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Etiquette Tips for Medical Practices

To ensure you are practicing great etiquette at your practice, we assembled 15 tips.

#1. Introduce yourself — even if you are wearing a name tag, even if you are the third or fourth person to see patients during their visits, and even if they might never see you again or remember your name.

See more of our tips.

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One of our patients recently died of a heroin overdose. Could we have seen this coming? What can we do now to help his family?

The “vaccine discussion” is always challenging. Here's how I respond to the common vaccine-related concerns that I hear from my patients' parents.

Bundled payments present "significant opportunities" to surgical practices, according to consultant Jamaal Campbell. Here's why.

One of the most crucial aspects of patient relationships is understanding how our thinking as physicians compares to how patients tend to think about medical problems.

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