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 Dec 10, 2019

Reflections on a Decade of Change

Positive and sometimes negative, the 2010s saw massive shifts in health policy. In this In the Trenches blog post, AAFP Senior Vice President of Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin looks back at the issues he thinks made the biggest impact.


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Posted at 08:34AM Dec 10, 2019 by Shawn Martin | Comments [0]

Tuesday Jan 22, 2019

We're Working to Make Sure Telemedicine Is Real Medicine

AAFP Senior Vice President for Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin writes that the Academy has new resources to support telemedicine within family medicine practices.


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Posted at 06:00AM Jan 22, 2019 by Shawn Martin | Comments [0]

Tuesday May 01, 2018

EHR Market Needs Competition, Innovation

Back in 2004, the Bush administration predicted that electronic health records would help clinicians avoid medical mistakes, reduce costs and improve care within 10 years. In the latest In the Trenches post, Senior Vice President for Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin looks at what went wrong and what still needs to happen for EHRs to deliver on those lofty expectations.


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Posted at 08:00AM May 01, 2018 by Shawn Martin | Comments [0]

Tuesday Jul 18, 2017

AAFP's eHealth Initiative Aims to Make Health IT Work for FPs

Innovations in health technology aren't likely to succeed without physician input. In the latest In the Trenches blog post, AAFP Senior Vice President for Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin explains how the Academy's Alliance for eHealth Innovation is working to improve workflows and address gaps in needed functionality.


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Posted at 09:50AM Jul 18, 2017 | Comments [0]

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