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AAFP Joins Rebuild Rural Infrastructure Coalition

Academy to Provide Primary Care 'Voice of Expertise'

04/03/2019 — The AAFP has joined with more than 240 other organizations to help elevate primary care issues in rural America with legislators and policymakers.

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AAFP Joins CMS to Launch Artificial Intelligence Challenge

Goal Is Better Health IT, Improved Patient Outcomes

03/29/2019 — The AAFP has partnered with CMS and the Laura and John Arnold Foundation on a project to better predict health outcomes and improve health care quality through artificial intelligence.

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Identifying Priorities Is First Step to Better Outcomes

Patient Focus Begins in Waiting Room

03/27/2019 — Researchers recently designed and tested a waiting room Visit Planner tool that aims to help patients identify and voice their top priorities for the visit before seeing their physician.

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AAFP's Innovation Fellow Studies Tech, Digital Scribes

Deadline for 2019 Applications Is May 17

03/20/2019 — Medical student Erkin Otles, M.S.E., said the AAFP's Primary Care Innovation Fellowship opened doors, supplied resources and mentoring, and provided protected time for his research. Could you be next?

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