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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

Proposed 2012 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Summary

Executive Summary: Proposed 2012 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Summary

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ES-2012ProposedFeeSchedule-070111.pdf

Pros and Cons of Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer - Editorials - American Family ...

Jan 1, 1999 - ...and colleagues,7 stress symptoms that were related to breast-ovarian cancer at a baseline interview predicted the onset of depressive symptoms in family members who were invited for testing but declined: Among persons who reported high baseline levels of stress, depression rates in...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0101/p43.html

Providing Charity Care: A Primer on Liability Risk -- FPM

Jan 1, 2003 - If there’s a bright spot in the medical liability system, it’s in the laws protecting physicians who volunteer to care for the uninsured.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0100/p52.html

Putting Choosing Wisely into Practice - Editorials - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2018 - It is our responsibility as physicians to help our patients avoid interventions that are not helpful or, worse, potentially harmful.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0401/p432.html

Reaching Out to an Impaired Physician -- FPM

Feb 1, 2010 - Effectively addressing a colleague's impairment requires care, planning and courage.

Family Practice Management : Articles

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

Readers Speak Out on Family Physicians' Scope of Practice -- FPM

May 1, 2000 - Is the scope of family practice narrowing? See how your colleagues answer this question.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/0500/p43.html

Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents Risk Management and ...

Risk Management and Medical Liability

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint281_Risk.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

Results From the FPM Practice Self-Test -- FPM

Feb 1, 2002 - The article shares data from the Family Practice Management Practice Self-Test, in which roughly 1000 family physicians ranked the value of interventions such as e-mail communication and chronic disease registries in improving patient care and service.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0200/p46.html

Rethinking the Difficult Patient Encounter -- FPM

Aug 1, 2012 - Before you can help a difficult patient, you may need to change how you view that person.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0700/p17.html

Scope of Practice Kit

Executive Summary: State Scope of Practice Kit

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/Restricted/ES-statescopeofpracticekit-051513.pdf

Seven Reasons Family Doctors Get Sued and How to Reduce Your Risk -- Family Practice ...

...W ith medical malpractice insurance premiums rising sharply across the nation and at least a dozen states facing an insurance crisis, physiciansand policymakers are debating vigorously how best to respond. Tort reforms that would cap awards are among the proposals and have proven...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0300/p29.pdf

Seven Reasons Family Doctors Get Sued and How to Reduce Your Risk -- FPM

Mar 1, 2003 - By adopting a risk-management mind-set, physicians can avert not only malpractice claims but also patient injury.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0300/p29.html

Sharing Visit Notes: Getting Patients and Physicians on the Same Page -- FPM

Dec 1, 2016 - Inviting patients to review your visit notes is a promising change in practice. Here’s how to get started.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/1100/p10.html

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

Should You Charge Your Patients for "Free" Services? -- FPM

Aug 1, 2004 - Some family physicians are charging for refills, forms - and even phone calls.

Family Practice Management : Articles

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

Solo FP Finds Fulfillment Serving Rural Patients, Community

Oct 3, 2018 - Solo family physician Scott Anzalone, M.D., knows the joys and frustrations of practicing in a rural community where it's not unheard of for a patient to stop by his house to have a laceration sewn up.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20181003ruralanzalone.html

strolling-match.pdf

...of the Match process can feel overwhelming. Interview season, which often lasts from September to late January, is a common source of stress, particularly from a time-management standpoint. Booking travel, preparing for multiple interviews, and then traveling to them can make it...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/the_match/strolling-match.pdf

Summary of Actions -- 2005 Congress of Delegates

...Resolution No. 109: RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians encourage long-term care facilities to cover liability and malpractice insurance for physicians acting as medical directors in long-term care facilities as one means of addressing the crisis in the...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2005/SummaryofActions.pdf

Summary of Actions -- 2005 Congress of Delegates

...Resolution No. 109: RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians encourage long-term care facilities to cover liability and malpractice insurance for physicians acting as medical directors in long-term care facilities as one means of addressing the crisis in the...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2005/SummaryofActions.pdf

The Approach to the Resident in Difficulty Prevention, Early Recognition and Early ...

...- Describe a time during medical school when you were particularly stressed. What did you do to handle the pressure? - What do you anticipate will be the most difficult part of your internship? How do you plan to handle that? Step 1 - Try to Avoid Selecting A...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/rps_pdw/handouts/res-92-miser.pdf

The Approach to the Resident in Difficulty: Prevention, Early Recognition, and Early ...

...- Describe a time during medical school when you were particularly stressed. What did you do to handle the pressure? - What do you anticipate will be the most difficult part of your internship? How do you plan to handle that? 12 Step 1 - Try to Avoid Selecting A Potential...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/rps_pdw/handouts/res18-03-the-approach-to-the-resident-in-difficulty.pdf

The Art of Apology: When and How to Seek Forgiveness -- FPM

Aug 1, 2007 - If a medical mistake in your practice is worthy of an apology, make sure you offer it skillfully.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0700/p44.html

The Danger of a Dysfunctional Medical Practice -- Family Practice Management

...in Durham, N.C., which specializes in physician stress management. He is also a clinical associate professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Conflicts of interest: none reported. In my job as a consultant for stressed-out physicians, I hear all kinds of stories...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0500/p40.pdf

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