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Care Team & Staffing

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This article collection features popular FPM content on the subjects of teamwork and staffing -- from implementing team "huddles" to retaining good employees.

Last Update: 11/13/2020

Creating a Successful Team

03/01/2006 Creating a High-Performing Clinical Team
12/01/2017 How to Lead Up in Your Organization
06/01/2011 Keys to High-Functioning Office Teams
01/01/2006 Seven Characteristics of Successful Work Relationships Tool
06/01/2012 Six Characteristics of Effective Practice Teams
12/01/2014 Team-Based Care: Saving Time and Improving Efficiency
10/01/2021 A Bonus, Not a Burden: How Medical Students Can Add Value to Your Practice new

Optimizing Nurses, MAs, and Other Staff

06/01/2018 Developing Standing Orders to Help Your Team Work to the Highest Level
06/01/2014 A Feedback Tool to Improve Physician-Medical Assistant Communication Tool
08/01/2016 Five Lessons for Working With a Scribe
09/01/2002 How Many Staff Members Do You Need?
06/01/2016 Maximizing Your Medical Assistant's Role
08/01/2008 A New Approach to Making Your Doctor-Nurse Team More Productive Tool
08/01/2019 The Nurse Closer: Using Nonclinician Staff to Make Patient Visits More Efficient
08/01/2013 Optimizing the Role of Nursing Staff to Enhance Physician Productivity: One Physician's Journey
04/01/2018 A Team-Based Care Model That Improves Job Satisfaction
02/01/2019 Using Empowered CMAs and Nursing Staff to Improve Team-based Care
12/01/2020 What Can a Scribe Do for You?

Hiring, Firing, & Retention

12/01/2004 Five Ways to Retain Good Staff
12/01/2006 How to Fire a Staff Member
06/01/2003 Questions You Should Ask When Hiring
10/01/2007 Recruiting and Retaining the Right Physicians
12/01/2004 What Motivates Staff?

Effective Meetings

08/01/2003 How to Make Your Meetings More Productive
06/01/2007 Huddles: Improve Office Efficiency in Mere Minutes
12/01/2007 The Makings of a Good Meeting

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