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Monday Sep 20, 2021

Five side gigs physicians can do from home to earn extra income

With a wide knowledge base and scope of practice, family physicians are well-suited for many side gigs beyond just seeing patients in a clinic. The internet has only expanded such opportunities.


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Posted at 11:45PM Sep 20, 2021 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Monday Sep 13, 2021

OHSU Primary Care Scappoose Clinic wins 2021 FPM Award for Practice and Quality Improvement

Oregon Health & Science University's Scappoose Clinic has won this year’s FPM Award for Practice and Quality Improvement for their rapid deployment of COVID-19 vaccine in a primary care clinic.


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Posted at 11:45PM Sep 13, 2021 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Monday Aug 30, 2021

Seven strategies for beating the prior authorization blues

Delays in care due to prior authorization can affect patient outcomes. Here’s a list of ways to speed up the approval process and prevent insurers and other payers from causing harm.


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Posted at 11:45PM Aug 30, 2021 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Aug 19, 2021

How to spot workplace violence before it happens — and how to respond if it occurs

Physicians must be prepared for the possibility that they will face violence on the job. Here are some things to watch out for to spot potential violent behavior before it happens.


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Posted at 11:45PM Aug 19, 2021 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Monday Aug 02, 2021

A four-step process for quicker, easier evaluation and management coding

The majority of visits can be optimally coded without worrying about data at all, if you follow these four steps.


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Posted at 11:45PM Aug 02, 2021 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Jul 22, 2021

10 tips for managing your EHR inbox

For every hour physicians spend providing direct patient care, they spend nearly two hours on EHR and desk work within the clinic day, plus one to two hours after clinic. Here's how to save some time.


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Posted at 11:45PM Jul 22, 2021 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Monday Jul 19, 2021

Three areas where progress is being made on administrative simplification

Administrative tasks take up too much of family physicians’ time, but efforts are underway to streamline burdensome processes.


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Posted at 11:45PM Jul 19, 2021 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Monday Jul 19, 2021

How to use today’s visit to plan for the next one

Pre-visit planning is a way to ensure that your patients get the tests they need, and you get the results you need, before their next visit.


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Posted at 11:45PM Jul 19, 2021 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Monday Jun 28, 2021

How to bill for osteopathic manipulative treatment and E/M in a single visit

If you provide OMT, or are considering offering it, here’s how to get paid for all your work.


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Posted at 11:45PM Jun 28, 2021 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Monday Jun 28, 2021

How to avoid bias in patient care

Implicit bias is the unconscious collection of stereotypes and attitudes that individuals develop toward certain groups of people. If left unchecked, it can affect patient relationships and care decisions.


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Posted at 08:00AM Jun 28, 2021 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

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