ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
Your practice members have the answers; they just need to be heard.
Effectively addressing a colleague's impairment requires care, planning and courage.
When a patient suffers from a medical mistake, two words can usher in healing.
How you communicate with your patients can enhance – or inhibit – their ability to manage their chronic illnesses.
You may gain more rapport without losing sleep.
Even the most well-thought-out plans will fail unless you engage the hearts and minds of your staff.
It can improve communications, practice efficiency and maybe even the bottom line. Just don't expect all your patients to join you online … yet.
The conversation may not be easy, but your patients will be grateful.
These simple strategies will help you structure the medical encounter to ensure that you and your patient are on the same page.
These strategies will help you turn problematic encounters into productive ones.