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...maternal- infant separation; infant feeding difficulties at the breast; the possibility of prolonged pumping; and the emotional and physical stress of juggling personal care with other commitments to her family, job, and newborn. When family physicians work as part of a medical team...

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COD Transactions 2017

...and burnout, now, therefore, be it RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians support loser pays tort reform for medical malpractice and personal liability cases, whereby the plaintiff and plaintiff’s attorney shall be jointly and severally liable for the costs of...

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COD Transactions 2017

...and burnout, now, therefore, be it RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians support loser pays tort reform for medical malpractice and personal liability cases, whereby the plaintiff and plaintiff’s attorney shall be jointly and severally liable for the costs of...

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First Session -- 2004 Congress of Delegates

...2004 NCSC Substitute Resolution No. 7, Public Health Outcomes from Malpractice Liability Crisis 2004 NCSC Substitute Resolution No. 11, Patient Visit Limitations 2004 NCSC Substitute Resolution No. 25, Flexibility in the Workplace 2004 Transactions 123 2004 NCSC...

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First Session -- 2004 Congress of Delegates

...2004 NCSC Substitute Resolution No. 7, Public Health Outcomes from Malpractice Liability Crisis 2004 NCSC Substitute Resolution No. 11, Patient Visit Limitations 2004 NCSC Substitute Resolution No. 25, Flexibility in the Workplace 2004 Transactions 123 2004 NCSC...

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COD Transactions 2015

...implemented for the adjunct treatment of conditions such as, but not limited to, various types of chronic pain syndromes, post-traumatic stress disorder, and cancer and its treatment side effects, and WHEREAS, under the Affordable Care Act Section 2706, effective January 1, 2014, a...

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COD Transactions 2015

...implemented for the adjunct treatment of conditions such as, but not limited to, various types of chronic pain syndromes, post-traumatic stress disorder, and cancer and its treatment side effects, and WHEREAS, under the Affordable Care Act Section 2706, effective January 1, 2014, a...

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p42.pdf

...• Lower patient satisfaction and care quality, • Higher medical error rates and malpractice risk, • Higher physician and staff turnover, • Physician alcohol and drug abuse and addiction, • Physician suicide. Yes, burnout can be a fatal disorder. Suicide rates for both men and...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0900/p42.pdf

Proposed 2012 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Summary

Executive Summary: Proposed 2012 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Summary

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ES-2012ProposedFeeSchedule-070111.pdf

2012 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Summary of 2012 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/parity/ES-2012PhysicianFeeSchedule.pdf

Fourth Session -- 2004 Congress of Delegates

...low-income and underinsured patients often have limited access to oral health providers, and WHEREAS, the Surgeon General’s report (2002) stresses the need for improved oral health and improved oral health is a Healthy People 2010 goals, and WHEREAS, family physicians have the...

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Fourth Session -- 2004 Congress of Delegates

...low-income and underinsured patients often have limited access to oral health providers, and WHEREAS, the Surgeon General’s report (2002) stresses the need for improved oral health and improved oral health is a Healthy People 2010 goals, and WHEREAS, family physicians have the...

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2003 Transactions

...(2) The commission had a lengthy discussion of its work plan, specifically regarding medical liability reform. Members cited the rising malpractice insurance premiums in most states as causing family physicians to drop obstetrical services, and the concomitant effect on patient...

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2003 Transactions

...(2) The commission had a lengthy discussion of its work plan, specifically regarding medical liability reform. Members cited the rising malpractice insurance premiums in most states as causing family physicians to drop obstetrical services, and the concomitant effect on patient...

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First Session

...(2) The commission had a lengthy discussion of its work plan, specifically regarding medical liability reform. Members cited the rising malpractice insurance premiums in most states as causing family physicians to drop obstetrical services, and the concomitant effect on patient...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2003/FirstSession.pdf

First Session

...(2) The commission had a lengthy discussion of its work plan, specifically regarding medical liability reform. Members cited the rising malpractice insurance premiums in most states as causing family physicians to drop obstetrical services, and the concomitant effect on patient...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2003/FirstSession.pdf

Third Session -- 2001 Congress of Delegates

...pregnant patient and later inclusion of the child in the practice. Concerns about the resolution related to high malpractice premiums and inadequate reimbursement; however, others who testified pointed out that these have been successfully negotiated in some states. Another...

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Third Session -- 2001 Congress of Delegates

...pregnant patient and later inclusion of the child in the practice. Concerns about the resolution related to high malpractice premiums and inadequate reimbursement; however, others who testified pointed out that these have been successfully negotiated in some states. Another...

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https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2001/thirdsession.pdf

AAFP Foundation FMPC Awards Booklet

AAFP Foundation FMPC Awards Booklet

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AAFP Foundation FMPC Awards Booklet

AAFP Foundation FMPC Awards Booklet

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Annual Report 2006

...Forum #48 Malpractice Reform: Evidence for Reforms that Make a Difference Janelle Guirguis-Blake, MD Charles Ellington, MD, JD Forum #49 Ways To Fund The Primary Care Medical Home Differently Than We Do Now Francois De Brantes, eHealth Initiative These breakfast forums...

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...admits to overeating when feeling depressed. She discloses difficulties with her employer and says her headaches are worsening because of stress. Her weight is slowly increasing. At her next physician’s appointment, she demands oral weight loss medications, complaining that nothing...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1115/p2063.pdf

A Must-Do List for the Departing Physician -- Family Practice Management

...in today’s health care environment as costs escalate, reimbursement declines and the malprac-tice crisis continues. Normal workplace stresses are exacerbated by longer hours, less pay and zero tolerance for error, which can lead to fractured relationships among partners or employed...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/1000/p54.pdf

FPM Cover

...Eight Ways to Lower Practice Stress and Get Home Sooner https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/1100/p13.html Getting Your Notes Done on Time https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0300/p40.html Staying Connected: Eight Tips for Mindful Office Visits With an EHR ht...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/fpm/fpm20190500.pdf

PowerPoint Presentation

...Office Services • OMT • Immigration Physicals • DOT Physicals • Stress Testing/V02 Testing • Migraine Treatment • Bone Density Testing • Body Composition Analysis • Travel Medicine • Non-member services Submit questions to: aafp3.cnf.io OUTPATIENT HOW YOU CAN ADD TO YOUR...

Events

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2008 Second Session

...mind at least 23 years of education obtaining a professional license and a work environment that can involve long hours and significant stress. One of my goals is to see our graduates and members earning an income at least twice the current amount. You know the income figures of our...

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AAFP Government Affairs Weekly - 2010

...his presentation, he cited the SGR, physician workforce, HIT and the Independent Payment Advisory Board as issues of importance to him. He stressed the role of the House in approving several times a fix to the SGR, decried this short-term patch process, and promised continual...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2010/GR-Weekly-July-23.pdf

AAFP Government Affairs Weekly - 2011

...CMS administrator Dr. Donald Berwick and CMS Chief Actuary Rick Foster appeared before the full committee. In his testimony, Dr. Berwick stressed the benefits of the ACA to the Medicare beneficiaries including expanded benefits under the fee-for-service program, insurance reform...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2011/GR-Weekly-February-11.pdf

2018 Poster Abstracts

...found chronic stress, socioeconomic status, and race are social factors that significantly impact health. In addition, research indicates that health in childhood sets the stage for adult health. This literature review examines research dedicated to understanding how stress, race,...

Events

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2018 National Conference Poster Abstracts

...found chronic stress, socioeconomic status, and race are social factors that significantly impact health. In addition, research indicates that health in childhood sets the stage for adult health. This literature review examines research dedicated to understanding how stress, race,...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/nc/nc18-poster-winners.pdf

2016 FMPC Grant Award Summaries

2016 FMPC Grant Award Summaries

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Addressing Rural Workforce Shortages and Healthcare Disparities: An Annotated Bibliography

...programs with high faculty compensation and malpractice costs. At the same time, the value of services provided by residents in these programs may offset these higher costs. With indirect costs, the current IME adjustment is at least 50% above the empirically justified level....

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2008 Second Session

...mind at least 23 years of education obtaining a professional license and a work environment that can involve long hours and significant stress. One of my goals is to see our graduates and members earning an income at least twice the current amount. You know the income figures of our...

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Cashing in on House Calls -- Family Practice Management

...Ongoing expenses include cell phone, fax line, Internet access, auto maintenance, license renewal fees and malpractice insurance, if you carry it. I don’t. Malpractice insurance is especially high in my state, and my risk is relatively low because I have a low-volume practice, do...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0200/p67.pdf

AAFP Government Affairs Weekly - 2012

...that it ―would repeal and dismantle the IPAB even before it has a chance to work.‖ The administration also opposes ―artificial‖ caps on malpractice awards. The Senate is not expected to consider HR 5. 2. HOUSE COMMITTEE ADOPTS BUDGET On Wednesday, March 21, the House Budget...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2012/GR-Weekly-March-23.pdf

The Approach to the Resident in Difficulty Prevention, Early Recognition and Early ...

...- Describe a time during medical school when you were particularly stressed. What did you do to handle the pressure? - What do you anticipate will be the most difficult part of your internship? How do you plan to handle that? Step 1 - Try to Avoid Selecting A...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/rps_pdw/handouts/res-92-miser.pdf

The Approach to the Resident in Difficulty: Prevention, Early Recognition, and Early ...

...- Describe a time during medical school when you were particularly stressed. What did you do to handle the pressure? - What do you anticipate will be the most difficult part of your internship? How do you plan to handle that? 12 Step 1 - Try to Avoid Selecting A Potential...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/rps_pdw/handouts/res18-03-the-approach-to-the-resident-in-difficulty.pdf

AAFP Foundation Retirement Planning

AAFP Foundation Retirement Planning

https://www.aafp.org/dam/foundation/documents/what-weve-done/ExpandedLearning/Retirement_Planning.pdf

The Intellectual Basis of Family Practice Dr. Stephens

...malpractice. We have patients whom we did not manage well for a host of reasons having little to do with our knowledge of disease' We have overlooked diagnoses we are perfectly capable of making' overdiagnosed conditions that did not exist, delayed treatment' or...

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FPM Peer Reviewer Survey

A survey of areas of expertise for FPM peer reviewers

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/fpm/peer-reviewer-survey.docx

The FPM Practice Self-Test

...41. I am aware of the stress/anxiety in my life, and I am managing it effectively. A. How well does this statement describe your own practice? Does not describe at all Describes somewhat Describes extremely well 0 1 2 3 4 B. How important is it for family...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0200/fpm20010200p41-rt1.pdf

p432.pdf

...found that the most commonly reported barriers to reducing overuse included malpractice con- cern, patient requests for services, lack of time for shared decision making, and tests recommended by subspecialists.10 Increasing awareness of the Choosing Wisely recommendations is an...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0401/p432.pdf

p41.pdf

...41. I am aware of the stress/anxiety in my life, and I am managing it effectively. A. How well does this statement describe you? Does not Describes Describes describe at all somewhat extremely well 0 1 2 3 4 B. How important is it for family physicians to be able to do...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0200/p41.pdf

Family Practice Management

...and injections, trigger point injec- tions, tendon and tendon sheath injections, simple- and moderate-complexity fracture care, treadmill stress tests and an array of hospital procedures. This scope wouldn’t make sense in every practice, but it does work for mine. If you do...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0500/p18.pdf

Expanding Your Practice Through Niche Services -- Family Practice Management

...Taking into account monthly costs of $2,000 for the laser loans, $1,000 for extra malpractice insurance (which some insur- ance companies will require) and $250 for marketing, Brideau’s practice nets about $3,125 per month, which translates to almost $100,000 after 2.5 years....

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0600/p49.pdf

p16.pdf

...that she had also lost both of her parents and her husband. It was later estab- lished that the patient was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. It is important to note the identification number of the interpreters in your progress note so that you can give their agency...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0300/p16.pdf

Monitor - Jan 2001 -- FPM

Jan 1, 2001 - ...Managing your stress Whether at work or home, keep your stress level in check by trying these tips: Say no sometimes. Get rid of the clutter around you. Discuss your worries with someone. Don’t let others determine your mood. Take 30 minutes of quiet time every day. Don’t worry...

Family Practice Management : News Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0100/p25.html

A Job-Share Model for the New Millenium -- FPM

Sep 1, 2002 - This approach to family practice assures continuity of care for your patients as well as a healthy life balance and a decent paycheck for you.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0900/p29.html

14 Alternative Practice Styles -- FPM

Feb 1, 2001 - Perhaps the road less traveled is the right career path for you. Here are more than a dozen ideas to get you started.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0200/p33.html

How to Find the Job That's Right for You -- FPM

Dec 1, 2000 - Before you enter the job market, ask yourself, What do I really want?

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/1100/p30.html

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