Family physician workloads and access to care in Winnipeg: 1991 to 2001
- How satisfied are your patients? // Family Practice Management;Apr1998, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p80
Presents the results of a survey conducted by the American Medical Group Association on the satisfaction of patients with their family practice visits. Personal manner and skill of provider; Explanation of treatment; Length of time at the office and for appointment.
- LETTERS. Whitecar, Philip S.; Weiss, Judith; Kibbe, David C.; Crownover, B. // Family Practice Management;Feb2002, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p14
Comments on the issues related to family medicine. Dismay on the percentage of established visits to family physicians being coded 99214; Gratitude on articles on impending Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act; Praise for the help with 99214s code.
- We must act to improve the image of general practice. Howe, Amanda // Pulse;Apr2013, p38
In this article, the author presents her views on the workforce problem in general practice. According to her, there have been issues related to the quality of candidates in some training schemes. When a course seeks applicants with the minimum standard for selection, posts remain unfilled. She...
- Are You Coding Accurately? Nicoletti, Betsy // Family Practice Management;Jun2004, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p20
Discusses the importance of physician's evaluation and management (E/M) coding profile to the works of medical personnel. Calculation of frequency percentage of patients visit; Comparison of one's coding profile with national benchmarks; Recommendation to regularly audit one's E/M notes.
- CODING & DOCUMENTATION. Hughes, Cindy // Family Practice Management;Nov2005, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p24
The article presents a question and answer advisory related to coding and documentation in family medicine. It is suggested that a physician should choose the appropriate office or other outpatient consultation code based on the key components or based on time if counseling/coordination of care...
- What does the feminization of family medicine mean? Biringer, Anne; Carroll, June C. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/16/2012, Vol. 184 Issue 15, p1752
The authors discuss the feminization of family medicine in Canada. According to them, the female family physicians (FPs) outnumber the male physicians, accounting for 50.6 percent of the specialty. They discuss report from the studies, according to which, the female FPs have longer patient...
- The Identification of Medical Errors by Family Physicians During Outpatient Visits. Elder, Nancy C.; Meulen, MaryBeth Vonder; Cassedy, Amy // Annals of Family Medicine;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p125
Describes medical errors and preventable adverse events identified by family physicians during outpatient visits. Physicians' perception of patient harm resulting from adverse events; Variation in some error categories; Definition of harm to patients; Effects on the health outcomes of patients.
- Hospital-owned physician practices often unprofitable. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Sep97, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p22
Provides information on the `1997-98 Physician Practice Acquisition Resource Book' survey on hospital-owned physician practices. Reasons for unprofitable hospital-acquired physician practices; Findings of survey on physicians total purchase price.
- Physician supply forecast: better than peering in a crystal ball? Roberfroid, Dominique; Leonard, Christian; Stordeur, Sabine // Human Resources for Health;2009, Vol. 7, p1
Background: Anticipating physician supply to tackle future health challenges is a crucial but complex task for policy planners. A number of forecasting tools are available, but the methods, advantages and shortcomings of such tools are not straightforward and not always well appraised. Therefore...