I understand that to each individual patient there is no one more important, no one more urgent. But I am one physician and can only see one person at a time.
Watch our on-demand webinar on patient dismissal — when to do it and how to do it correctly.
Physicians avoid dismissing patients for various reasons. What’s your main reason?
Before you decide to terminate a difficult patient — give him the benefit of the doubt and try these techniques to mend the breac
Got a patient who's abusing your staff, ignoring your advice, failing to pay his bill? When you realize it just isn't going to work, it's usually best to let the patient go. Here's how to do it correctly.
One woman's declaration of love for her physician shouldn't mean dismissal. Or should it?
Not every patient who abuses prescriptions is just out for a good time or a quick buck. Here's how to recognize prescription-abusers, and what do to do about them.
Practices should work with an attorney to draft a policy for terminating the physician-patient relationship. Here is a sample to get you started.
Use this sample patient dismissal letter if a patient consistently fails to keep appointments, and you are forced to dismiss him from your practice, or for other reasons.
Every clinician has, no doubt, run into difficult patients. Here are 10 simple tips that may help you manage these challenging appointments.