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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.

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

Recent reports accuse the federal government of doing exactly what HIPAA prohibits: sending consumer data to private companies for sales and marketing.

We asked physicians what they wish their patients understood about their profession. Here's what they said.

We are often so overwhelmed with our everyday practice problems that it can be difficult to remember the bigger picture. Here's a reminder.

Looking for online content to connect with existing and potential patients? Good news. You already have it. Now here's how to use it.

Patient deductibles have gone from getting patients' "skin in the game" to being "skinned alive." Their problems are physicians' problems.

Winter weather often leads to an increase in hospitalizations. Make sure you document all preexisting conditions prior to hospitalization.

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