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Jennifer Frank, MD

Jennifer Frank, MD

Jennifer Frank, MD, FAAFP, is a family physician in private practice in northeastern Wisconsin, and in perpetual search of the elusive work-life balance that she's heard so much about. She is a mother of four, whose husband, also a physician, is a stay-at-home dad.

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In light of the election, America is united in not knowing what lies ahead. This doctor uses this time to reflect on our health system and its many issues.

I won't talk a patient into treatment, yet, I do have a superior level of expertise. My goal is that patients understand risk, benefit, and alternatives.

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One doctor shares her problems with insurance companies making time-consuming, non-reimbursed checklist requests of physicians.

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One doctor explains why the 15-minute doctor's appointment is unrealistic when it comes to delivering care for patients.

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In an era of delivery and payment reform, with an imbalance of costs and savings in care, there are complex challenges behind team-based care.

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In doing research for an upcoming conference, this doctor discovered three interesting trends on the use of social media by patients and providers alike.

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Patients are using misinformation on the web to call in orders for medication, in a growing problem known as "fast food medicine."

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This physician says the EHR can be both a source of burnout and frustration as well as a tool that improves work-life balance. Here's how.

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Patients might not always agree with your diagnosis. It's important for docs to maintain a good relationship with them when having a difficult conversation.

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Should doctors be able to freely use placebos to alleviate psychiatric suffering? Dr. Frank weighs the two sides to the debate.

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