Tuesday Feb 04, 2020

Here's How We Fight Administrative Burden for You

According to surveys, administrative burden is the top concern of family physicians. In this In the Trenches blog post, AAFP Senior Vice President of Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin offers an update on the Academy's work to reduce prior authorization and documentation requirements.


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Posted at 08:34AM Feb 04, 2020 by Shawn Martin | Comments [0]

Tuesday Jan 21, 2020

Burnout by Numbers

Recent surveys and studies paint a bleak landscape regarding physician burnout. AAFP Senior Vice President of Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin writes in this In The Trenches blog post that the continued shortcomings of electronic health records are the prime driver.


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Posted at 08:41AM Jan 21, 2020 by Shawn Martin | Comments [0]

Tuesday Oct 01, 2019

Members Set Course for AAFP at Congress of Delegates

In this In the Trenches blog post, AAFP Senior Vice President for Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin highlights some key new AAFP policies established last week during the Congress of Delegates.


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Posted at 10:12AM Oct 01, 2019 by Shawn Martin | Comments [0]

Tuesday Apr 16, 2019

Surveys: Physician Salaries Are Increasing, Burnout Persists

AAFP Senior Vice President for Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin writes in the latest In the Trenches blog post that findings from a pair of Medscape surveys on compensation and burnout offer a mix of good and bad news.


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Posted at 09:09AM Apr 16, 2019 by Shawn Martin | Comments [0]

Tuesday Oct 24, 2017

If Payers Could Reduce Administrative Burden, 'That'd Be Great'

In the latest In the Trenches blog post, AAFP Senior Vice President for Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin offers an update on the Academy's efforts to reduce administrative requirements and physician burnout.


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Posted at 09:00AM Oct 24, 2017 | Comments [0]

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