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When Family Members Become Disruptive

Sometimes, a patient's family members can become disruptive or aggressive, and threaten to hinder patient care. Here's how to address and deescalate the situation.

Patient Relations

If your medical practice wants to get paid for services, do not accept financial responsibility for medical expenses that your patients incur.

Recent research indicates that PAs can improve the healthcare system, and recent policy changes help ensure that they have the opportunity to do so.

The recent imposition of penalties by the DOJ in two instances should cause physicians to re-evaluate their policies and practices.

Defensive medicine makes it more likely that you will be sued. Defensible medicine? Now, that puts you on malpractice insurers’ "A" lists. Here's how.

Early conversations with terminal patients and family members can often better inform treatment plans, and take out the emotional road blocks.

Here are four issues that doctors and their medical practice staff members need to be aware of to operate a great practice this year.

Just a few changes in your operations can create a whole new atmosphere for your patients and encourage them to return to your practice.

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