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Friday Jun 14, 2019

Is your EHR slowing you down?

No one got into medicine for the typing. Here are ways to speed up your use of electronic health record systems.


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Posted at 01:45PM Jun 14, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Jun 13, 2019

Three tips for making a referral for counseling

Some patients may still believe there is a stigma attached to seeking counseling. But if you believe it would benefit him or her, here are some suggestions to help make the process easier.


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Posted at 10:00AM Jun 13, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Wednesday Jun 12, 2019

Test your E/M coding skills

E/M coding for repeat patient visits during the same day can be tricky. How would you code this scenario?


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Posted at 10:00AM Jun 12, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Jun 07, 2019

Work after clinic: seven ideas for regaining control over your time

Although changes are needed to address the underlying problem of administrative complexity in health care, individual physicians can take practical steps to improve efficiency and reduce the amount of time they spend working after hours.


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Posted at 07:00AM Jun 07, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Jun 06, 2019

The right (and wrong) way to make sure patients understand your instructions

An estimated 50 percent of patients leave their medical visits without understanding what their physician told them. The teach-back technique can help.


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Posted at 10:00AM Jun 06, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Jun 06, 2019

How to establish yourself as a physician leader

Because of their medical authority, every physician is a leader in their organization to some extent. Those who expand their leadership potential tend to have four characteristics.


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Posted at 02:45AM Jun 06, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday May 31, 2019

Seven ways your medical assistant can help you provide patient-centered care

Need new resources to provide better patient care? How about following these seven strategies to better use the medical assistants you already have?


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Posted at 10:30AM May 31, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday May 30, 2019

Transitional care management: four areas to improve

Patients sometimes fall through the gaps when moving from an acute care environment to home. Improve these four areas to prevent that from happening.


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Posted at 10:30AM May 30, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Wednesday May 29, 2019

How to encourage more appropriate quality measures

Many quality measure do not help patients or are out of the physician's control. If facing such measures, here are two things physicians can do.


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Posted at 10:30AM May 29, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday May 24, 2019

The first step to changing your practice culture

If your practice's culture isn't inspiring you and your colleagues to do their best work, change it. Start by sitting down and answering this key question.


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Posted at 10:30AM May 24, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

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