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You are welcome to duplicate any materials that you download for your office or patients hosted on our site. We ask only that you keep our identifying information (just name and website) on all materials that you use. If you have feedback or concerns about anything we have included, please contact us. We want to continue revising the materials to best meet your needs

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Physician Well-being Putting 'Life' Back Into Your Professional Life Article from Family Practice Management on ideas you can use to replace your burnout with the joy you once felt for practicing family medicine.
  3 MDs Find Ways to Renew Love of Medicine Physician Practice Options


What are these doctors doing right? They earn substantially more than their peers for some very good reasons. Mar 18, 2005 By: Robert Lowes Medical Economics

  Have You Thanked Your Doctor Lately?
Malpractice Prevention & Survival Terminating Patient Relationships by Joan Bristow, VP Risk Management from The Doctor's Company. Part of a series on patient selection and relationship and reducing malpractice risk.
  Managing Medical Malpractice Stress Part 1: Impact & Symptoms from Mag Mutual Page 1: The Impact & Symptoms Page 2: Successfully Managing the Stress Page 3: Specific Do's and Don't's
  Litigation Stress from E-Medicine
  Risk Management Suggestions for OB/GYNs
from Mag Mutual
  Documentation Tips Reducing Malpractice Risk by Peter Teichman, MD (in Family Practice Management) "This article offers an expandable progress note model -- S-O-O-O-A-AP (Subjective, Objective, Opinion, Options, Advice, Agreed Plan). This format applies to nearly all types of office visits; prompts two-way communication, patient participation and informed consent collection; and records the patient's acceptance of responsibility for following through with the health care plan."
  Coalition and Center for Ethical Medical Testimony Values for testimony to be ethical can be found in the Statement of Direction section.
  A Mediation Skills Model to Manage Disclosure of Errors and Adverse Events to Patients Carol B. Liebman; Chris Stern Hyman, Health Affairs 23(4):23-32, 2004. © 2004 Project HOPE
  Malpractice Articles Index Articles on various aspects of malpractice, tort reform, apology, alternatives and more.

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