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A Feedback Tool to Improve Physician-Medical Assistant Communication -- FPM

Jun 1, 2014 - Using an evaluation form and face-to-face meetings can help get both sides of the team talking and solving problems.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0500/p5.html

A Few Moments of Lifestyle Advice -- FPM

Feb 1, 2014 - With two minutes and two tools, you can help your patients make healthier choices.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0100/p32.html

A five-step approach to documenting uncertain diagnoses -- FPM

Disciplined note construction is critical to effective communication between physicians and may also contribute to clearer medical decision making.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/documenting_uncertain_diagnoses.html

A four-step approach to clinical decision making -- FPM

Although there is no one correct method for clinical decision making, it can be helpful to think about your approach so you can refine it as needed and improve patient care.

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https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/decision_making.html

A Funny Thing Happened Today at the Office -- FPM

Jun 1, 2003 - Laughter is the best medicine. And medicine often makes for the best laughter.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0600/p80.html

A Gift for Our Peer Reviewers: CME Credit -- FPM

Dec 1, 2004 - A special thank-you to FPM's peer review team and announcement of CME prescribe credit for reviewing manuscripts beginning Jan. 2005.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/1100/p11.html

A happy new year, indeed! -- FPM

A happy new year, indeed!

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https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/a_happy_new_year_indeed.html

A Happy New Year's greeting from CMS -- FPM

A Happy New Year's greeting from CMS

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https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/a_cms_holiday_greeting.html

A Job-Share Model for the New Millenium -- FPM

Sep 1, 2002 - This approach to family practice assures continuity of care for your patients as well as a healthy life balance and a decent paycheck for you.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0900/p29.html

A Job-Share Model for the New Millennium -- Family Practice Management

...In theory, the broad scope of family prac-tice ensures comprehensive and continu-ous patient care, but in reality, manyfamily physicians are now limiting their hours and restricting their practices to the office setting. They’ve relinquished hospital, nursing home and home care services...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0900/fpm20020900p29.pdf

A Jury of One's Peers -- FPM

Dec 1, 2019 - FPM depends on readers like you to review submitted manuscripts and help us deliver useful, high-quality content.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/1100/p6.html

A Last-Minute Y2K Survival Guide -- FPM

Oct 1, 1999 - Doing some simple contingency planning now will enable your practice to run smoothly in January even if the dire predictions are true.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/1000/p21.html

A Life Checkup -- FPM

Oct 1, 2011 - When was the last time you took an honest look at your life?

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0900/p52.html

A limited time opportunity on eRx penalties -- FPM

A limited time opportunity on eRx penalties

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https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/a_limited_time_opportunity_on.html

A Mélange of Helpful Advice -- FPM

Dec 1, 2015 - Need to improve your leadership skills, workflow, marketing, stress levels, or quality scores? Read on.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/1100/p4.html

A Method for Establishing Patient Rapport -- FPM Restricted content. Login required.

Apr 1, 2021 - It starts with being mindful - not only of what we say, but also of how it is being heard.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2021/0300/p42.html

A Microcosm of the Health Care 'System' -- FPM

Feb 1, 2011 - Should a patient ask you what's wrong with health care today, where do you start?

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0100/p3.html

A Model for Improvement

...1 of 1 FPM Toolbox To find more practice resources, visit https://www.aafp.org/fpm/toolbox. Developed by Tim Porter-O’Grady and Paul E. Plsek. Copyright © 2002 American Academy of Family Physicians. Physi- cians may duplicate or adapt for use in their own practices; all other...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0400/fpm20020400p41-rt1.pdf

A Model for Successful Rural Practice -- FPM

Mar 1, 2000 - This community-supported practice meets the needs of both the community and the physicians serving it.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/0300/p41.html

A month in, how is ICD-10 doing? -- FPM

A month in, how is ICD-10 doing?

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https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/a_month_in_how_is.html

A Multiple-Service Rule for E/M Services -- FPM

Jun 1, 2008 - A simple rule change could improve access and quality of care while reducing inequities between compensation for E/M services and for procedures.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0600/p9.html

A Must-Do List for the Departing Physician -- Family Practice Management

...54 | FAMILY PRACTICE MANAGEMENT | www.aafp.org/fpm | October 2005 A Must-Do List for the From tail coverage to giving notice, here’s how to prepare yourself, your partners and your patients for your departure. James D. Wall, Esq. Physicians are under a tremendous amount of...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/1000/fpm20051000p54.pdf

A Must-Do List for the Departing Physician -- FPM

Oct 1, 2005 - From tail coverage to giving notice, here’s how to prepare yourself, your partners and your patients for your departure.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/1000/p54.html

A New Approach to Group Visits: Helping High-Need Patients Make Behavioral Change -- FPM

Apr 1, 2008 - The most difficult patients have one thing in common: They need to change their health habits. Group visits can help them.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0400/pa6.html

A New Approach to Making Your Doctor-Nurse Team More Productive -- FPM

Aug 1, 2008 - With proper training and delegation, your team can see more patients, deliver better care and feel more satisfied at work.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0700/p35.html

A New Approach to New Physician Orientation: Six Key Components

...24 | FPM | July/August 2019 www.aafp.org/fpm CME Consider the following tale of two orientations. Which one would you want if you were new to a practice?Orientation 1: A physician arrives at his first job out of residency and is excited to start - until he learns that he will...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0700/fpm20190700p24.pdf

A New Approach to New Physician Orientation: Six Key Components -- FPM

Aug 1, 2019 - In an era of patient-centered medical homes and value-based care, the old approach to physician orientation just doesn’t cut it.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0700/p24.html

A New Epidemic: Administrative Fibrillation -- FPM

Apr 1, 2008 - If you're prone to overcommitment, you may be at risk for A-fib.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0400/p48.html

A New Future With an Old Business Model -- Family Practice Management

...A New Future With an Old Business Model Shane J. Kraus, MD T hree years ago, after separating from my group practice, I rediscovered an old-fashioned model of practice and found that it is not only desirable but also sustainable in today’s health care environ- ment. Ending my...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0200/fpm20060200p74.pdf

A New Future With an Old Business Model -- FPM

Feb 1, 2006 - Turning away third-party payers and requiring payment at the time of service restored this family physician's practice.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0200/p74.html

A New Identity for Family Medicine: Physicians for the Underserved -- FPM

May 1, 2005 - By emphasizing the family physician's role as a caregiver for patients in underserved areas, we can strengthen our specialty.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0500/p14.html

A New Lexicon for Physicians: A Poem for Physicians Who Care -- FPM

Jun 1, 2019 - What if EHRs, MIPS, and MACRA all stood for something else--something truly meaningful?

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0500/p36.html

A New Model of Charitable Care: The Robin Hood Practice -- FPM

Feb 1, 2008 - This self-sustaining practice provides concierge care and indigent care in equal amounts. Here's how it works.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0200/p12.html

A New Shipment of Tools -- FPM

Feb 1, 2001 - Introduces the expanded online toolbox, the self-test and Christy

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0200/p8.html

A new way to earn MIPS credit in 2019 -- FPM

A new study of how physicians collect and report quality measures to Medicare is looking for participants. Successful members will get MIPS credit.

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https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/Improvement_activity_credit.html

A New Year's Present From Medicare -- and Three From FPM -- FPM

Jan 1, 1998 - Alludes to HCFA's delay in enforcing the new version of the documentation guidelines, introduces online version of FPM Quiz.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1998/0100/p6.html

A Night at the Nursing Home -- FPM

May 1, 2008 - Sometimes, our patients give us gifts far greater than anything we've given them.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0500/p46.html

A Nursing Home Documentation Tool for More Efficient Visits -- FPM

Apr 1, 2012 - This one-page form can help improve care, keep visits patient-centered, and even save you some time.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0300/p19.html

A one-stop shop for Medicare documentation requirements? -- FPM

CMS plans to list all the documentation that’s required for Medicare payment in one central location - the new Provider Documentation Manual.

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https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/Medicare_provider_documentation_manual.html

A Palm-Top Computer in Every Practice? -- FPM

Sep 1, 2000 - This article will give an overview of hand-held computers and provide practical tips for using them in physician practices.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/0900/p59.html

A Part-Time Practice Success Story -- FPM

Jun 1, 1999 - By working together, these part-time physicians are meeting their patients' needs - and their own.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0600/p22.html

A Physician's Guide to Locum Tenens -- FPM

Feb 1, 1999 - If you've ever been curious about this unique practice option, here's how one family physician made it work.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0200/p41.html

A Physician's Guide to the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs

...September/October 2010 | www.aafp.org/fpm | FAMILY PRACTICE MANAGEMENT | 17 WITh ThE ChANGEs MAdE IN ThE FINAL RuLE, EARNING ThE EhR INCENTIvE Is sTILL NoT EAsY, buT AT LEAsT IT’s EAsIER. A PhYsICIAN’s GuIdE to the Medicare and Medicaid EhR INCENTIvE PRoGRAMs: the Basics...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0900/fpm20100900p17.pdf

A Physician's Guide to the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs: The Basics -- FPM

Oct 1, 2010 - With the changes made in the final rule, earning the EHR incentives is still not easy, but at least it's easier.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0900/p17.html

A Physician’s Guide to Navigating a Bureaucracy

...26 | FPM | May/June 2020 www.aafp.org/fpm CME DIKE DRUMMOND, MD A Physician’s Guide to Navigating a Bureaucracy To get what you need to create a more ideal practice, you must learn to navigate the bureaucracy of your organization. Here’s how. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Dr....

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0500/fpm20200500p26.pdf

A Physician’s Guide to Navigating a Bureaucracy -- FPM

Jun 1, 2020 - To get what you need to create a more ideal practice, you must learn to navigate the bureaucracy of your organization. Here’s how.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0500/p26.html

A Piece of Your Mind -- FPM

Dec 1, 2002 - Invites readers to describe the biggest problems they're facing and solutions they've discovered.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/1100/p8.html

A Potpourri of Practice Improvement -- FPM

Aug 1, 2015 - Whether you're looking to upgrade quality, efficiency, service, or job satisfaction, we've got something for you.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0700/p8.html

A Practical Approach to Reducing Patients' Prescription Costs -- FPM

Jun 1, 2019 - A single screening question and an arsenal of cost-reducing strategies can help you help your patients afford their medications.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0500/p5.html

A Practical Approach to Reducing Patients’ Prescription Costs

...www.aafp.org/fpm May/June 2019 | FPM | 5 CME KEVIN FISCELLA, MD, MPH, JINEANE VENCI, PHARMD, MS-CI, BCACP, MECHELLE SANDERS, BA, ANGELA M. LANIGAN, MPA, RD, AND ROBERT J. FORTUNA, MD, MPH A Practical Approach to Reducing Patients’ Prescription Costs A single screening...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0500/fpm20190500p5.pdf

A Practical Approach to Screening for Social Determinants of Health

...www.aafp.org/fpm May/June 2018 | FPM | 7 CME Decades ago, the historic Whitehall studies demonstrated the impact that social context can have on individuals’ health and wellbeing.1,2 Family physicians understand this well because they see firsthand how social needs (or social...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0500/fpm20180500p7.pdf

A Practical Approach to Screening for Social Determinants of Health -- FPM

Jun 1, 2018 - Screening patients to understand their social context is the gateway to addressing barriers and improving health.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0500/p7.html

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

Apr 1, 2013 - Medical emergencies may not be common in the office setting, but that's precisely why you need to practice your response to them.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0300/p13.html

A Primer on E-mail Discussion Lists -- FPM

Sep 1, 2001 - The author provides a comprehensive list and a summary of listservs available to family physicians as well as tips on listserv etiquette.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0900/p54.html

A Primer on Employment Contracts -- FPM

Dec 1, 2002 - This article identifies and defines the key terms contained in most physicians' employment contracts.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/1100/p73.html

A Primer on Wireless Networks -- FPM

Feb 1, 2004 - The author, a family physician, explains the benefits and pitfalls of using local wireless networks in a busy clinical practice (for example, to access electronic medical records wirelessly).

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0200/p69.html

A PROACTIVE APPROACH TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE REFILLS

...22 | FAMILY PRACTICE MANAGEMENT | www.aafp.org/fpm | November/December 2010 Using the recurring-calendar-event function in Microsoft Outlook, this practice created a systematic approach that ensures patient refills on the day they’re due. A PROACTIVE APPROACH TO CONTROLLED...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/1100/fpm20101100p22.pdf

A Proactive Approach to Controlled Substance Refills -- FPM

Dec 1, 2010 - Using the recurring-calendar-event function in Microsoft Outlook, this practice created a systematic approach that ensures patient refills on the day they're due.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/1100/p22.html

A Problem Oriented Approach to the HIPAA Security Standards -- FPM

Aug 1, 2001 - Every practice will have to comply with HIPAA. You can take the first step by performing a self-audit of your practice’s current security measures.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0700/p37.html

A Problem-Oriented Approach to HIPAA Security Standards -- Family Practice Management

...July/August 2001 ■ www.aafp.org / fpm ■ F A M I L Y P R A C T I C E M A N A G E M E N T ■ 37 IL LU ST R A TI O N B Y G R EG T U C K ER S:Physicians and others in healthcare complain of being anxiousand confused about the costs and hassle of complying with...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0700/fpm20010700p37.pdf

A Productivity Primer -- FPM

May 1, 2002 - The author describes the different ways physician productivity is currently being measured and how those measurements are being used.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0500/p72.html

A quick and simple technique for delivering negative feedback -- FPM

A feedback sandwich can help you to organize feedback in a way that makes it more effective and easier to deliver.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/negative_feedback.html

A quick intervention for helping your depressed patients -- FPM

To help patients break the depression cycle -- sad mood, low energy, avoidance of pleasurable activities, and social isolation -- start by helping them recognize it.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/quick_intervention_for_helping_depressed_patients.html

A quick reminder about flu shot billing -- FPM

A quick reminder: Medicare covers influenza immunizations as soon as new seasonal vaccines are received.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/flu_vaccines.html

A Quick Review of Reassignment Can Help Avert Fraud Accusations -- FPM

Sep 1, 1998 - The author explains the Medicare policy on reassignment, the exceptions and why it's important in the current climate of increased fraud and abuse enforcement.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1998/0900/p21.html

A quick tip for last-minute gynecologic exams -- FPM

This prep method can save time when a patient needs an unplanned Pap smear.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/pap_bundles.html

A Quick Tour of the Changes in FPM -- FPM

Apr 1, 2008 - Board here. The tour bus is about to depart.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0400/p7.html

A Quick-Reference Card for Identifying Level-4 Visits -- FPM

Aug 1, 1999 - The author's tool will help you keep in mind what qualifies a visit for a 99214 or a 99204.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0700/p32.html

A Refresher on Coding Consultations -- FPM

Mar 1, 2007 - Here's a guide to the sometimes confusing documentation requirements for consultations.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0300/p45.html

A Refresher on medical Necessity -- Family Practice Management

...Reviewing the rules and examining your coding practices can decrease denials and help you get paid.A Refresher on MEDICAL NECESSITY Peter R. Jensen, MD, CPC At some point in our careers, most of us have received a denial from a health plan claiming that we performed a service...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0700/fpm20060700p28.pdf

A Refresher on Medical Necessity -- FPM

Aug 1, 2006 - Reviewing the rules and examining your coding practices can decrease denials and help you get paid.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0700/p28.html

A Refresher on Medicare and Concurrent Care -- Family Practice Management

...Refresher C Kent J. Moore F amily physicians often treat hospitalized patients with complicated conditions that require other specialists’ involvement. For example, a patient hospitalized with diabetes mellitus and a serious heart condition might need your care as well as that of...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/1100/fpm20051100p29.pdf

A Refresher on Medicare and Concurrent Care -- FPM

Dec 1, 2005 - Here’s how to get paid when you’re not the only doctor in the hospital room.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/1100/p29.html

A Report Card for 32 Payers: Not Making the Grade -- FPM

Jun 1, 2007 - In this survey of physicians' experiences, payers fall short.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0600/p43.html

A Request for Further Guidance -- FPM

Apr 1, 2003 - Follows up on A Piece of Your Mind (Nov/Dec 2002) by asking for more specific guidance on two topics FPM might cover.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0400/p8.html

A rule to remember when administering COVID-19 vaccines to Medicare Advantage patients ...

When you file a COVID-19 vaccine administration claim for a Medicare Advantage patient, you have to know the patient's traditional Medicare ID number.

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/medicare_advantage_covid.html

A Sample Diabetes Prep Sheet

...1 of 1 FPM Toolbox To find more practice resources, visit https://www.aafp.org/fpm/toolbox. Developed by Sumana Reddy, MD, FAAFP. Copyright © 2019 American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians may duplicate or adapt for use in their own practices; all other rights reserved....

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0500/fpm20190500p10-rt1.pdf

A sample handout

...A SAMPLE HANDOUT ON SPECIALTY REFERRALS Specialty Referrals and Managed Care If you belong to an HMO, your insurance company may have asked you to choose a primary care provider to manage all your health care needs. Family physicians are well-qualified to fulfill this role. We...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0200/fpm19990200p54-rt1.docx

A Sample Welcome Letter

...1 of 1 FPM Toolbox To find more practice resources, visit https://www.aafp.org/fpm/toolbox. Developed by Carolyn Thiedke, MD. Copyright © 1999 American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians may duplicate or adapt for use in their own practices; all other rights reserved....

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0500/fpm19990500p23-rt1.pdf

A sample welcome letter

...A SAMPLE WELCOME LETTER Dear Mrs. Smith: Welcome to my practice. I’m honored to be your physician, and I’m committed to providing you with the best care I can. My hope is that we form a partnership to keep you as healthy as possible, no matter what your current state of health. I...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0500/fpm19990500p23-rt1.docx

A sample workflow for transitional care management -- FPM

Transitional care management can improve patient health outcomes, reduce the cost of care, and increase practice revenue. But getting started can be challenging if you don’t have a clear workflow in place.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/overcoming_tcm_barriers.html

A sample workflow to address medication nonadherence related to cost -- FPM

To quickly screen for and address prescription cost concerns, use this sample workflow.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/prescription_costs.html

A short reprieve from Medicare cuts and a little something extra, too -- FPM

A short reprieve from Medicare cuts and a little something extra, too

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https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/a_short_reprieve_from_medicare.html

A side-by-side comparison of six apps for easier prescribing -- FPM

A family physician reviews six commonly used pharmaceutical apps to identify which ones offered the most critical features.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/prescribing_time_saver.html

A Simple Approach to Shared Decision Making in Cancer Screening -- FPM

Jun 1, 2017 - When screening decisions aren't clear, this process can help you help your patients.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0500/p5.html

A simple communication technique to increase patient satisfaction and empowerment -- FPM

Quickly obtaining a patient's psychosocial information can improve the physician's connection with the patient. The BATHE technique can help.

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https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/bathe_technique.html

A Simple Method for Evaluating the Clinical Literature -- Family Practice Management

...May 2004 ■ www.aafp.org / fpm ■ F A M I L Y P R A C T I C E M A N A G E M E N T ■ 47 Keeping up with the latest advances in diagnosis and treatment is a challenge we all face as phy- cians. We need information that is both valid (that is, accurate and correct) and relevant to our...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0500/fpm20040500p47.pdf

A Simple Method for Evaluating the Clinical Literature -- FPM

May 1, 2004 - The PP-ICONS approach will help you separate the clinical wheat from the chaff in mere minutes.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0500/p47.html

A simple question for better scheduling -- FPM

This practice found a single question helped save staff and patients time when scheduling a same-day appointment.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/question_better_scheduling.html

A simple solution to avoid Physician Quality Reporting System penalty -- FPM

A simple solution to avoid Physician Quality Reporting System penalty

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/a_simple_solution_to_avoid.html

A Simple Technology to Improve Office Efficiency -- FPM

Jun 1, 2002 - The author explains how simple technologies, such as a handheld pager system, can improve communication among physicians and staff members within the office.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0600/p55.html

A simple test for spotting stress before it becomes a crisis -- FPM

To spot the warning signs of stress overload in yourself or your team, take the Stress-APGAR test.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/stress_apgar.html

A simple way to build trust with young patients -- FPM

Doing this one thing during a visit can get pediatric appointments off to a good start by showing kids you care about them and respect them.

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https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/pediatric_patient_trust.html

A Streamlined Approach to Prescription Management -- FPM

Dec 1, 2012 - Synchronizing each patient's prescriptions so they're handled all at once could save your practice at least an hour a day.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/1100/p11.html

A Sure Way to Improve Your Dictation -- FPM

Jan 1, 2005 - The article explains the merits of dictating notes in the exam room with the patient present, as a way to increase efficiency and improve patient care.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0100/p55.html

A Systematic Approach to Identifying Drug-Seeking Patients -- FPM

Apr 1, 2008 - When patients present with suspicious complaints of pain, these seven steps can help you prevent the misuse of prescription drugs.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0400/pa3.html

A Systematic Approach to Managing Warfarin Doses -- FPM

May 1, 2005 - The article offers a systematic approach for the management of anticoagulation and adjustment of warfarin doses.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0500/p77.html

A Team Approach to Quality Improvement -- FPM

Apr 1, 1999 - To realize change, rely on the knowledge and experience of a team such as the authors', which improved the care of patients with diabetes.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0400/p25.html

A Team Approach to Reducing a Financial Deficit -- FPM

Dec 1, 1999 - This article describes how a multi-specialty group successfully handled a financial crisis at their institution using a bottom-up decision making process.

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/1100/p51.html

A Team-Based Care Model that Improves Job Satisfaction

...6 | FPM | March/April 2018 www.aafp.org/fpm CME COREY LYON, DO, AIMEE F. ENGLISH, MD, AND PETER CHABOT SMITH, MD A Team-Based Care Model That Improves Job Satisfaction Expanding the role of medical assistants to better support providers can improve not only traditional...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0300/fpm20180300p6.pdf

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