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Family Physicians Successfully Team With Nonphysician Health Professionals -- AAFP ...

Aug 1, 2014 - Interviews with two rural family physicians confirm results of a recent study that found many family physicians are working collaboratively with nonphysician health professionals -- with great success.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

http://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20140801fpsandnonphys.html

Guam, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands Chapters Face Unique Challenges -- AAFP News

Jul 31, 2014 - Despite facing unique challenges with often limited resources, some of the AAFP's smaller chapters find creative ways to spread family medicine's message of the importance of prevention and patient self-management.

AAFP News : Chapter Spotlight

http://www.aafp.org/news/chapter-of-the-month/20140731guam-pr-vichapters.html

2014 AAFP Congress of Delegates Convenes Oct. 20-22 in Washington -- AAFP News

Jul 30, 2014 - The 2014 AAFP Congress of Delegates will convene Oct. 20-22 in Washington in conjunction with the AAFP Assembly.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

http://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20140730codannounce.html

IOM Report Calls for Restructuring of Nation's GME System -- AAFP News

Jul 30, 2014 - On July 29, the Institute of Medicine released a report with recommendations that would change how the U.S. graduate medical education system is governed and financed.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20140730iomgmerpt.html

Proposed Rule on Prior Authorization Process Draws AAFP Rebuttal -- AAFP News

Jul 30, 2014 - In a recent letter, the AAFP sharply disagreed with parts of CMS' proposed rule on prior authorization for certain durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20140730dmeposproposal.html

As Seen on TV: Integrating Tobacco Education Campaigns Into Your Practice -- AAFP News

Jul 30, 2014 - On Aug. 7, the AAFP and the American Academy of Pediatrics will offer a free webinar titled As Seen on TV: Integrating Tobacco Education Campaigns Into Your Practice from 1-2 p.m. CDT.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20140730tobaccowebinar.html

August Recess Offers Unique Opportunity for FPs to Advocate With Federal Lawmakers ...

Jul 30, 2014 - Family physicians have a chance to advocate for change -- including addressing the sustainable growth rate formula -- when legislators return home during the August recess. The AAFP has resources to help.

AAFP News : As We See It: Voices From the AAFP

http://www.aafp.org/news/opinion/20140730augustrecessedit.html

AAFP Denounces 'Arbitrary Elimination' of Physicians From Insurers' Networks -- AAFP...

Jul 29, 2014 - The AAFP is strongly protesting the continuing practice of insurers limiting patient choice and access to primary care.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

http://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20140729narrownets.html

National Ad Campaigns Can Spark Discussions About Tobacco Cessation -- AAFP News

Jul 28, 2014 - Roughly 70 percent of smokers want to quit. With two national public awareness campaigns running simultaneously and payment for tobacco cessation services improving, now is the perfect time to help patients quit.

AAFP News : As We See It: Voices From the AAFP

http://www.aafp.org/news/opinion/20140728smokingedit.html

News in Brief: Week of July 21-25 -- AAFP News

Jul 27, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: MERS Virus Could Be Airborne, Says Study; AAFP Supports Campaign for Kids' Dental Health; CMS Announces Second Phase of Quality Improvement Program Reform; and STFM Announces Scholarship Opportunity.

AAFP News : News in Brief

http://www.aafp.org/news/news-in-brief/20140727wklynwsbrfs.html

Tar Wars National Conference Showcases Prevention Efforts -- AAFP News

Jul 26, 2014 - The AAFP hosted its annual Tar Wars National Conference July 21-22 in Washington to recognize a group of fourth- and fifth-graders for spreading the word to their peers to stay tobacco-free.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20140726tarwarsconf.html

AAFP Shifts Health IT Focus from Implementation to Optimization -- AAFP News

Jul 25, 2014 - The AAFP has announced a shift in its health information technology focus from implementation of electronic health records to optimization of the technology -- welcome to the AAFP's Alliance for eHealth Innovation.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

http://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20140725alliance-ehealth.html

FP Leader Engages Community in Battling Substance Abuse -- AAFP News

Jul 23, 2014 - The White House's 2014 National Drug Control Strategy recommends expanding community-based efforts to prevent drug use before it begins and empowering health care professionals to intervene with patients at early signs of a substance abuse disorder, tactics one FP is already using.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20140723ondcpreport.html

Former CMS Head Breaks Down ACO Lessons to Date -- AAFP News

Jul 23, 2014 - Accountable care organizations (ACOs) are growing rapidly nationwide, offering the promise of coordinated patient care at a lower cost. Former CMS administrator Mark McClellan, M.D., Ph.D., recently discussed with AAFP News some early returns on ACOs, including the fact that many ...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

http://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20140723qa-acoexpert.html

Healthy Chicago Spotlights Potential of Public Health, Primary Care Collaboration --...

Jul 23, 2014 - Three years ago, the city of Chicago launched Healthy Chicago. The initiative brought together stakeholders from around the metropolitan area to create a public health agenda and set priorities, such as curbing tobacco use and reducing obesity rates.

AAFP News : As We See It: Voices From the AAFP

http://www.aafp.org/news/opinion/20140723healthychicago-edit.html

New Tool Puts Advocacy at Your Fingertips -- AAFP News

Jul 23, 2014 - With all of the health care debates going on in Congress, it can be difficult to keep track of -- much less weigh in on -- the latest policy issues. But you're in luck: The Academy recently launched a new tool that saves you time by making the process easy and convenient.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

http://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20140723grassrootspetition.html

ACOs Flourishing in 2014, Study Reports -- AAFP News

Jul 22, 2014 - The number of accountable care organizations (ACOs) operating in the United States has increased rapidly since 2014 began, says a newly released report, with many family physician practices forming or joining smaller, independent ACOs.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

http://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20140722acosgrow.html

News in Brief: Week of July 14-18 -- AAFP News

Jul 20, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Preconception, Interconception Care Toolkit Now Available; Washington Is Active on Opioids Issue; USPSTF Releases Preventive Care Guide; ONC Launches Challenge to Improve Hypertension; CMS Announces Second Round of Grants for Innovative ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

http://www.aafp.org/news/news-in-brief/20140720wklynwsbrfs.html

Open for Business: Physicians Can Now Register for Transparency Program -- AAFP News

Jul 18, 2014 - CMS recently announced physicians could begin registering in the agency's Open Payments system to review and, if necessary, dispute data detailing payments or other transfers of value they received from drug and device manufacturers before those data become publicly available later this...

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20140718openpay.html

AAFP Summary Highlights Key Points Affecting Family Physicians -- AAFP News

Jul 16, 2014 - The AAFP has prepared a summary document highlighting key points in the proposed 2015 Medicare physician fee schedule, such as chronic care management, the Medicare Shared Savings Program and the value-based payment modifier.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20140716feeschedsummary.html

FPs Report Patients Realizing Health Benefits of ACA Coverage -- AAFP News

Jul 16, 2014 - Family physicians report being able to handle the volume of patients newly insured under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, but say their offices have been juggling more insurance issues. In the end, they say, patients benefit from receiving primary care.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/201407016acareaction.html

CDC Updates Advice on Polio Vaccination for Travelers Abroad -- AAFP News

Jul 16, 2014 - In response to the growing threat posed by wild poliovirus, the CDC recently updated its policy on polio vaccination for international travelers. The update offers guidance for U.S. physicians providing care for patients who plan to travel to or reside in affected countries for more ...

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20140716poliovirusupdt.html

AAFP Offers Guidance on Framework for FDA Oversight of Health IT -- AAFP News

Jul 16, 2014 - The AAFP recently provided guidance to the FDA as the agency continues to develop a risk-based regulatory framework for health information technology. In its comments, the Academy sought to promote a balance between safety and innovation.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20140716fdahealthit.html

USPSTF: Don't Screen for Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis in Adults -- AAFP News

Jul 14, 2014 - Stroke is one of the leading causes of death and disability in the United States, according to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. But strokes that result from large artery atherothrombotic disease, such as carotid artery stenosis, in asymptomatic patients account for only a small ...

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20140714carotidarteryscreen.html

AAFP, MGMA Collaborate to Halt Misuse of Survey Data -- AAFP News

Jul 14, 2014 - American humorist Evan Esar (1899-1995) once called statistics the only science that enables different experts using the same figures to draw different conclusions.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

http://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20140714mgmasalary.html

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