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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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Preventing and Responding to Sexual Harassment -- FPM

Oct 1, 1999 - Protect yourself and your practice by creating an effective sexual harassment policy and by investigating incidents promptly.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/1000/p32.html

Pros and Cons of Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer - Editorials - American Family ...

Jan 1, 1999 - ...and colleagues,7 stress symptoms that were related to breast-ovarian cancer at a baseline interview predicted the onset of depressive symptoms in family members who were invited for testing but declined: Among persons who reported high baseline levels of stress, depression rates in...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0101/p43.html

Providing Charity Care: A Primer on Liability Risk -- FPM

Jan 1, 2003 - If there’s a bright spot in the medical liability system, it’s in the laws protecting physicians who volunteer to care for the uninsured.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0100/p52.html

Putting Choosing Wisely into Practice - Editorials - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2018 - It is our responsibility as physicians to help our patients avoid interventions that are not helpful or, worse, potentially harmful.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0401/p432.html

Reaching Out to an Impaired Physician -- FPM

Feb 1, 2010 - Effectively addressing a colleague's impairment requires care, planning and courage.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0100/p27.html

Readers Speak Out on Family Physicians' Scope of Practice -- FPM

May 1, 2000 - Is the scope of family practice narrowing? See how your colleagues answer this question.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/0500/p43.html

Results From the FPM Practice Self-Test -- FPM

Feb 1, 2002 - The article shares data from the Family Practice Management Practice Self-Test, in which roughly 1000 family physicians ranked the value of interventions such as e-mail communication and chronic disease registries in improving patient care and service.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0200/p46.html

Rethinking the Difficult Patient Encounter -- FPM

Aug 1, 2012 - Before you can help a difficult patient, you may need to change how you view that person.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0700/p17.html

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

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

Mar 1, 2003 - By adopting a risk-management mind-set, physicians can avert not only malpractice claims but also patient injury.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0300/p29.html

Sharing Visit Notes: Getting Patients and Physicians on the Same Page -- FPM

Dec 1, 2016 - Inviting patients to review your visit notes is a promising change in practice. Here’s how to get started.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/1100/p10.html

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

Should You Charge Your Patients for "Free" Services? -- FPM

Aug 1, 2004 - Some family physicians are charging for refills, forms - and even phone calls.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0700/p43.html

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Family Practice Management

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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

Strolling Through the Match 2020

...From the time ERAS opens in September, the pressure of the Match process can feel overwhelming. Interview season is a common source of stress, particularly from a time-management standpoint. Booking travel, preparing for multiple interviews, and then traveling to them can make it...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/the_match/strolling-match.pdf

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

The Danger of a Dysfunctional Medical Practice -- FPM

May 1, 2005 - Toxic offices take a toll on everyone, including your patients. Here's how to improve your practice's health.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0500/p40.html

The FPM Authors Guide -- FPM

Jun 1, 1999 - We try to make writing for FPM as easy and as rewarding as possible.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0600/p33.html

The FPM Practice Self-Test

...41. I am aware of the stress/anxiety in my life, and I am managing it effectively. A. How well does this statement describe your own practice? Does not describe at all Describes somewhat Describes extremely well 0 1 2 3 4 B. How important is it for family...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0200/fpm20010200p41-rt1.pdf

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

Thoughts on the Prevention of Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Infection - Editorials - ...

Jun 1, 1998 - ...informed consent related to group B streptococcal disease, and an appeal for legal information and assistance. The latter states: Each malpractice suit we win gives a greater incentive to those physicians and facilities to begin the routine screening of GBS for their respective...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0601/p2602.html

Three Steps to an Effective Practice Budget -- Family Practice Management

...may wish to further expand the list. For example, a group practice may want to add catego- ries that will allow it to individually track malpractice insurance, staffing or supplies by physician. Or a practice may want to add a temporary category for special events (e.g., relocation,...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0100/fpm20040100p46.pdf

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