Ten time-management tips for family physicians
- Smart delegation is the primary key to success. Gray, Patricia // GP: General Practitioner;2/18/2002, p34
Focuses on the methods used by the general practitioners in coping up their time pressure. Improvement on the culture of general practice; Enhancement on the expertise of the job; Accountability in the decision making.
- Creating the Time of Your Life. Vaccaro, Pamela J. // Family Practice Management;Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 7 Issue 10, p64
Presents time management guidelines for family physicians in the United States. Importance of applying mindfulness in family practice; Relevance of initiating responsibility in work; Significance of spontaneity in the practice.
- Get a life by clearing the clutter. Booher, Dianna // Family Practice Management;May1999, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p60
Gives advice to family physicians on streamlining work habits. Scheduling of work for only 80 percent capacity; Minimizing of time spent waiting for information, equipment or resources; Making of lists of things to do; Creation of systems and routines to make work more efficient.
- Managing GP time efficiently. Gray, Patricia // GP: General Practitioner;2/10/2003, p50
Focuses on time management of general practitioners. Advice on managing time more effectively; Set of priorities to utilize time effectively; Importance of delegation in time management.
- Organising time. Froggatt, Clive // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);5/8/1982, Vol. 284 Issue 6326, p1375
Provides tips to the general practitioner on how to manage and organize a timetable. Significance of time management in the practice; Things to avoid in the practice to save time; Identification of every aspect of the practitioner's work.
- How one GP achieved advanced access--and reduced workload. Clay, Steve // Pulse;11/4/2002, Vol. 62 Issue 42, p38
Discusses how general practitioners can achieve 48-hour access even when patient demand is high and other partners are absent. Need to document calls made by patients; Appointment system.
- Fizzical problems. Welch, Julie // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/14/91, Vol. 303 Issue 6816, p1556
Focuses on the management of time and physical problems of the general practitioners. Assessment on the ability of handling patients in critical condition; Effect of attitude on health problems; Evaluation on the time management of physicians.
- Take the first steps slowly - The transition from registrar to GP can be a steep learning curve, says Dr Jo Nicholl. Nicholl, Dr Jo // GP: General Practitioner;10/7/2002, p52
Presents guidelines for the transition from a registrar to a general practitioner. Significance of time management skills; Suggestion made on various support groups; Importance of consulting with fellow-general practitioners on various situations.
- GPs to carry out routine follow-up of patients after surgery. Zmietowicz, Zosia // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/6/2007, Vol. 334 Issue 7583, p9
The article offers a look at follow-up care of surgery patients in Great Britain. The author states that the responsibility of routine check-ups will transfer from consultants to general practitioners. The effects of the proposal are discussed, including the time management of surgeons and the...