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Study: Talking About Medication Costs Yields Rewards

Jun 5, 2019 - Researchers found that a 60-minute training intervention with physician practices helped increase the frequency of cost-of-medication conversations with patients, which, in turn, enabled clinicians to identify those for whom cost was a specific barrier.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20190605costconversations.html

Succeed in Value-based Care -- Physician Payment

Jun 10, 2019 - Take small steps today that will help you increase payment, enhance patient care, and succeed in value-based care.

Practice Management : Payment for Physicians

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

Summary of Actions 2016

...of Family Physicians I promise to dedicate myself …to the principles upon which our Academy was founded, …to providing comprehensive lifelong care to my patients, …to exemplifying the highest traditions of my profession, and ...to enhancing my professional skills through continuing...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2016/SummaryofActions2016.pdf

Summary of Actions 2016

...of Family Physicians I promise to dedicate myself …to the principles upon which our Academy was founded, …to providing comprehensive lifelong care to my patients, …to exemplifying the highest traditions of my profession, and ...to enhancing my professional skills through continuing...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2016/SummaryofActions2016.pdf

Summary of Actions of the 2016 Congress of Delegates

...of Family Physicians I promise to dedicate myself …to the principles upon which our Academy was founded, …to providing comprehensive lifelong care to my patients, …to exemplifying the highest traditions of my profession, and ...to enhancing my professional skills through continuing...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/nc/nc17-cod16-summary-actions.pdf

Summary of Resolutions 2017

...301 Developing the Medical-Behavioral Primary Care Model RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians draft a letter to urge the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to expand the types of licensed behavioral health providers that can be credentialed by CMS...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2017/SummaryofResolutions2017.pdf

Summary of Resolutions 2017

...301 Developing the Medical-Behavioral Primary Care Model RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians draft a letter to urge the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to expand the types of licensed behavioral health providers that can be credentialed by CMS...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2017/SummaryofResolutions2017.pdf

Summit Focuses on Lower Health Care Costs, Success of New Models

Jun 17, 2013 - According to presenters at a June 6 policy summit on health care innovation in Washington, D.C., the lower health care costs the United States is experiencing may be due, in part, to the growing use of innovative payment and delivery models of health care. This is backed up by results ...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20130617policyforum.html

SUPPLEMENT: Engaging Patients in Collaborative Care Plans -- FPM

Jun 1, 2013 - This important self-management support strategy can produce quality outcomes for your patients and your practice.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0500/p35.html

Sweeping Opioid Bill Heads to President's Desk

Jul 15, 2016 - The Senate has joined the House in adopting the conference report on the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 by an overwhelming margin; the measure now heads to the president's desk.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20160715opioidbill.html

Sweeping Overhaul of Content, Format Is Needed to Ensure Future of GME

Oct 19, 2011 - A document recently released by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation reinforces the AAFP's long-held views on needed reforms in graduate medical education, or GME. The report, which was released by a GME workgroup convened by the Macy Foundation in May, calls for major reforms in the content ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20111019macyreportgme.html

Swing and a Miss: Do Quality Measures Have Dubious Value?

Aug 15, 2016 - With trends pointing to an emphasis on team-based care, Kyle Jones, M.D., questions the rationale for quality measures that focus on individual physicians.

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

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

Tackling Patients' Social Needs May Reduce Clinician Burnout

Nov 20, 2019 - New research has found that when patients' social needs are adequately addressed, primary care clinicians may experience less burnout. Having social needs resources on site or nearby and having specialized staff in the clinic appeared to serve as an effective buffer to clinician burnout.

AAFP News : Focus on Physician Well-being

https://www.aafp.org/news/focus-on-physician-well-being/20191120socialneeds-burnout.html

Tactic1_team_one-pager.pdf

...physical exam findings, or decision-making. While these guidelines do not prohibit students from writing in the medical records, many health care systems have prohibited student access based on their interpretation of these guidelines. As a result, the extra administrative burden on...

AAFP News

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/news/Tactic1_team_one-pager.pdf

Take a Look: Three New AAFP TIPS Products Now Available

Oct 19, 2018 - The AAFP recently added three new topics to the Transformation in Practice Series that the Academy launched last spring: clinical data registries, continuity of care and team documentation.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20181019newtips.html

Taking Care of Disadvantaged Patients

...Taking Care of Disadvantaged Patients Commentary by PATRICIA CZAPP, MD, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, Maryland Case scenarios are writ- ten to express typical situations that family physicians may encounter; authors remain anony- mous. Send scenarios to afpjournal@aafp.org....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0115/p118.pdf

Taking Care of Disadvantaged Patients - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2017 - No single person can be responsible for the health of a population. However, there are a number of strategies for taking care of members of disadvantaged populations. These range from targeted compassion and interventions for the individual patient to broad advocacy for disadvantaged ...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0115/p118.html

Tar Wars Program Guide

...in 1988 by Jeff Cain, MD, and Glenna Pember, from Hall of Life, a division of the Denver Museum of Natural History, and Doctors Ought to Care (DOC). Since its inception, Tar Wars has touched the lives of more than 10 million children worldwide. The lesson plan in this guide...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/tar_wars/program-guide.pdf

Tasks your nurse could be doing to boost practice productivity -- FPM

Jan 17, 2019 - How to expand the roles of your care team registered nurses to help the practice serve more patients and increase revenue.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/team_care_RNs.html

TCM Rotation as a Way to Teach Residents Systems Based Practice CLERly

...• Engage residents in effective and safe transitions of care, improving outcomes • Enlist the appropriate care team to provide accountable, team-based coordinated care centered on the individual patient • Create a new curriculum model that teaches Systems Based...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/rps_pdw/handouts/res-89-weaver.pdf

Teaching Transitions of Care: Finding New Solutions to an Old Problem

...Teaching Transitions of Care: Finding New Solutions to an Old Problem HonorHealth Scottsdale Osborn FM Residency Program Darlene Moyer, MD - Associate Director Cynthia Kegowicz, MD - Program Director Jennifer Rosas, MD - Associate Director Disclosures • None 2...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/rps_pdw/handouts/res-73-moyer.pdf

Teaching Young Residents to Care for Older Patients: The Importance of a Geriatric ...

...Care for Older Patients: The Importance of a Geriatric Curriculum Jason Wilbur, MD University of Iowa Family Medicine Residency March 23, 2018 Disclosures • I have no conflicts of interest related to this subject. • I will not be speaking about off-label...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/rps_pdw/handouts/res18-22-teaching-young-residents-to-care-for-older-patients.pdf

Team-Based Care

Nov 1, 2017 - Read about AAFP's policy on team-based care.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

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

Team-Based Care

...Team-Based Care Amy Mullins, MD, CPE, FAAFP What is Team-Based Care? https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/teambased-care.html • Care delivered by a multidisciplinary, integrated care team • Led by a physician • Goal is to provide care that is - Effective - Efficient -...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/strategic_partnerships/partner-summit/mullins.pdf

Team-based Care Aids Response to Pain Crisis

Oct 26, 2016 - Thousands of patients with chronic pain needed help after several pain clinics in Washington closed this summer. Helen Gray, M.D., writes that a team-based approached, including working with clinical pharmacists and registered nurses who serve as care managers, allowed her practice to ...

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

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

Team-based Care Fuels Patient Self-management Success

Jul 17, 2013 - In a busy family medicine practice, it often is difficult to get patients to engage in and contribute to their own health care, a concept popularly labeled patient self-management, but one family physician in Wisconsin found that changing some basic processes and empowering his nursing ...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20130717ptslfmgt-teamcare.html

Team-Based Care Leads to Financial Success

Feb 17, 2009 - In 2003, Peter Anderson, M.D., a member of the Riverside Medical Group at Hilton Family Practice in Newport News, Va., had all but given up. Two to three pay cuts during a four-year period and the possible resignation of nurses he had worked with for 20 years because they could make ...

AAFP News : Special Report: PCMH

https://www.aafp.org/news/pcmh/20090217anderson-q-a.html

Team-based Care Needs Greater Support

Aug 13, 2018 - Intern John Heafner, M.D., M.P.H., writes that students and residents understand the value of learning and working in a team-based model. He says payers need to follow suit.

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20180813lv-teamcare.html

Team-Based Care, Principles for Employed Physicians Take Top Spots at AMA Interim Meeting

Nov 20, 2012 - The roles of independent and salaried physicians in the nation's health care system were primary topics for delegates at this year's AMA House of Delegates interim meeting in Honolulu, Nov. 10-13. Delegates discussed how physicians of either type can successfully employ team-based care....

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20121120amainterim.html

Team-based Care: Empowering Your Team to Increase Efficiency -- Physician Payment

Apr 3, 2019 - Learn how to implement team documentation in your practice, and how to evaluate the value of team-based care.

Practice Management : Payment for Physicians

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

Team-Based Care: Saving Time and Improving Efficiency -- FPM

Dec 1, 2014 - Physicians can maximize their time - and their practice's income - by delegating more documentation tasks to well-trained staff.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/1100/p23.html

Team-based Education Helps Fulfill PCMH Promise

Mar 20, 2014 - What's the best way to bring a good idea to fruition? Make sure people know about it. That's exactly what the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative did last year when it launched an interactive database that features academic and training institutions that have embraced ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20140320team-based.html

Team-based Training Key to Providing Team-based Care

Apr 27, 2015 - Team-based Training Key to Providing Team-based Care

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

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

Teams in Primary Care: An Annotated Bibliography

...Teams in Primary Care An Annotated Bibliography ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We would like to thank the sponsors of the Starfield Summit who made this work possible: the Pisacano Leadership Foundation, the American Board of Family Medicine, and Family Medicine for America’s Health. APRIL...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/rgc/documents/publications-reports/reports/StarfieldSummit%20Annotated%20Bibliography_Teams.pdf

Teamwork Within a Practice Can Relieve Patient Overload

Oct 9, 2012 - The average patient panel size for a U.S. primary care physician is about 2,300 patients, according to a team of California-based primary care physician researchers. Couple that with statistics showing new physicians often choose medical specialties other than primary care, and it ...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20121009teambasedcare.html

Teamwork: AAFP, PA Groups Find Common Ground

Jul 1, 2014 - Teamwork: AAFP, PA Groups Find Common Ground

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

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

Teamwork: Is It Always More Efficient? -- FPM

Dec 1, 2014 - If it isn't thoughtfully applied, the team model may have unintended consequences.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/1100/p5.html

Telemedicine Advances Outpace Common Sense Regulations

Sep 19, 2017 - Natasha Bhuyan, M.D., writes that her clinic has implemented a novel way to use telemedicine. But for many physicians, barriers remain.

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20170919fp-telemedicine.html

Texas AFP Overcomes Attempts to Legislate Independent Practice for Nurses

Dec 28, 2011 - A mostly rural state, Texas is experiencing a shortage of family physicians and other primary care physicians. In response, both local and national organizations representing advanced practice registered nurses, or APRNS, have tried to obtain rights for these nurses to practice ...

AAFP News : Chapter Spotlight

https://www.aafp.org/news/chapter-of-the-month/20111228texasspotlight.html

The 2012 EHR User Satisfaction Survey: Responses From 3,088 Family Physicians -- FPM

Dec 1, 2012 - Where else can you get EHR advice from a few thousand colleagues?

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/1100/p23.html

The 2019 Medicare Documentation, Coding, and Payment Update -- FPM

Feb 1, 2019 - This year’s changes include some welcome documentation relief, new codes for portal and telephone encounters, and much more.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0100/p23.html

The Affordable Choices Act

Letter to Senators Regarding The Affordable Choices Act (Senate HELP Committee Bill)

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-Senator-RegardingAffordableChoicesActToHELPCommittee-062209.pdf

The Ariadne Project: Report Finance

...financing of primary health care in low- and middle-income countries Felicity Goodyear-Smith on behalf of the WONCA team Auckland, August 2018 2 Table of Contents List of Tables 4 List of Figures 4 Research team 5 Principal Investigator 5...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/rgc/documents/publications-reports/reports/ariadneproject-reportFinance.pdf

The Ariadne Project: Report MOC

...primary health care is organised in low- and middle-income countries, and ways to address them Felicity Goodyear-Smith on behalf of the WONCA team Auckland, August 2018 Table of Contents Table of Tables 3 Table of Figures 3 Research...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/rgc/documents/publications-reports/reports/ariadneproject-reportMOC.pdf

The Ariadne Project: Research Implementation Plan - South Africa

...Implementation Plan South Africa How should care be horizontally integrated and coordinated among the multidisciplinary primary health care team in South Africa? Background and significance The World Health Report 2008 on primary health care (PHC) stresses service delivery reform...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/rgc/documents/publications-reports/reports/South-Africa.pdf

The Doctor-Centered Medical Home -- FPM

Feb 1, 2013 - Yes, it worked in the past. No, it won't work in the future.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0100/p40.html

The EveryONE Project Builds on Successful Year for 2019

Jan 2, 2019 - The EveryONE Project from the AAFP had a busy 2018 creating a comprehensive toolkit and other resources family physicians can use to address social determinants of health in their practices and communities throughout 2019 and beyond.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190102sdohtools.html

The EveryONE Project Introduces Neighborhood Navigator

Jul 25, 2018 - The EveryONE Project from the AAFP has launched another user-friendly tool to help family physicians address social determinants of health at the point of care: The Neighborhood Navigator.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20180725neighbornav.html

The EveryONE Project Tool Kit

Aug 28, 2018 - Find team-based, patient-based, and community-based tools to address social determinants of health in your practice.

Patient Care : Social Determinants of Health

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/social-determinants-of-health/everyone-project/eop-tools.html

The EveryONE Project Unveils Latest Toolkit

Oct 11, 2018 - The EveryONE Project from the AAFP has launched the latest iteration of its comprehensive toolkit to help family physicians address social determinants of health in their practices and communities.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20181011everyoneproject.html

The EveryONE Project Unveils Social Determinants of Health Tools

Jan 9, 2018 - The AAFP, as part of its initiative The EveryONE Project, has launched an initial screening toolkit to help physicians identify and respond to social determinants of health that affect their patients.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20180109sdohtools.html

The EveryONE Project Unveils Team-based Resources

Apr 6, 2018 - To help family physicians modify their practices to better address their patients' social determinants of health, The AAFP's The EveryONE Project has released its latest toolkit and implementation guide.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20180406everyoneteam-based.html

The Four-Year Residency in Family Medicine: A Conversation With the Directors of the ...

...• Expanded focus on comprehensive, longitudinal care - Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) • Added Areas of Concentration (AOC) …all bundled into a continuous, fully integrated package Conceptual Model Existing 3 Years New Curricula 4th Year of longitudinal...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/rps_pdw/handouts/res-36-douglass.pdf

The Impact of Primary Care Practice Transformation on Cost, Quality, and Utilization

...The Impact of Primary Care Practice Transformation on Cost, Quality, and Utilization A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF RESEARCH PUBLISHED IN 2016 PREPARED BY Made possible with support from the Milbank Memorial Fund July 2017 The Impact of Primary Care Practice Transformation on Cost,...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/rgc/documents/publications-reports/reports/ImpactPrimaryCarePracticeTransformationCostQualityUtilization.PDF

The Match Can Be Daunting; Here's How to Keep It Simple

Mar 9, 2018 - The Match is just a week away. Fourth-year medical student John Heafner, M.P.H., offers advice for students who will be going through the process in the future.

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20180309lv-prematch.html

The Medical Home: Planned Care and Population Health -- Practice Management

Mar 1, 2019 - Population health management helps practices identify health needs of its patient populations and develop care plans accordingly.

Practice Management : Practice Transformation

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/transformation/pcmh/key-functions/planned-care-population-health.html

The Need for Systems of Care and a Trauma-Informed Approach to Intimate Partner ...

Jun 1, 2018 - ...The Need for Systems of Care and a Trauma-Informed Approach to Intimate Partner Violence Am Fam Physician. 2018 Jun 1;97(11):online. Original Article: Intimate Partner Violence Issue Date: October 15, 2016 Available online at: https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1015/p646.html To the...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0601/ol1.html

The New Model of Care in Family Medicine: What's In It For You? -- FPM

May 1, 2005 - Team-based, proactive care supported by effective office systems, technology and a culture of improvement will help your patients and your bottom line.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0500/p59.html

The New Model of Family Medicine: What’s In It for You -- Family Practice Management

...Team-based, proactive care supported by effective office systems, technology and a culture of improvement will help your patients and your bottom line. Dr. Bagley is the AAFP’s medical director of quality improvement. He was formerly in private practice for more than 25 years in...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0500/p59.pdf

The No. 1 question about team documentation -- FPM

Jan 30, 2019 - To ease physicians’ administrative burdens, many practices are adopting team documentation, which involves increasing the MA-to-physician ratio and delegating more tasks to MAs. How do you convince your practice to try it?

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/team_documentation_question.html

The Nurse Closer: Using Nonclinician Staff to Make Patient Visits More Efficient

...of First Care Clinic in Hays, Kan. Bryan Brady is CEO of First Care Clinic. Rhiannon Maier is the director of quality and data at First Care Clinic. Jordan Gabel is the nursing supervisor at First Care Clinic. Danielle Windholz is the operations manager at First Care Clinic. Author...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0700/p13.pdf

The Nurse Closer: Using Nonclinician Staff to Make Patient Visits More Efficient -- FPM

Aug 1, 2019 - With a little training, nurses can wrap up the patient visit, reducing errors, improving patient satisfaction, and freeing up time for providers.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0700/p13.html

The Opioid Crisis - Survey

...6 CDC and have a Suboxone outpatient treatment program, rotations with hospice and palliative care as well as Addiction Med. in addition to traditional rotations. 6/30/2016 1:00 PM 7 Military online resources required for all prescribers plus lectures by clinical pharmacy and...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/rps_pdw/handouts/res-406-456-the-opioid-crisis-survey-handout.pdf

The Path to PCMH: You May be Closer Than You Think

Dec 13, 2013 - The Path to PCMH: You May be Closer Than You Think

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

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

The Physician Workforce of the United States: A Family Medicine Perspective

The physician workforce of the United States: A family medicine perspective

https://www.aafp.org/dam/rgc/documents/publications-reports/monographs-books/rgcmo-physician-workforce.pdf

The Right-Sized Patient Panel: A Practical Way to Make Adjustments for Acuity and ...

...to improve flow and reduce delays in the health care industry. Dr. Murray, who practiced family medicine for 25 years, is owner of Mark Murray and Associates consulting company. He has long been an authority on access in health care and has written numerous published articles on the...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/1100/p23.pdf

The Right-Sized Patient Panel: A Practical Way to Make Adjustments for Acuity and ...

Dec 1, 2019 - Do you have the right number of patients on your panel? Here’s a process and a spreadsheet for calculating and adjusting your panel based on actual patient behavior.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/1100/p23.html

The seven characteristics of functional work relationships -- FPM

May 28, 2018 - Researchers point to seven characteristics that health care organizations should foster among physicians and staff.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/work_relationships.html

The Shared Principles of Primary Care: A Call to Action

...The Shared Principles of Primary Care: A Call to Action PDW and RPS Residency Education Symposium March 26, 2018 1 Ted Epperly, MD CEO | Family Medicine Residency of Idaho Past President and Board Chair American |American Academy of Family Physicians Engagement Chair | Family...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/rps_pdw/handouts/res18-67-the-shared-principles-of-primary-care.pdf

The State of Primary Care in the United States Chartbook

...State of Primary Care in the United States A Chartbook of Facts and Statistics 1133 Connecticut Avenue NW, Ste. 1100,Washington, DC 20036 www.graham-center.org Suggested Citation Petterson S, McNellis R, Klink K, Meyers D, Bazemore A. The State of Primary Care in the...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/rgc/documents/publications-reports/reports/PrimaryCareChartbook.pdf

The Team to the Rescue -- FPM

Apr 1, 2014 - Will team-based care be our salvation?

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0300/p3.html

Three Building Blocks for Improving Access to Care -- FPM

Oct 1, 2013 - Your efforts to give patients same-day appointments won't succeed until you address three critical issues.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0900/p12.html

Three things to consider before you start screening for social determinants of health ...

Mar 21, 2019 - Social needs can complicate a patient’s health issues, but before you add another screening, answer these three questions.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/social_needs_screening.html

Three tools for screening for social determinants of health -- FPM

Jun 27, 2018 - These screening instruments can aid physicians in identifying social determinants of health in a primary care setting.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/social_determinants.html

Title

...Trifecta: AAFP’s Comprehensive Approach to Patient Care Dana Nolte, Director, Strategic Engagements and Innovation Vince Loffredo, Director, Division of Continuing Medical Education Tracey Allen-Ehrhart, Manager, Practice Advancement Division Christina M. Hester, PhD, MPH,...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/strategic_partnerships/partner-pulse/ComprehensiveApproachtoPatientCare.pdf

Title VII Sec 747

Joint Letter to House Appropriations on Title VII Sec 747

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-House-TitleVII-031412.pdf

Title VII Section 747

Joint Letter to Senate Appropriations on Title VII Sec 747

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/debt/LT-SenateAppropriations-TitleVII-032012.pdf

Tobacco: Preventing and Treating Nicotine Dependence and Tobacco Use (Position Paper)

May 9, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position paper on the preventing and treating nicotine and tobacco use.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/nicotine-tobacco-prevention.html

Tobacco%20Mini-Grant%20Application%20FINAL.pdf

...• Develop and implement an innovative team-based office practice model to address tobacco prevention and/or cessation. • Create a project on how to integrate tobacco prevention/cessation into family physician office work flow and include electronic health record integration....

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/Mini-Grants/Tobacco%20Mini-Grant%20Application%20FINAL.pdf

Tools for Better Dementia Care

...Tools for Better Dementia Care Quality measures and clinical tools can bring focus and clarity to caring for patients with cognitive impairment and supporting their caregivers. ABOUT THE AUTHORS Dr. Unwin is a practicing geriatrician and a professor of family and community...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0100/p11.pdf

Tools for Better Dementia Care -- FPM

Feb 1, 2019 - Quality measures and clinical tools can bring focus and clarity to caring for patients with cognitive impairment and supporting their caregivers.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0100/p11.html

Topics -- CME

Feb 14, 2018 - 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.html

Training a Health Care Workforce to Meet Your State's Needs (and Wants)

Training a Health Care Workforce to Meet Your State's Needs (and Wants): Addressing Challenges: Data, Tools and Primary Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/rgc/documents/publications-reports/presentations/Bazemore_NCSL-2013_Training%20HC%20Wkforce%20Meet%20State%20Needs-HANDOUT%20(1).pdf

Transactions 2019

...FIRST SESSION (Monday a.m., September 23, 2019 continued) Board Report I - Health Care Coverage and Financing ............................................................ 256-257 Board Report J - Administrative Complexity .................................

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2019/Transactions2019.pdf

Transactions 2019

...FIRST SESSION (Monday a.m., September 23, 2019 continued) Board Report I - Health Care Coverage and Financing ............................................................ 256-257 Board Report J - Administrative Complexity .................................

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2019/Transactions2019.pdf

Transform Your Practice With AAFP TIPS -- Practice Management

Nov 15, 2019 - AAFP TIPS are the AAFP practice improvement modules to help you transform your practice with small changes that yield big results.

Practice Management : Practice Transformation

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/transformation/pi-tips.html

TransforMED Launches First-Ever Professional Social Networking Site For Primary Care ...

Aug 11, 2009 - TransforMED LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the American Academy of Family Physicians, today announced the launch of Delta-Exchange (www.transformed.com/delta-exchange/media.cfm) a first-of-its-kind collaborative networking site dedicated to helping primary care practices implement ...

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2009/transformed-deltaexchange.html

TransforMED Launches New Service Offering to Accelerate Medical Home Adoption in Small ...

May 25, 2010 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - TransforMED, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the American Academy of Family Physicians, today announced a new service offering aimed at helping small primary care practices implement the TransforMED patient-centered medical home model of care. TransforMED’s Small Practice ...

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

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

TransforMED Patient-Centered Medical Home Model Continues to Evolve in Part Based on ...

Jun 7, 2010 - - Today, the American Academy of Family Physicians and its subsidiary, TransforMED, announced the release of a report by the independent evaluation team of TransforMED’s two-year, physician practice redesign initiative titled the National Demonstration Project. The report is published ...

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

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

TransforMED’s Delta-Exchange Now Free to AAFP Members

Feb 1, 2012 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - The American Academy of Family Physicians and its subsidiary, TransforMED, today announced that TransforMED’s award-winning professional networking site, Delta-Exchange, will be made available free of charge to AAFP members. Delta-Exchange is a first-of-its-kind ...

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2012/delta-exchange-free.html

TransforMED’s Delta-Exchange Teams with Group Practice to Present Free Webinar Series ...

May 26, 2010 - TransforMED, a national leader in patient-centered medical home transformation, and Group Practice Forum (GPF), an independent network of physician group experts and education professionals, today announced a partnership to deliver patient-centric clinical education to primary care ...

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2010/transformed-deltaexchange-grouppractice.html

Transforming Your Practice: What Matters Most -- FPM

Jan 1, 2008 - When customers drive the system, it changes everything - for the better.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0100/p32.html

Treating Elderly as Treasures Improves Empathy, Care Quality

Oct 28, 2016 - Every day, 10,000 Americans turn 65. By the time the last baby boomers reach that age in 2030, 18 percent of the U.S. population will be 65 or older. Unfortunately, some people have difficulties when it comes to providing care for the elderly, whether it is because of the complexity of ...

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

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

TS-FinanceCommitee-Payment-071112.pdf

...of physician payment policy. The AAFP, with 105,900 members, is the only organization comprised entirely of primary care physicians or those training to become primary care physicians. Approximately, one in four of all office visits are made to family physicians. That is 240 million...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/TS-FinanceCommitee-Payment-071112.pdf

TS-FinanceStatementACA-031611.pdf

...Implementation Of The Affordable Care Act March 16, 2011 The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), representing 97,600 members nationwide, is pleased to submit this statement to the Senate Finance Committee as it considers the lessons learned from the first year...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/TS-FinanceStatementACA-031611.pdf

Two Years Down the Road, Choosing Wisely Still Picking Up Steam

May 14, 2014 - To mark the two-year anniversary of the Choosing Wisely campaign, the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation recently hosted a panel discussion to release results from a survey of physicians about the campaign.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20140514choosewiselyyr2.html

Type 1 Diabetes: Where Does the Family Doc Fit in?

...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/fmx19-181-182.pdf

U.S. Military Focuses on Patient Care by Implementing PCMH Model

Feb 29, 2012 - When Army major and family physician Julie Hundertmark, M.D., started working in 2005 as a resident at a family medicine clinic in Fort Benning, Ga., she often felt as though she was practicing alone, isolated from her physician colleagues and other members of the health care team. In ...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20120229militarypcmh.html

Unlocking Clues to Current Health in Past History: Childhood Trauma and Healing

...recent ACE scor- ing systems have taken into account issues such as neighborhood safety, bullying, wit- nessing violence, racism, and foster care.5 The ACE study demonstrated that as the number of adverse experiences increased during an individual’s childhood, the number of...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0300/p5.pdf

Unlocking Clues to Current Health in Past History: Childhood Trauma and Healing -- FPM

Apr 1, 2019 - Adverse childhood events can have enduring effects on patients’ health, but these four steps can help promote healing.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0300/p5.html

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