November 6th 2023
Your weekly dose of wisdom from the Physicians Practice experts.
November 1st 2023
Patients want more convenience. Are you ready to accommodate them?
October 31st 2023
Being empathetic and respectful are keys to defusing potentially dangerous situations with patients.
October 30th 2023
October 24th 2023
Payers are seeking to eliminate payments for care they deem unnecessary.
Practice tip of the week: Communicating bad news to your patients
10 Ways to provide your patients with great customer service
Providing great customer service at your medical practice boosts revenue and patient satisfaction. Here are 10 tips.
8 Tips to improve patient satisfaction
Best practices for figuring out what patients want from your practice.
Why medicine needs greater context
The outsized influence of social drivers on health
Practice tip of the week - Online Marketing: How to get more patients
Weight loss medications and the need to prioritize patient safety
Recently, demand for medications like Ozempic, Wegovy, or Mounjaro, including their off-label use, has skyrocketed in the wake of enthusiastic celebrity endorsements.
What your practice can do about medication safety
With the right medication management, physicians can make a difference
Reducing downtime to maximize patient care
What are a few key steps that medical practices and physician groups should take to reduce the amount of downtime they have and maximize their uptime?
3 Points where patients need help with their medication
Studies consistently show patients’ health outcomes are connected to their ability to access, afford and adhere to their medications.
Bringing the real world into the exam room
Why whole-person health begins with non-clinical needs.
Care guidance and your practice
Care guidance supports physician practices and at-risk organizations to achieve health equity objectives and succeed in value-based care.
Why physicians must lead the care team
The health system must rethink its strategy to enable primary care providers to develop better game plans for chronic disease patients, such as people living with type 2 diabetes.
Caring for patients with disabilities
Individuals with I/DD, autism, and severe mental or behavioral challenges experience significant disparities in access to care and health outcomes. Here’s how to look past the disability and care for the person.
Practice tip of the week: Making an emotional connection with patients
Helping patients catch up on preventative care
Doctors need to address patients’ worries about costs.
Want to improve patient care? Here’s how medical coding automation helps
What if both caring and coding could work together synergistically?
Social determinants of health: The key to better compliance
You truly have to walk a mile in a patient’s shoes to find out the true barriers to improving their well-being.
The danger of paint-by-numbers medicine
Physicians constrained when payers put cost above care.
Practice tip of the week: Top six ways to increase patient visits
Social determinants of health and your patients
The conditions in which people live, learn, work, and play that can affect a wide range of health risks and outcomes.
Mindfulness, your patients, and you
In addition to helping patients better manage chronic, difficult-to-treat conditions, mindfulness could help physicians manage job stress and burnout.
Practice tip of the week: 5 Ways PCPs can retain patients (and attract new ones)
The connection between experience and care
By improving exam room design and workflow data and equipment, medical practices can facilitate a better experience for both patients and caregivers.
Acting classes may help physicians learn to show empathy
Showing empathy improves patient satisfaction, but not every doctor is naturally good at expressing feelings to patients.
Care guidance helps physician practices achieve health equity
Health equity metrics are increasingly required in value-based care.
Helping patients' health literacy
How primary care physicians can help
What's impacting patient experience at your practice?
It takes just one problem or inconvenience to affect the patient’s experience at your practice.
The rise of contextual care and telehealth
For the first time, clinicians have been able to get a “behind the scenes look” into their patient’s environment during telehealth visits.
Patient flow's impact on the practice
For 15 years, I unquestioningly followed my organization’s standard process for patient flow. Not anymore.
Treating the whole person can reduce disparities and drive patient trust
As we continue to face the COVID-19 pandemic and its long-term consequences, it is more important than ever for providers to build trust with patients.
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