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If your group is prone to blame, accusation and finger-pointing, your improvement efforts will be doomed.
Your practice's success may depend on getting those who work for you to share what they know. Here's how to do it.
It takes time and effort to create positive work relationships, but the payoff is worth it.
Delivering top-notch care requires more than individual skill and motivation.
Today's leaders need more than vision and a high IQ.
Team-based, proactive care supported by effective office systems, technology and a culture of improvement will help your patients and your bottom line.
By sharing knowledge, concerns and passions, family physicians can use communities of practice as tools for change.
How do you get your group to defy the status quo and act on good ideas? It starts with vision, teamwork and some fire in the belly.
When this family practice learned how to delegate, make wise use of technology and trim its staff, it gained $200,000 per year.
This 32-site medical group was facing financial ruin, until its employees (both physicians and staff members) came up with a radical plan.