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We shouldn't try to carry the stress of patient care alone.
When should you say no?
Patients are more likely to schedule a wellness visit if their physician recommends it, but that won't happen without staff support.
None of us wants to be "that doctor."
If you could watch a recording of your latest patient visit, would you be proud of your interpersonal skills?
When demands and distractions intrude on your patient encounters, practice these tips for being fully present.
This model can make patients true partners in improving their care and that of others.
The best doctors demonstrate not only what they know but also that they care.
Joining patients' Internet networks can lead to faster and better communication.
Health care reform and the spread of high-deductible plans mean confusion for patients – and uncertainty for your practice.