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How to hold a physician open house the right wayThinking of holding an open house to introduce your new practice, welcome a new physician or tell the community about a new service or treatment you’re offering? You may be on the right track.
Easy tips for physicians to address negative online patient reviews
Easy tips for physicians to address negative online patient reviewsTips and strategies short of suing your patient for defamation
Strategies for making primary care practices more efficientYour primary care practice team may not be as efficient as it could be, particularly for patients with complex, chronic health needs
When should doctors be slower to dismiss?While medical offices typically have good cause to dismiss patients who are violent or abusive, doctors and healthcare attorneys say they should be (and generally are) more circumspect in other types of frustrating but ultimately resolvable situations.
The right and wrong ways to dismiss patientsWhile physicians should be circumspect about “firing” patients in most types of cases, they are well within their bounds to dismiss patients who are violent, verbally abusive or use their trusted doctor-patient relationship to feed drug addictions.
How to enlist family members to improve patient careHow does a physician overcome the challenges and take advantage of the valuable opportunity that arrives with that third person in room?
Surprising benefits of price transparency and how to utilize themYou need to start thinking like a plastic surgeon.
How to boost physician productivity through use of extendersNurse practitioners, physician assistants and others can increase practice revenue by up to 20% if used properly
Why are women leaving medicine?The physician field remains largely male despite equality in medical school numbers
What makes a high-risk patient, and how do we care for them?
What makes a high-risk patient, and how do we care for them?With the paradigm shift to value-based care, physicians, health plans and policy makers are all striving for a crucial goal—achieving better outcomes at lower costs