• Features

    Online Reviews Of Physicians: What Are Your Patients Posting About You?

    Andrew Pasternak, Joseph E. Scherger

    A growing number of Web sites enable patients to publicly rant or rave about their physicians. Here's what you need to know.

    The Third FPM Survey of User Satisfaction With EHR Systems

    Kenneth G. Adler, Robert L. Edsall

    The survey is faster and easier to complete than previous versions, and your response is more important than ever to your colleagues.

    11 Patient Misconceptions About Antidepressants: How to Respond

    Anne Dohrenwend

    Here's how to help your patients separate fact from fiction and make an informed decision.

    How to Maximize Revenue With Minimal Effort

    Terry L. Mills

    Finding time for more patient visits may be easier and more lucrative than you think.

    What Should You Do When Your Patient Brings a List?

    Sarina Schrager, Sue Gaard

    Follow these five steps if your patient unfurls a long list of issues to discuss at today's visit.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    The Medical Home Grows Up

    Robert Edsall

    Like many a promising idea, the medical home may be unrecognizable once the world has its way with it.

    OPINION

    The Problem With Diet and Exercise Plans

    Douglas Iliff

    Patients don't need more knowledge; they need a number to shoot for.

    LETTERS

    Allowing Internet use in the office

    Thomas S. Duncan

    The EHR Kool-Aid

    Robert S. Watkins

    Pharma-free

    J.P. Wornock

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    Cindy Hughes

    New or established patient? | Welcome to Medicare physical requirements | What is “normal”? | Medicare e-prescribing

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    Kevin J. Kelleher, Joe FitzHarris, Zack Bechtol, Hien Nguyen

    Ask patients to rate their wellness | Use screen savers to encourage health screenings | Ease the challenge of warfarin dosing | Find the right job | Promote preventive services over the phone

    FP SNAPSHOT

    FP SNAPSHOT

    Jerry Koleski

    Profiles of family physicians, in their own words.

    THE LAST WORD

    The Reality of Being a “Quaint” Country Doctor

    William E. Cayley, Jr.

    There's so much more to rural medicine than making house calls across the picturesque countryside.



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