- A Better Way to Know What Patients Believe and Value about Health. Kandula, Namratha // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Apr2014, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p560
The article offers the author's insights on patient-centered care. The author discusses effective and efficient way on how doctors can understand the believes and values of patients on their health. The author illustrates the approach and questions that must be taken into consideration by every...
- Provincial representation at the federal level. Webb, Charles // British Columbia Medical Journal;Apr2016, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p125
The article discusses the procedure in which delegate nominees are selected by different provincial medical associations for the Board of the Canadian Medical Association.
- Making acquired physician practices profitable. Bolinger, James E.; Hough, Douglas E. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Feb97, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p67
Presents the result of the 1995 survey of practice acquisition activity conducted by Healthcare Financial Management and Physician Services of America. Reasons for acquired physician practices could be unprofitable; Benefits as barriers to integration; Development of a strategic vision;...
- Things you do that nettle your staff. Huerta, Judith M. // Medical Economics;01/26/98, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p59
Provides suggestions for physicians to improve their relationship with their staff. Regular staff meetings and assiduously open communication; Why listening to staff and soliciting feedback is crucial to a successful practice.
- Old traditions, new realities. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;12/5/94, Vol. 68 Issue 23, p22
Discusses the efforts of physicians for survival. Impact of accelerating marketplace changes; Overabundance of specialists as a major flaw of the current delivery system; Physicians as small businessmen; Perceptions on physicians as gatekeepers; Benefit of the reconfiguration of the health care...
- 60 seconds to a more powerful vocabulary. Forster, Jeff // Patient Care;3/30/1995, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p15
Editorial. Advises physicians to communicate with their patients, reassure them and lift their spirits.
- The surprising lesson of my own illness. Berman, Joel C. // Medical Economics;10/09/95, Vol. 72 Issue 19, p113
Presents an account on the experience of a family physician at being the patient. Appreciation of good health; Confirmation of pneumonia; Description of home confinement; Effects of sensory deprivation; Defects of the frenetic lifestyle; Benefits from the illness; Thoughts on the resumption of...
- Satisfaction in generalist care: An individualist approach. Stafford, Mark A. // Motivation & Emotion;Sep95, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p217
Looks at physician dissatisfaction with primary care practice. Examination of reasons for physician dissatisfaction; Suggestions for physicians to adapt to primary care practice.
- Between docs: Too much discounting? Long, Patricia; Mason, Michael // Health (Time Inc. Health);Mar/Apr94, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p18
Reports on the treatment arrangement among physicians. Ethical obligation for members of the American Medical Association to treat fellow physicians for free; Study of internist Mark Levy on the ethics of such arrangement; Social implication of such arrangement.