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Friday Feb 08, 2019

High-maintenance patients: protecting yourself and your practice

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Every physician has a patient or two (or more) who make frequent and unreasonable demands for treatment, tests, or referrals, treat staff poorly, and drain the physician’s time and energy. Rather than allow these patients’ bad behavior to affect yours, follow this simple advice.


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Posted at 09:00AM Feb 08, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Jan 24, 2019

How to determine what's really urgent

Three questions to help you determine if a task truly needs your immediate attention and response or can be delayed or even delegated elsewhere.


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Posted at 02:15PM Jan 24, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Wednesday Jan 16, 2019

Six tips for a better CV

Whether you are looking for your first job out of residency or making a career change, getting your curriculum vitae noticed by potential employers is your goal.


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Posted at 02:15PM Jan 16, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Dec 14, 2018

Five ways to avoid problems with patient satisfaction scores

Patient satisfaction scores are being used to grade physician performance and even dictate salary. Here are ways to make sure the scores are correctly generated and used.


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Posted at 05:00PM Dec 14, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Wednesday Oct 31, 2018

Seven essential skills for “leading up”

Leading up is essential to garnering the resources and support physicians need to do their jobs well. Seven skills can help.


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Posted at 09:00AM Oct 31, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Wednesday Oct 17, 2018

Five ways to partner with urgent care centers

As more patients turn to urgent care, physicians will need to find ways to make their relationship with urgent care centers more productive. Here's how.


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Posted at 11:00PM Oct 17, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Wednesday Oct 10, 2018

When it’s time to leave: six ways to say goodbye well

When you have to say goodbye to a job, organization, or relationship you have invested so much of your life, energy, and self into, such endings need to be handled with care. Here’s how.


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Posted at 11:00PM Oct 10, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Tuesday Sep 18, 2018

A five-step approach to documenting uncertain diagnoses

Disciplined note construction is critical to effective communication between physicians and may also contribute to clearer medical decision making.


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Posted at 01:15PM Sep 18, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Aug 31, 2018

Five tips to build resilience

Building resilience can help you quickly recover from the pressures that cause burnout.


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Posted at 12:45PM Aug 31, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Aug 16, 2018

How does your benefits package stack up?

Aspects other than salary and bonuses must be reviewed to ensure a physician's employment contract is fair and competitive.


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Posted at 05:00PM Aug 16, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

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