ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:

Competition

November/December 2017 Issue
How to Make Friends With Urgent Care [The Last Word]

Most of our patients will eventually seek urgent care, so we need to get along.


May 2008 Issue
Being All Things to All Patients [From the Editor]

You can do it all, or do some of it better.


May 2006 Issue
Retail Health Clinics Are Rolling Your Way [Feature]

Your patients will soon be able to choose between your office and the big-box retailer around the corner when they're feeling sick. Will this trend bring increased competition or cooperation?


May 2006 Issue
What Do Retail Clinics Mean for Family Medicine? [Editorial]

Whatever we do in response to the advent of retail clinics, it seems that they have a place in health care as long as they are able to improve access, decrease costs and improve quality.


Jul-Aug 2005 Issue
Caring for Children: Re-examining the Family Physician's Role [Feature]

New research suggests that the care of children has become less central to family medicine than it used to be, and some family physicians want to reverse the trend.


Jul-Aug 2000 Issue
Understanding Confidentiality and Nonsolicitation Clauses [Salaried FP]

The article discusses confidentiality provisions, trade secrets and non-solicitation clauses of physician employment contracts and offers a four-part test to determine whether they are enforceable under the law.


May 2000 Issue
Strategies for Expanding Your Patient Base in Diverse Communities [Feature]

Diversification can help your practice thrive — and deepen your humanity.


Feb 2000 Issue
Are the Edges of Family Practice Being Worn Away? [Feature]

A variety of forces, from hospitalists to burnout, may be chipping away at family physicians' scope of practice. Should you be concerned?


Jun 1999 Issue
Is Your Performance Data Online Yet? [Computers]

This installment in an ongoing series of brief web-site reviews will describe a site that makes data about physician performance available to patients. The article will inform readers about what your patients can find out about you on the Web.



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