ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
Looking at your system through the eyes of a patient will help you understand what you need.
Every practice has at least one. Here's how to reduce irritation and improve outcomes.
The article, part of a series based on research from the Direct Observation of Primary Care Study, will the effects of high-volume practice on patient care.
Visiting patients where they live is not only good medicine and good marketing. It's also good for the soul.
Retaining patients and attracting new ones can be a walk in the park if you concentrate on the two areas patients say matter most: your front-office staff and your office environment.
A review of the "physician report cards" service of the web site Healthgrades.com
Sep 1999 Issue
Practical Ways to Improve Patient Satisfaction With Visit Length [Improving Patient Care]
The article, first in a series based on the Direct Observation of Primary Care Study, will explain how physicians can improve patient satisfaction with little time investment. The advice is based on the DOPC research.
Discusses the book Making Wise Medical Decisions and the consumerism movement in health care.
Here are quick ways to evaluate and refine your communication style to better suit your patients' needs.
Setting aside slots for same-day and follow-up appointments builds patients' trust — and boosts productivity. Here's how to do it.