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Friday Oct 19, 2018

Improve preventive care by reducing missed and canceled appointments: four tips

Practices can take these steps to improve the rate of successful appointments, which avoids lost revenue and missed opportunities to help patients manage their health.


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Posted at 09:00AM Oct 19, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Oct 18, 2018

A simple communication technique to increase patient satisfaction and empowerment

Quickly obtaining a patient's psychosocial information can improve the physician's connection with the patient. The BATHE technique can help.


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Posted at 11:30AM Oct 18, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Oct 12, 2018

Three qualities of a patient satisfaction survey that's helpful, not harmful

Patient satisfaction surveys have become commonplace, but if they aren’t conducted properly, they can do more harm than good. Look for these three qualities in your next survey.


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Posted at 08:00AM Oct 12, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Oct 05, 2018

Two quick questions to assess patients' readiness for change

Do your patients need to make better health decisions? Use these questions to determine how ready they are to change.


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Posted at 01:00PM Oct 05, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Oct 04, 2018

How to code for immunization refusal

Use these ICD-10 codes to document why a patient refuses an immunization.


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Posted at 10:00AM Oct 04, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Monday Oct 01, 2018

Three ways to help patients choose more effective care

Many patient interventions are unnecessary or unhelpful. Here's how to help patients choose more meaningful care.


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Posted at 12:00PM Oct 01, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Sep 28, 2018

Six questions to ask your consultants

Addressing these six areas when negotiating a service agreement with consultants can make patient referrals easier for everyone.


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Posted at 05:00PM Sep 28, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Sep 28, 2018

How to opt out of Medicare

Opting out of Medicare comes with some complicated requirements. Following these steps will help you complete the process safely.


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Posted at 04:30PM Sep 28, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Sep 21, 2018

Four tips for better medication adherence

It’s estimated that patients do not take their medicine 50 percent of the time. The following tips can help your patients improve their medication adherence.


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Posted at 09:00AM Sep 21, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Sep 20, 2018

Six exercise apps to get your patients moving

To help your patients get more exercise, recommend these six highly rated mobile apps.


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Posted at 09:00AM Sep 20, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

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