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Friday Oct 18, 2019

The first thing to do before you see your next patient

Here's how to take a minute to calm your mind during a hectic day and refocus before you move on to your next patient.


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Posted at 08:00PM Oct 18, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Oct 17, 2019

How to manage unrealistic antibiotic expectations

Preempt requests for unnecessary antibiotics by having this quick conversation with patients before you examine them.


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Posted at 08:00PM Oct 17, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Wednesday Oct 16, 2019

Six steps to start a group visit program for chronic care

Group visits can help people with chronic conditions like obesity improve their health.


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Posted at 08:00PM Oct 16, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Oct 11, 2019

How to de-escalate troubling patient encounters

Here are four techniques to try when you face stressful or demeaning exchanges with patients or their families.


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Posted at 07:00AM Oct 11, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Oct 10, 2019

Four tips to help you spend less time charting

To get through your routine documentation more efficiently and reduce work after clinic, try these tips.


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Posted at 07:00AM Oct 10, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Wednesday Oct 09, 2019

A side-by-side comparison of six apps for easier prescribing

A family physician reviewed six commonly used pharmaceutical apps to identify which ones offered the most critical features.


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Posted at 11:00PM Oct 09, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Saturday Oct 05, 2019

Reduce malpractice risk with a SOOOAAP note

You can improve the quality of your communication and decrease malpractice risk with this revised version of SOAP.


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

Friday Oct 04, 2019

Three nasal spray mistakes your patients are probably making

If patients say their nasal spray isn’t working, they might just need some instruction about how to use it correctly.


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Posted at 08:00PM Oct 04, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Oct 03, 2019

A tool for more efficient “Welcome to Medicare” physicals

An encounter form that details the many requirements of a Medicare Initial Preventive Physical Examination can help these visits go much more smoothly.


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Posted at 08:00PM Oct 03, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Sep 27, 2019

When being right makes things go wrong

It's important to be right, but sometimes it's more important to be effective. Recognizing which battles to fight and which are counterproductive is the first step to implementing this leadership strategy.


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Posted at 08:00AM Sep 27, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

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