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2015 Minority Health Month

Apr 7, 2015 - Minority patients are disproportionately affected by a number of chronic conditions. During National Minority Health Month, the AAFP is promoting health equity by highlighting chronic disease management resources for you and your patients.

Patient Care : Campaign Landing Pages

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/inform/minority-health-month.html

2018 Adolescent Immunization Best Practices Summit -- Wrap-Up Report

...Key Objectives During the summit, participants presented approaches used in their family medicine practices to achieve the following objectives: • Identify interventions, strategies, and system changes to increase adolescent immunization rates. • Understand and overcome...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/adolescent-immunizations-summit/wrap-up.pdf

2019 Recommendations of the AMA Opioid Task Force

...companies must have addiction medicine, addiction psychiatry and psychiatric physicians not only in the network but accepting new patients as well as mental health and substance use disorder parity coverage that is on par with medical and surgical benefits. Anything less is...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/pain_management/hops19-ama-opioid-recs.pdf

A Guide to Comprehensive Hepatitis C Counceling and Testing

Studies of HCV testing of people born from 1945 to 1965, and linking them to care and treatment, have found this strategy to be cost effective. One-time testing is estimated to identify 800,000 infections and, with linkage to care and

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/hepc-counselingandtesting-publichealth.pdf

A Guide to Tobacco Cessation Group Visits

...Why offer group visits? Group visits were identified in the Future of Family Medicine Project as one of 10 features that have a direct financial effect on practices. It was estimated that group visits have the potential to generate $15,411 per physician per year.2 Well-organized...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/group-visit-guide.pdf

A Guide to Tobacco Cesssation Group Visits

Group visits include a group educational session plus most components of individual visits, including one-onone medical evaluations conducted by a physician or nurse practitioner.

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/GrpVisitGuide2012.pdf

A Guidebook to the Health Equity Curricular Toolkit

...University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ 1 CONTRIBUTORS...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/hops19-he-guidebook.pdf

A National Agenda for Research in Collaborative Care

At the AHRQ-funded Collaborative Care Research Network Research Development Conference in Denver in October 2009, key national leaders took major steps toward establishing a research agenda for collaborative care among primary care and mental health clinicians. This set of three ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/kessler-frameworkccmetrics-2011.pdf

A National Agenda for Research in Collaborative Care

At the AHRQ-funded Collaborative Care Research Network Research Development Conference in Denver in October 2009, key national leaders took major steps toward establishing a research agenda for collaborative care among primary care and mental health clinicians. This set of three ...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/peek-collaborativecarelexicon-2011.pdf

A National Agenda for Research in Collaborative Care

...D., University of Colorado School of Medicine Rodger Kessler, Ph. D., ABPP, University of Vermont College of Medicine C.J. Peek, Ph.D., University of Minnesota Medical School Gene A. Kallenberg, M. D., Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/miller-est-research-agenda-CC-AHRQ-2011.pdf

A preliminary taxonomy of medical errors in family practice

This medical error taxonomy, developed from self-reports of errors observed by family physicians during their routine clinical practice, emphasizes problems in healthcare processes and acknowledges medical errors arising from shortfalls in clinical knowledge and skills. Patient safety ...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/doveyprelimtaxonomy.pdf

AAFP Child and Adolescent Immunization Office Champions Project - Final Report

... Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (AFMRD) listserv members  AAFP Vaccine Science Fellows  Social media outlets, including Twitter and Facebook To be considered for the Office Champions Project, practices agreed to the following:  Physician champion...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/office-champions-final-report.pdf

AAFP NRN Newsletter -- National Research Network

Feb 19, 2019 - x

Patient Care : National Research Network

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/nrn/nrn/news.html

Access to Primary Care is Not Enough: A Health Equity Road Map

...barriers to care in the social determinants of health (SDoH).5 The concept of access in healthcare is multidimensional. The Institute of Medicine defines access as having "the timely use of personal health services to achieve the best health outcomes".1 The classic model of access...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/hops19-econ-access.pdf

Addendum - FQHC Fact Sheet

...Tobacco Cessation National Dissemination Project with 50 family medicine practices. The project was a great success. The goal of the Office Champions Tobacco Cessation Project was to recruit and train family medicine practices to provide leadership in implementing tobacco...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/addendum-fact-sheet.pdf

Addressing Alcohol Use Practice Manual

...FASDFAMILY andCOMMUNITY MEDICINE Ensure every patient who uses alcohol is identified, screened for risky drinking, and offered appropriate brief intervention, referral, or treatment. Funding provided by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/alcohol/alcohol-manual.pdf

ADHD: Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of ...

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common neurobehavioral disorder of childhood and can profoundly affect the academic achievement, well-being, and social interactions of children; the American Academy of Pediatrics first published clinical recommendations for ...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/aap-adhd.pdf

Adolescent and Young Adult Health

Jun 16, 2017 - Access resources to help your adolescent and young adult patients.

Patient Care : Well-being and Prevention

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/public-health/adolescent-young-adult.html

Adolescent Immunization Office Champions Project

...• Objective 1: Recruit 20 family medicine practices and identify a physician and office champion o Twenty practices were recruited and physician and office champions identified o The AAFP METRIC Adolescent Immunization module was completed o Action Plan and evidence-based...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/office-champions-final-report-adolescent.pdf

Adoption of a Portal for the Primary Care Management of Pediatric

...J Med Internet Res 2016 | vol. 18 | iss. 6 | e172 | p.1http://www.jmir.org/2016/6/e172/ (page number not for citation purposes) Fiks et alJOURNAL OF MEDICAL INTERNET RESEARCH XSL•FO RenderX ClinicalTrial: Clinicaltrials.gov NCT01966068; https:/...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/j-med-internet-res.pdf

Adult ADHD Screening -- National Research Network Studies

Oct 21, 2014 - A study to assess the interest and feasibility of screening for adult ADHD among family physicians.

Patient Care : National Research Network

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/nrn/nrn/studies/all/adult-adhd.html

Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Issue Brief

The Adult ADHD (AADHD) pilot project explored clinician perceptions, attitudes and readiness to screen, diagnose and treat adult patients with AADHD. The central aim of the project was to test the feasibility and acceptability to both patients and providers of usi ng a tablet device ...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/adult-adhd-issue-brief.pdf

Advances in the Prevention and Control of Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs)

For over a decade, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has invested in research and implementation projects to prevent healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in diverse health care settings. AHRQ’s commitment to HAI prevention has been expressed in activities within ...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/brandt-advances-prevention-control-hais.pdf

Alcohol and Sleep Problems in Primary Care Patients: A Report from the AAFP National ...

Hazardous and harmful drinking and sleep problems are common, but their associations among patients seen in primary care have not been examined. We hypothesized that greater levels of alcohol consumption would be associated with several self-reported sleep problems. Moderate and ...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/2alcoholandsleepannals2010.pdf

Alcohol Misuse

Jul 11, 2017 - Access AAFP resources to reduce alcohol misuse.

Patient Care : Well-being and Prevention

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/public-health/alcohol.html

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