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Ideas for Managing Stress and Extinguishing Burnout -- Family Practice Management

...to thrive despite their environment and others become depressed, failing to notice how their responses to their environ- ment add to their stress levels. In this article, I’d like to share some positive strategies to help you deal with the pressures medical practice imposes on you....

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0400/fpm20020400p35.pdf

Solo FP Finds Fulfillment Serving Rural Patients, Community

Solo family physician Scott Anzalone, M.D., knows the joys and frustrations of practicing in a rural community where it's not unheard of for a patient to stop by his house to have a laceration sewn up.

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20181003ruralanzalone.html

PCPs Outpace Specialists in Embracing Digital Health Tools

Use of digital health tools increased from 2016 to 2019, with FPs and other primary care physicians showing considerable interest in tools that allow them to provide remote patient care, a recent survey found.

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20200212digitalhealthtools.html

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Practice Pearls Department Collection

Practice management tips from family physicians and the literature.

Family Practice Management : Department Collection

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Practice Pearls Department Collection

Practice management tips from family physicians and the literature.

Family Practice Management : Department Collection

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDepartmentCollectionsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=2

The Last Word Department Collection

...Career and life management-Stress and change Career and life management-Time management Career and life management-Work-life balance Career and life management-Workload Certification, credentialing and licensure-Certification Coding: Diagnosis coding (ICD)-Diagnosis...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDepartmentsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=23&page=0

The Last Word Department Collection

...Career and life management-Stress and change Career and life management-Time management Career and life management-Work-life balance Career and life management-Workload Certification, credentialing and licensure-Certification Coding: Diagnosis coding (ICD)-Diagnosis...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDepartmentsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=23

From the Editor Department Collection

...Career and life management-Stress and change Career and life management-Workload Coding: Diagnosis coding (ICD)-ICD-10 Coding: Diagnosis coding (ICD)-Risk adjustment Coding: Procedure coding (CPT, HCPCS)-CPT: Evaluation and management codes Coding: Procedure coding (CPT,...

Family Practice Management

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From the Editor Department Collection

...Career and life management-Stress and change Career and life management-Workload Coding: Diagnosis coding (ICD)-ICD-10 Coding: Diagnosis coding (ICD)-Risk adjustment Coding: Procedure coding (CPT, HCPCS)-CPT: Evaluation and management codes Coding: Procedure coding (CPT,...

Family Practice Management

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FPM Past Issues 2003

FPM issues 2003

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/issues/2003.html

Opinion Department Collection

...Career and life management-Stress and change Career and life management-Workload Coding: Procedure coding (CPT, HCPCS)-CPT: Evaluation and management codes Coding: Procedure coding (CPT, HCPCS)-CPT: Modifiers Coding: Procedure coding (CPT, HCPCS)-CPT: Office visit codes...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDepartmentsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=22&page=0

Opinion Department Collection

...Career and life management-Stress and change Career and life management-Workload Coding: Procedure coding (CPT, HCPCS)-CPT: Evaluation and management codes Coding: Procedure coding (CPT, HCPCS)-CPT: Modifiers Coding: Procedure coding (CPT, HCPCS)-CPT: Office visit codes...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDepartmentsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=22

Browse FPM Documents on Topic: org.aafp.jms.model.TaxonomyTerm@45777d01

...Stress and change Jul-Aug 2008 Issue Decline and Fall [From the Editor] Is it time to call in hospice for the health care system? Jul-Aug 2008 Issue Your Practice on Hold: Preparing for a Leave of Absence [Feature] Developing a leave plan can help your partners and...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDocumentsByTaxonomy.htm?taxonomyId=146&page=2

EGD, Training and Credentialing of Family Physicians In (Position Paper)

Read AAFP's position paper on training and credentialing of family physicians in esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD).

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/egd-training-credentialing.html

The Danger of a Dysfunctional Medical Practice -- Family Practice Management

...in Durham, N.C., which specializes in physician stress management. He is also a clinical associate professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Conflicts of interest: none reported. In my job as a consultant for stressed-out physicians, I hear all kinds of stories...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0500/fpm20050500p40.pdf

Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents Risk Management and ...

Risk Management and Medical Liability

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint281_Risk.pdf

Depositions: Defending Your Care

...Professional competency, clear com-munication and complete docu-mentation build a bulwark againstclaims of malpractice. Despite these fortifications, a window of vulnerability remains open to accusations of inferior or improper care. Closing this window proves difficult, especially...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0700/fpm20010700p34.pdf

fpm20120700p21.pdf

...HOW TO REDUCE YOUR Malpractice Risk Suraj Achar, MD, and Wiggin Wu Approximately 5 percent of family physicians and 7 percent of all physicians are sued for malpractice in the United States each year, according to a recent study.1 The incidence of lawsuits is much greater in...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0700/fpm20120700p21.pdf

Seven Reasons Family Doctors Get Sued and How to Reduce Your Risk -- Family Practice ...

...W ith medical malpractice insurance premiums rising sharply across the nation and at least a dozen states facing an insurance crisis, physiciansand policymakers are debating vigorously how best to respond. Tort reforms that would cap awards are among the proposals and have proven...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0300/fpm20030300p29.pdf

AAFP Backgrounder: Medical Liability

...Medical liability laws exist to allow patients to seek recompense when physicians or other clinicians cause unwanted harm. Medical malpractice cases can be detrimental to physicians but also to patients because of increased system and health insurance costs. To appropriately address...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/liability/BKG-MedicalLiability.pdf

Evaluation and Treatment of the Suicidal Patient

...in patients with a prior attempt. This includes patients with substance abuse disorders, depression, psychotic disease, and posttraumatic stress disorder. Although persons with depressive disorders have the highest risk, substance abuse is also a significant risk factor because it...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0315/afp20120315p602.pdf

Should You Charge Your Patients for "Free" Services? -- Family Practice Management

...Stung by rising medical malpractice insurance rates and declining reim-bursements that have them working more and earning less, family physi- cians are looking for new sources of revenue. Some have responded by finding niche ser- vices to offer their patients. Others are simply finding...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0700/fpm20040700p43.pdf

Family Practice Management

...him yelling at a member of the nursing staff over a minor issue. When you approach Dr. D, he is dismissive and states that he is just stressed out. Health care providers and behavioral health profes- sionals have made great effort to characterize psychiatric illnesses such as...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0100/fpm20100100p27.pdf

Managing Difficult Encounters: Understanding Physician, Patient, and Situational ...

...trust and adherence to treatment.3,6,7,11,14,21,27 This approach may decrease unnecessary diagnostic testing and reduce the risk of malpractice accusations.36 A patient-centered approach to interview- ing is important for the physician to appreci- ate the patient’s perspective.28...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0315/afp20130315p419.pdf

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