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Patient compliance

Oct 2007 Issue
Moving Beyond "Noncompliance" [The Last Word]

When we focus on our own agenda rather than our patient's, we too can become noncompliant.


Apr 2006 Issue
Can Your Patients Afford the Medications You Prescribe? [Feature]

Patient adherence may depend on the answer to this question, so it must be asked.


Jan 2006 Issue
The Firing Squad [The Last Word]

Breaking up is hard to do, even with difficult patients.


Sep 2005 Issue
Terminating a Patient: Is It Time to Part Ways? [Feature]

A standardized approach will help you determine whether your relationship is broken and what to do about it.


Jun 2005 Issue
Five Tips for Generating Patient Satisfaction and Compliance [Feature]

These lessons from the business world can work in your practice, too.


May 2005 Issue
Beyond Charting: Using Your EHR's Data to Improve Quality [Computers]

Author describes how his residency program uses Crystal Reports to produce reports from their EMR system -- reports that have been useful in QI programs that have improved A1c, LDL and other outcome parameters.


Feb 2005 Issue
Managing the Habitual No-Show Patient [Improving Patient Care]

The author describes how his practice addressed the problem of patients who frequently missed appointments by implementing an alternative form of scheduling for such patients.


Nov-Dec 2002 Issue
How to Help Your Low-Income Patients Get Prescription Drugs [Feature]

Accessing affordable medications can be a hassle. Here's how you and your patients can make the most of the available resources.


Nov-Dec 2001 Issue
A Tool for Safely Treating Chronic Pain [Improving Patient Care]

The article explains how one family practice uses a "medication use agreement" to prevent medication misuse while helping patients who suffer from chronic pain.


Jun 2000 Issue
Planning Group Visits for High-Risk Patients [Feature]

You'll not only have more satisfied patients and better compliance, but you'll also be compensated for your services.


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