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Stress and change
Even the most well-thought-out plans will fail unless you engage the hearts and minds of your staff.
Is it time to call in hospice for the health care system?
Developing a leave plan can help your partners and your patients feel more comfortable with your time away.
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.