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Understanding the Physician Liability Insurance Crisis -- FPM

Oct 1, 2002 - Just when you thought declining reimbursement and rising expenses had squeezed your practice dry, liability insurance premiums began to climb dramatically. Here’s what’s behind the increases.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/1000/p47.html

Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents Risk Management and ...

Risk Management and Medical Liability

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint281_Risk.pdf

Should You Charge Your Patients for "Free" Services? -- FPM

Aug 1, 2004 - Some family physicians are charging for refills, forms - and even phone calls.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0700/p43.html

Expanding Your Practice Through Niche Services -- FPM

Jun 1, 2005 - More and more family physicians are adding new services and getting rave reviews. Here’s how to find the niche that’s right for you.

Family Practice Management : Articles

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

Depositions: Defending Your Care

...Professional competency, clear com-munication and complete docu-mentation build a bulwark againstclaims of malpractice. Despite these fortifications, a window of vulnerability remains open to accusations of inferior or improper care. Closing this window proves difficult, especially...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0700/p34.pdf

p21.pdf

...HOW TO REDUCE YOUR Malpractice Risk Suraj Achar, MD, and Wiggin Wu Approximately 5 percent of family physicians and 7 percent of all physicians are sued for malpractice in the United States each year, according to a recent study.1 The incidence of lawsuits is much greater in...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0700/p21.pdf

Results From the FPM Practice Self-Test -- FPM

Feb 1, 2002 - The article shares data from the Family Practice Management Practice Self-Test, in which roughly 1000 family physicians ranked the value of interventions such as e-mail communication and chronic disease registries in improving patient care and service.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0200/p46.html

Seven Reasons Family Doctors Get Sued and How to Reduce Your Risk -- Family Practice ...

...W ith medical malpractice insurance premiums rising sharply across the nation and at least a dozen states facing an insurance crisis, physiciansand policymakers are debating vigorously how best to respond. Tort reforms that would cap awards are among the proposals and have proven...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0300/p29.pdf

Diary from a Week in Practice - Dec 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2003 - ...perplexed. She had heard that lawyers sometimes sue every doctor who saw a patient, even if he or she had nothing to do with the actual malpractice event. But, she assumed that the doctors were in some way connected to the case. She had never even seen this patient, and she was...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1215/p2375.html

AAFP Backgrounder: Medical Liability

...Medical liability laws exist to allow patients to seek recompense when physicians or other clinicians cause unwanted harm. Medical malpractice cases can be detrimental to physicians but also to patients because of increased system and health insurance costs. To appropriately address...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/liability/BKG-MedicalLiability.pdf

Congress of Delegates 2001 Transactions

...provide the support necessary for workers to return to full productivity. We must help families cope with the increased stresses caused by the events of September 11, 2001. (35) We must also look out for each other. Be observant of our Family physician colleagues and be...

About AAFP

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

Congress of Delegates 2001 Transactions

...provide the support necessary for workers to return to full productivity. We must help families cope with the increased stresses caused by the events of September 11, 2001. (35) We must also look out for each other. Be observant of our Family physician colleagues and be...

About AAFP

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

Big Ideas to Help Your Practice Thrive -- FPM

Sep 1, 2004 - Your family physician colleagues share their best ideas for energizing and strengthening the practice of medicine.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0900/p27.html

Defining "Confined to the Home" -- FPM

Mar 1, 2003 - The author explains recent guidance from Medicare regarding how to determine whether a patient meets Medicare's definition of confined to the home (i.e., homebound).

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0300/p20.html

2004 Transactions -- 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...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2004/2004transactions.pdf

2004 Transactions -- 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...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2004/2004transactions.pdf

COD Transactions 2014

...requirements decreases overall access to abortions, cutting the number of providers and clinics, increasing travel time, costs, and stress for the patient, and 2014 Transactions, continued Page 53 WHEREAS, decreasing the number of abortion providers and clinics, in...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2014/CODTransactions2014.pdf

COD Transactions 2014

...requirements decreases overall access to abortions, cutting the number of providers and clinics, increasing travel time, costs, and stress for the patient, and 2014 Transactions, continued Page 53 WHEREAS, decreasing the number of abortion providers and clinics, in...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2014/CODTransactions2014.pdf

CHFMCatalog10thEd

...- Malpractice (1996-2004) (1 issue) - Improving Patient Relations (1993-1999) (1 issue) - Practice Efficiencies (1997-2005) (1 issue) - Practice Improvement (2004-2006) (1 issue) - Time Management and Life Balance (1994-2000) (1 issue) - Family Practice Management Files (A-End)...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/foundation/documents/who-we-are/cfhm/CHFMCatalog.pdf

Practice Management and Leadership handouts

...and Schuster Ltd, 1990.  Drummond, D. Eight Ways to Lower Practice Stress and Get Home Sooner. Fam Pract Manag 2015; 22(6):13-18.  Drummond, D. Physician Burnout: Its Origins, Symptoms, and Five Main Causes. Fam Pract Manag 2015; 22(5):42-47.  Gordon CE, Borkan SC....

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx18-practice-management-leadership-handout.pdf

First Session -- 2001 Congress of Delegates

...provide the support necessary for workers to return to full productivity. We must help families cope with the increased stresses caused by the events of September 11, 2001. (35) We must also look out for each other. Be observant of our Family physician colleagues and be...

About AAFP

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

First Session -- 2001 Congress of Delegates

...provide the support necessary for workers to return to full productivity. We must help families cope with the increased stresses caused by the events of September 11, 2001. (35) We must also look out for each other. Be observant of our Family physician colleagues and be...

About AAFP

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

Procedures in FM

...• Obstetrical Care - 17.5% (19.2% in 2011 and 25% in 1995) • C-Sections - 9.3% (1.4% denied) • Full Hospital Privileges - 47% • Cardiac Stress Testing - 7.6% (was 20.3% in 2011) • Ultrasound Imaging - 7.4% (OB) and 5.6% (non-OB) • Cosmetic procedures - 8.9% • Provision of ER...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/nc/handouts/nc17-procedures.pdf

AFP Clerkship 2012-2013

...An Overview (05/01/2009) Diagnosis of Acute Coronary Syndrome (07/01/2005) Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging (04/15/2007) Update on Exercise Stress Testing (11/15/2006) Radiologic Evaluation of Acute Chest Pain-Suspected Myocardial Ischemia (08/15/2007) Contemporary Management of Angina:...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/AFPClerkship.pdf

COD Transactions 2016

...WHEREAS, Transgender people experience worse health compared with cisgender people due to avoidance of care, stress from discrimination and alienation, and higher rates of sexual and physical violence, and WHEREAS, gender dysphoria intensifies over time and, when inadequately...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2016/CODTransactions2016.pdf

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