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Friday Aug 10, 2018

Three steps to encourage flu vaccinations

Patients have numerous reasons for not wanting an influenza vaccination. To help them overcome their reluctance, Colleen Fogarty, MD, uses the “ask-tell-ask” technique.


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Posted at 09:00AM Aug 10, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Aug 09, 2018

Leaving a practice? This checklist will help you prepare

If you’re considering a change in practice, following this 10-step checklist can help you prepare and make the change less stressful.


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Posted at 04:00PM Aug 09, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Wednesday Aug 08, 2018

10 characteristics of better quality measures

To advocate for care measures that better measure physician quality, make sure they meet these criteria.


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Posted at 05:00PM Aug 08, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Wednesday Aug 01, 2018

Six ways to get the practice culture you’ve always wanted

A practice’s culture develops in one of two ways: by design or by default. Here's how to create a culture in which people can thrive.


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Posted at 04:00PM Aug 01, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Monday Jul 30, 2018

Five habits for a more vital practice

Successful practices have some striking similarities. Consultant Betsy Nicoletti describes five distinguishing characteristics and advice for how to improve your practice’s performance.


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Posted at 09:00AM Jul 30, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Jul 27, 2018

Teach-back: A simple way to enhance patients' understanding

Evidence shows that the teach-back technique benefits patient outcomes, but time constraints, fear that the patient will take offense, and a lack of training keep some physicians from using it. Here’s how to use teach-back quickly and sensitively.


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Posted at 04:00PM Jul 27, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Thursday Jul 19, 2018

A simple question for better scheduling

This practice found a single question helped save staff and patients time when scheduling a same-day appointment.


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

Wednesday Jun 27, 2018

Three tools for screening for social determinants of health

These screening instruments can aid physicians in identifying social determinants of health in a primary care setting.


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Posted at 04:00PM Jun 27, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Monday Jun 25, 2018

Three documentation tips to reduce your malpractice risk

Careful documentation can mean the difference between a guilty verdict in a medical malpractice case and the case being thrown out. It’s worth the trouble to ensure you do it right.


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Posted at 09:00AM Jun 25, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

Friday Jun 22, 2018

A quick reminder about flu shot billing

A quick reminder: Medicare covers influenza immunizations as soon as new seasonal vaccines are received.


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Posted at 11:30AM Jun 22, 2018 by FPM Editors | Comments [0]

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