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Monday Mar 30, 2020

How to leave coronavirus behind when you come home

Providing patient care during the pandemic means you and your family are at risk for exposure. Here's how to limit the risk as you return home at the end of your workday.


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Posted at 10:30AM Mar 30, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Mar 19, 2020

How to tell policymakers what you need to fight COVID-19

Telling state or federal representatives what’s going on in your practices can not only make them better informed, it can also help ward off feelings of helplessness.


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Posted at 04:00PM Mar 19, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Wednesday Mar 18, 2020

Making self-care a priority, even now

Now more than ever, physicians need to be practicing self-care so they can continue to care for others. Here are four things you can do — but just pick one.


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Posted at 08:00AM Mar 18, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Feb 21, 2020

Physician autonomy: the missing ingredient for motivation at work

Research suggests that professionals are primarily motivated by three things at work: purpose, mastery, and autonomy. But for most physicians, self-directing their work is a struggle because their organizations don’t make it easy. Here’s what groups should do.


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Posted at 01:00PM Feb 21, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Wednesday Feb 19, 2020

Seven best practices for doctors on social media

Social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter can be an effective means for professional and patient engagement, but to avoid pitfalls, make sure you follow these seven best practices.


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Posted at 01:00PM Feb 19, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Feb 13, 2020

Why family physicians should not “just” be physicians

Beware of physician roles that focus predominantly on outpatient visits and separate physicians from most organizational innovation and strategy, as well as the colleagues, staff, and communities they serve.


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Posted at 08:00PM Feb 13, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Jan 31, 2020

Five ways to stop making excuses and start practicing self-care

You cannot effectively take care of others or sustain a career in medicine unless you take care of yourself. Here are five ways to start.


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Posted at 07:00AM Jan 31, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Jan 17, 2020

This app tracks licenses, certifications, and CME

This free mobile app can keep track of your state licenses and certifications and send you alerts when they’re close to expiring.


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Posted at 08:00PM Jan 17, 2020 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Saturday Dec 14, 2019

Five changes that will affect physician payment and productivity in 2020 and beyond

There are new codes for online digital E/M, blood pressure monitoring and other common services.


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Posted at 08:00PM Dec 14, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

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]

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