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...Value-based care November/December 2020 Issue Understanding and Improving Risk Adjustment in Team-Based Care [Supplement] Understand the basics of risk adjustment and how it is used in value-based payment (VBP) arrangements. Learn strategies to thrive in VBP and risk-adjustment...

Family Practice Management

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Innovative Care Delivery: Behavioral Health Integration and Home-based Primary Care

...INNOVATIVE CARE DELIVERY: Behavioral Health Integration and Home-based Primary Care Providing Flexible Care Delivery Options The shift to value-based payment (VBP) often focuses on physicians taking on more financial risk. In most VBP arrangements-commercial, Medicare, or Medicaid-the...

Family Practice Management

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Practice Pearls Department Collection

Practice management tips from family physicians and the literature.

Family Practice Management : Department Collection

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Practice Pearls Department Collection

Practice management tips from family physicians and the literature.

Family Practice Management : Department Collection

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AAFP Pushes CMS to Clear 'Safe Harbors' in Stark Law

The AAFP told CMS in a recent letter how the agency could change self-referral rules that unduly burden physicians who adopt innovative payment models.

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20180905starkletter.html

AFP Documents with Keyword: Cancer Complications - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2020 Issue Megestrol for Palliative Care in Patients with Cancer [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries] Megestrol may be considered as a component of palliative care nutritional support in patients with cancer. Jun 1, 2018 Issue Oncologic Emergencies: Recognition and Initial...

American Family Physician

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November/December 2012

...A Toolkit for Clinicians Rounding in Long-Term Care Facilities Natalie Roeser; Maggie McEvoy; Amber Scaletta; Don Pine; Teresa Quinn A Team-Building Model for Team-Based Care Daniel P. Marlowe; Eron G. Manusov; Deborah J. Teasley The 2012 EHR User Satisfaction...

Family Practice Management

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November/December 2012

...A Toolkit for Clinicians Rounding in Long-Term Care Facilities Natalie Roeser; Maggie McEvoy; Amber Scaletta; Don Pine; Teresa Quinn A Team-Building Model for Team-Based Care Daniel P. Marlowe; Eron G. Manusov; Deborah J. Teasley The 2012 EHR User Satisfaction...

Family Practice Management

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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

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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

November/December 2020

...Point-of-Care Ultrasound: A Practical Guide for Primary Care Joy Shen-Wagner; Mark Deutchman Departments From the Editor Patient Advocacy: Family Medicine's Founding Principle, and Still Its North Star - Free Full Text Sarina B. Schrager Supplement Tobacco...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/1100/

Nurse Practitioners

Read the AAFP's position on the role of nurse practitioners in an integrated practice environment and the physician's supervision role.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/nurse-practitioners.html

Nurse Midwives, Certified

Learn about the AAFP's guidelines for integrated practices and the supervision of nurse midwives.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/nurse-midwives.html

Neurology and Behavioral Health CME Self-Study Course | AAFP

Stay current with up-to-date strategies for your patients with neurological and behavioral health conditions with AAFP's Neurology and Behavior Health Self-Study CME course. Earn 26.25 CME credits.

https://www.aafp.org/cme/all/neurology/self-study.html

Free CME Activities | AAFP

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

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

AAFP CME on Physician Well-being

View all AAFP Continuing Medical Education on physician well-being and earn CME credit.

https://www.aafp.org/cme/topic/physician-well-being.html

CME Session Topics

Learn more about workshop tracks at FMX, the AAFP's largest family medicine conference.

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/cme/opportunities/session-topics.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

Supplements

Supplements for FPM Journal

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/supplements.html

Register for April 7-9 AAFP Well-being Conference Livestream

The AAFP has a wide range of resources to help family physicians cope with the extra burdens posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, including next month’s Physician Health and Well-being Conference Livestream.

https://www.aafp.org/news/focus-on-physician-well-being/20210324phwbconference.html

AAFP Urges Improvements to Fledgling Patient Data Initiative

The AAFP made detailed suggestions to improve CMS' recently announced initiative to improve patients' access to and control of their electronic health data.

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20180322myhealthedata.html

AAFP Offers Solutions to Ease E/M Documentation Burdens

The AAFP has offered recommendations to CMS regarding changes to evaluation and management documentation guidelines.

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20180427burdensletter.html

FP Embraced Opportunity to Help Develop AAFP TIPS Topic

After using an agenda-setting tool in practice for a time with some success, Margaret Smith, M.D., M.P.H., M.H.S.A., knew she was on to something. But it wasn’t quite right. Then, she was approached by the AAFP National Research Network to participate in development of an AAFP TIPS ...

https://www.aafp.org/news/opinion/20210407smithguested.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

Principles for Administrative Simplification

Read the AAFP's policy on principles for administrative simplification.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/principles-administrative-simplification.html

Principles for Physician Payment Reform to Support the Patient-Centered Medical Home ...

Read the AAFP's position paper on physician payment reform to support patient-centered medical home.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/principles-payment-reform.html

Tobacco: Preventing and Treating Nicotine Dependence and Tobacco Use (Position Paper)

Read the AAFP's position paper on the preventing and treating nicotine and tobacco use.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/tobacco-preventingtreating.html

CME By Topic | AAFP

Search for AAFP CME activities by specific topic.

https://www.aafp.org/cme/browse/all-topics.tag-well-being.html

Payment, Non-Physician Providers

Read the AAFP's policy on payment for services delegated by non-physician providers.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/payment-non-physician.html

PowerPoint Presentation

...How Care Happens Practice models and health systems in primary care Once you’ve chosen the type of family physician you want to be, you’ll have more options to choose from in form of practice types. There are many different models for delivering care in family medicine. What each of...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/care_systems_and_practice_models.pptx

FPM Past Issues 2013

FPM 2013 Past Issues

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/issues/2013.html

FPM Past Issues 2019

FPM 2019 past issues

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/issues/2019.html

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...Patient-centered care September/October 2014 Issue Tools of the Trade [From the Editor] Need help with quality, practice productivity, and population health? You've come to the right place. May/June 2014 Issue Seven Sins in Modern Medicine [The Last Word] Admit it,...

Family Practice Management

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...Inefficiency in Primary Care: Common Causes and Potential Solutions [Feature] This practice-based research project highlights key sources of inefficiency in primary care and real-world suggestions for how to improve. November/December 2014 Issue Teamwork: Is It Always...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDocumentsByTaxonomy.htm?taxonomyId=227&page=2

FPM Past Issues 2014

FPM 2014 Past Issues

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/issues/2014.html

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...In an era of patient-centered medical homes and value-based care, the old approach to physician orientation just doesn’t cut it. May/June 2019 Issue Seven Habits for Reducing Work After Clinic [Feature] Imagine shutting your office door at the end of the day and not...

Family Practice Management

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...In an era of patient-centered medical homes and value-based care, the old approach to physician orientation just doesn’t cut it. May/June 2019 Issue Seven Habits for Reducing Work After Clinic [Feature] Imagine shutting your office door at the end of the day and not...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDocumentsByTaxonomy.htm?taxonomyId=176&page=0

FPM Past Issues 2018

FPM 2018 Past issues

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/issues/2018.html

Video

FPM videos

Family Practice Management

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...Practice Transformation: Taking the Direct Primary Care Route [Feature] This practice cured its insurance headaches by switching to a cash-only payment model and charging annual retainer fees. March/April 2014 Issue Practice Transformation: Lessons From a Safety Net...

Family Practice Management

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...Practice Transformation: Taking the Direct Primary Care Route [Feature] This practice cured its insurance headaches by switching to a cash-only payment model and charging annual retainer fees. March/April 2014 Issue Practice Transformation: Lessons From a Safety Net...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDocumentsByTaxonomy.htm?taxonomyId=247&page=0

March/April 2018

...A Team-Based Care Model That Improves Job Satisfaction Corey Lyon; Aimee F. English; Peter Chabot Smith HIPAA: Answers to Your Frequently Asked Questions Richelle Marting Is Your Diagnosis Coding Ready for Risk Adjustment? Betsy Nicoletti Diagnosis Coding for...

Family Practice Management

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

March/April 2018

...A Team-Based Care Model That Improves Job Satisfaction Corey Lyon; Aimee F. English; Peter Chabot Smith HIPAA: Answers to Your Frequently Asked Questions Richelle Marting Is Your Diagnosis Coding Ready for Risk Adjustment? Betsy Nicoletti Diagnosis Coding for...

Family Practice Management

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

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...A Team-Based Care Model That Improves Job Satisfaction [Feature] Expanding the role of medical assistants to better support providers can improve not only traditional outcomes but also job satisfaction. September/October 2017 Issue From Frustration to Fulfillment in...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDocumentsByTaxonomy.htm?taxonomyId=144&page=1

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...Redesigning Your Work Space to Support Team-Based Care [Feature] Four key design elements could make your team more effective. January/February 2013 Issue The Doctor-Centered Medical Home [The Last Word] Yes, it worked in the past. No, it won't work in the future....

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDocumentsByTaxonomy.htm?taxonomyId=245&page=1

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...Why Your Health Care Team Doesn't Get Along [The Last Word] Don’t ignore these common root causes of team conflict. May/June 2014 Issue A Feedback Tool to Improve Physician-Medical Assistant Communication [Feature] Using an evaluation form and face-to-face meetings can...

Family Practice Management

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...Why Your Health Care Team Doesn't Get Along [The Last Word] Don’t ignore these common root causes of team conflict. May/June 2014 Issue A Feedback Tool to Improve Physician-Medical Assistant Communication [Feature] Using an evaluation form and face-to-face meetings can...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDocumentsByTaxonomy.htm?taxonomyId=196&page=0

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...Using Empowered CMAs and Nursing Staff to Improve Team-based Care [Feature] Highly trained workers can perform more visit-related tasks, boosting care quality and reducing physician burnout. September/October 2018 Issue How Service Agreements Can Improve Referrals and...

Family Practice Management

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...Using Empowered CMAs and Nursing Staff to Improve Team-based Care [Feature] Highly trained workers can perform more visit-related tasks, boosting care quality and reducing physician burnout. September/October 2018 Issue How Service Agreements Can Improve Referrals and...

Family Practice Management

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...Using Empowered CMAs and Nursing Staff to Improve Team-based Care [Feature] Highly trained workers can perform more visit-related tasks, boosting care quality and reducing physician burnout. May/June 2016 Issue Maximizing Your Medical Assistant's Role [Employed Practice]...

Family Practice Management

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March/April 2013

...Redesigning Your Work Space to Support Team-Based Care Peter M. McGough; Matthew B. Jaffy; Thomas E. Norris; Pamela Sheffield; Molly Shumway Medication Adherence: We Didn't Ask and They Didn't Tell Marie T. Brown; Christine A. Sinsky Departments From the Editor...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0300/

November/December 2014

...Team-Based Care: Saving Time and Improving Efficiency Kevin Hopkins; Christine A. Sinsky Departments From the Editor Teamwork: Is It Always More Efficient? Kenneth G. Adler SPPACES: App Reviews SHOTS 2014 David Rebedew Practice Pearls • Help patients...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/1100/

November/December 2014

...Team-Based Care: Saving Time and Improving Efficiency Kevin Hopkins; Christine A. Sinsky Departments From the Editor Teamwork: Is It Always More Efficient? Kenneth G. Adler SPPACES: App Reviews SHOTS 2014 David Rebedew Practice Pearls • Help patients...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/1100

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...Redesigning Your Work Space to Support Team-Based Care [Feature] Four key design elements could make your team more effective. November/December 2010 Issue Before You Sign That Office Lease [Feature] Here's what to look for – and what to avoid. Jun 2008 Issue...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDocumentsByTaxonomy.htm?taxonomyId=190

Andrew J.P. Carroll, MD, FAAFP

Director - Andrew J.P. Carroll, MD, FAAFP

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/meet-our-leadership/board/carroll.html

AAFP Names 2019–2020 Board of Directors

AAFP Names 2019–2020 Board of Directors

https://www.aafp.org/news/media-center/more-releases/aafp-names-2019-2020-board-of-directors.html

Practice Options for Family Physicians

Learn about the many practice options open to physicians who choose a career in family medicine.

https://www.aafp.org/students-residents/medical-students/explore-career-in-family-medicine/career-practice-options.html

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...care Mar 2006 Issue EHRs in the Exam Room: Tips on Patient-Centered Care [Feature] With a thoughtful approach, you can maintain your focus on the patient. May 2005 Issue The New Model of Care in Family Medicine: What's In It For You? [Feature] Team-based, proactive...

Family Practice Management

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...Delivering top-notch care requires more than individual skill and motivation. Nov-Dec 2005 Issue Look Beyond Your Practice's Bottom Line [Feature] Two tools – gap analysis and root cause analysis – can work together to tell you where and why you might be lagging...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDocumentsByTaxonomy.htm?taxonomyId=227&page=5

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...The New Model of Care in Family Medicine: What's In It For You? [Feature] Team-based, proactive care supported by effective office systems, technology and a culture of improvement will help your patients and your bottom line. Mar 2004 Issue Getting Rewards for Your...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDocumentsByTaxonomy.htm?taxonomyId=230&page=3

From the Editor: Care Management and the Quadruple Aim

...Care Management and the Quadruple Aim Care management not only addresses the Triple Aim. It could also help improve our work life. Care management is a strategy primary care practices use to manage the care of popu- lations. Developed in response to the limitations of providing...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2021/0300/fpm20210300p5.pdf

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...The mere fact that we talk about access to care is a sign of serious illness in the health care system. May 2007 Issue TransforMed Tries to Rebuild Family Medicine [Feature] The national demonstration project nears the halfway mark with many hard lessons already learned....

Family Practice Management

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...The mere fact that we talk about access to care is a sign of serious illness in the health care system. May 2007 Issue TransforMed Tries to Rebuild Family Medicine [Feature] The national demonstration project nears the halfway mark with many hard lessons already learned....

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDocumentsByTaxonomy.htm?taxonomyId=81&page=0

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...Daily gatherings of your care team can help you meet daily challenges. May 2007 Issue Getting Beyond Blame in Your Practice [Feature] If your group is prone to blame, accusation and finger-pointing, your improvement efforts will be doomed. Apr 2007 Issue...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDocumentsByTaxonomy.htm?taxonomyId=236&page=3

Study: Talking About Medication Costs Yields Rewards

Researchers found that a 60-minute training intervention with physician practices helped increase the frequency of cost-of-medication conversations with patients, which, in turn, enabled clinicians to identify those for whom cost was a specific barrier.

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20190605costconversations.html

The EveryONE Project Unveils Latest Toolkit

The EveryONE Project from the AAFP has launched the latest iteration of its comprehensive toolkit to help family physicians address social determinants of health in their practices and communities.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20181011everyoneproject.html

Want to Learn to Lead Change to Achieve Physician Well-being?

The Academy is offering members a free opportunity to learn how to lead change to boost physician well-being in the workplace, thanks to a collaboration between the AAFP and United Health Foundation.

https://www.aafp.org/news/focus-on-physician-well-being/20200928leadingphyschange.html

AAFP Gives Proposed Transparency Rules Cautious Thumbs-up

Regulations on transparency of prices and cost-sharing and rules on medical loss ratios must focus on patients, the AAFP said in response to a CMS proposed rule on value-based payment models.

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20200211hhstransparency.html

Medical Orgs Decry Attempt to Alter State Laws for APRNs

The AAFP joined more than 80 other medical organizations in objecting to interstate licensure compact language that is intended to grant advanced practice registered nurses prescriptive authority and allow them to practice independently.

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20180516aprnletter.html

Study Shows Physicians, Nurses How They Talk to Each Other

A study published in BMJ Quality and Safety suggests that both professional trust and patient safety can be increased by enabling physicians and nurses to reflect on their communication with each other.

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20180820videostudy.html

Study Tests Protocol to Expand Use of Medical Translators

Recent research identified benefits and drawbacks to a protocol in which medical assistants arranged for language translation during the rooming process -- before the clinician ever entered the room.

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20190717translationstudy.html

Task Force: Offer Interventions for Healthy Weight in Pregnancy

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has finalized a recommendation regarding behavioral counseling interventions aimed at promoting healthy weight gain and preventing excess gestational weight gain in pregnancy.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20210610pregnancyweight.html

Danielle M. Carter, MD

Resident Member - Danielle Carter, MD

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/meet-our-leadership/board/carter.html

Board of Directors

Learn more about the AAFP Board of Directors. Members can access minutes and historical information about the AAFP Board.

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/meet-our-leadership/board.html

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

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

Editorial Mission and Policies

The editorial mission and policies of FPM journal

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/about/mission-policies.html

Study Examines Community-based Lung Cancer Screening

Results of a recent Annals of Family Medicine study indicate that under the right conditions, lung cancer screenings can be performed safely and effectively in the community health setting.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200622lungcascreen.html

Workforce Tactic Team Sets Stage to Increase Ranks of FPs

A recent article in Family Medicine sums up the outcomes of three years of work by the Family Medicine for America's Health Workforce Education and Development Tactic Team.

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20190304fmahworkforce.html

Care Management in the Real World: A Small, Private Practice's Journey

...Care Management in the Real World: A Small, Private Practice’s Journey Through the addition of a care management function, practices can help high-risk patients navigate complex conditions and vulnerable care transitions. ABOUT THE AUTHORS Dr. Hodge is director of...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2021/0300/fpm20210300p33.pdf

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

Students Optimistic About Future of Family Medicine

After a chaotic 2020, we asked four AAFP student leaders what they are excited about regarding the future of family medicine. Here is what they shared.

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20210127fmfuture.html

AAFP Guides Agencies Away From Alternative Payment Roadblocks

In letters to CMS and HHS' Office of the Inspector General, the Academy counseled regulators to make sure self-referral rules do not hinder practice transformation through new payment models.

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20200109selfreferralltrs.html

Student Choice of Family Medicine, Incentives for Increasing

Read AAFP's position on strategies and incentives to encourage medical students' choice of family medicine as a career.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/studentchoice-familymedicine.html

AAFP Letter to CMS on Section 5 of EO #13890 Regarding Supervision Requirements of ...

...health care professionals on standardized training criteria and demonstrated experience and competence in patient care. Furthermore, we believe that state governments and their medical boards are better positioned to make these determinations and administer oversight of health care...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/LT-CMS-SupervisionReqsNonPhysicians-011420.pdf

Publications of the AAFP NRN

Explore the listing of AAFP NRN publications.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/nrn/publications.html

MACRAnyms: Acronyms and Terms Related to MACRA's Quality Payment Program

A list of MACRA-related acronyms for easy reference.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/getting-paid/macra/macranyns.html

NAM Publishes New Research on Opioid Tapering

The National Academy of Medicine recently published a discussion paper on best practices for opioid tapering for patients with chronic non-cancer pain.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200825opioidtapering.html

AAFP Reprint No 289C Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents ...

More and more, physicians are being asked to help improve the quality of health care provided to patients. They are often part of a team comprised of physicians, non-physician health care professionals, and medical and non-medical support staff. Training and education in quality ...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint289C_Learning.pdf

PowerPoint Presentation

...of primary care systems throughout the world. What you’ll learn more about here is what this means day to day: we’ll be looking at how family physicians live and work, why the future of the specialty is bright, and what sets family medicine apart from similar primary care fields....

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/meet_family_medicine.pptx

AAFP Reprint No 287 Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents ...

Global health continues to evolve as an academic discipline with increasingly diverse areas of concentration and training available for family physicians. Examples of such areas include, but are not limited to public and community health, clinical training and service, research, and ...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint287_Global.pdf

Treating Opioid Use Disorder as a Chronic Condition

...Chronic Pain Management and Opioid Misuse: A Public Health Concern, supports integrated chronic care management with medication-assisted treatment (MAT) as part of a comprehensive primary care practice to address opioid dependence .3 MAT for OUDs has been shown to significantly...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/pain_management/OUD-Chronic-Condition.pdf

Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents,

A family physician should be proficient in the recognition, management, and prevention of medical errors. Family physicians should be champions of a culture of patient safety. During residency training, an integrated approach to both patient safety and quality improvement achieves safer...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Patient_Safety.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

Incorporating Lifestyle Medicine into Everyday Family Practice

...Table 1 . Incorporating the Lifestyle Medicine Approach in the Clinical Care Team . . . . 10 Table 2 . Lifestyle Medicine Assessment Tools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Accompanying Handouts 1 . Leading Change: Incorporating Lifestyle Medicine...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/lifestyle-medicine/lifestyle-medicine-guide.pdf

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...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/1100/fpm20141100p23.pdf

Behavioral Health and Tobacco Cessation

Participate in the Office Champions Tobacco Cessation Behavioral Health project.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/care-resources/tobacco-and-nicotine/office-champions/behavioral-health-tobacco-cessation.html

Increasing Adult Pneumococcal Immunization Rates Through AAFP State Chapters

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and Pfizer Independent Grants for Learning and Change (IGLC) grants are being utilized to support quality improvement (QI) initiatives that will increase adult pneumococcal vaccination rates through three AAFP state chapters: Kansas, ...

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/prevention-wellness/immunizations-vaccines/office-champtions/increasing-adult-pneumococcal-immunization-rates.html

It’s Official: AAFP TIPS Is Now Free to Members

One of the Academy’s premier practice enhancement tools ― AAFP TIPS ― is now available to members free of charge. Choose from multiple topics designed to help you tackle a specific aspect of practice.

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20210202aafptipsfree.html

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