• Features

    Envisioning New Roles for Medical Assistants: Strategies From Patient-Centered Medical Homes

    Dana Naughton, Alan Adelman, Patricia Bricker, Michelle Miller-Day, Robert Gabbay

    In an era of "do more with less," MAs can play a pivotal and flexible role in family medicine practices.

    A Practical Guide to Emergency Preparedness for Office-Based Family Physicians

    Lauren Rothkopf, Mary Brennan Wirshup

    Medical emergencies may not be common in the office setting, but that's precisely why you need to practice your response to them.

    Redesigning Your Work Space to Support Team-Based Care

    Peter M. McGough, Matthew B. Jaffy, Thomas E. Norris, Pamela Sheffield, Molly Shumway

    Four key design elements could make your team more effective.

    Medication Adherence: We Didn't Ask and They Didn't Tell

    Marie T. Brown, Christine A. Sinsky

    Sometimes the best way to solve our patients' medical problems is to make sure they're taking their medicine.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    Think Again

    Kenneth G. Adler

    Sometimes the first step toward change is to reconsider what we think we know.

    LETTERS

    Physician resilience is an important skill

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    Debra Seyfried

    Smoking cessation and obesity counseling | Pre-employment physicals | New-patient criteria | Incomplete annual wellness visits

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    Patricia Blochowiak, James Stewart, Zack Bechtol, Laura Satcher, Renae Moch

    Making kids' ear exams less stressful | Mirror, mirror on the floor | Exercise isn't just for patients | Preserving patient records after shutting your doors

    THE LAST WORD

    The Relational Soul of Family Medicine

    J. LeBron McBride

    It's time to focus on what you do best.



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