Tuesday Sep 15, 2020
Retail Telehealth Isn’t the Call Policymakers Should Answer
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.
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.
Tuesday Jan 22, 2019
We're Working to Make Sure Telemedicine Is Real Medicine
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.
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.