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This article provides tips for running efficient, effective meetings that show your busy colleagues that you value their time. It also includes a checklist of meeting do's and don'ts.
Mar 2000 Issue
Is the Doctor-Patient Relationship Finally Growing Up? [Editor's Page]
Takes off from cover story to speculate about the maturation of the physician-patient relationship into one where both physician and patient are ready to treat the other as an adult.
May 1999 Issue
Finding Diamonds in the Trenches With the Nominal Group Process [Improving Patient Care]
The article will explain nominal group process as a method for generating quality-improvement ideas and will show how one practice used the process to identify areas of improvement within the practice.
Here are quick ways to evaluate and refine your communication style to better suit your patients' needs.
Your clinical practice has planted the seeds of leadership skills, but they need intensive cultivation to flourish.
This article will give salaried FPs advice on how they can overcome institutional roadblocks to gaining positions of leadership in health care organizations.
The article explains the importance of having a shared vision to guide a practice's efforts toward quality patient care.
This article will help readers understand how they deal with conflict on a personal and emotional level.
There's no such thing as a free dinner when you're dealing with “wanna-be medical entrepreneurs.”
This patient's experience teaches lessons that at least one FP apparently hasn't learned.