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Friday Dec 07, 2018

Violence in the office: six questions to help you prepare

To prepare for potential violent incidents, every practice should develop an Emergency Operations Plan that answers these questions.


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Posted at 09:00AM Dec 07, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Nov 29, 2018

12 ways to work smarter, not harder in practice

A primary care physician shares 12 strategies -- rooted in the principle of working smarter, not harder -- that transformed her practice.


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Posted at 09:00AM Nov 29, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Nov 23, 2018

What to do when your patient brings a list

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Following these five steps can help bring a patient's long list of items under control and create a useful agenda for the encounter.


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Posted at 09:00AM Nov 23, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Wednesday Nov 21, 2018

How to obtain a waiver to treat opioid use disorder with buprenorphine

Here are the five steps to securing a waiver to administer buprenorphine from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.


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Posted at 12:00PM Nov 21, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Nov 16, 2018

Difficult patient visits: five questions to help you manage them more effectively

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An estimated 15 percent of patient encounters are considered “difficult” by physicians. But these challenging visits can be professionally rewarding if you take the right approach.


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Posted at 12:00PM Nov 16, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Nov 15, 2018

Four prescribing apps to improve your medication decisions

Many physicians are turning to mobile prescription applications for help making medication decisions at the point of care, but which ones are worth considering? Here are four apps that topped our list.


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Posted at 05:00PM Nov 15, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Nov 15, 2018

How to boost your efficiency with team rooming

"Team rooming" can improve practice efficiency by reversing some traditional roles in the exam room.


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Posted at 09:00AM Nov 15, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Monday Oct 29, 2018

FPM at 25: Our favorite articles and covers from the last 25 years

For the last 25 years, FPM has published practical, authoritative, peer-reviewed articles devoted to better practice, healthier patients, and a rewarding career. To mark this milestone, we’ve picked 25 of our favorite articles from the archives.


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Posted at 05:30PM Oct 29, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Oct 26, 2018

Chaperoned exams: How to get the conversation started

If your practice doesn’t have clear policies and procedures regarding chaperoned exams, or if they aren’t consistently followed, it may be time to revisit this important subject.


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Posted at 09:00AM Oct 26, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Oct 25, 2018

What does your exam room's appearance say about you?

Patients probably spend the most time during a visit in the exam room. Are they receiving a good experience there?


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Posted at 12:30PM Oct 25, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

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