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When we focus on our own agenda rather than our patient's, we too can become noncompliant.
Patient adherence may depend on the answer to this question, so it must be asked.
Breaking up is hard to do, even with difficult patients.
A standardized approach will help you determine whether your relationship is broken and what to do about it.
These lessons from the business world can work in your practice, too.
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.
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.
Accessing affordable medications can be a hassle. Here's how you and your patients can make the most of the available resources.
The article explains how one family practice uses a "medication use agreement" to prevent medication misuse while helping patients who suffer from chronic pain.
You'll not only have more satisfied patients and better compliance, but you'll also be compensated for your services.