The Physicians Report Magazine

The Physicians Report magazine is published three times a year and features news relevant to our members, such as industry innovations, challenges, developing dynamics, trial results, and more.

THE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CRISIS: INTEGRATION WITH PRIMARY CARE

Fall 2019
As we mature in our efforts to improve healthcare in America, one of the lessons learned is to focus more on people and less on diseases. New approaches to care integration can serve that end goal.

Advanced Practice Providers and the Direction of Healthcare

Summer 2019
Healthcare’s push to prioritize quality and safety without increasing costs means advanced practice providers (APPs) will continue to serve as vital,increasingly integrated members of healthcare teams.

Responding to the Evolving Business of Healthcare

Spring 2019
We cannot stop the pace of change; we simply must adapt. This means pursuing alternative ways to grow through strategic partnerships and leading the region in clinical integration with independent providers to make navigating the changing business of healthcare possible.

The Silver Tsunami: Preparing for an Aging Population

Fall 2018
With the “silver tsunami” well on its way to landfall, America’s health institutions are preparing like never before to care for an aging population. Read more about care options for aging patients, how to connect with your elderly patients, what your patients wish you knew, and what really matters at the end of a life.

When Things Go Wrong: Responding to Adverse Outcomes

Summer 2018
Things don’t always go as planned. How your practice or organization responds in the wake of patient harm can make a big difference to the patient, their family, and to you. Read about communication and resolution approaches, investigations that include input from patients /families and root cause analysis, action plans to address systemic issues, and more.

Delivering Health Care to Patients in Crisis

Spring 2018
Health-care providers are in a profound position, treating patients while at their best, their worst, and everything in between. While it’s not always immediately obvious, these patients are often in situations of crisis. Having the right systems in place can help the health-care team be prepared, no matter the crisis.

Navigating Change

Fall 2017
Change is often characterized as a bad thing. But few would argue against the life-saving benefits that changes in medicine have brought. Read more about navigating change in this issue.

Physicians in Focus: Managing Your Reputation

Winter 2016
The commercial world has been feverishly working on customer-satisfaction scoring and analysis for decades, while health care has been slow to gain traction.This is due to the challenges of measuring satisfaction of care. Even so, the need to excel in providing positive experiences for patients and their families is of vital importance in today's practices.

Stopping Workplace Violence

Summer 2017
The Physicians Report-Summer 2017The reality of violence in our society today—against health-care workers or otherwise—necessitates that employers seriously address potential risks of violence. Read this issue to learn more about the four types of workplace violence, and how to put plans, policies, and practices in place to mitigate its affect.