FPM Department Collection
Commentaries on hot topics in primary care.
The E/M coding revisions aren’t perfect, but they represent a huge step forward in reducing physicians’ documentation burden, audit risk, and complexity of code selection.
In some settings, the cause of burnout isn’t having too much work — it’s having the wrong type of work.
To describe the current phenomenon, we need a better term that puts the blame where it belongs and reminds us that the problem is responsive to multiple treatment strategies.
Family physicians should join the fight to remove limits on prescribing buprenorphine for opioid use disorder.
It's time for more discussion about how best to incorporate chaperones in primary care.
Polypharmacy constitutes a real patient-safety issue. Recognizing that is the first step toward change.
While attempting to solve one problem, DPC may be exacerbating other serious problems in our health care system.
Direct primary care will continue to grow because it empowers price transparency, quality, and patient satisfaction.
When we cannot give patients the care they need, we all suffer. But the converse is also true.
Dedicating increasing amounts of income and personal time to lead and manage quality programs is not sustainable.