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Connect with the AAFP NRN at NAPCRG 2019!

...Need of Coordination of Care Sunday, Nov. 17th 11-12:30pm > Oral Presentations • Room - Pier 3: Patient and Provider Perspectives of an Intervention De- signed to Foster a Shared Under- standing of Chronic Pain. > Collab- oration w/Dr. Abagail Rolbiecki and...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/nrn19-napcrg.pdf

Connecting Primary Care, Public Health Is Focus of Practical Playbook

Mar 26, 2014 - For decades, the medical and public health communities each have struggled to fight the illnesses that threaten population health and boost overall health care costs. Although both sectors share the same goal, they come at the problem from different perspectives, with primary care ...

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20140326practicalplaybook.html

Continuity in the Primary Care Teaching Clinic: Culture, Measurement, and Strategies ...

...Continuity in the primary care teaching clinic Culture, measurement, and strategies for improvement Marianna Kong MD and Tom Bodenheimer, MD Center for Excellence in Primary Care University of California, San Francisco Objectives • Identify the benefits of creating a...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/rps_pdw/handouts/res18-53-continuity-in-the-primary-care-teaching-clinic.pdf

Continuity of Care, Definition of

Oct 4, 2017 - Learn AAFP's definition of continuity of care.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

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

Controlling Hypertension: Focusing on "Why" Makes "How" a Lot Easier -- FPM

Oct 1, 2014 - Understanding the power of quality data and then starting with a few specific measures leads to improved blood pressure rates.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0900/p23.html

Coordinated Health Planning Project: Rhode Island

Coordinated Health planning Project: The current state of primary care in Rhode Island final results

https://www.aafp.org/dam/rgc/documents/publications-reports/reports/Primary%20Care_Rhode%20Island.pdf

COPC Module 1 Notes

...Module 1 Introduction to Community Oriented Primary Care 1 Note: The underlined text has been personalized by the author of the module. Feel free to delete or modify the text if you would like to insert your own stories. Slide 1: Title Slide Thank you for joining us for...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/rgc/documents/maps-data-tools/copc-curriculum/COPCModule1-Notes.pdf

COPC Module 4 Notes

...They politely nod at you since you are the health care provider. But while you are giving them this advice, they are visualizing this sign outside of their apartment complex. Winnie and his mother would love to go to the park every day. But it takes 30 minutes to get there, and...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/rgc/documents/maps-data-tools/copc-curriculum/COPCModule4-Notes.pdf

Could Self Care or Telehealth Curb Overuse of Health Care?

Oct 14, 2016 - More Americans now have health insurance, but there is a still a physician shortage. Natasha Bhuyan, M.D., ponders solutions to overconsumption of health care.

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

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

Create Practice Efficiencies -- Physician Health First

Aug 8, 2019 - Find tools and resources to reduce paperwork, improve practice efficiencies, reclaim your time, and increase well-being and professional satisfaction.

Membership : Member Benefits

https://www.aafp.org/membership/benefits/physician-health-first/create-practice-efficiencies.html

Creating A Medical Home is About Improvement, Not Checking Boxes

Feb 17, 2015 - The process to become a recognized medical home should be focused on practice and performance improvement rather than completing a check list for a third-party company. AAFP Vice President for Advocacy and Practice Advancement Shawn Martin has more.

AAFP News : In the Trenches : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/creating_a_medical_home_is.html

Creative Preceptor Makes Family Medicine Shine

Jun 29, 2015 - Family medicine needs to recruit more medical students to the specialty, and Samuel Church, M.D., M.P.H., of Hiawassee, Ga., has a precepting style that draws students in.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150629preceptor.html

CV for Lynne M. Lillie, MD, FAAFP

...Ambulatory Care Clinic Practice with focus on Geriatrics, Women and Children’s along with Health and Dermatologic Procedures Physician - Mayo Clinic Health Systems, Red Wing, MN, 2013 - 2014 • Full time Family Medicine practice including Ambulatory, Hospital, ICU care Medical...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/candidates/restricted/LillieCV.pdf

CV for Patricia A. Czapp, MD

...adoption of care delivery processes that provide value to patients and practitioners with the ultimate goal of improving the health of defined populations served by AAMC’s broad medical community. The scope of my role is not limited by type of patient or setting of care. I...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/candidates/restricted/CzappCV.pdf

CV for Tochi Ifeoma Linda Iroku-Malize MD

...Education Medical Certified Instructor May 2016 Advanced Life Support Obstetrics (ALSO) Certified Provider ALSO 2000-02, 2016-2021 Point of Care Ultrasound Certification April 2016 Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) INMED Qualification in Dec 2015 International Medicine...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/candidates/restricted/Iroku-MalizeCV.pdf

December2017BoardMinutesSummary.pdf

...COMMISSION ON EDUCATION 4 Approval of a recommendation to revise the Critical Challenges for Family Medicine Delivering Emergency Medical Care - Equipping Family Physicians for the 21st Century (Position Paper) (in Attachment 2). Approval of a recommendation to reaffirm the policy...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/restricted/December2017BoardMinutesSummary.pdf

December2017BoardMinutesSummary.pdf

...COMMISSION ON EDUCATION 4 Approval of a recommendation to revise the Critical Challenges for Family Medicine Delivering Emergency Medical Care - Equipping Family Physicians for the 21st Century (Position Paper) (in Attachment 2). Approval of a recommendation to reaffirm the policy...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/restricted/December2017BoardMinutesSummary.pdf

Delegates Handbook

...196-218 Board Report F on GME Financing Policy Revision ............................................... 219-222 Board Report G on Health Care for All ................................................................... 223-232 Board Report H on AAFP Policy Statement Review...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2018/DelegatesHandbook.pdf

Delegates Handbook

...196-218 Board Report F on GME Financing Policy Revision ............................................... 219-222 Board Report G on Health Care for All ................................................................... 223-232 Board Report H on AAFP Policy Statement Review...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2018/DelegatesHandbook.pdf

Delegates Handbook

...172-295 Board Report H on Maternal Morbidity and Mortality .............................................. 296-307 Board Report I on Health Care Financing ............................................................... 308-309 Board Report J on Administrative Complexity...

About AAFP

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

Delegates Handbook

...172-295 Board Report H on Maternal Morbidity and Mortality .............................................. 296-307 Board Report I on Health Care Financing ............................................................... 308-309 Board Report J on Administrative Complexity...

About AAFP

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

Demonstration of the Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit

...J Ambulatory Care Manage Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 199-208 Copyright C© 2016 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved. Demonstration of the Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit Lessons for Quality Improvement Natabhona M. Mabachi, PhD, MPH; Maribel Cifuentes, RN; Juliana...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/mabachi_healthliteracyprecautions_jacm_2016.pdf

Depression Following Acute Coronary Syndrome Events: Screening and Treatment Guidelines...

Jun 15, 2019 - The purpose of this guideline is to provide recommendations that are relevant to primary care for the screening and treatment of depression in patients following an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) event.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0615/od2.html

Despite Flaws, Potential Vast for Health IT

Oct 10, 2016 - Carl Olden, M.D., writes that new payment models and delegating documentation work may be keys to getting the most value out of electronic health records.

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

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

Detailed coalition letter to CMS on the second proposed ACO regulation

Detailed coalition letter in response to CMS on the proposed rule titled Medicare Shared Savings Program: Accountable Care Organizations

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/acos/LT-Detailed-CMS-ACOS-0206215.pdf

Developing "Groupthink" in a Multispecialty Group -- FPM

May 1, 1999 - Following these ‘commandments’ leads doctors along a path of humility, commitment to the group - and success.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0500/p45.html

Developing Standing Orders to Help Your Team Work to the Highest Level

...and chronic care for a panel of 2,500 patients.1 Add to this the ever- growing requirements for quality reporting, and it’s no wonder physicians are burned out. Using standing orders is one way to redistribute the physician workload across the primary care team, allowing the...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0500/p13.pdf

Developing Standing Orders to Help Your Team Work to the Highest Level -- FPM

Jun 1, 2018 - Use this seven-step plan to create protocols that improve efficiency and reduce physician workloads.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0500/p13.html

Diabetes Treatment Update: After Metformin

...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/fmx19-052-053.pdf

diabetes-wrap-up.pdf

...you, hearing from members on the frontlines, and sharing some of the work we’ve already accomplished is key to our goal of improving diabetes care. AAFP values the dialogue with companies working to help get diabetic and pre-diabetic patients well. As leaders in your organizations,...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/strategic_partnerships/diabetes_summit/diabetes-wrap-up.pdf

Diary from a Week in Practice - Jun 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2001 - ...across the parking lot. As it turned out, on that day six weeks ago, the asthmatic patient had gone home determined to start taking better care of her asthma and to quit smoking. She looked great and said she hadn't felt so good in years. How rewarding it is when we happen to be the...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0615/p2379.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Mar 1, 2001 - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2001 - ...of the office manager, a nurse and a billing clerk/referral specialist, with JTL as the facilitator. After four one-hour meetings, the team's recommendations led to the development of a protocol for a triage nurse who will be responsible for handling all the prescription refill...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0301/p877.html

Differences in Education, Training Between Family Physicians, NPs Are Focus of Webinar

Jul 23, 2013 - During a recent webinar on scope-of-practice issues, AAFP President-elect Reid Blackwelder, M.D., of Kingsport, Tenn., and the executive director of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing agreed that team-based, coordinated care services are the most effective means of ...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20130723scopeforum.html

Doctors Need the Straight Dope on Medical Marijuana

Apr 23, 2015 - Doctors Need the Straight Dope on Medical Marijuana

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

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

Don't Be Shy: Health is Primary Trumpets FP Success Stories

Apr 22, 2015 - Don't Be Shy: Health is Primary Trumpets FP Success Stories

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

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

DPC Summit Preconference

Learn how direct contracting between employers and primary care practices is being used with the DPC model.

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/dpc/2019slidepresentations/PreConference.pdf

Draft SGR Bil

AAFP Response to Energy and Commerce Committee Discussion on Draft SGR Bill

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-Upton-ResponseSGRbill-061013.pdf

DTC Tests Raise Questions Among Patients, Physicians

Mar 29, 2018 - With so many questions about the risks and benefits of direct-to-consumer genetic tests that are hitting the market, we asked two of our new physician bloggers for their insights.

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20180329fp-dtctests.html

Editorial Mission and Policies -- FPM

Sep 10, 2014 - FPM journal's editorial mission and policies.

Family Practice Management : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/about/mission-policies.html

Editorials

...tion of structured data elements, decision support tools, longitudinal view of patient data, and improved access to laboratory and health care summary data.4 Immunization rates can be improved with use of reminder or recall systems, which can be delivered via a telephone autodi-...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0315/p659.pdf

Effect of Preventive Messages Tailored to Family History on Health Behaviors: The ...

The study was a cluster-randomized clinical trial that included 41 primary care practices, the majority in the Midwest, using Family Healthware, a self-administered, Web-based tool that assesses familial risk for the diseases and provides personalized risk-tailored messages. Patients in...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/ruffinfht11preventivemessages.pdf

Effective Payment for Primary Care: An Annotated Bibliography

...Effective Payment for Primary Care An Annotated Bibliography MAY 2016 Stephanie B. Gold, MD Fellow in Health Policy, Eugene S. Farley, Jr. Health Policy Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine Research Fellow, Family Medicine for America’s Health (FMAHealth)...

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

Effects of proposed primary care incentive payments on average physician Medicare ...

The US Senate Finance Committee and the Medicare Payment Advisory commission have both proposed incentive payments for primary care physicians who meet certain thresholds of primary care-ness. With the support of the AAFP Foundation, the Graham Center analyzed how many physicians would ...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/rgc/documents/publications-reports/monographs-books/medicare-simulations.pdf

Eight Ways to Lower Practice Stress and Get Home Sooner -- FPM

Dec 1, 2015 - To avoid burnout, you have to address the stressors in your practice.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/1100/p13.html

Electronic Health Record Incentive Program, Stage 2

Letter to CMS regarding the Proposed Electronic Health Record Incentive Program, Stage 2 Regulation

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/health_it/emr/ST-Tavenner-ElectronicHealthRecordIncentiveProgram-050712.pdf

Embracing Whole-Person Care Key to Beating Burnout, Says FP

Jul 5, 2017 - Jamie Osborn, M.D., a married mother of two, relied on spirituality to help her regain a sense of balance after leaving her post as director of a fast-paced family medicine residency.

AAFP News : Focus on Physician Well-being

https://www.aafp.org/news/focus-on-physician-well-being/20170705burnout-osborn.html

Endocrine handouts

...(PBL) Care of Diabetes Complications by Family Physicians (CME080‐081) Adult Obesity Management: Mindful Eating for Patients with Obesity (CME082‐083) Care of Diabetes Complications by Family Physicians (CME084‐085) Customizing Diabetes Intensification Based Upon Cardiovascular...

Events

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

Envisioning New Roles for Medical Assistants: Strategies From Patient-Centered Medical ...

Apr 1, 2013 - In an era of do more with less, MAs can play a pivotal and flexible role in family medicine practices.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0300/p7.html

Epilepsy: Treatment Options

July 15, 2017

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0715/p87.pdf

Epilepsy: Treatment Options - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2017 - The occurrence of a single seizure does not always require initiation of antiepileptic drugs. Risk of recurrent seizures should guide their use. In adults, key risk factors for recurrence are two unprovoked seizures occurring more than 24 hours apart, epileptiform abnormalities on ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0715/p87.html

Establishing the Collaborative Care Research Network: A Description of Initial ...

Collaborative care has increased dramatically in the past decade, yet the variability in collaborative strategies and the diversity of settings in which collaboration is being implemented make it difficult to assess quality and outcomes. Therefore, three aims were addressed in the ...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/SieberCCRNDemographics2012.pdf

Even as Diabetes Prevalence Triples, Rates of Serious Complications Drop

May 5, 2014 - A CDC study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that between 1990 and 2010, the number of adults with diabetes more than tripled, even as diabetes-related complications declined.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20140505diabetescomps.html

Executive Summary of AAFP Letter to CMS on Proposed MACRA Implementation - June 24, 2016

...the development and enactment of MACRA (Public Law 114-10) and we believe this law, at its core, is designed to strengthen primary care and make primary care a strong foundation for payment and delivery reform for physician services under Medicare. As such, the importance of...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ES-CMS-MACRARule-062416.pdf

Executive Summary: Bright Spots in Care Management

...BRIGHT SPOTS IN CARE MANAGEMENT 2BRIGHT SPOTS IN CARE MANAGEMENT IN MEDICARE ADVANTAGE A Fragmented System Care fragmentation is a consistent characteristic of the U.S. health care system. On average, Medicare patients see seven physicians at four practices.1 A staggering 75% of...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/rgc/documents/publications-reports/reports/BrightSpotsCareManagementExecutive%20Summary.pdf

Expanding the Primary Care Pipeline

Sep 10, 2018 - Julie Phillips, M.D., M.P.H., is using research to understand the factors that influence student choice and, ultimately, improve the family physician pipeline.

AAFP News : Family Doc Focus

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20180910fdf-phillips.html

Expanding the Primary Care Pipeline in the Golden State

Jun 25, 2018 - Jo Marie Reilly, M.D., M.P.H., developed an innovative program at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California to draw more medical students to primary care.

AAFP News : Family Doc Focus

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20180625fdf-reilly.html

Family Medicine Cares USA Supports Free Medical Clinics

Apr 19, 2018 - The AAFP Foundation's Family Medicine Cares USA program awards grants to free health clinics in the United States to help purchase needed medical equipment.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20180419fmcusa.html

Family Medicine for America's Health Revamps Website

Sep 27, 2017 - Family Medicine for America's Health has redesigned its website to include new information on its strategy implementation teams and recently launched tools.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20170927fmahealthsite.html

Family Medicine for America's Health: April 2015 Update

...speakers who are leading innovation and transformation in primary care across Washington State. Panelists discussed the impact of integration and coordination of care on patient engagement, patient satisfaction and health outcomes. This includes bringing together broad...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/fmah/FMAHApril2015Update.pdf

Family Medicine Is Ticket to Wide World of Sports Medicine

Aug 26, 2019 - Amy Leu, D.O., combined two of her passions -- sports and health care -- in a career that has taken her around the globe.

AAFP News : Family Doc Focus

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20190826fdf-leu.html

Family Medicine Residencies Aim to Improve Immunization Rates in Seniors This Flu Season

Oct 24, 2016 - Family Medicine Residencies Aim to Improve Immunization Rates in Seniors This Flu Season

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/aafp-foundation-immunizationawards2016.html

Family Medicine Residency Programs Receive Support to Improve Influenza and ...

Jul 21, 2014 - The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation announces grant winners.

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/Foundation_Flu_Vaccine_Grants.html

Family Medicine Residency Programs Recognized for Improving Adult and Childhood ...

May 23, 2013 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 AAFP Foundation Pfizer Immunization Awards. These awards recognize family medicine residency programs for helping overcome barriers to immunization among both children and...

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/pfizer-immunization-awards.html

Family Medicine Residency Programs Recognized for Improving Adult and Childhood ...

Jun 14, 2012 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation is excited to announce the 2012 AAFP Foundation Pfizer Immunization Award winners. These awards recognize family medicine residency programs for identifying and developing solutions to overcome barriers to childhood ...

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2012/2012-pfizer-immunization-awards.html

Family Medicine Residency Programs Recognized for Increasing Childhood Immunizations ...

Jun 24, 2010 - The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2010 AAFP Foundation Pfizer Immunization Awards. These celebrated family medicine residency programs have achieved excellence in clinical practice by developing creative solutions that result ...

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2010/pfizer-immunization-awards.html

Family Medicine Residency Programs Recognized for Increasing Childhood Immunizations ...

Jul 21, 2009 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2009 AAFP Foundation Wyeth Immunization awards. These celebrated family medicine residency programs have achieved excellence in clinical practice by developing creative ...

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2009/wyeth-immunization-awards.html

Family Physician Shortage Could End With Targeted Policies that Value Primary Care

Mar 13, 2014 - The United States could end the shortage of family physicians by increasing family medicine residency training positions to 4,475 by 2025, according to the recently issued Family Physician Workforce Reform: Recommendations of the American Academy of Family Physicians. In order to reach ...

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/familiy-physician-shortage-end-value-primary-care.html

Family Physician’s Knowledge, Beliefs, and Self-reported Practice Patterns Regarding ...

Family physicians have the potential to make a major impact on reducing the burden of cardiovascular disease through the optimal assessment and management of hyperlipidemia. We were interested in assessing the knowledge, beliefs, and self-reported practice patterns of a representative ...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/HyperlipidemiaManuscript.pdf

Family Physicians and Physician Assistant: Team-Based Family Medicine

...Team-Based Family Medicine A Joint Policy Statement of the American Academy of Family Physicians and American Academy of Physician Assistants February 2011...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/admin_staffing/AAFP-AAPAJtPaper.pdf

Family Physicians Can Cut Unnecessary Surgeries

Aug 29, 2016 - Robust clinical trials demonstrate relevant outcomes of various surgeries. Does a surgery extend a patient's life? Does the surgery decrease a patient's pain? Does it improve the patient's quality of life? Answering these questions, along with weighing risks and other treatment options,...

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

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

Family Physicians Delivering Emergency Medical Care - Critical Challenges and ...

Dec 13, 2017 - Read AAFP's position paper about family physicians delivering emergency medical care - critical challenges and opportunities.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/critical-challenges.html

Family Physicians Embraced Health IT, Worked Through Challenges, Cheered Success

Jan 2, 2014 - Although 2013 was a tumultuous year for everyone involved in health care, physicians in particular were challenged to keep up with a revolving door of federal regulations, deadlines, extensions of those same deadlines, and a myriad of new experiences with practice and payment methods.

AAFP News : 2013: The Year in Review

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

Family Physicians Help Patients and Families Confront Bullying

Jun 25, 2018 - Family Physicians Help Patients and Families Confront Bullying

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2018/family-physicians-help-patients-and-families-confront-bullying.html

Family Physicians Successfully Team With Nonphysician Health Professionals

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

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

Family Physicians, Physician Assistants Join Forces

Feb 22, 2011 - WASHINGTON - Family physicians and physician assistants have joined forces in calling for national workforce, regulatory and payment policies that ensure Americans have access to high quality primary care in a team-oriented practice such as the patient-centered medical home. The ...

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/team-based-family-medicine.html

Family Practice Management

...progressive Family care was inundated for years with patient complaints about excessive wait times. A reflective adaptive process (RAp) team discussion revealed that blood draws were overloading the clinical support staff and causing seri- ous backups in the schedule, frustrating...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0300/p31.pdf

February 2016 Board Minutes

...to be discussed during individual Hill Visits with legislators and their aids including the House Primary Care Caucus for all members of the House, the role of primary care in mental health reform legislation and the extension of the Teaching Health Centers program to be discussed...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/restricted/February2016BoardMinutes.pdf

February 2016 Board Minutes

...to be discussed during individual Hill Visits with legislators and their aids including the House Primary Care Caucus for all members of the House, the role of primary care in mental health reform legislation and the extension of the Teaching Health Centers program to be discussed...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/restricted/February2016BoardMinutes.pdf

Federal Deficit

Letter to the Biden Deficit Reduction Panel regarding the Health Care Costs and the Federal Deficit

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-BidenPanel-062011.pdf

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

October 15, 2017:Date xx, xxxx

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1015/p515.pdf

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2017 - Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) result from intrauterine exposure to alcohol and are the most common nonheritable causes of intellectual disability. The percentage of women who drink or binge drink during pregnancy has increased since 2012. FAS ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1015/p515.html

Fidelity Versus Flexibility Translating Evidence-Based Research into Practice

Understanding the process by which research is translated into practice is limited. This study sought to examine how interventions change during implementation. Changes are common when interventions are implemented into practice settings. The translation of evidence into practice will ...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/P4HCohen.pdf

FINAL NIH May 20-15 Comment Letter.pdf

Letter to NIH regarding draft National Pain Strategy

AAFP News

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/news/FINAL_NIH_May_20-15_Comment_Letter.pdf

First Night On Call: Using Simulation to Assess Resident Hospital Care Management and ...

...First Night On Call: Using Simulation to Assess Resident Hospital Care Management and Supervision Skills D. Dschida, A. Shah, D. Edberg Disclosures • Dr. Dschida has nothing to disclose 2 Affiliations • Dorothy Dschida, MD - APD McGaw Northwestern Family Med...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/rps_pdw/handouts/res-19-dschida.pdf

First Session -- 2006 Congress of Delegates

...Resolution No. 202 introduced by the New York State chapter regarding Affirming Safe Legal Abortion Care as a Public Health Need was referred to the Reference Committee on Organization and Finance. Resolution No. 203 introduced by the Colorado chapter regarding Providing State...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2006/firstsession.pdf

First Session -- 2006 Congress of Delegates

...Resolution No. 202 introduced by the New York State chapter regarding Affirming Safe Legal Abortion Care as a Public Health Need was referred to the Reference Committee on Organization and Finance. Resolution No. 203 introduced by the Colorado chapter regarding Providing State...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2006/firstsession.pdf

Five Lessons for Working With a Scribe -- FPM

Aug 1, 2016 - Documentation personnel can free up physicians during visits to do what we do best.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0700/p23.html

Five problems with clinic design -- FPM

May 22, 2019 - The success of a clinic is often tied to how it is laid out and operated. If your practice has any of these five features, you could have a problem.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

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

Fix for SGR Formula, Other Payment Issues Top AAFP's Advocacy Checklist

Jan 2, 2014 - The new year brings with it good news regarding a possible fix to the sustainable growth rate formula that has plagued family physicians for the past decade, but as 2013 began, FPs held out little hope that Congress could get its act together and actually do something about Medicare ...

AAFP News : 2013: The Year in Review

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

Florida AFP Foundation's Diabetes Program Uses Registry, Team Approach to Enhance Care

Jun 28, 2013 - According to the American Diabetes Association, 25.8 million people in the United States -- 8.3 percent of the population -- have diabetes, with the overall cost of diagnosed disease estimated at $245 billion, including $176 billion in direct medical costs and $69 billion in reduced ...

AAFP News : Chapter Spotlight

https://www.aafp.org/news/chapter-of-the-month/20130628floridaafp.html

FMAHealth Comprehensive Primary Care Payment Calculator User's Guide

...FMAHealth Comprehensive Primary Care Payment Calculator User’s Guide Prepared by Health Data Decisions January 2018 Disclaimer: Information provided in connection with this calculator by FMAHealth and its contributors is not a suggestion, invitation, direction or...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/initiatives/calculator/fmah19-calculator-user-guide.pdf

FMAHealth Strategy Implementation

FMAHealth Strategy Implementation

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

FMAS Leave-behind: Chronic Pain Management and Opioid Use Disorder

...and their incorporation into primary care practice level interventions. Effective pain management should be coordinated by a primary care physician who best knows the patient and integrated into continuous, comprehensive whole-patient care. The AAFP commends the Congress for...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmas/BKG-ChronicPainManagementOpioidUseDisorder.pdf

FMIG 2014 Program of Excellence Award Application: Mount Sinai

...You are not required to fill out eight separate entries. Certain programs can be combined into one entry. For example, National Primary Care Week Celebration can be one programming entry, and you can describe the week’s activities and how they fit into that initiative. Questions...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/poe_awards/mount-sinai.pdf

FMIG Program of Excellence (PoE) Application

...Hospital at USC Eisner Family Medicine clinic and Long Beach Memorial. We also collaborate with other primary care-related student organizations through the Keck Primary Care Coalition, such as the Pediatrics Interest Group, Medicine-Pediatrics Interest Group and the Geriatrics...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/poe_awards/2019/keck-2019.pdf

FMIG Program of Excellence (PoE) Application

...You are not required to fill out eight separate entries. Certain programs can be combined into one entry. For example, National Primary Care Week Celebration can be one programming entry, and you can describe the week’s activities and how they fit into that initiative. Questions...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/poe_awards/2019/minnesota-2019.pdf

FMIG Program of Excellence (PoE) Application - Albany Medical College

...You are not required to fill out eight separate entries. Certain programs can be combined into one entry. For example, National Primary Care Week Celebration can be one programming entry, and you can describe the week’s activities and how they fit into that initiative. Questions...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/poe_awards/2016/AlbanyMedicalCollege-2016.pdf

FMIG Program of Excellence (PoE) Application - Howard University College of Medicine

...You are not required to fill out eight separate entries. Certain programs can be combined into one entry. For example, National Primary Care Week Celebration can be one programming entry, and you can describe the week’s activities and how they fit into that initiative. Questions...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/poe_awards/2017/Howard-2017.pdf

FMIG Program of Excellence (PoE) Application - The Ohio State University College of ...

...You are not required to fill out eight separate entries. Certain programs can be combined into one entry. For example, National Primary Care Week Celebration can be one programming entry, and you can describe the week’s activities and how they fit into that initiative. Questions...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/poe_awards/2016/OhioStateUniv-2016.pdf

FMIG Program of Excellence (PoE) Application - Virginia Commonwealth University School ...

...You are not required to fill out eight separate entries. Certain programs can be combined into one entry. For example, National Primary Care Week Celebration can be one programming entry, and you can describe the week’s activities and how they fit into that initiative. Questions...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/poe_awards/2016/VCU-2016.pdf

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