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AAFP Cautions Against Stop-Gap Efforts to Solve Primary Care Shortage

Sep 18, 2012 - The U.S. health care system can meet the nation’s need for primary care providers by fully implementing physician-led patient-centered medical homes, according to a new report released today by the American Academy of Family Physicians. The report, Primary Care for the 21st Century, ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2012/primary-care-21st-century.html

American Medicine Voices Support for AAFP Report on Physician-Led, Team-Based Care

Sep 18, 2012 - America’s top medical organizations have voiced their support for a new report saying the U.S. health care system can meet the nation’s demand for primary care by fully implementing the physician-led patient centered medical home. The report, Patient Care for the 21st Century, was ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2012/support-for-primary-care-21st-century.html

Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Does Little to Build Primary Medical Care ...

Jul 14, 2017 - Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Does Little to Build Primary Medical Care Foundation

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/proposed-medicare-physician-fee-schedule-does-little-to-build-primary-medical-care-foundation.html

Health Insurance Exchange Plans Must Emphasize Primary Care

Sep 8, 2010 - WASHINGTON - Health insurance exchanges must require that participating plans provide access to team-based, coordinated primary health care if they are to successfully improve outcomes, address health care disparities and bend the cost curve. That was the message taken to the HHS ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2010/hhs-payment-reform.html

State of Union Address Points to Progress in Health Care Reform; Continued Bipartisan ...

Jan 28, 2014 - The data on implementing the Affordable Care Act are still rolling in, but there is much to be acknowledged about the implementation of the law. As President Obama noted in his State of the Union address, health care reform is taking shape and millions of Americans now have access to ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/state-of-the-union-response-2014.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 ...

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

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

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

AAFP: Deficit Reduction Must Address Medicare Payment, Primary Care Physician Shortage

Jun 21, 2011 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - Congress can reduce the federal deficit by reforming Medicare physician payment and increasing the primary care physician workforce to meet patient needs, according to Lori Heim, MD, chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians Board of Directors. Heim urged the ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/deficit-reduction-medicare-payment.html

Joint Principles for Accountable Care Organizations Released by Organizations ...

Nov 19, 2010 - Four physician membership organizations today released Joint Principles for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). Care delivered through ACOs may help improve quality of care, increase efficiency, and reduce overall health care spending.

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

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.

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

AAFP Sustains Fight to Reduce Administrative Complexity for Family Medicine

Aug 15, 2019 - AAFP Sustains Fight to Reduce Administrative Burden for Family Medicine

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/aafp-sustains-fight-to-reduce-administrative-burden-for-family-medicine.html

AAFP Joins Health Care Transformation Task Force

Sep 1, 2015 - An alliance of private sector leaders is spearheading adoption of value-based payment models.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/Health-Care-Transformation-Task-Force.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 ...

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

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

AAFP Awarded $1 Million to Help Family Medicine Practices Enhance Care for Patients ...

Dec 6, 2010 - Leawood, Kan. - The American Academy of Family Physicians has received a $1 million grant to help support a unique new performance improvement (PI) continuing medical education (CME) program that will help family physicians enhance the comprehensive care they provide to patients with ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2010/healthy-communities-collaborative.html

Proposed SGR Repeal Contains Elements Long-Advocated by AAFP

Nov 12, 2013 - Statement by Reid Blackwelder, MD, on SGR repeal proposal. The AAFP has long supported a reformed health care system based on primary care, the patient-centered medical home, support for chronic care management, and a payment system that appropriately values primary medical care that ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/SGR-statement.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 ...

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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 ...

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

AAFP Statement: American Academy of Family Physicians Responds to President Obama’s ...

Jun 15, 2009 - The American Academy of Family Physicians commends President Obama for calling out the importance of primary care in his speech to the AMA today as the cornerstone for establishing a high-quality, affordable and efficient health care system that ensures health care for all and the ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2009/obama-speech-americanmedicalassociation.html

Young Adults Want a Medical Home, National Survey Finds

Jun 14, 2011 - In spite of perceptions that they consider themselves young and invincible, the majority of Americans aged 18 to 26 are taking an active role in maintaining their health by seeing a family physician at least once a year for check ups and preventive services. That was the finding of a ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/young-adult-insurance-coverage.html

Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) Program Celebrates 20 Years, Care Improved ...

Oct 28, 2013 - Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO), a widely adopted training program credited with saving the lives of thousands of mothers and babies across the globe since its launch, celebrates its 20th anniversary this month.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/release-statement5.html

Passage of CARA Bolsters Efforts to End Prescription Opioid Drug Abuse, Heroin Use

Jul 14, 2016 - Passage of CARA Bolsters Efforts to End Prescription Opioid Drug Abuse, Heroin Use

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/cara-passage-to-help-end-opioid-abuse.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 ...

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

AAFP’s HealthLandscape Awarded $7 Million, 5-Year HRSA Contract Extension for UDS Mapper

Nov 19, 2018 - AAFP’s HealthLandscape Awarded $7 Million, 5-Year HRSA Contract Extension for UDS Mapper

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2018/aafp-healthlandscape-awarded-seven-million-five-year-hrsa-contract-extension-for-uds-mapper.html

Family Physicians Help Patients and Families Confront Bullying

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

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

Ranks of Family Medicine Residents Grow for Fourth Consecutive Year

Mar 15, 2013 - Medical student interest in family medicine continued its growth this year, according to the 2013 National Residency Matching Program results released today. This year, family medicine training programs attracted 2,938 students compared to 2,611 in 2012. (LINK to US MED STUDENTS MATCH ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/match2013.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

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

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

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

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

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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...

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

Independent Evaluation Team Shares Second Round of Preliminary Findings From ...

May 28, 2009 - A team of independent evaluators today released the second round of preliminary findings from the TransforMED medical home national demonstration project. The two-year pilot, undertaken by TransforMED LLC, was supported by the American Academy of Family Physicians. These most recent ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2009/natioinaldemonstrationproject-findings.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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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

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

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