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208 - Arizona B - Fiscal Impact

...American Academy of Family Physicians 2017 Form Fiscal Impact of Resolutions to Congress of Delegates Resolution No. Res 208 (AZ B) (please attach complete copy of resolution to this form) Name of AAFP staff person preparing this form Karen Mathes Type of Program, Project,...

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208 - Arizona B-FD.org Traffic Report

...FD.org Traffic Report - Resolution No. 208 (Arizona B)

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208 - Arizona B-FD.org Traffic Report

...FD.org Traffic Report - Resolution No. 208 (Arizona B)

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211 - Nebraska A - Fiscal Impact

...American Academy of Family Physicians 2019 Fiscal Impact of Resolutions to Congress of Delegates Resolution No. Res. 211 (NE A) (please attach complete copy of resolution to this form) Name of AAFP staff person preparing this form Cristi Allen Type of Program, Project,...

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211 - Nebraska A - Fiscal Impact

...American Academy of Family Physicians 2019 Fiscal Impact of Resolutions to Congress of Delegates Resolution No. Res. 211 (NE A) (please attach complete copy of resolution to this form) Name of AAFP staff person preparing this form Cristi Allen Type of Program, Project,...

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2162.pdf

...Hepatitis A STEPHANIE C. BRUNDAGE, M.D., M.P.H., South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Columbia, South Carolina A. NICOLE FITZPATRICK, M.P.H., South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Greenville, South Carolina T argeted use of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0615/p2162.pdf

2175.pdf

...Medical Care of Adults with Mental Retardation CHRISTOPHER D. PRATER, M.D., and ROBERT G. ZYLSTRA, ED.D., L.C.S.W. University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga Unit, Chattanooga, Tennessee A pproximately 1 percent of the gen- eral population has mental retar- dation.1 The...

American Family Physician

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2187.pdf

...Esophageal Cancer: A Review and Update JOHN C. LAYKE, D.O., University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois PETER P. LOPEZ, M.D., DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, Miami, Florida E pithelial...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0615/p2187.pdf

2195.pdf

...Management of Hip Fracture: The Family Physician’s Role SHOBHA S. RAO, M.D., and MANJULA CHERUKURI, M.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas O f those who survive one year after hip fracture, only 40 percent can perform all routine activities of daily...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0615/p2195.pdf

21st Century Medicine, 20th Century People -- FPM

Apr 1, 2015 - Sometimes technology isn't the problem.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0300/p40.html

22 Tips for Improving Your Practice -- FPM

Sep 1, 1999 - ‘Good enough’ is no longer good enough. For today's family practice, it's improve it or lose it.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0900/p20.html

25 Tips for Making Your Meeting a "Must-Attend" Event - Slides Handout

...1 25 Tips for Making Your Conference a Must- Attend Event AAFP Leadership Conference 1 May 2015 Sarah Holliman, Vice President of Marketing, SIG SIG is… • An enterprise-wide membership organization for sourcing and outsourcing professionals • Comprised of...

Events

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25what.pdf

...A SUMMARY OF MEDICARE PREVENTIVE SERVICES The table below lists all of the Part B covered preventive services for 2007. Service Who and what is eligible? How often can a Medicare beneficiary get this service? Is it subject to coinsurance or deductible? Flu shot All people...

Family Practice Management

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25what.pdf

...KENT J. MOORE In case you missed the news, 2007 brought some new preventive benefits and changes to existing preventive benefits under Medicare. Knowing what Medicare will pay for, how often, and whether coinsurance and deductibles apply should facilitate your billing of these...

Family Practice Management

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28sixt.pdf

...Tips for Improving and Patient BETH G. HODGES, MD Seven years ago, my husband and I moved from the coast of Virginia to a small town in North Carolina to hang out our shingle and dive into the business of medicine. We selected a growing, rural town that was close to urban areas but...

Family Practice Management

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2HOV4T_reminder_postcard.docx

...We’re sending this reminder about a 16-year checkup for your teen. We know that you and your teen are very busy, but this is a good time for us to check on your teen’s health and discuss important vaccinations that may be needed at this age. Please contact the office at [insert...

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3 Day Survival Kit Checklist

...preparedness checklists A basic survival kit includes necessities for at least 72 hours following an emergency. Three-day survival kit checklist Kit last updated ___________________________ Basic kits should include the following supplies: Essentials Water, one gallon...

Patient Care

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3-2-1 Blastoff: Countdown to Successful New Program Accreditation

...1 3-2-1 Blastoff Countdown to Successful New Program Accreditation Anna Murley Squibb, MD Dayton, OH Joseph Wiedemer, MD State College, PA Sandi Miller, TAGME Dublin, OH William J. Geiger, MD Dublin, OH Poll Question #1 Which job title best describes...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/rps_pdw/handouts/res18-52-3-2-1-countdown-to-successful-new-programs.pdf

30 Standardized Hospital Admission Orders -- FPM

Oct 1, 2001 - This updated and expanded collection of orders can help you admit patients more efficiently and effectively.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/1000/p49.html

30-hour Shifts? Only If It Makes Us Better Physicians

Nov 4, 2015 - 30-hour Shifts? Only If It Makes Us Better Physicians

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/30_hour_shifts_only_if.html

302 - Connecticut A - Fiscal Impact

...American Academy of Family Physicians 2017 Form Fiscal Impact of Resolutions to Congress of Delegates Resolution No. Res 302 (CT A) (please attach complete copy of resolution to this form) Name of AAFP staff person preparing this form Janelle Johnson/Jane Krieger Type of...

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302 - Connecticut A - Fiscal Impact

...American Academy of Family Physicians 2017 Form Fiscal Impact of Resolutions to Congress of Delegates Resolution No. Res 302 (CT A) (please attach complete copy of resolution to this form) Name of AAFP staff person preparing this form Janelle Johnson/Jane Krieger Type of...

About AAFP

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307 - Illinois B - Fiscal impact

...American Academy of Family Physicians 2017 Form Fiscal Impact of Resolutions to Congress of Delegates Resolution No. Res 307 (IL B) (please attach complete copy of resolution to this form) Name of AAFP staff person preparing this form Bethany Burk Type of Program, Project,...

About AAFP

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307 - Illinois B - Fiscal impact

...American Academy of Family Physicians 2017 Form Fiscal Impact of Resolutions to Congress of Delegates Resolution No. Res 307 (IL B) (please attach complete copy of resolution to this form) Name of AAFP staff person preparing this form Bethany Burk Type of Program, Project,...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2017/307-IllinoisB-Fiscalimpact.pdf

33 hill newpatient.qxd

...September 2003 ■ www.aafp.org / fpm ■ F A M I L Y P R A C T I C E M A N A G E M E N T ■ 33 IL LU ST R A TI O N B Y J O Y C E H ES SE LB ER TH N ew patient visits used to be easy to distinguish from those with estab- lished patients. A new patient...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0900/p33.pdf

336-s.pdf

...Indications for Intrapartum GBS Prophylaxis Online figure A. Algorithm for the prophylaxis of GBS during labor. (GBS = group B streptococcus.) *- If amnionitis is suspected, broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy that includes an agent known to be active against GBS should replace GBS...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0801/afp20080801p336-s1.pdf

33howt.pdf

...These clues can help you avoid the pitfalls you’ll encounter on your EHR journey. How to Successfully Navigate Your EHR Implementation Kenneth G. Adler, MD, MMM Some electronic health record (EHR) implemen-tations proceed on schedule with full involve-ment of their...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0200/p33.pdf

34 Pieces of Advice Worth Repeating -- FPM

Jun 1, 2006 - You know it's really good advice if you want to hear it again.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0600/p14.html

342.pdf

...Braces and Splints for Musculoskeletal Conditions JOCELYN R. GRAVLEE, M.D., University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida DANIEL J. VAN DURME, M.D., Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida F amily physicians often must make decisions...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0201/p342.pdf

355

...Primary Care Issues in Patients with Mental Illness BERNADETTE KIRALY, MD; KAREN GUNNING, PharmD, BCPS; and JENNIFER LEISER, MD, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah S erious mental illness (i.e., schizo- phrenia, nonaffective psychotic dis- orders, bipolar...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0801/p355.pdf

36/building rapport

...L A U R IE K E L L E R Building Rapport With Consultants: A Matter of Economics 36 ■ FAMILY PRACTICE MANAGEMENT / May 1996 I n the good old days, when a consultation we requested did not go smoothly - for instance, when it became a referral with- out our...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/fpm/199605consult.pdf

361.pdf

...Amblyopia NIPA R. DOSHI, M.D., and MARIA LOURDES F. RODRIGUEZ, M.D. Drexel University College of Medicine, Warminster, Pennsylvania A mblyopia, often called lazy eye, is a decrease in visual acuity resulting from abnormal visual development in infancy and early childhood. The...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0201/p361.pdf

3HOV4T_backtoschool_postcard.docx

...We hope you and your family had a wonderful summer! With school starting soon, we are sending a reminder about scheduling a checkup for your 16-year-old. Some important vaccinations may be needed at this age, and we want to help your teen remain healthy and protected against serious...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/foundation/documents/what-were-doing/awards-grants/hov4t/ResourceLibrary/3HOV4T_backtoschool_postcard.docx

40-Mile Rule Gives More Veterans Access to Non-VA Docs

Mar 25, 2015 - About twice as many military veterans will be eligible to see a physician who is not affiliated with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) under a new standard for measuring the distance from a veteran's home to the nearest VA facility.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150325varule.html

404 Not Found

...Not Found The requested URL /publications/nistpubs/800-34/sp800-34.pdf was not found on this server.

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/health_it_guides/NISTContingencyPlanGuide.pdf

405 - New York C - Fiscal Impact

...American Academy of Family Physicians 2017 Form Fiscal Impact of Resolutions to Congress of Delegates Resolution No. Res 405 (NY C) (please attach complete copy of resolution to this form) Name of AAFP staff person preparing this form Teresa Baker Type of Program, Project,...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2017/405-NewYorkC-FiscalImpact.pdf

405 - New York C - Fiscal Impact

...American Academy of Family Physicians 2017 Form Fiscal Impact of Resolutions to Congress of Delegates Resolution No. Res 405 (NY C) (please attach complete copy of resolution to this form) Name of AAFP staff person preparing this form Teresa Baker Type of Program, Project,...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2017/405-NewYorkC-FiscalImpact.pdf

409 - New York H - Fiscal Impact

...American Academy of Family Physicians 2017 Form Fiscal Impact of Resolutions to Congress of Delegates Resolution No. Res 409 (NY H) (please attach complete copy of resolution to this form) Name of AAFP staff person preparing this form Mark Cribben Type of Program, Project,...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2017/409-NewYorkH-FiscalImpact.pdf

409 - New York H - Fiscal Impact

...American Academy of Family Physicians 2017 Form Fiscal Impact of Resolutions to Congress of Delegates Resolution No. Res 409 (NY H) (please attach complete copy of resolution to this form) Name of AAFP staff person preparing this form Mark Cribben Type of Program, Project,...

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https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2017/409-NewYorkH-FiscalImpact.pdf

41outp.pdf

...PNEUMONIA SEVERITY INDEX FOR COMMUNITY-ACQUIRED PNEUMONIA Risk factor Points Demographics Men Age (years): ___ Women Age (years) - 10: ___ Nursing home resident +10 Comorbidities Neoplasm +30 Liver disease +20 Heart failure +10 Stroke +10 Renal failure...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0400/fpm20060400p41-rt1.pdf

41outp.pdf

...CURB-65 AND CRB-65 SEVERITY SCORES FOR COMMUNITY-ACQUIRED PNEUMONIA Clinical factor Points Confusion 1 Blood urea nitrogen > 19 mg per dL 1 Respiratory rate ≥ 30 breaths per minute 1 Systolic blood pressure < 90 mm Hg or Diastolic blood pressure ≤ 60 mm Hg 1 Age ≥...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0400/fpm20060400p41-rt2.pdf

41simp.pdf

...Safe medication use is achievable and affordable if you follow these recommendations. Simple Strategies to Avoid Medication Errors In any given week, four out of five U.S. adults will use prescription medicines, over-the-counter drugs, or dietary and herbal supplements. Nearly...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0200/p41.pdf

45/medicaid miracle

...Medicaid Miracle in the Mountains Can managed care serve Medicaid recipients and stay afloat? Here’s one HMO that’s done it for 20 years. Roger C. Shenkel, MD February 1994 / FAMILY PRACTICE MANAGEMENT ■ 45 O ne of the biggest concerns many physicians have...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/fpm/199402medicaid.pdf

450,000 Doctors Demand: ‘Heal Health Care Now’

Jun 11, 2013 - Learn what American's front-line family doctors think about the current dysfunctional health care system and the benefits of a system built on primary care.

Press Center : Media Kits

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/heal-health-care.html

450,000 Doctors Demand: ‘Heal Health Care Now’

Jul 30, 2009 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - America’s front-line family doctors want you to know what they think about the current dysfunctional health care system and the benefits that could be realized from a system built on primary care. Today marks the launch of Heal Health Care Now. This Web-based initiative ...

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2009/heal-health-care-now.html

47 roberts.qxd

...October 2002 ■ www.aafp.org / fpm ■ F A M I L Y P R A C T I C E M A N A G E M E N T ■ 47 IL LU ST R A TI O N B Y C .M . SC H N EI D ER In certain areas of the country, sky-rocketing medical liability insurancepremiums are pushing physicians out of...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/1000/p47.pdf

47ehrsurvey.pdf

...Electronic Health Record Systems User Rating Survey EHR product name and version number: Your name: Date of evaluation: Your title or role: Years in practice: Your AAFP membership number (only member responses can be accepted): Your e-mail address (optional): Date the EHR...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0200/fpm20050200p47-rt1.pdf

4HOV4T_flu_postcard.docx

...Fall is almost here… and so is flu season. We are sending a reminder to all parents of our teenage patients that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that teens get the flu vaccine every year. Please contact the office at [insert number] to schedule your...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/foundation/documents/what-were-doing/awards-grants/hov4t/ResourceLibrary/4HOV4T_flu_postcard.docx

5% Fluorouracil Is the Preferred Treatment for Actinic Keratoses - POEMs - American ...

Aug 15, 2019 - The use of topical 5% fluorouracil is most likely to result in successful elimination of actinic keratoses in a field on the head or face.

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0815/p249a.html

50 Years of American Family Physician - Editorials - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2000 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Apr 1, 2000 Issue Editorials 50 Years of American Family Physician JAY SIWEK, M.D., Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C. STANLEY J. SIWEK, M.D., Harrison, New Jersey Am Fam Physician. 2000 Apr 1;61(7):1974-1984....

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0401/p1974.html

501.pdf

...Common Oral Lesions: Part I. Superficial Mucosal Lesions WANDA C. GONSALVES, M.D., ANGELA C. CHI, D.M.D., and BRAD W. NEVILLE, D.D.S. Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina T he Surgeon General’s report on oral health highlights the rela- tionship between...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0215/p501.pdf

5010 and 2012: Time for a backup plan? -- FPM

Oct 17, 2011 - 5010 and 2012: Time for a backup plan?

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/5010_the_sky_is_not.html

5010 Payment Claims Rejected? Clearinghouse Official Reveals Possible Reasons Why

Feb 15, 2012 - On Jan. 16, Sarah Lipscomb, office manager of a solo family medicine practice in Eufaula, Ala., received 54 pages of rejected claims. By mid-February, Lipscomb was looking at $11,000 in outstanding open claims for the practice, which is owned by family physician Rajesh Patel, D.O. It ...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20120215compliance5010.html

509 - Mississippi C - Fiscal Impact

...American Academy of Family Physicians 2017 Form Fiscal Impact of Resolutions to Congress of Delegates Resolution No. Res 509 (MS C) (please attach complete copy of resolution to this form) Name of AAFP staff person preparing this form Teresa Baker Type of Program, Project,...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2017/509-MississippiC-FiscalImpact.pdf

509 - Mississippi C - Fiscal Impact

...American Academy of Family Physicians 2017 Form Fiscal Impact of Resolutions to Congress of Delegates Resolution No. Res 509 (MS C) (please attach complete copy of resolution to this form) Name of AAFP staff person preparing this form Teresa Baker Type of Program, Project,...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2017/509-MississippiC-FiscalImpact.pdf

509.pdf

...Common Oral Lesions: Part II. Masses and Neoplasia WANDA C. GONSALVES, M.D., ANGELA C. CHI, D.M.D., and BRAD W. NEVILLE, D.D.S. Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina P hysicians regularly encounter oral health issues in practice. Part I of this two-part...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0215/p509.pdf

50th Anniversary of Medicare, Medicaid Marks Half a Century of Kept Promises

Jul 28, 2015 - It has been said you can judge a society by how that society treats their elderly. Fifty years ago, a bipartisan Congress developed Medicare and Medicaid. Since then, these programs have been the bedrock of health care for elderly and disabled Americans, low-income families, and children

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/statement-medicare-medicaid-50th-anniversary.html

512 - New Mexico D - Fiscal Impact

...American Academy of Family Physicians 2017 Form Fiscal Impact of Resolutions to Congress of Delegates Resolution No. Res 512 (NM D) (please attach complete copy of resolution to this form) Name of AAFP staff person preparing this form Mark Cribben Type of Program, Project,...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2017/512-NewMexicoD-FiscalImpact.pdf

512 - New Mexico D - Fiscal Impact

...American Academy of Family Physicians 2017 Form Fiscal Impact of Resolutions to Congress of Delegates Resolution No. Res 512 (NM D) (please attach complete copy of resolution to this form) Name of AAFP staff person preparing this form Mark Cribben Type of Program, Project,...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2017/512-NewMexicoD-FiscalImpact.pdf

515.pdf

...Treatment of the Common Cold MADELINE SIMASEK, M.D., and DAVID A. BLANDINO, M.D. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania A cute upper respiratory infection is the second most common diag- nosis in physician offices1 and the most common discharge diagno-...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0215/p515.pdf

52,000 More Primary Care Physicians Needed by 2025

Nov 14, 2012 - The United States likely will need almost 52,000 additional primary care physicians by 2025 to meet the country's health care utilization needs. That's the conclusion reached by a team of researchers whose work is highlighted in an article titled Projecting U.S. Primary Care Physician ...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20121114workforceneeds.html

523.pdf

...Treatment Options for Atopic Dermatitis LUCINDA M. BUYS, PHARM.D., B.C.P.S., Siouxland Medical Education Foundation, Sioux City, Iowa A topic dermatitis is the most com- mon childhood skin disorder in developed countries.1 The prev- alence of atopic dermatitis has increased two-...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0215/p523.pdf

56.pdf

...Childhood Obesity: Highlights of AMA Expert Committee Recommendations GOUTHAM RAO, MD, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania N ew reports about the obesity epidemic appear in the media almost daily; 13.9 percent of children two to five years of age, 18.8...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0701/p56.pdf

5Screening for Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Adults: Recommendation Statement

March 15, 2017: USPSTF

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0315/od4.pdf

6 Easy Steps to Low-Cost Electronic Medical Record -- Family Practice Management

...May 2001 � F A M I L Y P R A C T I C E M A N A G E M E N T � 33 Although electronic medicalrecords (EMRs) have been avail-able for over 20 years,1 primarycare physicians have been notori- ously slow to embrace them. Currently, only about 5 percent of physicians use some form of EMR,2...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0500/p33.pdf

60-Second Survey Gives Insight Into Unmet Social Needs

Jun 12, 2019 - Researchers found that a brief survey administered to patients helped identify obstacles to maintaining good health.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20190612minutesurvey.html

636.pdf

...Chronic Plaque Psoriasis KELLY M. LUBA, D.O., Phoenix, Arizona DANIEL L. STULBERG, M.D., Rose Family Medical Center, Denver, Colorado T he prevalence of psoriasis in the United States is estimated to be 0.6 to 4.8 percent.1 Psoriasis is slightly more common in men.1 No reliable...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0215/p636.pdf

647.pdf

...Behavior Disorders of Dementia: Recognition and Treatment ABI V. RAYNER, M.D., M.P.H., JAMES G. O’BRIEN, M.D., and BEN SCHOENBACHLER, M.D. University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky V irtually all patients with dementia will develop changes in behav- ior and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0215/p647.pdf

659.pdf

...Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes: Diagnosis and Management TANYA M. MEDINA, M.D., and D. ASHLEY HILL, M.D. Florida Hospital Family Practice Residency Program, Orlando, Florida P remature rupture of membranes (PROM) is the rupture of the fetal membranes before the onset of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0215/p659.pdf

669.pdf

...Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Diagnostic Considerations MARVIN DEWAR, M.D., J.D., and R. WHIT CURRY, JR., M.D. University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida T he global burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is increasing; the disease is...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0215/p669.pdf

7_5x5_noBleed_Ad_FMX.pdf

...strong medicine. Strong Doctors. THE AAFP’S LARGEST ANNUAL MEETING Register by June 30 to secure your spot at the lowest price.

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/images/chapters/chex_mix/7_5x5_noBleed_Ad_FMX.pdf

70th Anniversary Video

Jun 5, 2017 - 70th Anniversary Video

Membership : Campaign Landing Pages

https://www.aafp.org/membership/offer/seventy-anniversary-video.html

71h.pdf

...Diabetic Foot Infection MAZEN S. BADER, MD, MPH, Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Medicine, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada I n patients with diabetes, any foot infec- tion is potentially serious. Diabetic foot infections range in severity from superficial paronychia to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0701/p71.pdf

79/Rural managed care

...October 1993 / FAMILY PRACTICE MANAGEMENT ■ 79 primarily in five small communities and in Grand Junction, a city of 30,500. The nearest urban center, Denver, is 250 miles away. The Mesa County model is worthy of study because it is the offspring of the unlikely combination of ●...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/fpm/199310managed.pdf

8_75x11_25_FullPg_FMX.pdf

...strong medicine. Strong Doctors. THE AAFP’S LARGEST ANNUAL MEETING Register by June 30 to secure your spot at the lowest price. strong medicine. Strong Doctors. THE AAFP’S LARGEST ANNUAL MEETING Register by June 30 to secure your spot at the lowest price.

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/images/chapters/chex_mix/8_75x11_25_FullPg_FMX.pdf

8/oct edit

...10 ■ FAMILY PRACTICE MANAGEMENT / October 1994 R O G E R C . S H E N K E L , M D E D I T O R I A L S B ECAUSE OF OUR SUCCESS OVER THE PAST 21years in Mesa County, Colo., with a non-competitive, nearly all-inclusive IPA, wereceive many requests, usually from small unorganized...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/fpm/199410ruralIPA.pdf

87h.pdf

...Diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease MARK B. STEPHENS, CDR, MC, USN, and KENNETH S. YEW, CAPT, MC, USN Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland C hronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the fourth leading cause of chronic disease-...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0701/p87.pdf

9 Steps to a Strategic Marketing Plan -- Family Practice Management

...IL LU ST R A TI O N B Y E LI ZA B ET H L A D A November/December 2001 ■ www.aafp.org / fpm ■ F A M I L Y P R A C T I C E M A N A G E M E N T ■ 39 Rebecca Anwar, PhD, and Judy Capko For many physicians, marketing is simply a matter of putting an...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/1100/p39.pdf

9-Valent HPV Vaccine Offers Only Small Advantage Over Quadrivalent Vaccine - POEMs - ...

Jul 1, 2015 - A new 9-valent HPV vaccine is generally similar in effectiveness to the older quadrivalent vaccine. There is a small benefit of the new vaccine compared with the older vaccine for women who are initially uninfected (2.4 vs. 4.2 cases per 1,000 person-years), but you would have to ...

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0701/p54.html

90-day Grace Period FAQ

...90-DAY GRACE PERIOD FAQ Background The Affordable Care Act, and subsequent regulations released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), made numerous changes to the health insurance marketplace. One area of concern for family physicians is new regulations that...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/payment/90DayFAQ.pdf

90-day Premium Extension Rule Puts Too Much Risk on Physicians, Say AAFP, Others

Mar 26, 2014 - As millions of Americans obtain insurance through the state and federal marketplaces, the AAFP and other members of the physician community are asking insurance companies to assume greater risk for payment of medical services for newly insured patients who are behind on their premiums.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20140326cmsgraceperiod.html

93.pdf

...Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy LAWRENCE LEEMAN, MD, MPH, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico PATRICIA FONTAINE, MD, MS, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota H ypertensive disorders represent the most common medical...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0701/p93.pdf

99201 Quick Reference

...1 of 1 FPM Toolbox To find more practice resources, visit https://www.aafp.org/fpm/toolbox. Developed by James M. Giovino, MD. Copyright © 2000 American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians may duplicate or adapt for use in their own practices; all other rights reserved....

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/0700/fpm20000700p39-rt1.pdf

99213 or 99214? Three Tips for Navigating the Coding Conundrum

...www.aafp.org/fpm July/August 2018 | FPM | 5 CME RICHELLE MARTING, JD 99213 or 99214? Three Tips for Navigating the Coding Conundrum Here’s how to quickly identify whether you’re on the path to a 99214 versus a 99213. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Richelle Marting is an attorney...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0700/p5.pdf

99213 or 99214? Three Tips for Navigating the Coding Conundrum -- FPM

Aug 1, 2018 - Here’s how to quickly identify whether you’re on the path to a 99214 versus a 99213.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0700/p5.html

99213 vs. 99214: Three tips for spotting the difference -- FPM

Aug 22, 2018 - One of the most confounding aspects of evaluation and management (E/M) coding is the distinction between a 99213 and a 99214 established patient office visit. The following tips can help you recognize when a visit meets the requirements of a 99214, as opposed to a 99213.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/coding_99214.html

A 'Stages of Change' Approach to Helping Patients Change Behavior - American Family ...

Mar 1, 2000 - Helping patients change behavior is an important role for family physicians. Change interventions are especially useful in addressing lifestyle modification for disease prevention, long-term disease management and addictions. The concepts of

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0301/p1409.html

A "Hopeless" Patient - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2001 - The title of this case scenario is emphatically appropriate because it describes the intense feelings that obese patients and those with difficult, chronic lifestyle issues evoke in their physicians. The author aptly describes feelings and reactions such as frustration, cynicism about ...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0201/p575.html

A 40-Year-Old Man with Chronic Generalized Rash - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2005 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0801/p491.html

A Battle to Overcome "Diabulimia" - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2009 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0215/p263.html

A Better Day Tomorrow

...268 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 86, Number 3 ◆ August 1, 2012 COMMENTARY Understanding R.H.’s personal narrative has helped me provide better care. After learning the struggles R.H. and her family had been through, I began to see that her chronic medical...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0801/p268.pdf

A Better Day Tomorrow - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2012 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0801/p268.html

A Blunt Discussion About Marijuana: Drug Has Risks, Benefits

Oct 6, 2015 - A family physician and a patient provided their perspectives on the risks and benefits of medical marijuana during the 2015 Family Medicine Experience in Denver.

AAFP News : News From 2015 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2015-congress-fmx/20151006fmxmedmarijuana.html

A Bonus Deal From Medicare -- FPM

May 1, 2000 - This article will describe which rural services qualify for the 10-percent bonus discount from Medicare and how physicians can access the bonus (since it's not automatic). The article also will include a list of the regional rural office contacts and underserved regions.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/0500/p15.html

A Brief History of the Family Medicine Working Party

A Brief History of the Family Medicine Working Party

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

A brief Look Over Portugal’s Primary Care Health System

...A brief look over Portugal’s Primary Care Health System Joana Guerra Robert Graham Center, Washington DC September 15th 2016 Portugal - South-Western Europe (Iberian Peninsula) - Population: 10,5 million - 52% ♀, 48% ♂ - 2,6 elements per family -...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/rgc/documents/press-events/intnl-symposium/ICS-Portugal.pdf

A Broader View of Patient Education -- FPM

Feb 1, 1999 - The article will discuss how family physicians can help educate their patients about referrals to other specialists; a sample patient education brochure accompanies the article.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0200/p54.html

A Bubble Under the Tongue of a Child

...August 15, 2011 ◆ Volume 84, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 441 An eight-year-old girl presented with swell- ing in the floor of her mouth that began 10 days prior. She denied any recent fever or illness. Physical examination revealed a nontender, bluish,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0815/p441.pdf

A Bubble Under the Tongue of a Child - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2011 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0815/p441.html

A Bump on the Gum - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2019 - A child presented with a painful, round, erythematous lesion on the gingiva of the left upper gum above the canine tooth.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0601/p713.html

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