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American Association for Physician Leadership
American Association for Physician Leadership

JMPM - November/December 2017

Every medical practitioner should read this article, which takes you through a lawsuit process. The journey through this lawsuit will affect how you practice medicine. It also will give you a new respect for the importance of meeting the standard of ...

JMPM - November/December 2017

This article discusses four areas of rapid change in the healthcare industry that professionals would do well to remain up to date in: compliance, technology, payment models, and certification.

JMPM - November/December 2017

This article demonstrates that America’s growing patient safety problem is not the failure of individual physicians. It is a contextual and systemic failure, one that will require major changes in how care delivery is structured, reimbursed, technolo...

JMPM - November/December 2017

Careful advance care planning (ACP) supports dying individuals and their families and reduces unwanted, unnecessary, and burdensome medical interventions and needless suffering and confusion. Physician offices are a major site of initiating (“trigger...

JMPM - November/December 2017

Being aware of key performance indicators (KPIs) and financial benchmarks can help you monitor the financial health of your practice and assist you in setting goals to improve it.

JMPM - November/December 2017

This article will help practice leaders learn how to calculate appointment efficiency, what leads to good and poor appointment efficiency scores, and how appointment slot usage correlates to medical practice revenue. Everyone in the practice should u...

JMPM - November/December 2017

This article attempts to highlight core differentiating attributes of the four most widely recognized CMS-approved medical home accrediting agencies: the National Committee for Quality Assurance, the Joint Commission, the Accreditation Association fo...

JMPM - November/December 2017

This article provides an analysis of out-of-the-box complete electronic medical record (EMR) systems, which tend to be expensive but have a smooth implementation, with the “best of breed,” or customized, model, which has its own challenges.

JMPM - November/December 2017

The best way to have a new product or service approved by the practice is to prove need. Be specific on what you are asking for and why it will be valuable to the practice.

JMPM - November/December 2017

This article discusses childish employee behaviors and offers medical practice managers practical ways of dealing with it effectively.

JMPM - November/December 2017

Studies have shown that approximately one-third of laboratory tests are unnecessary, resulting in increased costs and—more importantly—potential harm to patients. Because they are on the front line of patient care, family practice physicians are uniq...

JMPM - November/December 2017

This article focuses on creating value from the patients’ point of view.

JMPM - November/December 2017

Athletic trainers (ATs) have been shown to improve clinical efficiency, enhance patient throughput, and provide high physician and patient satisfaction in various physician practice settings.

JMPM - November/December 2017

This article emphasizes the need to recognize and avoid hiring someone with narcissistic traits, the pitfalls of the interview process, and the critical nature of exploring previous work history.

JMPM - November/December 2017

The authors conducted a case-control study of data concerning acute LBP for female RNs employed in an emergency department in Salento, Italy. We found that the occurrence of acute LBP was related significantly to nightshift work, extended shifts, and...

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