders or whether family practice needs to be redefined.

May 2000 Issue
Readers Speak Out on Family Physicians' Scope of Practice [Feature]

Is the scope of family practice narrowing? See how your colleagues answer this question.

Feb 2000 Issue
Are the Edges of Family Practice Being Worn Away? [Feature]

A variety of forces, from hospitalists to burnout, may be chipping away at family physicians' scope of practice. Should you be concerned?

Oct 1998 Issue
Remind Patients of Your Scope of Practice [Marketing Tips]

The author discusses a poster designed for his exam rooms that helps remind his patients about the scope of family practice.

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