Main  |  Next »

Sunday Jul 05, 2020

COVID-19 diagnosis coding explained in a flowchart

Four months into the COVID-19 pandemic, questions still remain about how to code these cases. This flowchart has the answers.

[Read More]

Posted at 05:00PM Jul 05, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Saturday Jul 04, 2020

Assigning patient risk levels in two steps

Identifying which of your patients are at high risk can help you provide them with better care.

[Read More]

Posted at 08:00PM Jul 04, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Jul 03, 2020

How your team can help you finish your documentation

If you prefer taking visit notes with pen and paper, your staff can transfer them to the EHR. But make sure you do this.

[Read More]

Posted at 08:00AM Jul 03, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Tuesday Jun 23, 2020

Reopening your practice during COVID-19: where to begin

New workflows and other changes are now critical to maintaining social distancing and keeping facilities clean and safe. But where should practices begin?

[Read More]

Posted at 09:00AM Jun 23, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Monday Jun 22, 2020

The key to reducing work after clinic

Physicians spend one to two hours nightly on EHR tasks or paperwork. To reduce work after clinic, focus on this one thing.

[Read More]

Posted at 09:00AM Jun 22, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Sunday Jun 21, 2020

Three ways to nurture the family in family medicine

Your well-being is affected by not only the quality of your workplace but also the quality of your family life. Here are three ways physicians can protect family well-being.

[Read More]

Posted at 09:00AM Jun 21, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Monday Jun 15, 2020

One item that makes documentation easier during a telehealth visit

Telehealth visits have spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic. But it’s hard to document a visit on a computer while you’re also using it to communicate with a patient via video.

[Read More]

Posted at 09:00AM Jun 15, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Monday Jun 15, 2020

Unconventional career advice: a physician reflects on her dad

With Father’s Day approaching, one family physician looks back on her father’s words of wisdom that inspired her quest to become a doctor.

[Read More]

Posted at 08:00AM Jun 15, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Jun 12, 2020

Four strategies to reduce patients' prescription drug costs

The cost of medications has long been a concern for patients. With unemployment spiking due to COVID-19, they may need your help saving money on meds.

[Read More]

Posted at 08:00PM Jun 12, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Monday Jun 08, 2020

How to respond to incivility

When you encounter rudeness, discrimination, or violence in your practice, stay calm and apply these seven strategies.

[Read More]

Posted at 07:00AM Jun 08, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Main  |  Next »

Insightful, quick-read tips delivered straight to your inbox

Sign up to receive FPM's free, weekly e-newsletter, "Quick Tips & Insights," filled with practical, peer-reviewed advice you can put to work right now to improve patient care, streamline your day, get properly reimbursed, and improve career satisfaction.






The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the AAFP. All comments are moderated and will be removed if they violate our Terms of Use.