ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
Family medicine, general
What will medical practice look like in the next decade? Here's one possibility.
Should a patient ask you what's wrong with health care today, where do you start?
The medical home and the accountable care organization need each other.
The legislation isn't perfect, but it makes an important point – that primary care deserves more attention.
Referring to a 1903 book on medical practice management, the author argues that physicians faced challenges 100 years ago that are startlingly similar to today's problems -- threats to primary care, inadequate income, scheming lawyers and more.
If the PCMH represents good primary care, why isn't it defined by the criteria of good primary care?
A coalition is working to prove the concept and create an imperative for change. Payers and policymakers are getting on board. Are you?
The public has an idea of what a patient-centered medical home is, but they haven't yet identified it with us.
A small group of physicians has a big say in what you get paid.
To save the specialty, we need to recognize what makes a good family physician.