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Aubrey Westgate is senior editor at Physicians Practice, where she writes and edits for the journal and covers news for the blog. In her spare time she enjoys reading and spending time with her family. Google +
Five Simple But Effective Ways to Boost Patient Satisfaction
Are you doing all you can to keep patients happy and healthy at your medical practice? Here are some simple, but effective, tips.
Six Things to Know About the Next Generation ACO Model
CMS' newest shared-savings payment and delivery care model features higher risks and higher rewards. Here's how it differs from current ACO models.
Eight Traits Shared by Successful Physicians
We asked physicians, "What is the most important trait for today's doctors to possess?" Here's what they said.
Why More Physicians May Be Excluded from Payers' Plans
More payers are forming narrow networks and excluding certain physicians from their plans. Here's what your practice should do about it.
Three Types of Narrow Networks Physicians Should Watch
Plans offered through the state and federal health insurance exchanges are not the only place narrow networks are cropping up.
Physicians Key in Narrow Network Pushback
Narrow networks have potential negative consequences for physicians who are included or excluded.
How to Apologize for a Medical Error
Apologizing to a patient when an error occurs is critical to reducing malpractice risks, but it's very difficult to do the right way. Here are some tips.
Four Ways to Reduce Your Malpractice Risks
Providing excellent clinical care can reduce the likelihood of a lawsuit, but the clinical side is not the only area to focus on.
Four Interactions that Lead to Malpractice Lawsuits
Four key physician-patient communication problems increase the likelihood of a lawsuit. Here's what they are, and how to avoid them.
How to React to Angry Patients
Handling a confrontation with an angry patient is critical to malpractice risk management. Here are five tips handle difficult encounters appropriately.
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