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fpm20130900p12-rt1.pdf

...Follow Lucy on her access journey to find out whether she gets the best possible care, when she gets an appointment, and whether she sees her own family physician. START HERE 1 JUST DROP BY CLINIC This clinic does not make appointments. Patients who want to be seen must...

Family Practice Management

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fpm20130900p12.pdf

...Some practices have had great success in improving access with this model, while others have failed. A study of six primary care practices found that five of the six improved access but none achieved same-day access, and the improvements were often not sustainable over time.2 A...

Family Practice Management

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fpm20140300oa1.pdf

...Even if a practice offers excellent care at an afford-able price, it can always do better. That was the thinking five years ago at Terry Reilly Health Services when the system’s leadership wondered if being the cheap, easily available health care option to the area’s needy patients...

Family Practice Management

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fpm20140300p10.pdf

...care, generate additional net revenue, and prepare your practice for the future. Adding HEALTH EDUCATION SPECIALISTS to Your Practice M. Lee Chambliss, MD, MSPH, Suzanne N. Lineberry, MPH, MCHES, CHC, William M. Evans, MPH, MCHES, CHC, and Daniel L. Bibeau, PhD, CHC P...

Family Practice Management

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fpm20140300p3.pdf

...Will team-based care be our salvation? Do you sometimes feel inadequate? Time pressured? Are you overwhelmed by all the care recommen-dations you are expected to meet? In 2003, Yarnall et al. from Duke University’s Depart- ment of Community and Family Medicine published an...

Family Practice Management

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fpm20140700p13.pdf

...The degree to which pediatric patients are up-to-date on recommended immunizations is a key quality metric of well-child care - for both the patient and the practice. Inadequate immuniza- tion can increase the risk of acquiring serious infectious diseases. Low rates of immunization...

Family Practice Management

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fpm20140900p23.pdf

...in 2004 with a state diabetes registry program that taught my nurses and me the value of having patient-spe- cific reports at the point of care and population reports for investigating trends and goal plan- ning. Culture is critical to quality improvement work, and this program laid...

Family Practice Management

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fpm20141100p23.pdf

...TEAM-BASED CARE: Saving Time and Improving Efficiency Kevin D. Hopkins, MD, and Christine A. Sinsky, MD This used to be the start of a typical day in my (Dr. Hopkins’) office: 18-25 patient visits on the schedule, 30 test results in my inbox, and 20 phone encounters that I...

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fpm20141100p5.pdf

...How can we be more efficient in primary care? How can we focus on doing things only physicians are trained to do and avoid doing clerical tasks and other things that less expensive employees can perform? Going even further, how can we make everyone in the office more productive,...

Family Practice Management

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fpm20150500p24.pdf

...Meeting patients’ needs for access to care is one of the most frustrating challenges fam-ily physicians face. Physicians generally want to provide care for their patients at all times - when they are sick and when they are healthy, for acute care or for routine check-ups - but doing...

Family Practice Management

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fpm20150500p5.pdf

...in family medicine, differences between the needs of employed family physicians and owner physicians, and the rapid pace of change in health care delivery, among other things, complicate this task. But deciding what topics to target is actually the easier part. Because FPM is a...

Family Practice Management

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fpm20150700p28.pdf

...Steer patients away from inappropriate and overused procedures that can diminish health care. About the Authors Dr. Lin is associate professor of family medicine, director of the Robert L. Phillips Jr. Health Policy Fellowship at Georgetown University School of Medicine in...

Family Practice Management

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fpm20151100p13.pdf

...the work life of physicians to help them avoid burnout is such an important goal that researchers are now calling it the fourth aim of health care, next to improving population health, enhancing the patient experience, and reducing costs.1 Clearly, it’s a big deal. ➤ © R O B...

Family Practice Management

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fpm20160500p15.pdf

...Patient satisfaction scores are increasingly affecting reimbursement for medical care as value-based purchasing becomes more prevalent. Succeeding in this payment model requires physicians and their organizations to first understand how patients judge ser- vice quality and then to...

Family Practice Management

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fpm20160500p23.pdf

...Setting a goal, identifying the right patients, and implementing team care can help bring hypertension under control. Improving Blood Pressure Control With Strategic Workflows Arnold E. Cuenca, DO, CAQSM, FAAFP The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0500/fpm20160500p23.pdf

fpm20160700p23.pdf

...More than three-quarters of hospital- and office-based care is provided using electronic health records (EHRs), and significant government incentives (and penalties) are increasing that percentage.1,2 Incentives aside, most of us adopt EHRs to improve the efficiency, quality, and...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0700/fpm20160700p23.pdf

fpm20160900p12.pdf

...In Defense of Direct Primary Care Philip Eskew, DO, JD, MBA Direct primary care will continue to grow because it empowers price transparency, quality, and patient satisfaction. Direct primary care (DPC) is a growing movement across the United States involving at least 429...

Family Practice Management

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fpm20161100p14.pdf

...challenges in today’s health care environment, the importance of leadership from family physicians cannot be understated. Influencing policy, trail-blazing new practice models, helping to shift the focus from health care to health, leading effective care teams in clinics, or...

Family Practice Management

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fpm20161100p25.pdf

...we are learning the extent to which Medi- care payment will be transformed.1 Our payments will now be directly connected to the quality and cost of the care we provide. Those of us who provide higher quality, lower cost care will be paid more, and those who do not will be paid...

Family Practice Management

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fpm20170300p19.pdf

...As the health care system undergoes tremendous change and the primary care physician shortage continues, family physicians are repeatedly being asked to see more patients in less time while providing greater care coordination than ever before. It is therefore not surprising that...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0300/fpm20170300p19.pdf

fpm20170500p25.pdf

...of providing health care from payers to physicians and other health care providers by tying reimbursement to value. This shift is part of an effort to achieve the triple aim of improving population health, reducing health care costs, and improving the patient care experience. The...

Family Practice Management

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fpm20170700p38.pdf

...Improve your team’s effectiveness A high-functioning team is criti-cal to the success of a medical practice. What steps can you take to improve its effectiveness? • Create a mission review card that staff members can fill out and turn in when they observe repeated actions or...

Family Practice Management

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fpm20170900p6.pdf

...no (those who have declined for reasons we have yet to explore). After eight years of working together, we have developed a team-based routine that has improved our efficiency and effectiveness in getting our patients vaccinated. The nurse’s role: Setting the stage I (Crues)...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0900/fpm20170900p6.pdf

FPs Doing Good Work in House of Medicine

FPs Doing Good Work in House of Medicine

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/fps_doing_good_work_in.html

FPs Opine on Practice Transformation Network Experience

New research from the American Board of Family Medicine examines why physicians joined a practice transformation network, what they expected and what they got from the experience.

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20190528ptnetworsks.html

Free AAFP CME

View list of free AAFP CME including activities just for members.

https://www.aafp.org/cme/browse/free.html

Free Physicians From 'Transactional Tasks,' Authors Write

Assigning more tasks to nonphysicians can lead to better care and less burnout, according to an article in the March/April issue of Annals of Family Medicine.

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20180313personalizedcare.html

From the Editor Department Collection

...Coding: Procedure coding (CPT, HCPCS)-CPT: Transitional care codes Coding: Procedure coding (CPT, HCPCS)-Procedure coding, general Documentation-Documentation, general Family medicine (the specialty)-American Academy of Family Physicians Family medicine (the...

Family Practice Management

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From the Editor Department Collection

...Coding: Procedure coding (CPT, HCPCS)-CPT: Transitional care codes Coding: Procedure coding (CPT, HCPCS)-Procedure coding, general Documentation-Documentation, general Family medicine (the specialty)-American Academy of Family Physicians Family medicine (the...

Family Practice Management

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From the Editor: Focusing on the Patient and Physician Experience

...Focusing on the Patient and Physician Experience Let FPM help you take care of your patients and find the joy in practice. I am honored and delighted to take on the role of medical editor of FPM. I have been a long-time reader and contributor to the journal and am excited about the...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0700/fpm20190700p5.pdf

Frontotemporal Dementia: A Review for Primary Care Physicians

...Frontotemporal Dementia: A Review for Primary Care Physicians ROBERTO CARDARELLI, DO, MPH, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, Texas ANDREW KERTESZ, MD, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada JANICE A. KNEBL, DO, University of North Texas...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1201/afp20101201p1372.pdf

Frontotemporal Dementia: A Review for Primary Care Physicians - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2010 - Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is one of the most common forms of dementia in persons younger than 65 years. Variants include behavioral variant FTD, semantic dementia, and progressive nonfluent aphasia. Behavioral and language manifestations are core features of FTD, and patients have ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1201/p1372.html

Generation Gap: Effectively Leading Physicians of All Ages

...ne major challenge currently facing physician leaders is nego-tiating the differing behavior and values of nurses, doctors, and other health care personnel born of differ- ent generational age groups. These groups are popularly known as the traditionalists, the baby boomers,...

Family Practice Management

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Generation Gap: Effectively Leading Physicians of All Ages -- FPM

Jun 1, 2013 - Learning what makes physicians of different eras tick can go a long way toward making them happy and productive.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0500/p29.html

Geriatric Assessment: An Office-Based Approach - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2018 - Family physicians should be proficient in geriatric assessment because, as society ages, older adults will constitute an increasing proportion of patients. Geriatric assessment evaluates medical, social, and environmental factors that influence overall well-being, and addresses ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0615/p776.html

Get Paid with the Annual Wellness Visit

The Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) allows practices to gain information about the patient, including medical and family history, health risks, and specific vitals.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/getting-paid/coding/annual-wellness-visits.html

Get Started

Begin using the Office Champions Adult Immunizations tool

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/prevention-wellness/immunizations-vaccines/office-champtions/get-started.html

Get the Most Out of Your AAFP Membership

Academy members receive exclusive products, programs, services and discounts totaling more than $4,000 in savings each year. In this Leader Voices Blog post, AAFP President Gary LeRoy, M.D., highlights some perks you might not be aware of.

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20200101lv-membervalue.html

Guide to social needs screening

...a person’s: • Access to medical care • Access to nutritious foods • Access to clean water and functioning utilities (e.g., electricity, sanitation, heating, and cooling) • Early childhood social and physical environment, including child care • Education and health literacy •...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/hops19-physician-guide-sdoh.pdf

Guidelines on the Supervision of Certified Nurse Midwives, Nurse Practitioners and ...

Explore the guidelines set for family physicians for the supervision of non-physician providers.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/guidelines-supervision.html

Health Care Professionals, Family Physician Training With

Learn AAFP's support of the training of family medicine residents in collaborative teams with non-physicians.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/health-care-professionals.html

HealthLandscape Introduces Population Health Profiler

HealthLandscape, an innovation the AAFP acquired in 2014, has released its new Community Vital Signs Population Health Profiler, a free tool that could be incredibly helpful for family physicians.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20180529pophealthprofiler.html

Here's What You Need to Know About Primary Care First

In this In the Trenches blog post, AAFP Senior Vice President for Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin summarizes key points of the new Primary Care First program.

AAFP News : In the Trenches : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/20191112itt-PCF.html

HIPAA: Answers to Your Frequently Asked Questions -- FPM

Apr 1, 2018 - Does your organization interpret HIPAA too strictly, too loosely, or just right? Find out with these FAQs.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0300/p12.html

Hold a Course

Bring the very best training opportunity to maternity care providers in your area when you hold an Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) Course. Begin the process here.

https://www.aafp.org/cme/programs/also/hold.html

Hold an Instructor Course

Learn how to offer an Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) Instructor Course in your area.

https://www.aafp.org/cme/programs/also/hold/instructor.html

Hold an Provider Course

Learn how to offer an Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) Provider Course in your area.

https://www.aafp.org/cme/programs/also/hold/provider.html

How an Employed Group Redesigned Itself to Achieve Financial Viability -- FPM

Apr 1, 2000 - This 32-site medical group was facing financial ruin, until its employees (both physicians and staff members) came up with a radical plan.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/0400/p21.html

How Do We Talk About the Worst-case Scenario?

Against the backdrop of a pandemic, Allison Edwards, M.D., ponders the best way to broach the subject of end-of-life care with a relatively young patient panel in the Fresh Perspectives blog.

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20200520fp-endoflife.html

How to calculate the value of team documentation -- FPM

Having a medical assistant or nurse handle the paperwork related to patient visits can help you be more efficient and increase revenue. Here’s how to calculate the value.

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/team_documentation_savings.html

How to Excel at Access -- and Why It Matters -- FPM

Oct 1, 2018 - Patients do better and cost less when they have ready access to primary care, but could your practice be thinking about access all wrong?

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0900/p27.html

How to Excel at Access-and Why It Matters

...How to Excel at Access - and Why It Matters Patients do better and cost less when they have ready access to primary care, but could your practice be thinking about access all wrong? ABOUT THE AUTHOR Dr. Mills is medical director of Ascension Medical Group - St. John Clinic in...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0900/fpm20180900p27.pdf

How to help sustain a quality improvement initiative -- FPM

Quality improvement efforts require motivated staff. These three suggestions can help keep employees engaged.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/sustaining_quality_improvement.html

How to Help Your Patients Choose Wisely -- FPM

Aug 1, 2015 - Steer patients away from inappropriate and overused procedures that can diminish health care.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0700/p28.html

How to Lead Up in Your Organization

...About the Author Dr. Franko is the senior academic chair of primary care and chair of the Department of Family Medicine at Carolinas HealthCare System in Charlotte, N.C. Author disclosure: no relevant financial affiliations disclosed. Downloaded from the Family Practice...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/1100/fpm20171100p6.pdf

How to Lead Up in Your Organization -- FPM

Dec 1, 2017 - Leading up is about setting an example and building influence so you can be more effective. It starts with these seven skills.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/1100/p6.html

How to Prepare for and Survive a Violent Patient Encounter

...U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 70 percent of all workplace assaults occur in the health care and social services industry.3 Reasons for this include feel- ings that health care services have become more impersonal, longer wait times, unmet patient expectations, increased...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/1100/fpm20181100p5.pdf

How to See Your Practice Through Your Patients' Eyes -- FPM

Jun 1, 2008 - It's as simple as entering through the front door and taking a walk around your practice.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0600/p18.html

How to Talk to Reluctant Patients About the Flu Shot -- FPM

Oct 1, 2017 - This three-step framework can help you address patients' concerns about influenza immunization.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0900/p6.html

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all.pdflist.html

...Health Care, Confidentiality (/content/aafp/about/policies/all/adolescent- confidentiality.content.pdflist.html) Adolescent Health Care, Role of the Family Physician (/content/aafp/about/policies/all/adolescent- role.content.pdflist.html) Adolescent Health Care, Sexuality and...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/policies/AAFP_AllPoliciesApril2019.pdf

I Hired a Community Health Worker and Now We Work Miracles

Patients need doctors, but some need more help to achieve better health. Kimberly Becher, M.D., writes about the dramatic difference a community health worker has made in her practice.

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20180917fp-commhealth.html

Ideas for Optimizing Your Nursing Staff -- FPM

Feb 1, 2003 - The article presents tips for making more efficient use of nurses in office-based practice.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0200/p51.html

Identification of and Treatment for Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care Settings - ...

Jun 15, 2019 - We have identified the ways in which family physicians can implement the USPSTF screening recommendation for unhealthy alcohol use and then intervene when a patient has a positive screen.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0615/p733.html

Identifying Priorities Is First Step to Better Outcomes

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.

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20190327visitplanner.html

Implementing Advanced Access in a Group Practice Network -- Family Practice Management

...Primary care practices face numerous challenges on their way to improving patient access. Patients compare the service they receive in health care to the service they receive in other industries and expect equivalent convenience. Since patients are increas- ingly likely to choose or...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0500/fpm20040500p35.pdf

Improving Blood Pressure Control With Strategic Workflows -- FPM

Jun 1, 2016 - Setting a goal, identifying the right patients, and implementing team care can help bring hypertension under control.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0500/p23.html

Improving the Delivery of Preventive Services to Children - Editorials - American ...

Mar 15, 2011 - How should a busy family physician approach well-child visits and the delivery of preventive services to children? Although there is a lack of robust patient-oriented evidence that addresses this question, several interventions improve the delivery of preventive services to children.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0315/p659.html

Increasing Pneumococcal Immunization Rates

...developed QI projects and outcomes that had an impact on direct patient care and system changes. Education and/or QI projects included team-based approaches and behavioral change resources for health care clinicians and their practice teams. As part of their QI initiative, the...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0700/fpm20200700p17.pdf

Increasing Pneumococcal Immunization Rates -- FPM Restricted content. Login required.

Aug 1, 2020 - This supplement from the American Academy of Family Physicians shares learnings from state chapter quality improvement initiatives designed to increase adult pneumococcal vaccination rates. The project was supported by a grant from Pfizer Independent Grants for Learning and Change.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0700/p17.html

Initial Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulim<FEFF>ia ...

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American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0101/afp20150101p46.pdf

Initial Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa - ...

Jan 1, 2015 - Eating disorders are life-threatening conditions that are challenging to address; however, the primary care setting provides an important opportunity for critical medical and psychosocial intervention. The recently published Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0101/p46.html

Initial Preventive Physical Examination (IPPE)

Learn about the initial preventive physical examination (IPPE), a preventive visit offered to newly-enrolled Medicare beneficiaries.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/getting-paid/coding/preventive-physical-examination.html

Innovation in Practice: Six Ways to Harness the Power of Your Ideas -- Family Practice ...

...New Model of Care proposed by the FFM project defines in broad brush strokes a redesigned practice that is just being invented today. It includes ideas such as the following: • Group visits, • Advanced access scheduling, • Online appointment scheduling, • Planned care for...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0600/fpm20050600p37.pdf

Innovation in Practice: Six Ways to Harness the Power of Your Ideas -- FPM

Jun 1, 2005 - With a clear aim, some basic innovation tools and a willingness to experiment, your team can produce some remarkable ideas.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0600/p37.html

Integration of Primary Care and Public Health (Position Paper)

Read AAFP's position paper on Integration of Primary Care and Public Health.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/integration-primary-care.html

International Efforts to Reduce Disparities

...Primary Care Means Checking More than Blood Pressure. Learning Objectives After participating in this learning module, the participant will be able to: 1. Describe the critical role of primary care in global health. 2. Provide examples of approaches to patient-centered care...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/hops19-econ-international.pdf

Intimate Partner Violence - American Family Physician

May 15, 2011 - Intimate partner violence is a common source of physical, psychological, and emotional morbidity. In the United States, approximately 1.5 million women and 834,700 men annually are raped and/or physically assaulted by an intimate partner. Women are more likely than men to be injured, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0515/p1165.html

Is Family Medicine Ready for the Home? -- FPM

Sep 1, 2007 - The medical home seems to hold out great hope, but getting there may not be easy.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0900/p8.html

It's Humbling to Be Reminded How Much There Is to Know

Margaux Lazarin, D.O., M.P.H., writes in this Fresh Perspectives blog post that a moment of self-doubt provided motivation for her to learn more and do better.

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20190430fp-keeplearning.html

It's Not Hard to Be Humble: The Role of Humility in Leadership -- FPM

Jun 1, 2018 - Here’s how to keep ego from getting in the way of effective teamwork.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0500/p25.html

It's Time to Go RAFing -- FPM

Apr 1, 2018 - What you don’t know about risk-adjustment factor scores could cost you.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0300/p5.html

It’s Not Hard to Be Humble: The Role of Humility in Leadership

...arro-gant leaders who have soured company culture and driven valuable employees to underperform or leave. In health care, the ongoing evolution toward team-based care and quality measure- ment calls for leaders who can attract and inspire followers, but a big, self-confident...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0500/fpm20180500p25.pdf

It’s the weekend: Are you spending it with your EHR? -- FPM

Physicians spend one to two hours each night on their electronic health record (EHR) or paperwork, including weekends.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/ehr-after-hours.html

January/February 2019

...Tools for Better Dementia Care Brian K. Unwin; Natalia Loskutova; Patrick Knicely; Christopher D. Wood Using Empowered CMAs and Nursing Staff to Improve Team-based Care James Jerzak The 2019 Medicare Documentation, Coding, and Payment Update Kent J. Moore; Amy...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0100/

January/February 2019

...Tools for Better Dementia Care Brian K. Unwin; Natalia Loskutova; Patrick Knicely; Christopher D. Wood Using Empowered CMAs and Nursing Staff to Improve Team-based Care James Jerzak The 2019 Medicare Documentation, Coding, and Payment Update Kent J. Moore; Amy...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0100

Joint Letter from Physician Groups Opposing Medicare Mental Health Access Act - ...

...Dear Committee Leaders: The undersigned medical professional organizations write to you with an urgent request that impacts the quality of care that our nation’s patients receive. H.R. 884 / S. 2772, the Medicare Mental Health Access Act, would change the definition of physician...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/LT-Congress-OpposingMedicareMentalHealthAccessAct-092220.pdf

Joint Letter on Expanding Scope of Practice for Non-professional Health Care Providers ...

...The undersigned medical associations and medical specialty societies are writing to register serious concerns with the Health Care Professional Practice in VA Memorandum (Memorandum) issued by the Office of the Under Secretary of Health on April 21, 2020, and underlying Directive...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/LT-VA-ExpandedScopeNonProHealthCareProviders-062420.pdf

Joint Letter to CMS Opposing Expansion of Scope of Practice for NPPs in IRF Settings - ...

...IRF-level care, as well as the clinicians and institutions that furnish services to the broader Medicare population, the undersigned organizations write to express our concerns that this proposal will undermine delivery of and access to physician-led team-based care in the IRF...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/LT-CMS-NPsIRFSetting-061120.pdf

Joint Letter to Congress on Telehealth Principles - July 1, 2020

...competence regarding emergency readiness and response through the lens of COVID-19, with the aim of building capacity for primary care providers to care for children and their families affected by COVID-19. A recent survey of AAFP members found that 81 percent of family physicians...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/health_it/telehealth/LT-Congress-TelehealthHELP-070120.pdf

Joint Letter to HHS on Protecting and Improving Medicare for our Nation’s Seniors ...

...adopted team-based approach to health care. Scope of practice of health care professionals should be based on standardized, adequate training and demonstrated competence in patient care, not politics. While all health care professionals share an important role in providing care to...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/LT-HHS-ProtectingImprovingMedicareSeniorsEO-102919.pdf

July 2016 Board Minutes Summary

...of the Executive Committee electronic ballot approving AAFP Sponsorship of the National Coalition on Health Care three-part Congressional briefing series, Primary Care Policy and Achieving Delivery Transformation. 1 Ratification of the Executive Committee electronic ballot ceasing...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/restricted/July2016BoardMinutesSummary.pdf

July/August 2017

...Treating Anxiety and Depression in Primary Care: Reducing Barriers to Access Karen Colorafi; Jillian Vanselow; Tiffany Nelson Building Capacity to Care for Refugees Jeffrey Walden; Olga Valdman; Ranit Mishori; Martha Carlough Reducing Frustration and Increasing...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0700/

July/August 2017

...Treating Anxiety and Depression in Primary Care: Reducing Barriers to Access Karen Colorafi; Jillian Vanselow; Tiffany Nelson Building Capacity to Care for Refugees Jeffrey Walden; Olga Valdman; Ranit Mishori; Martha Carlough Reducing Frustration and Increasing...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0700

Keeping It Real: Preceptorship Exposes Students to Importance of Rural Family Medicine

Keeping It Real: Preceptorship Exposes Students to Importance of Rural Family Medicine

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/preceptorship_exposes_students_to_importance.html

Keys to High-Functioning Office Teams -- FPM

Jun 1, 2011 - Trying to do it all yourself is not only unwise but increasingly impractical.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0500/p15.html

Keys to High-Quality, Low-Cost Care: Empanelment, Attribution, and Risk Stratification

...physicians and care teams to group patients into levels (i.e., strata) of risk that are based on factors such as diagnosis, health severity, social determinants of health, and care utilization. It is implemented at the practice level to support longitudinal care management and...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0900/fpm20200900p37.pdf

Leading While Learning

Leading While Learning

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/leading_while_learning.html

Lessons Learned From a Legislative Victory

Tennessee AFP President Sherry L. Robbins, M.D., writes that courage and collaboration were critical in shutting down a potentially harmful scope-of-practice bill in her state legislature.

https://www.aafp.org/news/opinion/20180622gsted-tennafp.html

Letters - Apr 2008 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2008 - ...significant relationship between this disease and escalating health care costs is not supported by any data. I agree that we should avoid the temptation to look for a single, simple explanation of rising health care costs, but this should not prevent us from recognizing that the...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0400/p11c.html

Letters - Jul 1999 -- FPM

Aug 1, 1999 - ...representing our disciplines, get along as well as we can individually in practice? There are millions of Americans without health care. Working together, we can be part of the solution. Read the full article. Get immediate access, anytime, anywhere. Choose a single article, issue,...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0700/p9c.html

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