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The first step is simply to take a closer look at your appointment book.
Frustrated with the status quo? Here’s how to take your practice from so-so to stellar.
Learn how to plug the leaks that deplete your practice’s income.
The author, a time-management expert, advocates giving up traditional time-management techniques like multi-tasking and instead focus on learning how to control one's attention in order to remain productive in today's world of competing priorities.
The article explores how simple interventions can save physicians time. For example, the author has improved the efficiency of her practice's lab reporting process by using standard stamped messages in place of writing those messages by hand.
The article presents tips for making more efficient use of nurses in office-based practice.
Nov-Dec 2002 Issue
'Oh, by the Way ...': Agenda Setting in Office Visits [Improving Patient Care]
The article will explain how physicians can deal with patients who present with lists of complaints and how managing these lists effectively can improve patient care.
The author explains how simple technologies, such as a handheld pager system, can improve communication among physicians and staff members within the office.
These tried-and-true techniques will increase revenue, reduce expenses and improve satisfaction with your practice.
Accuses the reader of wasting far more in his or her practice than meets the eye and challenges him/her to read Lean Thinking and FPM articles about redesign.