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Friday Jun 15, 2018

What family physicians are earning by region and by setting

A new report on physician recruitment shows that demand for family physicians remains strong and their income offers have risen to an average of $241,000 per year, not including bonuses or benefits. Find out what family physicians are being offered in your region or practice setting.


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Posted at 08:00AM Jun 15, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Jun 14, 2018

A simple test for spotting stress before it becomes a crisis

Stress in the workplace is normal, but too much stress can cause your work and relationships to suffer. To spot the warning signs of stress overload in yourself or your team, take the Stress-APGAR test.


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Posted at 08:00AM Jun 14, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Jun 07, 2018

Three ways to be a better, humbler leader

A big, self-confident personality is not always a sign of real leadership. Sometimes a dose of humility is what's needed most. Follow these three steps for becoming a humbler, more effective leader.


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Posted at 04:00PM Jun 07, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Monday Jun 04, 2018

The key to getting beyond blame

When behaviors such as blame, accusation and finger-pointing surface, improvement efforts are doomed.


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Posted at 09:00AM Jun 04, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Jun 01, 2018

Eight ways to stay happy in practice

A solo physician discusses the steps he has taken to avoid burnout and remain engaged in his practice for 43 years.


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Thursday Apr 26, 2018

How to confront an impaired physician colleague

To confront an impaired physician, start with this one question.


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Thursday Apr 12, 2018

Do your diagnosis codes capture your patients' severity of illness?

Accurate diagnosis coding may have a positive effect on your payment in the future as more payers move to risk-adjusted payment models.


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Posted at 11:45PM Apr 12, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Wednesday Apr 04, 2018

How to immunize against burnout

Although nearly two-thirds of family physicians report symptoms of burnout, this physician says he still finds joy in going to the office after more than 40 years in practice.


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Posted at 11:45PM Apr 04, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Mar 22, 2018

It’s the weekend: Are you spending it with your EHR?

Physicians spend one to two hours each night on their electronic health record (EHR) or paperwork, including weekends, when activity peaks around 10 a.m. and again around 10 p.m.


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Posted at 08:00AM Mar 22, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Mar 15, 2018

How to start off on the right foot in a new practice: three pointers

Whether you’re a brand-new physician or a veteran physician joining a new practice, you’ll be more likely to succeed if you stay humble, avoid office politics, and set yourself up for work-life balance.


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Posted at 08:00AM Mar 15, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

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