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Food Desert: A Community Coping Without a Grocery Store

May 27, 2015 - Food Desert: A Community Coping Without a Grocery Store

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

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

Far From the Madding Crowd: Whole-Patient Focus Facilitates Diagnosis

May 19, 2015 - Far From the Madding Crowd: Whole-Patient Focus Facilitates Diagnosis

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

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

AAFP News - May 15, 2015 - American Family Physician

May 15, 2015 - Selected health and policy issues news briefs from AAFP News.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0515/p678.html

Here's Why New Physicians Should Care About Global Health

May 13, 2015 - Here's Why New Physicians Should Care About Global Health

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

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

Resolution No. 310 (New Jersey A) - High Deductible Plans in the Affordable Care Act --...

May 7, 2015 - This resolution asks that the AAFP develop methods to educate the public and lawmakers on the use of high deductible insurance plans offered by insurers within and outside the Affordable Care Act, to vigorously advocate for alternatives to high deductible plans, and monitor the impact ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/previous/2014/resolutions/newjersey-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 301 (Kentucky A) - Impact of Price Transparency on Quality of Care of ...

May 7, 2015 - This resolution encourages the Robert Graham Center to develop a study protocol to evaluate the Impact of Price Transparency on Quality of Care of Rural Citizens, and use the results of a study protocol to evaluate the impact of price transparency on quality of care of rural citizens ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/previous/2014/resolutions/kentucky-a.mem.html

Dealing With Addiction at Home

May 6, 2015 - Dealing With Addiction at Home

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

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

Your Opinion Matters; Here's How to Share It

May 5, 2015 - Your Opinion Matters; Here's How to Share It

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

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

Family Leave Policies Failing U.S. Families

Apr 29, 2015 - Family Leave Policies Failing U.S. Families

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

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

Physician compensation rises but so do frustrations -- FPM

Apr 22, 2015 - Physician compensation rises but so do frustrations

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid Blog : FPM Home

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

Balancing Act: There Is More to My Life Than Just Medicine

Apr 22, 2015 - Balancing Act: There Is More to My Life Than Just Medicine

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

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

Respect, Support Moms' Breastfeeding Decisions

Apr 15, 2015 - Respect, Support Moms' Breastfeeding Decisions

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

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

Register Today for Midwest's First Direct Primary Care Summit

Apr 14, 2015 - Register now for the 2015 Direct Primary Care Summit coming to Kansas City, Mo., July 10-12.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150414dpcsummit.html

FPs Have Ability to Inspire, Be Inspired by, One Another

Apr 8, 2015 - FPs Have Ability to Inspire, Be Inspired by, One Another

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

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

Step by Step: Proper Planning Essential for Quality Improvement

Apr 7, 2015 - Step by Step: Proper Planning Essential for Quality Improvement

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

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

High Deductibles: Out-of-Pocket Shouldn't Mean Empty Pockets

Mar 31, 2015 - High Deductibles: Out-of-Pocket Shouldn't Mean Empty Pockets

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

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

More Residency Slots Needed to Avoid Looming Physician Shortage

Mar 30, 2015 - New research published in the Annals of Family Medicine estimates the amount of residency expansion needed to avoid primary care physician shortages projected to occur by 2035.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150330resexpansion.html

House Calls: What to Do When Your Patients Are Snowed In

Mar 24, 2015 - House Calls: What to Do When Your Patients Are Snowed In

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

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

Health is Primary Tour Kickoff Highlights Washington State Innovators

Mar 23, 2015 - The Health is Primary city tour from Family Medicine for America's Health kicked off in Seattle March 19 with family physicians discussing how they are revolutionizing health care in Washington State.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20150323healthisprimary.html

Is Your Stethoscope Making Patients Sick?

Mar 18, 2015 - Is Your Stethoscope Making Patients Sick?

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

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

Media's Focus on Dietary Cholesterol Masks Bigger News

Mar 11, 2015 - Media's Focus on Dietary Cholesterol Masks Bigger News

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

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

Breastfeeding: What Every FP Should Know but Didn't Learn in Med School

Mar 4, 2015 - Breastfeeding: What Every FP Should Know but Didn't Learn in Med School

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

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

Overcoming the Slings and Arrows: How Humor Can Save Us

Feb 24, 2015 - Overcoming the Slings and Arrows: How Humor Can Save Us

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

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

At a Loss: If Educating Parents About Vaccines Won't Work, What Will?

Feb 17, 2015 - At a Loss: If Educating Parents About Vaccines Won't Work, What Will?

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

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

President's Focus on Precision Medicine Could Be Catalyst for Change

Feb 10, 2015 - President's Focus on Precision Medicine Could Be Catalyst for Change

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

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

Over the Long Haul, Family Physicians Are Life Savers

Feb 3, 2015 - Over the Long Haul, Family Physicians Are Life Savers

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

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

The Backbone of American Health Care: Serving Small Practice Family Physicians

Feb 3, 2015 - The number of regulatory burdens family physician face-meaningful use, PQRS, and ICD-10 to name a few-is daunting, especially for small practices. AAFP Vice President for Advocacy and Practice Advancement Shawn Martin highlights the resources the Academy has developed to help practices ...

AAFP News : In the Trenches : Blogs

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

House Calls Improve Care, Lower Costs

Jan 28, 2015 - House Calls Improve Care, Lower Costs

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

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

Need for Infection Control Not Going Away Anytime Soon

Jan 20, 2015 - Need for Infection Control Not Going Away Anytime Soon

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

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

Put the Rx Pad Down: Why Meds Aren't the First Step to Weight Loss

Jan 14, 2015 - Put the Rx Pad Down: Why Meds Aren't the First Step to Weight Loss

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

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

Strong Match, Advances in Workforce Reform Top Education Gains Last Year

Jan 7, 2015 - When it came to education and training issues important to family medicine in 2014, rising Match numbers and progress on workforce and graduate medical education reform were among the highlights.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150107educ-yir.html

New Year Offers Opportunity to Help Patients Lose Weight

Jan 6, 2015 - New Year Offers Opportunity to Help Patients Lose Weight

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

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

AAFP, Family Physicians Embraced New Ideas, Fought Through Regulations

Jan 5, 2015 - 2014 marked a year of progress for America's family physicians as they embraced practice innovations and fought back against cumbersome regulations.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20150105yir-practprof.html

'Tis the Season: For Us, Holidays Mix Sacrifice, Blessings

Dec 23, 2014 - 'Tis the Season: For Us, Holidays Mix Sacrifice, Blessings

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

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

Remember Ebola? How the 24/7 News Cycle Impacts Health Care

Dec 17, 2014 - Remember Ebola? How the 24/7 News Cycle Impacts Health Care

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/remember_ebola_how_the_24.html

Direct Primary Care Doc Sets Record Straight

Dec 9, 2014 - Direct Primary Care Doc Sets Record Straight

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

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

Getting Engaged: Patient Input Can Spark Improvement

Dec 3, 2014 - Getting Engaged: Patient Input Can Spark Improvement

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

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

Analyze This: Graham Center's Work Shows Value of Primary Care

Dec 2, 2014 - Analyze This: Graham Center's Work Shows Value of Primary Care

AAFP News : In the Trenches : Blogs

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

Here to Help: Launching Free Clinic Is Culmination of a Dream

Nov 24, 2014 - Here to Help: Launching Free Clinic Is Culmination of a Dream

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

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

FPs Eager to Learn About -- or Already Sold on -- New Practice Model

Nov 19, 2014 - Nearly 40 family physicians from 16 states recently converged on a hotel south of Phoenix for the AAFP's first one-day workshop on direct primary care (DPC). Some physicians came on a fact-finding mission; others were transitioning to a DPC practice or were already engaged in the model.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20141119dpcworkshop.html

Don't Wait: Advance Planning Helps Both Patients and Their Caregivers

Nov 19, 2014 - Don't Wait: Advance Planning Helps Both Patients and Their Caregivers

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

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

Home Grown: South Carolina Schools Work Together to Address Primary Care Shortage

Nov 12, 2014 - Home Grown: South Carolina Schools Work Together to Address Primary Care Shortage

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

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

Labor of Love: Maternity Care Offers Unique Chance to Partner With Patients

Nov 5, 2014 - Labor of Love: Maternity Care Offers Unique Chance to Partner With Patients

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

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

Initiatives Highlight Family Medicine as Top Choice for Students

Oct 31, 2014 - Initiatives Highlight Family Medicine as Top Choice for Students

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

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

Moving On: Why My First Job Won't Be My Last

Oct 29, 2014 - Moving On: Why My First Job Won't Be My Last

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

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

Want Change? Get Involved in Your Academy

Oct 22, 2014 - Want Change? Get Involved in Your Academy

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

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

AAFP's New President Emphasizes, Epitomizes Full-scope Family Medicine

Oct 22, 2014 - AAFP News interviewed newly installed AAFP President Robert Wergin, M.D., of Milford, Neb., to learn about his small-town practice and discuss his plans for leading the Academy during the coming year.

AAFP News : News From 2014 AAFP Congress and Assembly

https://www.aafp.org/news/2014-cod-assembly/20141022qa-wergin.html

GME, Payment Reform Take Center Stage at Town Hall Meeting

Oct 21, 2014 - The 2014 Town Hall meeting at the Congress of Delegates on Oct. 19 included discussion of graduate medical education reform and the need to physician payment.

AAFP News : News From 2014 AAFP Congress and Assembly

https://www.aafp.org/news/2014-cod-assembly/20141021townhall.html

Latest Study of Resident Work Restrictions Doesn't Settle Debate

Oct 14, 2014 - Latest Study of Resident Work Restrictions Doesn't Settle Debate

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

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

Physicians Value Patient Relationships but Unsure About Health Policy Changes

Oct 9, 2014 - According to a recent survey, four out of five physicians say they are working at or above capacity in their practices. Although physicians overwhelmingly ranked patient relationships at the top of the list when it comes to satisfaction with their career choice, four in 10 still plan to...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20141009practicesurvey.html

Culture Shock: Practice Transitions Impact Our Loved Ones

Oct 8, 2014 - Culture Shock: Practice Transitions Impact Our Loved Ones

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

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

Practice Management Help Desk -- Ownership, Administration, and Staffing

Oct 7, 2014 - Use this online form to request information on practice management from subject matter experts.

Practice Management : Practice Ownership, Administration, and Staffing

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/administration/ask.mem.html

Make It Easy: Convenient Communication Can Boost Patient Adherence

Oct 1, 2014 - Make It Easy: Convenient Communication Can Boost Patient Adherence

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

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

Group Visits: A Patient-Centered Approach to Improving Pregnancy Outcomes

Sep 24, 2014 - Group Visits: A Patient-Centered Approach to Improving Pregnancy Outcomes

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

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

Choose Well: Helping Patients Act on Their Choices Reminds Us to Do the Same

Sep 17, 2014 - Choose Well: Helping Patients Act on Their Choices Reminds Us to Do the Same

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

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

The Value of Family Medicine: Stating the Obvious to the Oblivious

Sep 9, 2014 - The Value of Family Medicine: Stating the Obvious to the Oblivious

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

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

Called to Serve: Being Patient-Centered Puts Joy Back Into Practice

Sep 5, 2014 - Called to Serve: Being Patient-Centered Puts Joy Back Into Practice

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

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

Frequently Asked Questions -- and Answers -- About Direct Primary Care

Sep 3, 2014 - Frequently Asked Questions -- and Answers -- About Direct Primary Care

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

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

Bringing You Up To Date: New Information on Previous Posts

Aug 26, 2014 - Bringing You Up To Date: New Information on Previous Posts

AAFP News : In the Trenches : Blogs

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

Small Investment, Big Payoff: Grants Offer Opportunity to Improve Community Health

Aug 26, 2014 - Small Investment, Big Payoff: Grants Offer Opportunity to Improve Community Health

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

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

Outside the Box: Integrative Medicine Might Just Expand Your Comfort Zone

Aug 19, 2014 - Outside the Box: Integrative Medicine Might Just Expand Your Comfort Zone

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

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

On Air: AAFP President Engages With Students in Online Forum

Aug 14, 2014 - On Air: AAFP President Engages With Students in Online Forum

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

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

Students Focus on Direct Primary Care, Rural Health, Among Other Topics

Aug 13, 2014 - Students who attended the recent National Congress of Student Members sought to learn more about direct primary care, rural health care and student loan forgiveness, among other topics.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20140813studcong.html

Residents Embrace DPC Practice Model, Tackle Student Debt

Aug 13, 2014 - The 2014 AAFP National Congress of Family Medicine Residents tackled a wide range of issues, including education about various practice models, student debt and rural training.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20140813rescong.html

News and Views From 2014 AAFP National Conference

Aug 13, 2014 - Throngs of family medicine residents, medical students interested in careers in family medicine, exhibitors from across the nation, AAFP leaders and others gathered Aug. 7-9 in Kansas City, Mo., for the 2014 AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20140813ncsccintro.html

Students, Residents Elect New Leaders to Represent Them

Aug 13, 2014 - Family medicine residents and medical students elected peers to leadership positions on the final day of the AAFP's National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students, held Aug. 7-9 in Kansas City, Mo.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20140813natlconfelects.html

Sense of Community: CHCs Offer Way to Battle Health Disparities, Social Injustice

Aug 12, 2014 - Sense of Community: CHCs Offer Way to Battle Health Disparities, Social Injustice

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

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

FPs Have Pivotal Role in Innovative Care Delivery, Speaker Tells Students, Residents

Aug 12, 2014 - A health policy expert who spoke during the 2014 AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students told future family physicians they are the hope for better health outcomes in the future.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20140812nc-grundy.html

AAFP Board Approves Applications of New Member Interest Groups

Aug 6, 2014 - At its July meeting, the AAFP Board of Directors formally approved the applications four new member interest groups; a fifth group was able to make the transition with no approval needed.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20140806memintgrps.html

Skin in the Game: Shared Decision-making May Boost Patient Buy-in to Care Plan

Aug 5, 2014 - Skin in the Game: Shared Decision-making May Boost Patient Buy-in to Care Plan

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

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

Oh, Baby! What Happens When a Family Physician's Family Expands?

Jul 25, 2014 - Oh, Baby! What Happens When a Family Physician's Family Expands?

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

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

Surviving Malpractice: Don't Lose Your Passion for Helping People

Jul 21, 2014 - Surviving Malpractice: Don't Lose Your Passion for Helping People

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

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

Acting on Our Convictions: Court Ruling Shows Need to Stand Up for Evidence-based Care

Jul 11, 2014 - Acting on Our Convictions: Court Ruling Shows Need to Stand Up for Evidence-based Care

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

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

Help Wanted: Swelling Med School Enrollments Boost Need for Preceptors

Jul 3, 2014 - Help Wanted: Swelling Med School Enrollments Boost Need for Preceptors

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

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

Physician recruiter sees continued plunge in private practive -- FPM

Jun 30, 2014 - Physician recruiter sees continued plunge in private practive

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid Blog : FPM Home

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

What You Didn't Learn in Medical School: Prescribing a Dose of Yourself

Jun 27, 2014 - What You Didn't Learn in Medical School: Prescribing a Dose of Yourself

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

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

Average family physician income up, but not equally -- FPM

Jun 20, 2014 - Average family physician income up, but not equally

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid Blog : FPM Home

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

Up in the Air: Responding to Medical Emergencies at 30,000 Feet

Jun 20, 2014 - Up in the Air: Responding to Medical Emergencies at 30,000 Feet

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

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

Primary Care Payment Innovation Can Mean Leaving Insurers Behind

Jun 20, 2014 - Physician panelists at a recent forum in Washington discussed how they changed their practices to better serve patients and cut back on or eliminate their reliance on health insurers.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20140620grahamforumdpc.html

Is Direct Primary Care Right for You?

Jun 17, 2014 - Is Direct Primary Care Right for You?

AAFP News : In the Trenches : Blogs

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

Sticking Point: How Do We Educate Vaccine-resistant Parents Without Driving Them Away?

Jun 13, 2014 - Sticking Point: How Do We Educate Vaccine-resistant Parents Without Driving Them Away?

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

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

Practicing Workplace Medicine at the Point of Care

Jun 5, 2014 - Practicing Workplace Medicine at the Point of Care

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

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

Practice Transformation: Taking the Direct Primary Care Route -- FPM

Jun 1, 2014 - This practice cured its insurance headaches by switching to a cash-only payment model and charging annual retainer fees.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0500/p10.html

Solo Practice: Can It Survive? -- FPM

Jun 1, 2014 - The environment is tougher than ever. Proactive revenue management and direct pay models provide opportunities for small practices

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0500/p4.html

ICD-10 Coding for the Undiagnosed Problem -- FPM

Jun 1, 2014 - To find the correct code for a symptom, sign, or test result, pay close attention to ICD-10's exclusion, code-first, and inclusion notes.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0500/p17.html

A Feedback Tool to Improve Physician-Medical Assistant Communication -- FPM

Jun 1, 2014 - Using an evaluation form and face-to-face meetings can help get both sides of the team talking and solving problems.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0500/p5.html

Family Medicine: Make It What You Want

May 30, 2014 - Family Medicine: Make It What You Want

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

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

Agents of Change: ACOs Can Reduce Costs, Improve Care, Increase Income

May 23, 2014 - Agents of Change: ACOs Can Reduce Costs, Improve Care, Increase Income

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

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

Physician's Killing Prompts Changes, Reflection

May 22, 2014 - Physician's Killing Prompts Changes, Reflection

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

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

Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Illness in Physicians: My Story

May 15, 2014 - Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Illness in Physicians: My Story

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

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

Looking for Inspiration, Rejuvenation? NCSC Could Be the Answer

May 9, 2014 - Looking for Inspiration, Rejuvenation? NCSC Could Be the Answer

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

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

Education Issues Capture Delegates' Attention

May 7, 2014 - State chapter delegates representing the Academy's five special constituency groups came together at this year's National Conference of Special Constituencies to hash through a number of resolutions dealing with education-related issues.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20140507ncsc-educrefcmte.html

2014 NCSC Delegates Debate Issues Vital to Physicians, Patients

May 7, 2014 - National Conference of Special Constituency delegates gathered in Kansas City, Mo., May 1-3 to write, debate and vote on a number of resolutions related to medical practice and patient health.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20140507ncsc-practenhance-advoc.html

Social Determinants of Health Among Key Topics Delegates Tackle

May 7, 2014 - During the 2014 National Conference of Special Constituencies held May 1-3 in Kansas City, Mo., AAFP members from the five constituency groups acted on resolutions considered by the Reference Committee on Health of the Public and Science.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20140507ncsc-hopsrefcmte.html

FP Compensation, Physicians With Disabilities Among Topics Discussed at 2014 NCSC

May 7, 2014 - During the 2014 National Conference of Special Constituencies held May 1-3, AAFP members from the five constituency groups acted on various resolutions considered during a Reference Committee on Organization and Finance hearing.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20140507ncscorgfinres.html

Future of Family Medicine Project to Define Specialty, Underscore Its Value

May 7, 2014 - AAFP officers covered a wide range of topics -- including the Future of Family Medicine 2.0 project, graduate medical education and new member interest groups -- during a Town Hall meeting held as part of the Annual Leadership Forum and National Conference of Special Constituencies.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20140507townhall.html

What's All the Buzz About Direct Primary Care?

May 6, 2014 - Annual Leadership Forum plenary speaker and family physician Brian Forrest, M.D., told attendees at his presentation on direct primary care that the model offers accessible and affordable health care to patients in all socioeconomic groups.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20140506forrestdpctalk.html

Member Interest Groups to Provide Forum to Share Interests, Connection to Academy

May 6, 2014 - Member Interest Groups to Provide Forum to Share Interests, Connection to Academy

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

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

2014 NCSC Delegates Elect New Leaders

May 3, 2014 - AAFP chapter delegates who attended the Academy's 2014 National Conference of Special Constituencies in Kansas City, Mo., elected colleagues May 1-2 to fill various leadership positions.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20140503ncscelects.html

Global Health Offers Unparalleled Opportunity to Learn While Helping Patients

May 1, 2014 - Global Health Offers Unparalleled Opportunity to Learn While Helping Patients

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

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

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