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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.
Physicians Must Be Wary of Conflict of Interest
Promoting commercial products, like television's Dr. Oz, can present a conflict of interest for physicians.
Introducing Advanced Practitioners to Patients
Congratulations, you've hired a new NP or PA. Now be sure your patients know and understand who they'll be seeing.
The Temptation to Express Frustration with Patients
Physicians hold a sacred trust to guard their patients' secrets, dignity, and lives. Succumbing to the temptation to vent frustrations is never right.
The One Thing that Most Improves Patient Satisfaction
So many physicians are working hard to improve patient satisfaction. Here's the one the one thing they can do to make the most positive impact.
Physicians Do Cry
Physicians are expected to keep personal emotion distanced. Yet, even as we care deeply for our patients, we fail to do the same for ourselves.
Ten Ways to Convince Patients to Use the Patient Portal
It can be challenging to convince patients to sign up for and actively use your medical practice's patient portal. Here are 10 tips from experts.
Four Ways to Handle Cyber Conflict and Negative Reviews
Anonymous, electronic remarks can be hurtful to your pride and medical practice. Here are four ways to handle potentially detrimental online reviews.
What Physicians Should Know: 7 Retail Clinic Statistics
Watch this three-minute video to gain a better understanding of how retail-based medical clinics are evolving and how patients are reacting to them.
Five Simple But Effective Ways to Boost Patient Satisfaction
Are you doing all you can to keep patients happy and healthy at your medical practice? Here are some simple, but effective, tips.
How to Start Using Social Media at Your Medical Practice
Want to get more involved in social media at your medical practice but not sure where or how to start? Here's some guidance.
Evaluating Six Electronic Patient Engagement Tools
Electronic patient engagement tools are great to connect physicians and patients, but they also come with challenges.
Ten Online Health Resources to Recommend to Patients
Are your patients relying too much on inaccurate information from Dr. Google? Here are some resources to steer them in a better direction.
The 8 Rules of Social Media for Medical Practices
Don't avoid using social media in your medical practice just because of HIPAA fears. Here are eight tips to get it right.
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