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Friday Jun 07, 2019

Work after clinic: seven ideas for regaining control over your time

Although changes are needed to address the underlying problem of administrative complexity in health care, individual physicians can take practical steps to improve efficiency and reduce the amount of time they spend working after hours.

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

Thursday Jun 06, 2019

How to establish yourself as a physician leader

Because of their medical authority, every physician is a leader in their organization to some extent. Those who expand their leadership potential tend to have four characteristics.

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Posted at 02:45AM Jun 06, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday May 03, 2019

One way to increase physician autonomy and job satisfaction

Physician autonomy is crucial to fostering job satisfaction and a culture of continuous quality improvement and creative problem solving. Unfortunately, physician autonomy is shrinking in many health care organizations. Here's one solution.

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Posted at 07:00AM May 03, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Apr 25, 2019

Eight things to do before you quit your job

High demand and job dissatisfaction may have family physicians considering leaving their practice for a new one. These eight steps could make the transition easier.

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Posted at 09:00AM Apr 25, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Apr 05, 2019

Five mobile apps to improve your personal and professional productivity

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Physicians have lots on their plate and limited time. These top-rated mobile apps will help you make the most of it.

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Posted at 09:00AM Apr 05, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Mar 28, 2019

Why being humble can make you a better leader

Physician leaders do not necessarily need big, self-confident personalities to attract and inspire their teams. Here are some reasons why some humility can go a long way.

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Posted at 11:00PM Mar 28, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Feb 08, 2019

High-maintenance patients: protecting yourself and your practice


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]

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