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Meaningful Use Penalties Hurt Patients Too
Two physicians say that Medicare reimbursements not only hurt physicians, but also damage patient relations and care as well.
Three Alternatives to Traditional Primary Care
While there are concerns over physician shortages, the marketplace is adapting to provide options for physicians and patients.
Becoming a Patient-Centered Medical Home
After a lengthy transition, one multispecialty medical practice is reaping the benefits of NCQA recognition as a PCMH.
Eleven Things to Never Say to Patients
Physician-patient interactions can be rife with emotion. Here are phrases physicians should take care to avoid during these situations.
Marketing Patient Ancillary Services Is Important
Practices that offer ancillary services to their patients must take marketing their customer services seriously, if they wish for success.
The Potential of Patient-Centered Specialty Practice
The Patient-Centered Specialty Practice program was designed in many ways to complement the success of the medical home program and expand its reach.
Is 'Quality' Quelling Physician Job Satisfaction?
Physicians are experiencing frustration with federal quality care programs that tie patient satisfaction to physician compensation.
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.
Three Payer Contract Negotiation Strategies
Have an upcoming contract negotiation with a payer? Let Marcia Brauchler give you three key strategies before you sit down at the table.
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.
Eight Things You Don't Want to Hear in the Exam Room
All of us have heard our share of patient complaints. One-liners that offer little room for anything more than an apology. Here's some advice on deflecting the worst zingers.
Physicians Share What Inspired their Career Choice
We asked physicians to share who or what inspired them to pursue medicine. Here's what they said.
Patients' Biggest Pet Peeves about Doctors
Here's your opportunity to learn what you might want to avoid saying — or doing — next time a patient comes to your medical practice.
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