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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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For one doctor, the EHR can visualize the amount of work that is done by a physician on a daily — and nightly — basis.

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In the era of qualitative analysis, one doctor says that a physician-patient cannot be gauged by statistical measures. These measures miss the point.

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As the medical community grapples with opioid prescription, one doctor says she has seen first-hand that these medications do not cure chronic pain.

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We are constantly learning as doctors and patients are the ones who are doing the teaching. They tell us everything we need to know.

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The most difficult conversation that this doctor' faces is when she declines to prescribe inappropriate antibiotics for a patient who wants them.

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A disagreement by providers on a diagnosis often comes at the expense of the patient. Doctors must support each other, even when they're not on the same page.

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Why are more physicians experiencing burnout? The answer doesn’t lie in practicing medicine, but rather in checking boxes and meeting compliance.

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Everyone wants to fill in the blanks based on what we assume is true. However, when doctors do that to diagnosis a patient, it can be dangerous.

Some patients are noncompliant or habitual no shows to appointments. However, terminating a patient is easier said than done.

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When redesigning a practice to improve efficiency, it’s important for this doctor to institute a model that maintains closer relations with patients.

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