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As the largest adult generation in the U.S., millennials will have an outsized impact on the future of health care. Here are some ways to make primary care more appealing to all patients, including the first group raised with the internet.
Use this guide to up-front agenda setting to help you strike a balance between meeting complex patient needs and staying on time.
Imagine how it would feel to walk into a doctor’s office and see that everyone else looks different from you.
Adding a touch of tech, a dose of education, and plenty of creature comforts to your waiting room can make it more palatable for patients.
Patients do better and cost less when they have ready access to primary care, but could your practice be thinking about access all wrong?
Pay-for-performance programs have produced disappointing results. Fewer and more appropriate, evidence-based quality measures could help.
Colocating counseling and primary care services can help ensure that patients get the mental health care they need.
Will this really improve patient care?
Tracking patient engagement is a key step to enhancing health and reducing costs.
Inviting patients to review your visit notes is a promising change in practice. Here’s how to get started.