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PATIENT COMMUNICATION

How to Respond to Inappropriate Patient Requests

The five-step “FAVER” approach can help you say no to uncomfortable requests while preserving the patient relationship.


WORKFLOW

Team Rooming for Greater Efficiency

This physician and MA jump-start patient visits by teaming up and reversing some traditional roles in the exam room.

CODING

Coding Changes for Family Medicine in 2018

This year's CPT code updates address team-based care management, prolonged preventive services, anticoagulation management, and more.

PROFESSIONAL ISSUES

Is It Ethical to Accept Gifts From Patients?

To make the right decision, consider the patient's motives, the gift's value, and any potential fallout from accepting the gift.


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Reintroducing FPM

As the journal begins its 25th year of publication, we're introducing a new logo, a new design, and some new features.


PHYSICIAN WELLNESS

10 Ways to Build Emotional Intelligence and Prevent Burnout

You couldn't have made it through medical school and residency without a high intellect, but have you developed your emotional intelligence?

QUALITY REPORTING

Making Sense of MACRA: Six Things You Need to Know

The rules for complying with Medicare's Quality Payment Program are getting stricter.

APP REVIEWS

Four Mobile Apps to Encourage Healthy Habits

Recommend these mobile apps to patients as a way to reinforce recommended lifestyle changes.


TOOLBOX

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.



TOPIC COLLECTIONS

Life Balance

Reducing burnout and finding balance

Coding

Optimizing coding and documentation

Patient Care

Improving patient care and satisfaction




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