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These simple strategies will help you structure the medical encounter to ensure that you and your patient are on the same page.
When customers drive the system, it changes everything – for the better.
When you redesign a practice around these principles, you can step off the productivity treadmill and focus on excellent patient care.
Physicians, employers, legislators and payers think medical homes may be the key to health system reform.
The “medical home” seems to hold out great hope, but getting there may not be easy.
The best way to fill your EHR with patient data might be to let your patients do it themselves.
The national demonstration project nears the halfway mark with many hard lessons already learned.
These four components can help you provide care that is more proactive, organized and satisfying.
(But each piece is useful in itself.)
With a thoughtful approach, you can maintain your focus on the patient.