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Mar 2000 Issue
Is the Doctor-Patient Relationship Finally Growing Up? [Editor's Page]
Takes off from cover story to speculate about the maturation of the physician-patient relationship into one where both physician and patient are ready to treat the other as an adult.
This patient's experience teaches lessons that at least one FP apparently hasn't learned.
Using e-mail and the Web to connect with patients may sound like a hassle, but it can make patients' lives easier — and yours, too.
For tips on conducting efficient office visits, enhancing physician-patient communications and more, look to the archives of Family Practice Management.
Many patients derive their impression of your practice from telephone contacts. Here are tips for doing a better job.
Feb 1998 Issue
Reducing New Patients' Anxiety During the First Visit [Communication Skills]
The authors discuss techniques used to create positive encounters with new patients and offers a sample practice philosophy statement and an adult health questionnaire that can be given to patients on their first visit.