ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
When practices promote fitness as the treatment of choice for all patients, good things happen.
Sometimes, what matters most is how far a patient has come.
Does your practice “give patients a fish” or “teach patients to fish”?
How you communicate with your patients can enhance – or inhibit – their ability to manage their chronic illnesses.
The most difficult patients have one thing in common: They need to change their health habits. Group visits can help them.
New tools may soon connect you to your patients at home.
(But each piece is useful in itself.)
These four components can help you provide care that is more proactive, organized and satisfying.
Who needs an EHR? Software you already have can help you make sure your patients get the care they need.
With proper planning, group visits can expand your options for managing the care of chronically ill patients.