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AAFP News in Brief

Nov 17, 2011 - This is the topic page for AAFP News' News in Brief section.

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News in Brief: Week of April 27-May 1

May 1, 2015 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: HHS Releases Pathways to Safer Opioid Use Tool, Final Recommendation for Community Water Fluoridation Issued, Campaign Offers Sarcoidosis Patients Tools to Manage Their Disease, July 1 Will Mark Name Change for Institute of Medicine, and ...

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News in Brief: Week of March 30-April 3

Apr 3, 2015 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: FDA Warns of Risks Tied to Homeopathic Asthma Products, USPSTF Says Evidence Insufficient for Thyroid Dysfunction Screening, Check Out New National Clinician Scholars Program, Take Part in Open Payments National Provider Call, and Graham ...

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News in Brief: Week of March 9-13

Mar 12, 2015 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: FDA: Use Caution Mixing Chantix, Alcohol; VA Accelerates Deployment of Nationwide Opioid Therapy Tool; FDA Backs WHO Recommendations for 2015-16 Flu Vaccine Composition; Join HHS Network, Help Move Health Care Toward Value-based Payments;...

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News in Brief: Week of Feb. 23-27

Feb 24, 2015 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Duodenoscopes Linked to Bacterial Infections, FDA Warns; Help CMS Test Innovations in Advanced Primary Care; and Conference on Practice Improvement Seeks Presentation Ideas.

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News in Brief: Week of Jan. 19-23

Jan 23, 2015 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Review Intraoperative Floppy Iris Syndrome Educational Resources; Smokers, Obese Patients Have Higher Health Care Costs; New Resource Helps Physicians Discuss Weight With Patients; and AAMC Issues Call for Abstracts on Integrating Quality.

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News in Brief: Week of Jan. 5-9

Jan 9, 2015 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: FDA Approves Gardasil 9 for HPV Prevention, Tips From Former Smokers Campaign Sees Return on Investment, PCORI Recruiting Members for Advisory Panels, AAMC Offers Three Free Publications, and FDA Warns Against Using Wallcur IV Products.

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News in Brief: Week of Dec. 8-12

Dec 8, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Study Finds Mixed Results on Prophylactic Low-dose Aspirin Use in Healthy Women, Register Today for Free ICD-10 Webinar, Medicare Home Health Benefit Changes Coming on Jan. 1, AAFP Supports Action for Dental Health Initiative, and CMS ...

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News in Brief: Week of Nov. 24-28

Nov 25, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Evidence Lacking to Recommend Vitamin D Screening in Adults; U.S. Skin Cancer Cases, Costs Rose From 2002 to 2011; Join CMS Call to Learn About Changes to Quality Reporting Programs; Surgeon General: Take a Family Health History During ...

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News in Brief: Week of Nov. 10-14

Nov 11, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: USPSTF Says Benefits of Thyroid Screening Unclear; Drink More Water, Kidney Stone Guideline Recommends; Million Hearts Website Introduces Healthy Lifestyle Center; and National Health IT Certification Body Suspends Operations.

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News in Brief: Week of Oct. 13-17

Oct 13, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: AAFP Signs On to Letter Urging Immunization of Pregnant Women, Register Now for ICD-10 Training Call, Join APHA Webinar on Reducing Tobacco Use, Apply Now for Commonwealth Fund Fellowship Program, Group Offers Behavioral Health ...

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News in Brief: Week of Sept. 22-26

Sep 25, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: AAFP Endorses ACP Pelvic Exam Recommendation, CVS Health Research Institute Releases Sovaldi Findings, Volunteer to Participate in ICD-10 End-to-End Testing Week, Health IT Interoperability Issues Holding Back ACOs, and HHS Announces $295...

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News in Brief: Week of Sept. 8-12

Sep 12, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: CVS Changes Name, Launches Tobacco Cessation Program; CDC Director Calls for More Aid for Ebola Epidemic; Many Family Physician Jobs Remain Unfilled; PCORI Offers $90 Million in Research Funding; Get Free Education Credits for Web-based ...

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News in Brief: Week of Aug. 25-29

Aug 31, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: USPSTF, AAFP Release Final Recommendation on Obesity Counseling; WHO Recommends Global E-cigarette Regulation; Data-matching Issues Could Cost Patients Their Marketplace Coverage; NIH Research Grants Focus on Chronic Conditions; Apply for...

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News in Brief: Week of Aug. 11-15

Aug 15, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Latest WHO Figures Show Ebola Outbreak Continues to Intensify; CMS Formalizes Oct. 1, 2015, ICD-10 Deadline; CMS Expands Power Mobility Device Demonstration Project; and Join ONC's Online Community to Speed Health IT Interoperability.

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News in Brief: Week of Aug. 4-8

Aug 11, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: FDA Downgrades Rosiglitazone's CVD Risk; GlaxoSmithKline Starts Shipping 2014-15 Flu Vaccines to U.S.; FDA Warns Against Powdered Pure Caffeine; Surgeon General Issues Call to Action to Reduce Skin Cancer; Journal Commentary Addresses ...

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News in Brief: Week of July 21-25

Jul 27, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: MERS Virus Could Be Airborne, Says Study; AAFP Supports Campaign for Kids' Dental Health; CMS Announces Second Phase of Quality Improvement Program Reform; and STFM Announces Scholarship Opportunity.

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News in Brief: Week of July 14-18

Jul 20, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Preconception, Interconception Care Toolkit Now Available; Washington Is Active on Opioids Issue; USPSTF Releases Preventive Care Guide; ONC Launches Challenge to Improve Hypertension; CMS Announces Second Round of Grants for Innovative ...

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News in Brief: Week of June 30-July 4

Jul 7, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Report Highlights Effects of Aging Baby Boomers, Study Reveals Steady Growth in Medicaid Spending and HHS Grants Aim to Bolster Disaster Preparedness.

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News in Brief: Week of June 23-27

Jun 29, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: CDC Updates Surveillance Data on West Nile Virus; Tips From Former Smokers Ads Continue This Summer; Fraud Prevention System Targets Improper Medicare Billing; CMS Launches From Coverage to Care Initiative; HHS Reports $800,000 HIPAA ...

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News in Brief: Week of June 16-20

Jun 22, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Prolonged Diarrhea This Summer Could Be Cyclosporiasis; Milestone Reached in Fight Against Influenza; Webcast Offers Free ICD-10 Training to Family Physicians; Health IT Publication Issues Call for Papers; and Report Says Provider ...

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News in Brief: Week of June 9-13

Jun 16, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: FDA, EPA Propose Updated Advice on Fish Consumption for Pregnant Women; Ebola Is Growing Concern in West Africa; WHO Offers Polio Vaccination Guidance for Travelers; Survey Finds Physicians Leading ACO Movement; OIG Report Takes Aim at ...

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News in Brief: Week of June 2-6

Jun 6, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: FDA Reclassifies Sunlamps, Adds Black-box Warning; More Work Ahead for Million Hearts; Survey Shows Most Patients Want Electronic Access to Health Records; CMS Expands Demo Requiring Prior Authorization for Power Mobility Devices; and ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of May 26-30

Jun 3, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Further Testing Reveals Suspected MERS Case Unconfirmed; AAFP Seeks Extension of, Continued Funding for Medicaid Parity Program; Study Confirms Physical Activity Helps Older Adults Stay Mobile; and Government Launches Pain Research Database.

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News in Brief: Week of May 19-23

May 27, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: AAFP, USPSTF Say Evidence Lacking to Recommend Screening for Suicide; Apply for Meaningful Use Hardship Exception by July 1; High Cholesterol Levels in Couples Can Impair Fecundity; and CMS Launches Stage One of Restructured Quality ...

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News in Brief: Week of May 12-16

May 16, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Boosting Physical Activity in Adults With Disabilities Focus of Upcoming Webinar; U.S. Syphilis Rates Have More Than Doubled Since 2000; Have Ideas for Quality Measures? CMS Wants to Hear Them; PCORI Seeks Help Improving How Research ...

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News in Brief: Week of May 5-9

May 9, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: CMS Confirms Official Pushback of ICD-10 Implementation; Spread the Word to Young Patients About Play It Safe! Video Contest; Concussion Rates More Than Double in Seven Years, Says Study; and Per Capita Health Care Spending Rate Among ...

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News in Brief: Week of April 28-May 2

May 1, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: USPSTF Releases Draft Recommendations on Screening for Certain STDs, AAFP Mobile App Adds Immunization Resources, New National Poll Finds Older Americans Embrace Team-based Care, and Report Card: States Show Little Progress on 34 Health ...

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News in Brief: Week of April 21-25

Apr 25, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Despite Drop in Use, Study Finds Codeine Still Overprescribed for Children; Medication Take-back Programs Aim to Thwart Drug Abuse; Stolen Laptop Computers Endanger Patient Information, Lead to Hefty Fines; and HHS Releases Healthy People...

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News in Brief: Week of April 14-18

Apr 16, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: FDA Lowers Age Indication for Adacel Tdap Vaccine, CMS Directs RACs to Wind Down Current Operations, Ebola Virus Disease FAQs Available to Health Care Professionals, and Family Physicians Invited to Participate in Digital Discussion Group.

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News in Brief: Week of April 7-11

Apr 9, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: USPSTF Issues Draft Recommendation on Low-dose Aspirin to Prevent Pre-eclampsia; Measles, Mumps Update Tracks Rising Case Numbers; HHS Data Dump Opens Books on Physician Charges, Payments; and Participation in Federal PQRS, e-Prescribing ...

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News in Brief: Week of March 31-April 4

Apr 2, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Join the 'Flip the Clinic' Initiative; CMS Seeks Input From Physicians, Others on Practice Transformation; HHS Offers Software to Help Physicians Maintain HIPAA Compliance; GlaxoSmithKline Recalls Alli; Free Webinar Provides Overview on ...

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News in Brief: Week of March 24-28

Mar 26, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: AAFP Recommends Hepatitis C Screening for Baby Boomers; Individuals Granted Extension to Complete Insurance Enrollment; Evidence Is Insufficient to Recommend Screening for Dementia in Older Adults; Telemedicine Organization Urges HHS, CMS...

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News in Brief: Week of March 17-21

Mar 19, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Enrollment Deadline Approaches for Insurance Marketplaces; Rural Mental Health and Substance Abuse Toolkit Launched; Volunteer for ICD-10 Testing July 21-25; Learn More About EHR Hardship Exemptions, Penalties

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News in Brief: Week of March 10-14

Mar 12, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: NCQA Set to Release New 2014 PCMH Recognition Standards, Insulin-related Hypoglycemia and Errors Send Patients to ERs, Primary Care Physicians Need More Functionality From Their EHRs, and CDC Announces New Twitter Account for Immunization...

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News in Brief: Week of March 3-7

Mar 5, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: CMS Decision to Add Second Week of ICD-10 Testing Follows AAFP Request, 'Road to 10' Resource From CMS Can Help With ICD-10 Transition, CDC Recommends Physicians Use New Checklist to Improve Antibiotic Prescribing Practices, and CMS ...

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News in Brief: Week of Feb. 24-28

Feb 26, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: AAFP Supports Proposed Rule on Administrative Simplification, ONC Issues Proposed Rule on 2015 Edition EHR Technology, National Vaccine Advisory Committee Updates Standards for Adult Immunization Practice, and CMS Looking for More ...

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News in Brief: Week of Feb. 17-21

Feb 19, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Study Reveals Patients Use Online Physician Ratings to Limited Degree; AAFP to Review, Comment on Draft Recommendation on CAS Screening; New 1500 Claim Form Mandatory on April 1; CMS Simplifies PQRS with Interactive Timeline; HHS Issues ...

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News in Brief: Week of Feb. 10-14

Feb 12, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: AAFP to Comment on USPSTF's Draft HBV Screening Recommendation, EHR Incentive Payments Top $19 Billion, CMS Seeks Input on Payment Model Proposals and Report Details Latinos' Opportunities to Secure Health Insurance.

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News in Brief: Week of Feb. 3-7

Feb 5, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: PCORI Announces $206 Million in Research Support; CCHIT Drops EHR Testing, Certification Roles; CMS Announces Grant Program for Rural Hospitals; and HHS OIG Report Shows Health Center Grantees Struggle With MU Objectives.

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News in Brief: Week of Jan. 27-31

Jan 29, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: USPSTF Issues Draft Guidance on Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, New CDC Website Addresses Infections in Long-term Care Facilities and New Resources Aim to Curb Teen Substance Abuse.

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News in Brief: Week of Jan. 20-24

Jan 22, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: CDC Updates Guidance on HBV Immunization for Health Care Personnel, Professional Organization Offers Guidance on Hospital Personnel Attire and IOM Solicits Input for Study on Responsible Data Sharing.

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News in Brief: Week of Jan. 13-17

Jan 15, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Screen Pregnant Women for Gestational Diabetes After 24 Weeks, Says AAFP; FDA: Cease Prescribing, Dispensing Drugs With More Than 325 mg Acetaminophen; Nominate a Colleague for CDC's Childhood Immunization Champion Award; ONC Releases ...

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News in Brief: Week of Jan. 6-10

Jan 8, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: PECOS Enrollment Deadline for Physicians Prescribing DMEPOS Now Past; AAFP, USPSTF Finalize BRCA Screening Recommendations; AHRQ to Hold Webinar on Implementing Health Assessments in Primary Care; Physicians: Help Guide CMS' Development ...

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News in Brief: Week of Dec. 16-20

Dec 18, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: AHRQ Study: 16 Percent of Children Hospitalized for Asthma Readmitted Within One Year; Privacy Policy Spells Out How AAFP Uses Member Information; Majority of Teens Say Marijuana is Not Harmful; PCORI Approves $191 Million to Fund ...

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News in Brief: Week of Dec. 9-13

Dec 11, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Guide Aims to Help Practices Implement Comprehensive Health Assessment Programs, AAFP Spotlighted on AHRQ EHC Program's Partners in Action Web Page, HHS to Lay Out $50 Million in Mental Health Services Funding for CHCs, Free Database ...

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News in Brief: Week of Dec. 2-6

Dec 4, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: FDA Warns of Serious Skin Reactions Seen With Use of Anti-seizure Drug, Small Business Owners Have Access to Insurance Options for Employees, and Commonwealth Fund Adds New Brief to Health Reform Series.

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News in Brief: Week of Nov. 25-29

Nov 27, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: AAFP, USPSTF Issue Final Recommendations on Oral Cancer Screening; New Report Reiterates Need to Prescribe Antibiotics Appropriately; 2014 Medicare Fee Schedule Topic of Next CMS Open Door Forum; and CMS to Host Dec. 5 Webinar on 2014 ...

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News in Brief: Week of Nov. 18-22

Nov 20, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: New Report Tallies Incidence, Fallout of Sports-related Concussions in Youth, Free AHRQ Tool Kit Aims to Improve Office Laboratory Testing, CMS Report Reveals Initial Marketplace Enrollment Numbers, and Patients' Complex Health Needs ...

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News in Brief: Week of Nov. 11-15

Nov 13, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: FDA Proposing Changes to Generic Drug Safety Information Updates, Ponatinib Recalled Because of Clotting Risk, Request Review of 2012 PQRS Participation Results, HHS Awards $150 Million to Fund New Community Health Centers, and AAFP ...

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News in Brief: Week of Nov. 4-8

Nov 6, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: USPSTF Issues Draft Recommendation on Cognitive Impairment Screening, Malaria Case Numbers Hit 40-year High, Video Game Prompts Physicians to Consider Disaster Contingency Planning, User-friendly Resources Highlight Need-to-Know CMS ...

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News in Brief: Week of Oct. 28-Nov. 1

Oct 30, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Family Physician Assumes Official Role as TransforMED's Top Executive; FDA to Phase Out Last Two CFC-containing Inhalers by 2014; Medical Students Invited to Apply for CDC Fellowship; and NIH, CDC Create Sudden Death in the Young Registry.

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News in Brief: Week of Oct. 21-25

Oct 23, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Many Teens Smoking 'Little Cigars,' Flavored Cigarettes; NIDA Updates, Upgrades Teen Website, Adds Spanish-Language Features; Grant Money Funds Health IT, Physician Leadership Projects; and Practice-Based Research Networks 'Best ...

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News in Brief: Week of Oct. 14-18

Oct 16, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Joining Forces Free Webinar Series Focuses on Military Health Issues, New Tool Lets Health Exchange Users Compare Plan Premiums, RWJF Works to Decrease Inappropriate Emergency Department Use, and Competing ACOs Collaborate for Patient Good.

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News in Brief: Week of Oct. 7-11

Oct 9, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: ACIP Asks FPs to Take Survey on Vaccine Recommendations; Dietary Supplement Linked to Nonviral Hepatitis, FDA Warns; CMS' Physician Value-PQRS Registration System Closes Oct. 15; and 10 Federally Qualified Health Centers Form Safety-net ...

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News in Brief: Week of Sept. 30- Oct. 4

Oct 2, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: USPSTF Issues Draft Recommendation on Interventions for Child, Teen Drug Use; FDA Applies Risk-based Standards to Certain Medical Apps; Nonprofit Organization Launches Essay Contest for Health Care Anecdotes; and Grants Will Promote Rural...

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News in Brief: Week of Sept. 23-27

Sep 25, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: AAFP, USPSTF Finalize Breast Cancer Chemoprevention Recommendations; TransforMED Videos Highlight Family Medicine Clinics' PCMH Successes; Prepare to Meet January Deadline for Electronic Operating Rules; Help Patients Understand ...

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News in Brief: Week of Sept. 16-20

Sep 18, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Free GBS Guideline App Available; Escape Fire, CME on Sale; CDC Issues First-ever Report Detailing Antimicrobial Resistance Threats; AHRQ Research Examines Link Between Health IT, Patient Safety; PCORI Awards $114 Million to Fund 71 ...

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News in Brief: Week of Sept. 9-13

Sep 11, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: CDC Updates DTaP, Hib Vaccine Shortages Information; AAFP Endorses ACP Guideline on Oral Pharmacology for Type 2 Diabetes; HHS Issues Draft Action Plan to Prevent Adverse Drug Events; Free Webinar Explores the PCMH Model, Home Health; and...

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News in Brief: Week of Sept. 2-6

Sep 4, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: AAFP, USPSTF Say Evidence Lacking to Recommend For, Against Screening for PAD; Learn More About PQRS in Upcoming CMS Webinar; At Least 200,000 Deaths Each Year Could Be Prevented, Says CDC; and Tar Wars Goes Back to School.

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News in Brief: Week of Aug. 26-30

Aug 28, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: HHS Offers Health-related Mobile Device Apps for Physicians, Consumers; Qsymia Now Available at Certified Retail Pharmacies; CDC Opens Digital Library Online; HHS Awards Grants for Health Care Navigators; and School Districts Strengthen ...

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News in Brief: Week of Aug. 19-23

Aug 21, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Covidien Recalls Prefilled Flush Syringes Because of Sterility Concerns; Research Identifies Barriers to Integrating E-mail, E-Visits Into Patient Care; HHS Names New AHRQ Director; and Win $5,000 in the Million Hearts Hypertension ...

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News in Brief: Week of Aug. 12-16

Aug 14, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Updated Media Kit Highlights AAFP Efforts to Increase Medicare Payment Rates; CMS Posts ICD-10 Mapping Information; Latest Choosing Wisely Lists Available in Late 2013, Early 2014; New Website Will Help Small Businesses Shop for Health ...

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News in Brief: Week of Aug. 5-9

Aug 7, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: AAFP Praises Legislation to Eliminate Doubling of Student Interest Rates, AAMC Releases Results of Annual Medical School Questionnaire, Obama Administration Seeks Nominations for Local Change Agents by Aug. 9, and IOM Releases Report on ...

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News in Brief: Week of July 29-Aug. 2

Jul 31, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Nova Max Glucose Test Strips Recalled, Reporting Requirements for Transparency Program Take Effect Aug. 1, and Join Global Health Networking Meeting at National Conference.

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News in Brief: Week of July 22-26

Jul 24, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: TransforMED Announces 90 Practices for Medical Neighborhood Pilot; Grants Will Increase Number of Physicians Trained in Community Settings; CMS Announces Pioneer ACO Model Outcomes; Cost Savings, Improved Quality Result of PCMH ...

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News in Brief: Week of July 15-19

Jul 17, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: CMS Launches Apps to Help Physicians, Industry Track Financial Arrangements; Prescription Painkiller Deaths Jump Sharply Among Women, Says CDC; Learn More About New Registration System for CMS Programs; and FDA Approves Emergency Use of ...

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News in Brief: Week of July 8-12

Jul 10, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: CMS Delays Enforcement of DME Face-to-Face Requirement, AAFP/USPSTF Issue Updated POAG Recommendations, Free Webinar Focuses on CMS Quality Programs, Bipartisan Policy Center Launches Effort to Improve Employee Health, and Community ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of July 1-5

Jul 3, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Cracked Vials Prompt Hepatitis B Vaccine Recall; Providers Without Authority Writing Prescriptions, Says OIG Report; EHR Association Develops, Releases First Code of Conduct; Administration Postpones Coverage Requirement for Larger ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of June 24-28

Jun 26, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: ONC Encourages Physicians to Share Their Health IT Success Stories; NIH: Only Half of U.S. Youth Meet Physical Activity Standards; Study of Vietnam Vet Twins Suggests PTSD Boosts Heart Disease Risk; and HHS Touts Benefits, Consumer ...

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News in Brief: Week of June 17-21

Jun 19, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: NIH Launches Database on Dietary Supplements, Study Shows HPV Vaccine Helping Lower Infection Rates in Teen Girls, Researchers Track Changes in End-of-Life Care for Medicare Patients, AHRQ Guide Preps Primary Care Physicians for Health ...

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News in Brief: Week of June 10-14

Jun 12, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: AAFP, USPSTF Issue Child Maltreatment Recommendations; Medicare Shared Savings Program Topic of CMS Calls; CDC Study Sheds Light on ER Visits; Stay Current on CMS Administrative Simplification Activities; and California Practices With ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of June 3-7

Jun 5, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Survey Report Highlights Practice Trends of U.S. Physicians; CMS Finalizes Rule for Small Business Health Options Program; NIH Recruiting for GRADE Study; and MedWatch Turns 20, Offers New Tools.

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of May 27-31

May 29, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: FDA Alerts Physicians of Adverse Reactions Linked to Steroid Injections; USPSTF Issues Draft Screening Recommendations for GDM; Medicare Patient Disease Burden Accounts for Higher Costs by Geographic Area; Senate Confirms Tavenner as CMS ...

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News in Brief: Week of May 20-24

May 22, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: USPSTF Recommends Oral Fluoride Supplementation Starting at 6 Months; CMS Seeks More Participants for First Bundled Payment Initiative; Online Tool Shows Working Pharmacy Locations in Disaster Areas; EHR Uptake Among Physicians, Hospitals...

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of May 13-17

May 15, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: USPSTF Recommends Screening All Adults for Alcohol Misuse; Guidance Issued on Transfer of Care Measures in Meaningful Use Stage Two; CMS Announces Second Round of Awards for Health Care Innovation Project; Many Americans Are Unaware of ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of May 6-10

May 8, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: FDA Says Valproate Sodium Contraindicated During Pregnancy, FPM Scores Gold Award for Best Original Research From ASHPE, Type 1 Diabetes Trial Seeking Volunteers Online, CMS Schedules Call on Open Payments Rule, and New Survey Data Reveal...

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of April 29-May 3

May 1, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Ezogabine Linked to Retinal Abnormalities, Skin Discoloration, Hospira Distributor Recalling Injectable Combination Antibiotic; Proposed Rule Would Greatly Increase Rewards to Medicare Fraud Tipsters; and CMS Streamlines Applications for ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of April 22-26

Apr 24, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: National Drug Take-Back Day Scheduled; FDA Issues Several Recalls, Alerts Due to Sterility Concerns; Learn More About 'Blue Button' Technology; Adherence Rates, Medication Requests Focus of Study; and Data Challenge Contest Offers Three ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of April 15-19

Apr 17, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: FDA Approves Labeling for New, Abuse-deterrent OxyContin; CMS Launches Website to Post Transparency Information; Learn More About ICD-10 End-to-End Testing; NCQA Launches Recognition Program for Patient-Centered Specialty Practices; and ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of April 8-12

Apr 10, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: CMS Releases Report on 2011 PQRS, e-Rx Programs; Valley Fever Cases Surge in Southwestern United States, Says CDC; Report Documents Average Physician Wait Times; and Reported Cases of Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Reach 28, With Nine Deaths.

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of April 1-5

Apr 3, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: New Online Tool Supports Chronic Disease Management; Free Webinars Help Physicians Earn Incentives, Avoid Penalties; NSF Offers Online Sleep Disorders Primer for Primary Care Physicians; Fee-For-Service Payment Continues to Dominate in ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of March 25-29

Mar 27, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Consumer Reports, AFP Offer Choosing Wisely Documents; Study Ties Population Health to Number of Primary Care Physicians; New Graphic Outlines Key PCMH Components; Daily News E-mail Focuses on Family Medicine; and Study Documents Economic...

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of March 18-22

Mar 20, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Med Prep Recalls All Lots of All Compounded Products After Mold Reported; Take Advantage of New Health Information Exchange Resources; Expanded Health Care Coverage Will Affect States Differently, Says Study; Philanthropist of the Year, ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of March 11-15

Mar 13, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Scope of Practice Is Focus of Politico Pro Event, Academy Endorses Type 2 Diabetes Guideline, NCQA Paper Focuses on Integrated Care for Dual-eligible Enrollees, and Proposed Regulations Define Terms of Individual Insurance Mandate.

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of March 4-8

Mar 6, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: AAMC Report Details Rising Cost of U.S. Medical Education, Effective Patient Safety Strategies Outlined in AHRQ Report, HRSA Seeks Nominations for Expert Advisory Committee, and Vaccine Stakeholders Invited to Attend 2D Barcoding Pilot ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of Feb. 25-March 1

Feb 27, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: AAFP Launches Child, Adolescent Immunization Office Champions Project; CMMI Awards $20.75 Million for Medical Neighborhood Project; Final Rule Requires Catastrophic Plans to Cover Annual Primary Care Visits; ACOs Join Forces, Create ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of Feb. 18-22

Feb 20, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Family Medicine Scores Big in 2013 Match for D.O. Physicians; Free Webinar: Beat the 2012 PQRS Deadline, Earn Bonus Money; USPSTF Offers New Primary Care Tool; Nominations Due for Childhood Immunization Champion Awards; and Heart Health ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of Feb. 11-15

Feb 13, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Record-high $4.2 Billion Recovered in 2012 Health Care Fraud Efforts; CDC Provides New Pertussis Infographic to Educate Patients; Get the 4-1-1 on Medicare GME Payments From AAMC; Increased Risk of Diabetes, Metabolic Disorders Exists for...

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of Feb. 4-8

Feb 6, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Medical Schools, Teaching Hospitals Among Organizations Chosen for Bundling Pilot; OSHA Offering Web Page for Clinicians; PCORI Solicits Next Round of Clinical Effectiveness Research Projects; NIH Funding Directly Affects Production of ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of Jan. 28-Feb. 1

Jan 30, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: FDA Warns of Doxycycline Shortage; Accuracy Varies in Electronic Reporting of Quality Measures, Study Finds; PCMH Increases Access to Transitional Services for Youth With Special Needs; Study Examines Role of 'Chart Biopsy' in Improving ...

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News in Brief: Week of Jan. 21-25

Jan 23, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: NIH Panel Recommends Changing Name of Women's Disorder; AMA Designates $10 Million for Medical Education; AAFP Public Health Award Nominations Now Open; NCQA Offers PCMH Content Expert Certification; Website Helps Consumers, Small ...

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News in Brief: Week of Jan. 14-18

Jan 16, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: GlaxoSmithKline Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine Available Soon, Grant Money Flows to New York State Community Health Centers, HHS Report Describes Contributions of Fraud Prevention System, Budget Agreement Deals Fiscal Blow to CO-OP ...

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News in Brief: Week of Jan. 7-11

Jan 9, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Rise in HPV-associated Cancers Points to Need for Better Vaccine Coverage; CMS Announces 90-Day Period of Enforcement Discretion; and New Report Highlights Prevalence, Dangers of Binge Drinking in Women.

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of Dec. 31-Jan. 4

Jan 3, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Combination Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen Tablets Recalled; CCHIT Expands Reach Into ACO Realm; Vaccine Program Allows Confidential Error Reporting; Houston Clinic Named First Accredited ACO in Nation; and CDC Study Documents New HIV ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of Dec. 17-21

Dec 19, 2012 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: FDA Warns of Serious Skin Reactions When Combining Hepatitis C Drugs; New Year Brings Enhanced Payments for Medicaid Primary Care Services; Foundation Gives $700,000 in Grants to Aid Docs in New York, New Jersey; 2013 Grants Program Aims ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of Dec. 10-14

Dec 12, 2012 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: ONC Creates Meaningful Use Dashboard to Keep Physicians Updated, FDA Issues Updated Safety Review on Chantix, Updated Disaster Preparedness Manual Available, CDC Documents Increases in EMR/EHR Use in Office-based Settings, Cost of ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of Dec. 3-7

Dec 5, 2012 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Organizations Partner to Help Physicians Purchase EHRs; CMS Updates Stats on EHR Incentive Programs; Flu Season Started Early, CDC Says 'Get Vaccinated'; Take the AAFP Member Census; HHS Credits Health Care Law With Billions in Savings ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of Nov. 26-30

Nov 28, 2012 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: CDC's Updated Vaccine Storage Toolkit Now Available; e-Health Initiative Releases Survey on Health Information Exchanges; HHS Extends Deadline For State-Based Insurance Exchanges; Lights, Camera, Action, Says ONC; Consultant's Report ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

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News in Brief: Week of Nov. 19-23

Nov 21, 2012 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Mobile Phones, Texts Effective Smoking Cessation Tools; Diabetes Cases Continue to Climb, CDC Report Finds; Commonwealth Fund Surveys Primary Care Docs in 10 Countries; Federal Agency Releases Top 10 List of Most Pressing HHS Issues; IOM ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

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