Search Results for

team-based care

901-1000 of 1310 ResultsHelp using search on aafp.org Sort by Relevance , Date , Title

Patient-Centered Medical Home Special Report

Feb 17, 2009 - This AAFP News Now special report examines various aspects of the patient-centered medical home, or PCMH, and the role it can play in healing what many describe as a profoundly broken national health care system.

AAFP News : Special Report: PCMH

https://www.aafp.org/news/pcmh.html

Patients Are Paramount, AAFP Tells FTC

May 14, 2014 - The AAFP recently urged the Federal Trade Commission to be mindful of patient safety issues when considering policy recommendations related to increasing competition in health care. Existing state and federal regulations that govern physicians and other health care professionals ensure ...

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20140514ftcltr2.html

Patients at Heart of Health Care Decisions Theme of Recent PCPCC Conference

Nov 7, 2012 - The need to engage patients and their families in making decisions about their health care emerged as a unifying theme that tied together disparate parts of the most recent Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) conference in Chicago on Oct. 25. It was another reminder that...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/2012117pcpccptengage.html

Payment Primer Helps FPs Digest MACRA Implementation Details

Jul 19, 2016 - A free five-page supplement to the July/August Family Practice Management aims to help AAFP members prepare for implementation of new Medicare payment models.

AAFP News : MACRA Ready

https://www.aafp.org/news/macra-ready/20160719macrafpm2.html

Payment Reform

Statement to the Senate Finance Committee Regarding Payment Reform

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/pcmh/TS-SenateFinanceCommittee-RegardingPaymentReform-071112.pdf

Payment, Non-Physician Providers

May 8, 2019 - Read the AAFP's policy on payment for services delegated by non-physician providers.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/payment-providers.html

PCMH for Medical Students

...the U.S. health care system: • Ranked 37th in quality by the World Health Organization • Spends more per capita than any other nation in the world • 20% to 30% of patient tests and procedures are unnecessary and not beneficial PCMH: The Future of Primary Care The...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/pcmh-medical-students.pdf

PCMH Intermediate Concepts Checklist: Building on Change

...medical home (PCMH) model. Work with your practice staff to create a plan around your practice’s organization, quality care, and patient-centered care goals. Remember to work at your own pace-the practice transformation process takes time. Even incremental change will result in...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/pcmh/PCMHIntermediateChecklist.pdf

PCMH Model Is Alive and Well Despite One Negative Study

Mar 12, 2014 - The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative released a report in January that reviewed 20 patient-centered medical home studies released in the previous 17 months. The majority of those studies found overall cost reductions and decreases in ER visits, and 40 percent reported fewer ...

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/opinion/20140312pcmhjamaedl.html

PCMHBudgeting.xlsx

...QUALITY CARE PATIENT CENTERED CARE HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ORGANIZING YOUR PRACTICE ☐ Process Improvements Are there quality or process improvements that will be made in your practice? How will this affect revenue and expenses? ☐...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/pcmh/practorg/PCMHBudgeting.xlsx

PCORI to Fund $17 Million Worth of Asthma Research

Jul 2, 2013 - The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) recently announced it is providing $17 million for research that aims to answer long-standing questions regarding disparities in controlling the asthma burden in both the black and Hispanic populations. According to the release, ...

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20130702asthmafunding.html

PDW/RPS Topic Definitions

... Advanced Care Models  Career Planning  Changes in the WebADS and ACGME sites  Evaluation and Feedback  Managing Other Professionals  Organizational and Time Management Skills  Professional Development  Resources for Admins and Coords (Calendars,...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/rps_pdw/2016PDW-RPSTopicList.pdf

PE Combined

...Training for Pre-exposure and Post 36 Exposure HIV Treatment. 37 38 Item 14: Adopt Substitute Resolution No. 5014: Developing Point of Care Ultrasound Education 39 and Resources for Practicing Family Physicians. 40 4/26/2019 Page 1 of 10 2019 Report of the Reference Committee...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/PE%20Combined.pdf

Pediatric Hypertension

... Family physicians should recognize barriers to care that may prevent some patients from making appropriate health decisions, and they should understand ways to address 1. Evaluate children with confirmed hypertension, and overweight children with prehypertension, for additional...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/needs/fmx19-na-peds-hypertension-pediatric.pdf

Pediatrics handouts

...demonstrated therein by such individuals, whether these claims shall be asserted by a physician or any other person. Physicians may care to check specific details such as drug doses and contraindications, etc., in standard sources prior to clinical application. This material might...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx18-pediatrics-handouts.pdf

People in the News/Awards -- November/December

Dec 21, 2018 - AAFP members frequently receive various honors or are named to leadership positions. During the past two months, a pair of Academy members were so recognized.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20181221people-novdec.html

Pharmacists (Position Paper)

Mar 27, 2018 - Read the AAFP's position paper on the role of pharmacists in high-quality health care.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/pharmacists.html

PHATE - Annotated Bibliography

...HOW THIS RELATES TO THE POPULATION HEALTH ASSESSMENT ENGINE (PHATE) Delivering care to populations, as opposed to individuals, is an important strategy for reducing costs and improving quality. Developed by the American Board of Family Medicine, the Population Health Assessment...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/rgc/documents/maps-data-tools/phate-curriculum/PHATE-AnnotatedBibliography.pdf

Physician Assistants

May 8, 2019 - Read the AAFP position on physician assistant training and payment for services provided by physician assistants.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/physician-assistants.html

Physician Burnout & Work-Life Balance -- FPM Topic Collection

Jul 19, 2010 - This article collection features popular FPM content on the subject of life balance -- from finding joy in your work to blending work and family. This article collection features popular FPM content on the subject of life balance -- from finding joy in your work to blending work and ...

Family Practice Management : Topic Collections

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=43

Physician Burnout and Stress While Interacting with Patients - Curbside Consultation - ...

Nov 1, 2019 - Physicians, especially family physicians, face multiple stressors in modern medicine that can lead to disillusionment and burnout, which occur when the reality of practicing medicine does not match physicians' previous naive expectations.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1101/p537.html

Physician Culture: Surviving vs. Thriving -- Physician Health First

Aug 14, 2018 - By improving clinical practice culture, family physicians can improve their own well-being, patient care, and establish a more sustainable business model.

Membership : Member Benefits

https://www.aafp.org/membership/benefits/physician-health-first/phf/surviving-to-thriving.acc.html

Physician Leadership Lessons From the Business World -- FPM

Dec 1, 2016 - Every physician is a leader at some level. Here's how to be a better one.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/1100/p14.html

Physician Leadership: A New Model for a New Generation -- Family Practice Management

...the leader’s attitudes and behaviors have a direct impact on morale, employee retention and customer service. Following the spirit of team-based care outlined by the Future of Family Medicine project,2 the physician leader sets a tone that defines his or her practice. What’s your...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0200/p51.pdf

Physician Leadership: A New Model for a New Generation -- FPM

Feb 1, 2006 - Today's leaders need more than vision and a high IQ.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0200/p51.html

Physician Payment

Letter to the Energy and Commerce Committee on Physician Payment

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-EnergyCommerce-Payment-042911.pdf

Physician Payment

Testimony to the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee on Physician Payment

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/TS-HealthSubcommittee-Physician-050511.pdf

Physician Payment and Risk -- Physician Payment

Feb 2, 2017 - As health care moves from volume-based to value-based models, physicians must consider business models focusing on quality of care and risk sharing.

Practice Management : Payment for Physicians

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/payment/risk.mem.html

Physician Pipeline, Workforce Issues Dominate Medical Education Scene

Jan 2, 2014 - Growing the nation's workforce of family physicians commanded a good deal of the AAFP's attention in 2013. Throughout the year, Academy leaders, primary care advocates and others strived, in particular, to hammer home the need for graduate medical education and other reforms designed to...

AAFP News : 2013: The Year in Review

https://www.aafp.org/news/2013-year-in-review/20140102yireducation.html

Physician Well-being CME -- CME

Feb 14, 2018 - Physician Well-being CME. Explore the AAFP's Continuing Medical Education options, including free online content, live courses, and self-study materials.

CME : Browse

https://www.aafp.org/cme/browse/topic.tag-well-being.html

Physician Wellness: Finding Joy in Care -- Physician Health First

Sep 11, 2017 - Family physicians can learn to use Lean transformation strategies to bring joy back to patient care.

Membership : Member Benefits

https://www.aafp.org/membership/benefits/physician-health-first/phf/returning-joy-to-patient-care-with-lean-transformation.acc.html

Physician Wellness: Team-Based Care - Do What You Do Best -- Physician Health First

Sep 11, 2017 - Why family medicine practices are shifting to team-based care to improve relationships with patients, increase efficiency, and support physician well-being.

Membership : Member Benefits

https://www.aafp.org/membership/benefits/physician-health-first/phf/go-team-based-care.acc.html

Physician Wellness: Team-Based Care - Do What You Do Best -- Physician Health First

Sep 11, 2017 - Why family medicine practices are shifting to team-based care to improve relationships with patients, increase efficiency, and support physician well-being.

Membership : Member Benefits

https://www.aafp.org/content/aafp/membership/benefits/physician-health-first/phf/go-team-based-care.mem.acc.html

Physician, Heal Thyself: Reigniting our Passion

...demonstrated therein by such individuals, whether these claims shall be asserted by a physician or any other person. Physicians may care to check specific details such as drug doses and contraindications, etc., in standard sources prior to clinical application. This material might...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-211-212.pdf

Physician, NP Roles Still Not Interchangeable

Jun 18, 2013 - Physician, NP Roles Still Not Interchangeable

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/physician_np_roles_still_not.html

PhysicianPaymentRisk.pdf

...The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly called the Affordable Care Act (ACA), was enacted into law in 2010. The ACA created the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) to test innovative payment and service models. In October 2011, the Centers for...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/PhysicianPaymentRisk.pdf

PhysicianPaymentRisk.pdf

...The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly called the Affordable Care Act (ACA), was enacted into law in 2010. The ACA created the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) to test innovative payment and service models. In October 2011, the Centers for...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/PhysicianPaymentRisk.pdf

Physicians Explore Office of the Future Exhibit

Sep 27, 2016 - A new exhibit called the Office of the Future drew family physician interest during the AAFP's 2016 Family Medicine Experience.

AAFP News : News From 2016 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2016-congress-fmx/20160927officeoffuture.html

PhysiciansDirectFlyer-2011.pdf

...• Breaks down communication barriers between health care providers. • Accelerates the digital transformation of the nation’s health care system. The Benefits • Improve communication among providers • Enhance continuity of care • Support achievement of Meaningful Use •...

Press Center

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/media_center/physicians-direct/PhysiciansDirectFlyer-2011.pdf

Planned Care for your Patient Population

...Planned Care for your Patient Population Rebecca Jaffe, MD, MPH, FAAFP, FACSM ACTIVITY DISCLAIMER The material presented here is being made available by the American Academy of Family Physicians for educational purposes only. Please note that medical information is constantly...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-214-215.pdf

Planned Care: Some Assembly Required -- FPM

May 1, 2006 - (But each piece is useful in itself.)

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0500/p14.html

Policies that Affect the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Letter to the Senate Finance Committee on Policies that Affect the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/feesched/LT-BaucusHatch-Feeschedule-053013.pdf

Policy Analysis: Healthy People, Healthy Communities Require Strong Primary Care

May 4, 2010 - Successful health care reform relies on building up primary care infrastructure, particularly in moving to more comprehensive models such as the patient-centered medical home.

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2010/grahamcenter.html

Policy Brief Looks at FPs' Working Relationships with NPs, PAs

Jun 18, 2013 - Nearly 60 percent of family physicians work with nurse practitioners (NPs) physician assistants (PAs) or certified nurse midwives (CNMs) to provide a team-based model of care, which will be increasingly important as millions more people in the United States receive health insurance ...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20130618rgcteampolicy.html

Pop Health Curriculum - Case Study 2: Mapping Clinical Data and Community Resources

...Your care team reviewed clinic data at the last team meeting, and your colleagues discussed their approaches for their diabetic patients. One colleague mentioned that she was using the Population Health Assessment Tool to map those with prediabetes, controlled diabetes, and...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/rgc/documents/maps-data-tools/pop-health-curriculum/CaseStudy2-MappingClinicalDataLinkingCommunityResources.pdf

Pop Health Curriculum - Population Health Advisory Committee Meeting

...American Board of Family Medicine, and Community Health Center, Inc. collaborated to develop a population health curriculum for health care professionals, in a project funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The goal of the curriculum is to teach...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/rgc/documents/maps-data-tools/pop-health-resources/PopulationHealthConveningSummary.pdf

Postpartum Hemorrhage: Prevention and Treatment

April 1, 2017:Date xx, xxxx

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0401/p442.pdf

Postpartum Hemorrhage: Prevention and Treatment - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2017 - Postpartum hemorrhage is common and can occur in patients without risk factors for hemorrhage. Active management of the third stage of labor should be used routinely to reduce its incidence. Use of oxytocin after delivery of the anterior shoulder is the most important and effective ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0401/p442.html

Poverty and Health - The Family Medicine Perspective (Position Paper)

Oct 20, 2015 - Find out the ways in which the American Academy of Family Physicians transforms health care to achieve optimal health for everyone.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/policy-povertyhealth.html

PowerPoint Presentation

...How Care Happens Practice models and health systems in primary care Once you’ve chosen the type of family physician you want to be, you’ll have more options to choose from in form of practice types. There are many different models for delivering care in family medicine. What each of...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/care_systems_and_practice_models.pptx

PowerPoint Presentation

...of primary care systems throughout the world. What you’ll learn more about here is what this means day to day: we’ll be looking at how family physicians live and work, why the future of the specialty is bright, and what sets family medicine apart from similar primary care fields....

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/meet_family_medicine.pptx

PowerPoint Presentation

...Partner Summit: Geriatric Care December 4, 2017 Aging Population Life Expectancy 1965 and 2016 Men 66.8 | 77.5 Women 73.7 | 82.1 Percentage of population >65 years of age 2016 = 49.2 million or 15.2% of population 2000 = 35 million or 12.4% of population 2030 = 70...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/strategic_partnerships/geriatric_summit/shawn-martin.pptx

PPCW Letter to the President Regarding Access to Quality and Cost Effective Health Care...

...Primary Care Workforce (PPCW), we are writing to ask that as you proceed with your work on deficit reduction in the days ahead, you consider the importance of supporting and enhancing the primary care workforce in order to ensure access to quality and cost-effective health care for...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-President-HealthCare-071211.pdf

Practical Playbook II Offers Guide to Better Population Health

Jun 12, 2019 - Members of the Practical Playbook initiative have released The Practical Playbook II, a new text that showcases the integration of public health and primary care.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190612practicalplaybook2.html

Practice Diary - Oct 2003 -- FPM

Oct 1, 2003 - ...their last visit, Marsha had driven Mom all around the Bay Area and was still working full time as a bookkeeper. Now, she couldn’t even take care of herself. Congestive heart failure had rendered her oxygen-reliant, and she was bed bound and wheelchair dependent. She was nearly...

Family Practice Management : Practice Diary

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/1000/p70.html

Practice Efficiency -- FPM Topic Collection

Jul 21, 2010 - This article collection features popular FPM content on the subject of practice efficiency. This article collection features popular FPM content on the subject of practice efficiency.

Family Practice Management : Topic Collections

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=44

Practice Facilitators, Care Managers Can Improve Patient Care in FP Offices

Feb 18, 2013 - Many family physicians in practice today feel overworked and overwhelmed by an influx of patients with complex health care needs. Some physicians might long for more hours in the day or a larger staff to help carry the load. Team-based care -- and, in particular, practice facilitators ...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20130218teamcareannals.html

Practice Improvement Checklist: Building on Change -- Practice Management

Mar 9, 2018 - View the practice improvement checklist to help you tackle the core principles of an advanced primary care practice to become a patient-centered medical home.

Practice Management : Practice Transformation

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/transformation/pcmh/checklists/building-on-change.html

Practice Improvement Checklists

...The following foundational concepts are central to any high-functioning primary care practice. CHECKLIST Staffing  Develop physician leadership skills.  Define staff member roles and job descriptions.  Allow patients to select their personal physician(s). Financial Management ...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/transformation/PractImprovementChecklists.pdf

Practice Improvement Checlklist: Getting Started -- Practice Management

Mar 9, 2018 - View the practice improvement checklist with key concepts to start transforming your practice to a patient-centered medical home.

Practice Management : Practice Transformation

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/transformation/pcmh/checklists/getting-started.html

Practice Management and Leadership handouts

...and Patient Care (CME221‐222) 2‐Step Risk Stratification and Risk Stratified Care Management (CME223‐224) Are You the Family Physician You Wanted to Be? The Journey of an Old Goat to Direct Primary Care (CME225‐226) Ask the Expert: Direct Primary Care: A Pro and Con...

Events

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

Practice Pearls

...Break the rules for better patient care Medical practices have many rules governing patient care, ranging from treatment protocols and HIPAA requirements to room- ing procedures. These rules are typically designed to make your practice operate smoothly and protect patients,...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/1100/p35.pdf

Practice Pearls - Jan 2006 -- FPM

Jan 1, 2006 - ...I can update the computer file and never have to throw out an obsolete form. I take a similar approach to handicap sticker requests, health care proxies, school physical forms and even federal employment forms. The computer is a much better filing cabinet than a filing cabinet....

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0100/p65.html

Practice Pearls - Jul-Aug 2009 -- FPM

Aug 1, 2009 - ...Practice Pearls presents readers' advice on practice operations and patient care, along with tips drawn from the literature. Send us your best pearl (250 words of less), and you'll earn $50 if we publish it. We also welcome questions for our QandA section. Send pearls, questions,...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0700/p27.html

Practice Pearls - Jul-Aug 2017 -- FPM

Aug 1, 2017 - ...Improve your team's effectiveness Measure your team's stress level Use QR codes for patient education Improve your team's effectiveness A high-functioning team is critical to the success of a medical practice. What steps can you take to improve its effectiveness? Create a mission...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0700/p38.html

Practice Pearls - Mar-Apr 2017 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2017 - ...QandA Physician orders and transitional care management Shop around for malpractice insurance My practice has regularly sought bids before renewing most of our insurance policies to make sure we are getting the lowest possible rates. We began doing this after it became apparent that...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0300/p37.html

Practice Pearls - Nov 2007 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2007 - ...Practice Pearls presents readers' advice on practice operations and patient care, along with tips drawn from the literature. Send us your best pearl (250 words of less), and you'll earn $50 if we publish it. We also welcome questions for our QandA section. Send pearls, questions,...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/1100/p44.html

Practice Pearls - Nov-Dec 2009 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2009 - ...covering for an absent physician is to divide the alphabet into equal parts for the remaining physicians. Each physician is responsible for caring for the patients whose first letter of their last name falls into the physician's assigned section of the alphabet. Our practice used to...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/1100/p31.html

Practice Pearls - Nov-Dec 2017 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2017 - ...Break the rules for better patient care Avoid portal overload Don't fear conflict within your team Break the rules for better patient care Medical practices have many rules governing patient care, ranging from treatment protocols and HIPAA requirements to rooming procedures. These...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/1100/p35.html

Practice Pearls - Nov-Dec 2019 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2019 - Liven up your exam rooms | Be prepared for last-minute gynecologic exams | Use nudges to encourage behavior change

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/1100/p31.html

Practice Pearls - Oct 2005 -- FPM

Oct 1, 2005 - ...You should not routinely waive co-payments, co-insurance or deductible amounts. Managed care plans require that you make a good-faith effort to collect these, and Medicare considers routine waivers of this type to be a potential kickback to the patient for receipt of services....

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/1000/p64.html

Practice Pearls - Sep-Oct 2009 -- FPM

Oct 1, 2009 - ...I have a lot of cash-paying patients, and I reward them for taking good care of themselves by charging them less when appropriate. If I can see them for a five- or 10-minute visit to manage their refills instead of a 20-minute visit to explain that they should exercise and diet to...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0900/p31.html

Practice Transformation

...Topics to cover • Why is person-centered care important? • Why is change hard and what can we do about it? • The function of the change agent • How can I be prepared for what will be asked of me? • What’s up with FMAHealth these days? The Working Party 3. ACHIEVE THE TRIPLE...

Events

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

Practice Transformation: Lessons From a Safety Net Clinic -- FPM

Apr 1, 2014 - Health system serving uninsured and needy patients improves efficiency and outcomes through medical home initiatives.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0300/oa1.html

Practices Make Progress on Alternative Payment Models, But Some Struggles Remain

Apr 24, 2015 - A new report from the RAND Corp. highlights challenges and early successes realized by practices moving to alternative payment models. In some cases, practices are changing their organizational structure.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20150424randpaymentrpt.html

Practicing in the New Millennium: Do You Have What It Takes? -- FPM

Jan 1, 2000 - Tomorrow's family physicians need new knowledge and skills to help them be old-fashioned family doctors.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/0100/p35.html

Practicing Without Paper -- FPM

Mar 1, 1999 - Using information technology, this Texas practice is working smarter and serving patients better.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0300/p40.html

Preceptor Expansion

Preceptor Expansion

https://www.aafp.org/dam/foundation/documents/Internal/workingparty/PreceptorExpansion.pdf

Prediabetes Screening and Management: A Spoon Full of Prevention! Get Ahead of Diabetes

...demonstrated therein by such individuals, whether these claims shall be asserted by a physician or any other person. Physicians may care to check specific details such as drug doses and contraindications, etc., in standard sources prior to clinical application. This material might...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx18-094-095.pdf

Preparations for Treating Opioid Use Disorder in the Office

...rural areas. Buprenorphine can be prescribed for the treatment of OUD by certified providers, widening the availability of MAT to pri- mary care practices. Buprenorphine, a partial agonist, is an effective alternative with several pharma- cokinetic features that favor its use...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/1100/p21.pdf

Preparations for Treating Opioid Use Disorder in the Office -- FPM

Dec 1, 2018 - Use this guide to plan for offering medication-assisted treatment with buprenorphine.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/1100/p21.html

Preparing for Global Health Work as a Family Physician

Mar 22, 2016 - Learn how family physicians are uniquely prepared to make a difference in global health, and discover how physicians can become prepared to serve.

Patient Care : Global Health

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/global-health/prepare.html

Preparing to Transition to Value-based Care -- Physician Payment

Jul 29, 2019 - Learn how two family physicians are incorporating value-based concepts into their practices to ensure quality patient care and financial sustainability.

Practice Management : Payment for Physicians

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/payment/value-based-care-payment/transition-to-value-based-care.html

Presentation Resources | Why Family Medicine | AAFP -- Family Medicine Interest Groups

Nov 9, 2017 - Slide decks, videos, podcasts, and other resources for your next presentation on Family Medicine.

Med School and Residency : Family Medicine Interest Groups

https://www.aafp.org/medical-school-residency/fmig/presentations.html

Press Release - Fixing Health Care: What Women Want

May 29, 2008 - WASHINGTON, D.C. - American women want a health care system in which they and their families can conveniently obtain preventive services, see their personal physicians the day they become sick, and receive coordinated follow-up care if they require hospitalization or care from other ...

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/kits/052908.html

Primary Brain Tumors in Adults: Diagnosis and Treatment

Date xx, xxxx Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0201/p211.pdf

Primary Brain Tumors in Adults: Diagnosis and Treatment - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2016 - Primary intracranial tumors of the brain structures, including meninges, are rare with an overall five-year survival rate of 33.4%; they are collectively called primary brain tumors. Proven risk factors for these tumors include certain genetic syndromes and exposure to high-dose ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0201/p211.html

Primary Care

Oct 4, 2017 - Read the AAFP's definition of primary care related terms and appropriate usage recommendations.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/primary-care.html

Primary Care and Health Care Reform

Primary Care and Health Reform

https://www.aafp.org/dam/rgc/documents/publications-reports/presentations/Primary-care-reform.pdf

Primary Care and the Triple Aim: An Annotated Bibliography

...PRIMARY CARE AND THE TRIPLE AIM An Annotated Bibliography Matthew Westfall The Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care Duke University Rebecca Luoh Oregon Health and Science University Massachusetts Institute of Technology Natalie...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/rgc/documents/publications-reports/reports/PRIMARY%20CARE%20AND%20THE%20TRIPLE%20AIM%20-%20An%20Annotated%20Bibliography%20.pdf

Primary Care Education at Forefront of Obama Budget Proposal

Feb 27, 2014 - Primary Care Education at Forefront of Obama Budget Proposal

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/obama_s_budget_proposal_positive.html

Primary Care Exception Needs Expansion, AAFP Tells CMS

Oct 14, 2019 - In an Oct. 9 letter to CMS, the Academy advocated for the expansion of codes under the primary care exception rule -- an update that would reduce administrative complexity without compromising patient care.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20191014exceptionrule.html

Primary Care for the 21st Century White Paper

Patient-Centered Medical Homes

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/network/AAFP-PCMHWhitePaper.pdf

Primary Care for the 21st Century White Paper

...Care for the 21st Century Ensuring a Quality, Physician-led Team for Every Patient September 18, 2012 1 Executive Summary The United States is adopting a new model of primary care built around patients and delivered by teams. As a key element of this approach, primary...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/Restricted/AAFP-PCMHWhitePaper.pdf

Primary Care for the 21st Century White Paper

...Care for the 21st Century Ensuring a Quality, Physician-led Team for Every Patient September 18, 2012 1 Executive Summary The United States is adopting a new model of primary care built around patients and delivered by teams. As a key element of this approach, primary...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/initiatives/AAFP-PCMHWhitePaper.pdf

Primary Care GME

Letter to the President, House and Senate Regarding Primary Care GME

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-President-GME-072711.pdf

Primary Care Needs a Raise -- All of Us

Mar 6, 2017 - Family physicians and the rest of the primary care team deserve better compensation. Natasha Bhuyan, M.D., writes that investing more money in primary care would benefit not only physicians, but also their patients, staff and communities.

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/primary_care_needs_a_raise.html

Primary Care Physicians Call for Medical School Curricula That Prepare Graduates for ...

Jan 18, 2011 - WASHINGTON - America’s primary care physicians today released the Joint Principles for the Medical Education of Physicians as Preparation for Practice in the Patient-Centered Medical Home. The principles will guide medical school curricula in ensuring that all physicians, regardless of ...

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/medical-school-curricula-pcmh.html

Primary Care, Public Health Integration Focus of New Resource

Dec 23, 2014 - The Academy has stepped up its promotion of integrating primary care and public health by publishing its own position paper on the subject.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20141223primcare-pubhlthpaper.html

Primary Palliative Care: Getting Started

...Care: Getting Started Mark E Warfel, D.O., FAAFP Program Director/DME Kevin B. Mathews, M.D., FAAFP Director of Palliative Care St Elizabeth Family Medicine Residency Program Mohawk Valley Health System Utica, New York Objectives • Discuss primary...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/rps_pdw/handouts/res18-92-primary-palliative-care-getting-started.pdf

Page  Prev 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Next

25 50 100 results per page