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Before you cut loose your most difficult patients, check out our expert tips and tactics for mending broken relationships.
Terminating the Physician-Patient Relationship
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.
How to Mitigate Opioid Prescribing Risks at Your Medical Practice
Physicians without proper opioid prescribing policies may unknowingly help patients engage in illegal activities, and they could face liability issues.
Four Considerations Before Dismissing a Patient from Your Practice
Dismissing a patient from your medical practice without taking the proper precautions can raise ethical and legal problems.
Ethics on Ending the Patient-Physician Relationship
Need to “fire” a patient for non-payment or disruptive behavior? There are ethical principles to consider.
How Practices Should Deal With Late Patients
When patient lateness is a problem, there is a solution. Here's what the experts say about keeping appointments on time at your medical practice.
Patient No-Show Policy
This written patient no-show policy has helped one Massachusetts practice reduce its rate of missed and late appointments.
Vaccinations for Children a Must at My Medical Practice
Here is why my pediatric practice requires 100 percent vaccination for patients and does not accept alternative schedules from parents.
Patient Dismissal: When and How to Do It
Watch our on-demand webinar on patient dismissal — when to do it and how to do it correctly.
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