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Family medicine, general
With tremendous change taking place in health care, the mood among family physicians is anxious, but there are reasons to be hopeful.
Since 1970, when the author sat for the first family medicine certification exam, a lot has changed - but not everything.
"A physician is obligated to consider more than a diseased organ, more even than the whole man - he must view the man in his world." -- Dr. Harvey Cushing
Admit it, you're guilty of at least one of these.
The environment is tougher than ever. Proactive revenue management and direct pay models provide opportunities for small practices
It's time to focus on what you do best.
Even patients with specialized conditions such as sickle cell disease need primary care physicians.
This special report reviews the value of family medicine, the challenges it faces, and AAFP data on the nature of family medicine practice today.
The beginning of the year is a good time to figure out where we are and where we're headed.
What will medical practice look like in the next decade? Here's one possibility.