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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.

Patients

I always seek to provide a therapeutic interaction. However, I often seek it in the certainty of medical knowledge and behind the veneer of science.

Start 2015 off on the right foot. Here are 12 ways medical practice experts say your practice can collect more from patients.

We have all experienced patients who demand certain tests or treatments and see the physician’s role as rubber-stamping whatever is desired. Here's how to deal.

What do "tidings of comfort and joy" have to do with patient care and reimbursement? A lot can be gleaned from these five words.

We know patients feel frustration with their physicians on some level. But, surprisingly, it's not always about the long wait.

At what point should an individual take responsibility for his health, and should there be a financial incentive/disincentive to influence that lifestyle?

As a PA, I routinely help families cope with illness and debilitation of a loved one, but it is much harder to be objective with your own parent.

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