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PATIENT COMMUNICATION

Teach-Back: A Technique to Enhance Patients’ Understanding

Half of patients leave their visit without understanding what their physician told them, but this simple technique can help.

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Patient Inducements: The New Dos and Don'ts

The limits on giving free goods and services to Medicare and Medicaid patients are complex. Here’s how to avoid regulatory trouble.

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Four Mobile Apps for Pain Management

These apps can help you and your patients more effectively manage their acute and chronic pain.

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Resilience – our capacity to quickly recover from and cope with adverse circumstances – is a powerful weapon against burnout.


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