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[VIDEO] Q & A with Family Physicians

As a family physician, you take a great deal of pride in what you do day in and day out.  You’ve made a lot of sacrifices over the years, and poured your heart and soul into providing quality medical care to your patients – which begs the question: why did you choose family medicine?

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Tracking Patients’ Health: Benefits of Healthcare Apps

You can now add a smartphone to your list of important medical instruments. With a number of new healthcare apps on the mobile market, you can diagnose, monitor and treat patients from a distance.

Proponents say telemedicine can improve patients’ health and cut costs. And more and more doctors and patients agree. According to the […]

By |April 18th, 2016|Digital Health|Comments Off|
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    Room for Improvement: How to Make Your Medical Practice More Successful

Room for Improvement: How to Make Your Medical Practice More Successful

Establishing a private medical practice in a competitive health care industry is no easy feat. Some practices are able to generate a steady revenue stream year after year; others continually struggle to provide quality patient care while keeping their doors open. So what are the successful practices doing right? Let’s takes a look at […]

By |April 4th, 2016|Family Medicine|Comments Off|
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    Direct Primary Care vs. Concierge Medicine: Which is Right for You?

Direct Primary Care vs. Concierge Medicine: Which is Right for You?

Direct primary care (DPC) and concierge medicine are two models of primary care that have exploded in popularity over the last two decades. Though the terms are often used interchangeably, they are not the same. This can be confusing for both patients and doctors who have an interest in converting to these models of […]

By |March 21st, 2016|Concierge Medicine|Comments Off|
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    Burnout Epidemic: Can Physicians Maintain a Work-Life Balance?

Burnout Epidemic: Can Physicians Maintain a Work-Life Balance?

Has your personal life become an afterthought? Have you considered leaving the field of medicine just to spend more time with your family? You’re not alone. Family physicians are among the most heavily burdened medical professionals who often struggle to maintain a work-life balance.

The main contributor… burnout. In this post, we’re examining the latest […]

By |March 7th, 2016|Family Medicine|Comments Off|

Planning for the Future: The Ins and Outs of Life Insurance

Purchasing life insurance is a major life decision. It’s one that requires a great deal of consideration, patience and research.

And if you’re new to the life insurance buying process, we understand that you’ll have a lot of questions about how this type of financial protection affects you and those who matter most to you.

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By |February 22nd, 2016|Life Insurance|Comments Off|

Top 5 Concerns for Family Physicians in 2016

The healthcare industry is constantly changing. But that shouldn’t come as a surprise to family physicians who work on the frontlines of patient care. With constant modifications, regulatory changes, practice guidelines and other pressures from governing bodies, it can be challenging for family physicians to solely focus on their patients. In addition, family doctors […]

By |February 8th, 2016|Family Medicine|Comments Off|
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    What Family Medicine Residents Need to Know About Financial Protection [VIDEO]

What Family Medicine Residents Need to Know About Financial Protection [VIDEO]

“If you were unable to practice family medicine for a long period of time due to an injury or illness, how would you pay the bills?” You’ve probably heard or read this statement before, but may not have given it much thought.

That is until now.

It doesn’t matter if you’re a first-year resident or in […]

By |January 25th, 2016|Family Medicine, Residents|Comments Off|
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    7 Ways Family Physicians Can Improve Their Life and Their Practice

7 Ways Family Physicians Can Improve Their Life and Their Practice

As you settle into the new year, you’ve probably thought about how you’re going to make 2016 different from previous years. Some physicians will try to connect with nature; others will strive to provide better care to their patients. You may even consider other goals such as eating healthier, quitting unhealthy habits, or staying […]

By |January 11th, 2016|Family Medicine|Comments Off|
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    How to Manage Difficult Patients While Providing Quality Care

How to Manage Difficult Patients While Providing Quality Care

Every practice has its share of unreasonable patients.  They’re often the ones with the biggest folders who visit repeatedly but refuse to follow medical advice… or insist on more tests and more medications.  Some make unreasonable demands, others engage in combative or argumentative behavior.

By some estimates, 15% of all patients are difficult.  The time […]

By |December 21st, 2015|Family Medicine|Comments Off|