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Family Practice Management (journal)
"Practice transformation" is a more gradual process than the term, or the Academy, suggests. To help practices make the stepwise transformation, Family Practice Management has collected and organized dozens of relevant articles in an online collection.
The author introduces the "FPM 2008 Reader Challenge: A Search for Big Ideas That Have Made a Difference in Family Physicians' Practices," a second version of the challenge that produced the "Big Ideas" issue of Family Practice Management in September 2004.
The article describes the results of a survey of physicians' experiences with major health care payers.
The results of the “Grade Your Payers” survey are reported in this issue. The survey, which Family Practice Management conducted in concert with the AAFP, was designed to collect family physicians' opinions of the health plans they deal with. And the opinions collected are about as negative as you would expect.
“Electronic Health Records: The 2007 FPM User-Satisfaction Survey,” which appeared in the April issue and is now available online, is designed to allow us to publish product-specific user-satisfaction information about a number of popular EHR systems.
The 2007 version of the EHR user-satisfaction survey form.
Introduces the idea of self-reported Prescribed credit for peer reviews and offers it as an incentive in a call for reviewers.
Reintroduces the editorial philosophy of Family Practice management and urges readers to fill out the health plan satisfaction survey.
This article will describe the survey of physicians' satisfaction with payers that FPM and the AAFP are launching in October 2006.