Invisible Work for New Patient Consultations

Peter Forster About GPS, Best Practices, Costs of Treatment Leave a Comment

New patient consultations at Gateway are expensive, in large part because of the hidden or invisible work that takes place as part of the consultation process. The table below contrasts the visible work, which is contained in the two sessions with clinicians, to the hidden work done by clinical and nonclinical staff in order to make those two in person …

Disability

Peter Forster Physical Conditions and Health

Given the severity of mood and anxiety symptoms and some of the people we treat, we often deal with issues related to short-term or long-term work disability. In this post we will talk about common questions that come up when someone is impaired as the result of a psychiatric condition. Functional Assessment It often comes as a surprise to our …