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Saturday Dec 07, 2019

Nine measurements for evaluating the quality of your dementia care

A nationally recognized, evidence-based, group of metrics physicians can use to evaluate their current level of dementia care and improve upon it.


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Posted at 08:00PM Dec 07, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Dec 06, 2019

A basic model for behavioral health integration

You can get paid to integrate basic behavioral health check-ins into your practice.


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Posted at 08:00PM Dec 06, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Dec 06, 2019

FPM/STFM award goes to MedStar Franklin Square for innovative care coordination program

The 2019 Practice Improvement Award recognizes Medstar Franklin Square Family Health Center for its efforts to improve care and reduce utilization for high-risk patients through intensive care coordination.


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Posted at 03:30PM Dec 06, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Dec 05, 2019

Three questions to ask before making a major change

Asking these three questions before making a big change in your practice can help everyone affected stay united.


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Posted at 08:00PM Dec 05, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Monday Dec 02, 2019

Five reasons you can’t get things done in your organization

Author Peter Senge offers several “laws” that govern organizational behavior. Five of them are particularly apropos to physicians who are trying to build something new within their organizations but facing resistance.


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Posted at 09:00AM Dec 02, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Sunday Dec 01, 2019

A tool for calculating the right-sized patient panel

Here's a five-step method for right-sizing your patient panel.


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Posted at 09:00AM Dec 01, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Saturday Nov 30, 2019

How to respond if a teen patient’s parent wants access to records

If the parent of an adolescent patient contacts you or your staff wanting to know why the teen visited your practice, the teen patient’s information must be kept private if any of these situations apply.


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Posted at 09:00AM Nov 30, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Saturday Nov 23, 2019

Four reasons your team doesn't get along

Health care can be a high-stress environment, but if infighting, negativity, cliques, and back-biting are pervasive, the underlying issues need to be identified and addressed.


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Posted at 08:00PM Nov 23, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Nov 22, 2019

Three quick tips for exam room safety

You don't typically enter the exam worried about the potential for violence, but increased awareness of your surroundings can help keep you safe during visits.


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Posted at 08:00PM Nov 22, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Nov 21, 2019

When should you code for marijuana use?

If patients report marijuana use in their social history, but have no related complaints, should you list an ICD-10 code for it?


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Posted at 08:00PM Nov 21, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

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