Search Results for

*

1-25 of 3571 ResultsHelp using search on aafp.org Sort by Relevance , Date , Title

National Survey Reveals Positive Attitudes Toward Primary Care

May 23, 2017 - The Health is Primary campaign from Family Medicine for America's Health has released survey data showing strong positive attitudes toward and opinions about primary care across the country.

AAFP News : Family Medicine for America's Health

http://www.aafp.org/news/family-medicine-americas-health/20170523hipsurveydata.html

CMS Selects Four New Regions to Expand CPC+ Initiative

May 23, 2017 - Primary care practices in Louisiana, Nebraska, North Dakota and part of New York can apply for round two of the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus initiative.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

http://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20170523cpcplus.html

FDA Warns of Amputation Risk Linked to Newer Diabetes Drug

May 22, 2017 - The FDA has called for a new boxed warning to be added to canagliflozin product labels based on a heightened risk for leg and foot amputations associated with use of the drug.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20170522fdainvokana.html

Don't Use Estrogen/Progestin Therapy for Chronic Conditions in Postmenopausal Women

May 19, 2017 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted a draft recommendation statement against the use of combined estrogen and progestin therapy to prevent chronic conditions in postmenopausal women.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20170519uspstfhormetherapy.html

Teaching Health Center Funding Drop Felt in Family Medicine Residency Growth

May 18, 2017 - Researchers found that a drop in federal funding precipitated a halt in the number of new teaching health center family medicine residency programs.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20170518thcfunding.html

HCV Infection Rate Skyrocketed Between 2010 and 2015

May 17, 2017 - The CDC recently released a pair of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report articles that address hepatitis C virus infections in the United States, which nearly tripled from 2010 to 2015.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20170517mmwrhcv.html

Ongoing FDA Review of Fluoroquinolones Downplays Concerns

May 16, 2017 - The FDA has announced that previous concerns about fluoroquinolones boosting the risk for retinal detachment and aortic dissection or aneurysm have not been borne out by patient case data and published studies.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20170516fdafluoroquinolones.html

Despite Interest, FPs Cite Barriers to Use of Telehealth

May 16, 2017 - Telehealth offers the promise of expanding access to care, but use among family physicians remains limited, and some report barriers to greater adoption.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

http://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20170516rgctelehealth.html

Hit the Brakes on AHCA, AAFP and Other Groups Tell Senators

May 15, 2017 - The AAFP and five other frontline physician groups met recently with senators and legislative staff to raise a red flag about serious flaws in the American Health Care Act.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20170515hillmeetings.html

AAFP Immunization Resources Keep FPs Informed

May 15, 2017 - The AAFP recently mailed members laminated copies of the 2017 adult, childhood/adolescent and catch-up immunization schedules developed by the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20170515immunskeds.html

USPSTF, AAFP: Don't Screen Asymptomatic Adults for Thyroid Cancer

May 12, 2017 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has released its final recommendation statement against screening asymptomatic adults for thyroid cancer. The AAFP recommendation mirrors that statement.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20170512uspstfthyroid.html

AAFP Endorses ACP Guideline on Treating Osteoporosis

May 11, 2017 - The American College of Physicians recently issued a guideline on treating osteoporosis and low bone density to prevent fractures, which the AAFP has endorsed.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20170511acposteoguide.html

Have You Mastered Patient, Family Engagement?

May 10, 2017 - Take advantage of a new resource that helps primary care practices create a culture of patient and family engagement throughout every step of care delivery.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

http://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20170510pcpcctoolkit.html

Despite Narrowing Gap, Racial Health Disparities Remain

May 9, 2017 - The death rate for African-Americans declined 25 percent between 1999 and 2015, according to a new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report from the CDC, but health disparity gaps between blacks and whites remain.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20170509mmwr-healthdispar.html

New Journal Feature Spotlights Practice Innovations

May 9, 2017 - The latest issue of Annals of Family Medicine launches a new feature with brief articles that describe primary care innovations and close with takeaway lessons.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

http://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20170509innovations.html

FP Advocacy Key to Achieving Health Equity

May 8, 2017 - During an April 27 session at the National Conference of Constituency Leaders, Kim Yu, M.D., of Novi, Mich., and Daniel Dawes, J.D., discussed advocacy for marginalized patients.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

http://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/201070508nccl-equity.html

Speakers Chart Paths From Physician Burnout to Well-being

May 8, 2017 - Speakers at this year's AAFP Leadership Conference discussed well-being resources the AAFP is preparing and tips that physicians can use immediately to fight burnout.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

http://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170508physicianwellness.html

Look for MIPS Participation Status Letters in May

May 8, 2017 - Throughout May, Medicare administrative contractors will mail eligible clinicians letters regarding their status in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System.

AAFP News : MACRA Ready

http://www.aafp.org/news/macra-ready/20170508mipsletters.html

After House Vote on AHCA, AAFP Turns to Senate for Fix

May 4, 2017 - The AAFP was disappointed by the House vote to pass the American Health Care Act and now will focus on helping the Senate improve the U.S. health care system.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20170504ahcahouse.html

AAFP Tells CMS to Move Slowly on Proposed Episode of Care Groups

May 4, 2017 - The AAFP recently weighed in on effective ways for CMS to develop cost measures that are based on care episode and patient condition groups.

AAFP News : MACRA Ready

http://www.aafp.org/news/macra-ready/20170504careepisode.html

Delegates Focus on Improving Health Equity

May 3, 2017 - During the 2017 National Conference of Constituency Leaders held April 27-29, AAFP chapter delegates acted on resolutions considered by the Reference Committee on Health of the Public and Science.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

http://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170503nccl-hops.html

FPs Protect Scope of Family Medicine, Address Practice Issues

May 3, 2017 - Chapter delegates to the 2017 National Conference of Constituency Leaders acted to protect the role of FPs in ERs, support operative obstetrical privileges and help members launch private practices.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

http://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170503nccl-practenhance.html

Delegates Take on Immigrant Health, Other Advocacy Issues

May 2, 2017 - Delegates to the 2017 National Conference of Constituency Leaders adopted no fewer than four measures that sought to safeguard the health of immigrants.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

http://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170502nccl-advoc.html

Family Physicians Get Fired Up About Training Issues, Patient Care

May 2, 2017 - Delegates to the 2017 National Conference of Constituency Leaders took action on topics considered by the Reference Committee on Education, including buprenorphine treatment, physician well-being and social determinants of health.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

http://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170502nccl-education.html

Delegates Address Diversity in AAFP Leadership, Resident Retention

May 2, 2017 - During the 2017 National Conference of Constituency Leaders held April 27-29 in Kansas City, Mo., chapter delegates acted on resolutions considered by the Reference Committee on Organization and Finance.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

http://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170502nccl-orgfin.html

Page  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next

25 50 100 results per page