• Features

    Screening for Social Determinants of Health in Daily Practice

    VINITA MAGOON

    Social factors often have greater influence on patients' health than medical care. Identifying those factors is the first step to addressing them.

    Patient Communication: Practical Strategies for Better Interactions

    SHANNON J. VOOGT, KELLI PRATT, AMBER ROLLET

    These five strategies can help you create positive and compassionate patient interactions without adding significant time to the visit.

    Ending the Stigma: Improving Care for Patients Who Are Overweight or Obese

    ANN BLAIR KENNEDY, SHANNON STARK TAYLOR, CARL J. LAVIE, STEVEN N. BLAIR

    Discriminatory attitudes about patients who are overweight or obese are pervasive in society, even among physicians. Here are five steps to help change that.

    Improving the Patient Experience: 14 Tips

    ERIN MORCOMB, KRISTINA SCHLECHT, EDWARD MALONE, III

    Simple steps to enhance the patient experience can improve your experience as well.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    What Do Patients Want?

    SARINA SCHRAGER

    One way to find out is to ask them via a patient advisory council.

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CINDY HUGHES

    TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES DURING TELEHEALTH VISIT | SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH | DISCUSSING IMPLANTABLE SUBDERMAL CONTRACEPTION | COVID-19 IMMUNIZATION | CARE PLAN CREATION FOR PATIENT WITH COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    COAX PATIENTS WITH OUD BACK INTO THE OFFICE | USE TEMPLATES FOR PATIENT CONSENT FORMS | GIVE OBJECTIVE STATEMENTS ABOUT WORK-RELATED INJURIES

    THE LAST WORD

    Overcoming Barriers of Distrust

    ANTONIO BARKSDALE

    Whether distrust stems from discrimination or other negative experiences, “Seek first to understand.”

    SUPPLEMENT

    Measuring What Matters in Primary Care: The Person-Centered Primary Care Measure

    Explore what the person-centered primary care measure is and its importance in making quality measurement meaningful.



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