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AAFP Backgrounder: Medical Liability

...Medical liability laws exist to allow patients to seek recompense when physicians or other clinicians cause unwanted harm. Medical malpractice cases can be detrimental to physicians but also to patients because of increased system and health insurance costs. To appropriately address...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/liability/BKG-MedicalLiability.pdf

Congress of Delegates 2001 Transactions

...provide the support necessary for workers to return to full productivity. We must help families cope with the increased stresses caused by the events of September 11, 2001. (35) We must also look out for each other. Be observant of our Family physician colleagues and be...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2001/2001transactions.pdf

Congress of Delegates 2001 Transactions

...provide the support necessary for workers to return to full productivity. We must help families cope with the increased stresses caused by the events of September 11, 2001. (35) We must also look out for each other. Be observant of our Family physician colleagues and be...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2001/2001transactions.pdf

2004 Transactions -- Congress of Delegates

...• 2004 NCSC Substitute Resolution No. 7, Public Health Outcomes from Malpractice Liability Crisis • 2004 NCSC Substitute Resolution No. 11, Patient Visit Limitations • 2004 NCSC Substitute Resolution No. 25, Flexibility in the Workplace 2004 Transactions 123 • 2004...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2004/2004transactions.pdf

2004 Transactions -- Congress of Delegates

...• 2004 NCSC Substitute Resolution No. 7, Public Health Outcomes from Malpractice Liability Crisis • 2004 NCSC Substitute Resolution No. 11, Patient Visit Limitations • 2004 NCSC Substitute Resolution No. 25, Flexibility in the Workplace 2004 Transactions 123 • 2004...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2004/2004transactions.pdf

COD Transactions 2014

...requirements decreases overall access to abortions, cutting the number of providers and clinics, increasing travel time, costs, and stress for the patient, and 2014 Transactions, continued Page 53 WHEREAS, decreasing the number of abortion providers and clinics, in...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2014/CODTransactions2014.pdf

COD Transactions 2014

...requirements decreases overall access to abortions, cutting the number of providers and clinics, increasing travel time, costs, and stress for the patient, and 2014 Transactions, continued Page 53 WHEREAS, decreasing the number of abortion providers and clinics, in...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2014/CODTransactions2014.pdf

A Productivity Primer -- FPM

May 1, 2002 - The author describes the different ways physician productivity is currently being measured and how those measurements are being used.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0500/p72.html

CHFM Catalog 10th Ed

AAFP Foundation

https://www.aafp.org/dam/foundation/documents/who-we-are/cfhm/CHFMCatalog.pdf

Practice Management and Leadership handouts

...and Schuster Ltd, 1990.  Drummond, D. Eight Ways to Lower Practice Stress and Get Home Sooner. Fam Pract Manag 2015; 22(6):13-18.  Drummond, D. Physician Burnout: Its Origins, Symptoms, and Five Main Causes. Fam Pract Manag 2015; 22(5):42-47.  Gordon CE, Borkan SC....

Events

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

First Session -- 2001 Congress of Delegates

...provide the support necessary for workers to return to full productivity. We must help families cope with the increased stresses caused by the events of September 11, 2001. (35) We must also look out for each other. Be observant of our Family physician colleagues and be...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2001/firstsession.pdf

First Session -- 2001 Congress of Delegates

...provide the support necessary for workers to return to full productivity. We must help families cope with the increased stresses caused by the events of September 11, 2001. (35) We must also look out for each other. Be observant of our Family physician colleagues and be...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2001/firstsession.pdf

Procedures in FM

...• Obstetrical Care - 17.5% (19.2% in 2011 and 25% in 1995) • C-Sections - 9.3% (1.4% denied) • Full Hospital Privileges - 47% • Cardiac Stress Testing - 7.6% (was 20.3% in 2011) • Ultrasound Imaging - 7.4% (OB) and 5.6% (non-OB) • Cosmetic procedures - 8.9% • Provision of ER...

Events

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

AFP Clerkship 2012-2013

...An Overview (05/01/2009) Diagnosis of Acute Coronary Syndrome (07/01/2005) Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging (04/15/2007) Update on Exercise Stress Testing (11/15/2006) Radiologic Evaluation of Acute Chest Pain-Suspected Myocardial Ischemia (08/15/2007) Contemporary Management of Angina:...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/AFPClerkship.pdf

COD Transactions 2016

...WHEREAS, Transgender people experience worse health compared with cisgender people due to avoidance of care, stress from discrimination and alienation, and higher rates of sexual and physical violence, and WHEREAS, gender dysphoria intensifies over time and, when inadequately...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2016/CODTransactions2016.pdf

COD Transactions 2016

...WHEREAS, Transgender people experience worse health compared with cisgender people due to avoidance of care, stress from discrimination and alienation, and higher rates of sexual and physical violence, and WHEREAS, gender dysphoria intensifies over time and, when inadequately...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2016/CODTransactions2016.pdf

Evaluation and Treatment of the Suicidal Patient

...in patients with a prior attempt. This includes patients with substance abuse disorders, depression, psychotic disease, and posttraumatic stress disorder. Although persons with depressive disorders have the highest risk, substance abuse is also a significant risk factor because it...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0315/p602.pdf

2013 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Letter to CMS on the Proposed 2013 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-FeeSchedule-082212.pdf

Family Practice Management

...him yelling at a member of the nursing staff over a minor issue. When you approach Dr. D, he is dismissive and states that he is just stressed out. Health care providers and behavioral health profes- sionals have made great effort to characterize psychiatric illnesses such as...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0100/p27.pdf

Should You Charge Your Patients for "Free" Services? -- Family Practice Management

...Stung by rising medical malpractice insurance rates and declining reim-bursements that have them working more and earning less, family physi- cians are looking for new sources of revenue. Some have responded by finding niche ser- vices to offer their patients. Others are simply finding...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0700/p43.pdf

Monitor - Jan 2002 -- FPM

Jan 1, 2002 - ...of errors, preventing errors through the use of technology and understanding how working conditions (e.g., staffing levels, fatigue and stress) can affect patient safety. Pain management 101 Doctors in California are now required under state law to take courses in pain management...

Family Practice Management : News Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0100/p21.html

Towards the Optimal Use of Health Information Technology

...- Clear correlations between workforce satisfaction and patient outcomes (and decreased malpractice liability) • Decrease in job satisfaction relates to EHR use, especially if physicians see EHR as interfering with the quality and efficiency of care • Increased workload and...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx18-261-262.pdf

Resident 3 Agenda and Resolutions

...climate 15 change is expected to cause approximately 250,000 additional deaths per year, from 16 malnutrition, malaria, diarrhea, and heat stress, and 17 18 WHEREAS, direct damage costs to health is estimated to be between U.S. $2-4 billion/year by 19 2030, and 20 21 WHEREAS, the...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/nc/congress/nc16-res3-resolutions.pdf

Managing Difficult Encounters: Understanding Physician, Patient, and Situational ...

...trust and adherence to treatment.3,6,7,11,14,21,27 This approach may decrease unnecessary diagnostic testing and reduce the risk of malpractice accusations.36 A patient-centered approach to interview- ing is important for the physician to appreci- ate the patient’s perspective.28...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0315/p419.pdf

Monitor - Jan 2001 -- FPM

Jan 1, 2001 - ...Managing your stress Whether at work or home, keep your stress level in check by trying these tips: Say no sometimes. Get rid of the clutter around you. Discuss your worries with someone. Don’t let others determine your mood. Take 30 minutes of quiet time every day. Don’t worry...

Family Practice Management : News Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0100/p25.html

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