Patient Relations

Communicating with Patients

Interpreters, translators and guidance for communicating with patients who are deaf or hearing impaired and those with limited-English proficiency. Find help in dealing with some difficult situations such as those involving a disruptive or angry patient. Guidelines when communicating electronically.

Patient-Physician Relationship

Establishing and properly terminating the relationship, including answers to some frequently asked questions.

Reputation Management

Preventing and repairing problems and building a positive online presence.

Treatment of a Minor

Statutes on a minor’s rights, parental rights, divorce, non-parental consent, and when emergency care is needed.

Treatment of Self, Family, Friends and Employees

Rules and guidance to remain in compliance when treating oneself, family members, friends, or employees.