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Diagnosing Your Patient

There are several ways to go about diagnosing your patient. Let''s look at what the process looks like in your rural health clinic.

When To Send Your Patient To The Emergency Room

There are occasions that a patient may come in and need to be transported to the nearest emergency room. But, when?

Handling Patient Crises In Your Rural Health Clinic

You know to have a backup plan in case of a natural disaster or some type of medical emergency but what should you do if a patient is an issue? Here are a few tips to be able to handle those crises if and when they pop up.

When to Transfer Your Patient to Hospice

Typically, hospice care starts as soon as a formal request or a ‘referral’ is made by the patient’s doctor. As the medical office, this may be you.

The 4 Most Common Appointment Types at a Health Clinic

As a medical professional, there is never a day that is like the last! Some of the most common reasons to visit a rural health clinic include:

Handling Emergencies in Your Rural Health Clinic

While you can’t plan an emergency, you can prepare ahead of time for one. This way, when something happens you and your staff know exactly what to do.

Office Supplies You Didn't Know You Needed In Your Medical Office

But there are probably a few office supplies you haven't thought about that could end up being really helpful in the day-to-day operation of your office.

Keeping Your Office Sanitary During Cold And Flu Season

To avoid patients from contracting diseases, you need to take precautionary measures. Here are a few tips to keep your office cold and flu season safe.

4 Office Concerns in a Rural Health Clinic

As a rural health clinic, you have some unique concerns that your big-city counterparts don’t face. Here are a few of these.

Making the Check-in Process Easier For Your Patients

There are a few ways to make the appointment easier on your patients, including having a cozy waiting room and shortening the check-in process.

The Updated Food Pyramid

Scientific research has changed the pyramid into something you might not recognize. Here's what to expect from the latest iteration of the food pyramid.

How Rural Health Clinics Operate Differently than their Urban Counterparts

Rural health clinics operate much differently than practices open in a larger city, due to the differences that they must work with every day

The Importance of Back-To-School Physicals

Having thorough back-to-school check-ups once a year is a great way to stay on top of any emerging illnesses or issues. Here's why it's important.

Common Imaging Tests

You may come across a variety of conditions and have to perform imaging tests to diagnose your patient. Here are a few that you'll probably see most often.

Making Your Waiting Room Comfortable

Here are a few easy tips to make sure your rural health clinic waiting room is one that patients won't mind sitting in for your services.

What to Expect Your First Year in a Rural Health Clinic

In order to succeed, you need to know what to expect at your rural health clinic and take several things into consideration.

Common Summer Ailments

Here are a few things to look out for during your summer adventures so you don't end up ill. Check out these common summer ailments.

Routine Care, Urgent Care, and Emergency Rooms

Here are three of the most common types of medical centers, including routine care, urgent care, and emergency care and what sort of illnesses they treat.

General Practitioners vs Specialists

If general practitioners can handle the majority of needs, what role do specialists play? How does a general doctor know to recommend their patients to one?

How to Improve Pharmacy Relations with Your Rural Health Clinic

Is your medical office doing everything you can to have a good working relationship with the pharmacy nearby? Here's how you can improve that communication.

5 Tips to Help You Maximize Your Patients’ Experience in Your Office

In reality, all it takes is a few minutes and the right attitude to make sure your patients' experience is the best it can be.

4 Essential Skills a Rural Health Clinic Doctor Needs

Patients want a rural health clinic doctor who combines this medical knowledge with these four positive personality traits.

Why Customer Service Skills Matter in the Medical Field

You probably wouldn’t think of a medical professional as working in the customer service industry but you'd be surprised.

What Exactly is a Provider-Based Rural Health Clinic?

We'll outline here to see if your office classifies as a provider-based rural health clinic and what it means to become one.

Keeping a Good Pharmacy Relationship in Your Rural Health Clinic

Keeping good pharmacy relationship in the triangle of medicine is important so that patients don't feel ignored and don't get the care they need.

Benefits of a Regular Checkup

One of the best ways to find out your overall health is to get a regular checkup. Having a checkup is important to maintain your health.

Referring To a Specialist

It's likely that you patients will need you to refer them to that specialist. Why is that important for both you and your patient?

Benefits of Running a Rural Medical Practice

Although many physicians dream of working in big city hospitals, the country has its draws and so do rural medical practices.

Succeeding in a Rural Practice

Because rural practices serve a wider demographic, there are a few things to keep in mind to make sure your rural practice is a success.

HIPAA Compliance

HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, is a serious issue in the medical field. There are many rules and regulations to follow.

Maintaining A Doctor/Patient Relationship

The Doctor/Patient relationship is the foundation of ethics in the medical field with focuses on privacy, respect, and professionalism.