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Stress and change
When a patient gets a “double whammy,” deliver the bad news the way you would like to hear it.
When facing the pain of a malpractice lawsuit, physicians need the compassion and support of their colleagues.
You don't need a phone booth for a changing room.
The mere fact that we talk about “access to care” is a sign of serious illness in the health care system.
The “medical home” seems to hold out great hope, but getting there may not be easy.
Physicians, employers, legislators and payers think medical homes may be the key to health system reform.
To save the specialty, we need to recognize what makes a good family physician.
Here are six reasons to answer in the affirmative and to believe that the status quo is ripe for revolution.
The national demonstration project nears the halfway mark with many hard lessons already learned.
These six steps can help physicians deal with the stress of their profession before it leads to burnout.