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Deprescribing Medications: A Four-Part Process

With too many patients taking too many unnecessary medications, deprescribing has become a required skill for primary care physicians. Here's how to go about it.


PATIENT CARE

Screening for Social Determinants of Health

Screening patients to understand their social context is the gateway to addressing barriers and improving health.

CAREER SATISFACTION

How to Be Happy in Practice for 30-Plus Years

These eight lessons from a family physician who's been there, done that can help you avoid burnout and enjoy medicine.

LEADERSHIP SKILLS

It's Not Hard to Be Humble: The Role of Humility in Leadership

Here's how to keep ego from getting in the way of effective leadership and teamwork.


Encounter Forms

Asthma, hypertension, well-woman, and more.

Patient Forms

Satisfaction survey, pre-visit survey, and more.

Medicare Tools

Risk assessment, AWV forms, and more.



Sarina Schrager, MD, demonstrates shared decision making with a patient considering mammography.


CODING & DOCUMENTATION

Physician Certification of Diabetic Shoes

This "Coding & Documentation" Q&A explains the documentation Medicare requires to certify the need for diabetic shoes or inserts.

APP REVIEWS

Five Mobile Apps for Mindfulness

Recommend these apps for patients interested in incorporating mindfulness into their care plan.

STAFF EFFICIENCY

Developing Standing Orders to Help Your Team Work to the Highest Level

Use this seven-step plan to create protocols that improve efficiency.


Life Balance

Reducing burnout and finding balance

Coding

Optimizing coding and documentation

Patient Care

Improving patient care and satisfaction



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