You've likely heard all about the power of first impressions, but you may not have realized just how important they are.
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The country's opioid epidemic has started far too often from a prescription pad and physicians must play a lead role in reversing the crisis, says Steven J. Stack, M.D., president of the American Medical Association, in an open letter to doctors.
Until this week I had never heard of the idea of shared patient visits. My first reaction was, "you have got to be kidding."
Within a few days, two different publications, The New York Times and Kaiser Health News, both wrote about these group visits, as we did at FiercePracticeManagement. "I know I wouldn't like that," my executive editor at Fierce commented right off the bat, when we talked about the news articles.
My sentiments, exactly. But according to the two newspaper reports, shared medical appointments work for some patients.
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