What really grinds the gears of physicians? We asked our advisory board to share and here's what they had to say.
Opioid prescriptions and associated addictions have reached epidemic proportions, resulting in the call for physicians to utilize alternative treatment methods.
In the rush of daily practice it is easy to miss what patients are feeling. But often just a few minutes of mindful attention can make all the difference.
Here's one patient that has his mind made up on what he should do when he is told he is perfectly healthy.
Effective communication is essential for delivering quality patient care and establishing a good relationship. Here are eight tips to help.
Are your patients relying too much on inaccurate information from Dr. Google? Here are some resources to steer them in a better direction.
Handling a confrontation with an angry patient is critical to malpractice risk management. Here are five tips handle difficult encounters appropriately.
New data from Quest Diagnostics suggests while the rate of misuse of prescription drugs is high, there are strategies for physicians to use with patients.
Here's how to address and deescalate the situation when family members become disruptive or aggressive, and threaten to hinder patient care.
Drug-seeking patients are likely coming to your practice. Here's how to address the situation and, if necessary, end a physician-patient relationship.