Family Practice Management Earns Accolades From American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Journal receives three awards for excellence in health care publishing

LEAWOOD, Kan. – The American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors recently recognized Family Practice Management with three awards for editorial excellence in health care publishing.

FPM received two awards for articles in the society’s Best Case History category: a Gold Award for “Controlling Hypertension” (September/October 2014) and a Bronze Award for “How to Monitor Opioid Use for Your Patients With Chronic Pain” (November/December 2014).

FPM also received a Bronze Award in the Best Feature Article Series category for its series of articles on ICD-10 implementation, coding and compliance.

“These awards are a testament to the value our editorial team and subject matter experts bring to Family Practice Management’s extensive audience of physicians and medical practice staff,” said Stephanie Hanaway, publisher and director of the American Academy of Family Physicians’ Journal Media Division. “We are honored to be among this year’s distinguished award recipients.”

For additional information and links to the award winning content, please click here.

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Founded in 1947, the AAFP represents 129,000 physicians and medical students nationwide. It is the only medical society devoted solely to primary care.

Family physicians conduct approximately one in five office visits -- that’s 192 million visits annually or 48 percent more than the next most visited medical specialty. Today, family physicians provide more care for America’s underserved and rural populations than any other medical specialty. Family medicine’s cornerstone is an ongoing, personal patient-physician relationship focused on integrated care.

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