Difficult Patients

Difficult Patients

Getting patients to understand hospital privileges — and what I can do for them when admitted — is often a difficult discussion.

A recent interaction involving a patient's mother makes me wonder why we can't dismiss family members and if there's a lawsuit on my horizon.

A profitable and successful practice will struggle to exist, or at a minimum be unsustainable without a deep knowledge about your ideal patient.

The physician-patient relationship can be terminated for any non-discriminatory reason with proper notice. It is best to do so as cordially as possible.

From learning about ICD-10 to having more patience with difficult patients, here is one physician's list of resolutions for this year.

Where do you draw the line between good patient service and compromising your medical practice policies? Here's some advice.

Making the holiday spirit the norm at your medical practice can result in more satisfied patients, happier families, and an increase in referrals.


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