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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 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]

Monday Jun 21, 2021

Six tips for treating opioid use disorder

Nearly 70% of drug overdose deaths involve an opioid, and rural communities are disproportionately affected. Here are six tips for managing medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) when practice resources are limited.


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Posted at 11:45PM Jun 21, 2021 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Monday Jun 14, 2021

The GATHER model: six principles for integrating behavioral health

Using a behavioral health consultant and focusing on these six areas of emphasis can lead to better outcomes for patients.


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Posted at 11:45PM Jun 14, 2021 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Monday Jun 07, 2021

Five tasks to delegate to a clinical pharmacist

With increased demands on your time, collaborating with clinical pharmacists is a promising way to expand team-based care. Here's how.


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Posted at 11:45PM Jun 07, 2021 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Monday May 31, 2021

More evidence that telehealth is here to stay

Virtual visits were popular among Medicare beneficiaries during the pandemic, but there’s one major caveat.


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Posted at 11:45PM May 31, 2021 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Monday May 24, 2021

Four tips for adding house calls to your practice

As payment rates for house calls increase, technology improves, and the population ages, interest in home-based primary care is growing. Here are four tips for getting started.


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Posted at 11:45PM May 24, 2021 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Monday May 24, 2021

Practical ways to help your patients afford their prescriptions

It starts with asking this single screening question.


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Posted at 11:45PM May 24, 2021 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Monday May 03, 2021

Pain management tips

Before prescribing opioids for chronic pain, follow these tips for evaluating patients.


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Posted at 11:45PM May 03, 2021 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Apr 09, 2021

A sample workflow for transitional care management

Transitional care management can improve patient health outcomes, reduce the cost of care, and increase practice revenue. But getting started can be challenging if you don’t have a clear workflow in place.


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Posted at 11:45PM Apr 09, 2021 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

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