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Thursday Jul 11, 2019

How to cultivate a warm handoff for patient referrals

Both you and your patients can benefit when referrals are characterized by a warm handoff. Focus on these three key elements.


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Posted at 12:45PM Jul 11, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Jun 28, 2019

How to avoid burnout in a broken health care system

The administrative barriers facing physicians who want to provide quality care keep growing. How do you avoid lose sight of what's important?


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Posted at 09:00AM Jun 28, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Wednesday Jun 26, 2019

Treating migraines? There's an app for that

Treating migraines is difficult because of the many factors that can trigger an attack. Suggest this mobile app to patients so they can be more engaged in their own care.


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Posted at 08:00AM Jun 26, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Jun 21, 2019

A sample workflow to address medication nonadherence related to cost

To quickly screen for and address prescription cost concerns, use this sample workflow.


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Posted at 07:00AM Jun 21, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Jun 13, 2019

Three tips for making a referral for counseling

Some patients may still believe there is a stigma attached to seeking counseling. But if you believe it would benefit him or her, here are some suggestions to help make the process easier.


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Posted at 10:00AM Jun 13, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

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 09:00AM Jun 07, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Jun 06, 2019

The right (and wrong) way to make sure patients understand your instructions

An estimated 50 percent of patients leave their medical visits without understanding what their physician told them. The teach-back technique can help.


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Posted at 10:00AM Jun 06, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday May 31, 2019

Seven ways your medical assistant can help you provide patient-centered care

Need new resources to provide better patient care? How about following these seven strategies to better use the medical assistants you already have?


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Posted at 10:30AM May 31, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday May 30, 2019

Transitional care management: four areas to improve

Patients sometimes fall through the gaps when moving from an acute care environment to home. Improve these four areas to prevent that from happening.


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Posted at 10:30AM May 30, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday May 17, 2019

Are your patients taking their medications? Seven questions to help you find out

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Asking your patients directly if they are taking their prescribed medication may not give you an accurate answer. Use these more specific questions to get a better feel for their adherence.


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Posted at 09:00AM May 17, 2019 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

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