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4 Reasons for a Physician Rights & Responsibilities Document


Developing this kind of document can let physicians know what expectations your practice has of them.

Patient rights and responsibilities documents are a common way practices describe how patients are to be treated, communicated with, and cared for in a healthcare setting - along with what is expected of them. The concept of rights and responsibilities works for physicians, too.Here are four reasons practices need to define physician rights and responsibilities. Include them as an addendum to the practice's governance agreement.Click here to download a PDF of this slideshow.Karen Zupko is president of KarenZupko & Associates, Inc., a practice management consulting and education firm that helps physicians increase revenue, optimize efficiency, reduce risk, and improve the patient experience. Her firm has worked with physicians for more than 30 years.

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