When we hear the terms "doctor's office" or "medical practice," most of us probably picture rows of generically upholstered chairs, pastel-hued reception counters, exam...
Social media is the most important factor in managing your practice's brand today, according to a post from Physicians Practice. But despite the multitude of benefits that practices have realized by having a presence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other sites patients access every day, the "rules" for optimizing the tool are a moving target.
Obese patients who partner with their primary care physicians to lose weight achieve double the results of those who get their support elsewhere, according to a study from Johns Hopkins University published in Patient Education & Counseling.
For the first time in human history, workplaces now have five generations of employees working side-by-side. Columnists from Inc. Magazine offer advice for members of all generations to more effectively meet one another in the middle.
The high-pressure environment of medical school may leave many doctors with less empathy than they had starting out, which can lead to uncomfortable encounters that actually exacerbate their symptoms.
Much of this week's issue of FiercePracticeManagement focuses on evolution--of patients, healthcare organizations and the tools at their disposal--to adapt, re-strategize and update themselves...
Retail-based healthcare is offering patients more options to address acute, and sometimes chronic, needs. Though walk-in clinics tend to excel in convenience, customer service and price transparency, experts worry that there could be medical consequences for patients who receive fragmented care from too many places.
While the majority of online reviews about physician practices are positive, patients who are unhappy with their experiences aren't shy about sharing it. Most types of healthcare providers earn an average of 4 out of 5 stars, according to a review of Yelp data from ProPublica, but doctor offices got the most critical feedback, with an average rating of 3.6, NPR reported.
To ease the tension when interacting with demanding, noncompliant or otherwise challenging patients, consider these expert tips to make visits with these types of patients less trying.
It's a priority for Sunrise Community Health in Northern Colorado, which serves a large Spanish-speaking population, to provide care for patients in the language they're most comfortable, as it is for other medical groups in the community, according to the Greeley Tribune.