ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
Your efforts to give patients same-day appointments won't succeed until you address three critical issues.
Poor communication in just one area can affect the entire health care experience.
When capable nurses are given greater responsibility for each patient encounter, good results follow.
Yes, it worked in the past. No, it won't work in the future.
Focusing on their strengths and borrowing concepts from family therapy helped bring this family medicine group together in pursuit of a common goal.
Taking a systematic, team-based approach can make these services valuable for physicians and patients.
Meanings get slippery when words become badges of progress.
With a little effort, your team can take its performance to new heights.
Delivering better chronic disease care is a team sport that requires a clear game plan.
Trying to do it all yourself is not only unwise but increasingly impractical.