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10 Ways to Keep Your Quality Improvement Team Motivated

...Primary care practices have been tasked with reporting an increasing amount of quality data to satisfy requirements for insurance companies, accountable care organizations (ACOs), patient-centered medical home (PCMH) recognition, and various pay-for-performance programs. As a result, it...

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10 Ways to Keep Your Quality Improvement Team Motivated -- FPM

Oct 1, 2018 - Assembling a dedicated QI team is only half the challenge. Here's how to build and sustain their momentum.

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18 Glimpses of Tomorrow -- FPM

Sep 1, 2004 - Introduces Big Ideas issue, suggesting that most of the ideas featured have something to do with the FFM new practice model and that the authors may actually share a vision of the future of family medicine.

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99213 or 99214? Three Tips for Navigating the Coding Conundrum

...Marting is an attorney practicing with Forbes Law Group in Overland Park, Kan., where she focuses on regulatory compliance and health care reimbursement. Author disclosure: no relevant financial affiliations disclosed. © J IM F R A Z IE R Perhaps one of the most...

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99213 or 99214? Three Tips for Navigating the Coding Conundrum -- FPM

Aug 1, 2018 - Here’s how to quickly identify whether you’re on the path to a 99214 versus a 99213.

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A Feedback Tool to Improve Physician-Medical Assistant Communication -- FPM

Jun 1, 2014 - Using an evaluation form and face-to-face meetings can help get both sides of the team talking and solving problems.

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A New Approach to Making Your Doctor-Nurse Team More Productive -- FPM

Aug 1, 2008 - With proper training and delegation, your team can see more patients, deliver better care and feel more satisfied at work.

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A Practical Approach to Reducing Patients’ Prescription Costs

...at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), Rochester, N.Y. Dr. Venci is a clinical pharmacy specialist in the URMC Primary Care Network. Mechelle Sanders is a PhD candidate in health services research. Angela Lanigan is research project manager for the American Academy of...

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A Practical Approach to Screening for Social Determinants of Health

...determinants of health) create access, adherence, or performance barriers, often impeding their efforts to provide evidence-based clinical care that improves overall health.3,4 For example, a patient who lacks safe housing, reliable transportation, or adequate food resources may...

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A Practical Approach to Screening for Social Determinants of Health -- FPM

Jun 1, 2018 - Screening patients to understand their social context is the gateway to addressing barriers and improving health.

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A Practical Guide to Emergency Preparedness for Office-Based Family Physicians -- FPM

Apr 1, 2013 - Medical emergencies may not be common in the office setting, but that's precisely why you need to practice your response to them.

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A Team Approach to Quality Improvement -- FPM

Apr 1, 1999 - To realize change, rely on the knowledge and experience of a team such as the authors', which improved the care of patients with diabetes.

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A Team-Based Care Model that Improves Job Satisfaction

...A Team-Based Care Model That Improves Job Satisfaction Expanding the role of medical assistants to better support providers can improve not only traditional outcomes but also job satisfaction. ABOUT THE AUTHORS Dr. Lyon is an associate professor and medical director of the AF...

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A Team-Based Care Model That Improves Job Satisfaction -- FPM

Apr 1, 2018 - Expanding the role of medical assistants to better support providers can improve not only traditional outcomes but also job satisfaction.

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A Team-Building Model for Team-Based Care -- FPM

Dec 1, 2012 - Focusing on their strengths and borrowing concepts from family therapy helped bring this family medicine group together in pursuit of a common goal.

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A Toolkit for Clinicians Rounding in Long-Term Care Facilities -- FPM

Dec 1, 2012 - A lack of appropriate bedside equipment can impede thorough clinical evaluations, but this can be easily remedied.

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Achieving Sustainable Increases in Childhood Immunization Rates -- FPM

Aug 1, 2014 - Analyzing and eliminating physical and procedural barriers to immunization allowed this practice to improve its performance.

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ACOs Are Coming: Should You Sell Your Practice? -- FPM

Apr 1, 2012 - If a hospital or health system comes knocking, make sure you’ve considered these key issues.

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Adding Health Education Specialists to Your Practice -- FPM

Apr 1, 2014 - These multifaceted employees can improve patient care, generate additional net revenue, and prepare your practice for the future.

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Advancing Multidisciplinary Team Care -- FPM

Aug 1, 2013 - A novel approach to treating patients with eating disorders may be a model for those with other complex conditions.

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An Organized Approach to Chronic Disease Care -- FPM

Jun 1, 2011 - Delivering better chronic disease care is a team sport that requires a clear game plan.

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Ask FPM - Mar 1999 -- FPM

Mar 1, 1999 - Advertisement << Practice Diary Previous article Rescuing Managed Care ... Next article >> Mar 1999 Issue Ask FPM Fam Pract Manag. 1999 Mar;6(3):54. Discounting self-pay patients Balance billing HMO patients Practicing in a strip mall Waiving a co-payment Discounting self-pay...

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Before You Sign That Office Lease -- FPM

Dec 1, 2010 - Here's what to look for - and what to avoid.

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...New codes for cognitive assessment and care planning, team-based care management, prolonged preventive services, and anticoagulation management are among this year’s changes. May/June 2017 Issue Using Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention to Address Patients' Risky...

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...New codes for cognitive assessment and care planning, team-based care management, prolonged preventive services, and anticoagulation management are among this year’s changes. November/December 2017 Issue Getting Paid for Screening and Assessment Services [Feature] If...

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...New codes for cognitive assessment and care planning, team-based care management, prolonged preventive services, and anticoagulation management are among this year’s changes. May/June 2017 Issue Using Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention to Address Patients' Risky...

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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...

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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...

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...New codes for cognitive assessment and care planning, team-based care management, prolonged preventive services, and anticoagulation management are among this year’s changes. January/February 2017 Issue New Codes, New Payment Opportunities for 2017 [Feature] This year's...

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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...

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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 10 Ways to Keep Your Quality Improvement Team...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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...Patient-centered care May/June 2014 Issue Seven Sins in Modern Medicine [The Last Word] Admit it, you're guilty of at least one of these. March/April 2014 Issue Practice Transformation: Lessons From a Safety Net Clinic [Feature] Health system serving uninsured and...

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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...

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...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. March/April 2018 Issue A Team-Based Care Model That Improves Job Satisfaction [Feature]...

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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...

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...The Shifting Role of the Primary Care Physician [The Last Word] "A physician is obligated to consider more than a diseased organ, more even than the whole man - he must view the man in his world." -- Dr. Harvey Cushing May/June 2014 Issue Seven Sins in Modern Medicine...

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...Team-Based Care: Saving Time and Improving Efficiency [Feature] Physicians can maximize their time - and their practice's income - by delegating more documentation tasks to well-trained staff. September/October 2014 Issue Applying the "Theory of Constraints" to Solve Your...

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...New codes for cognitive assessment and care planning, team-based care management, prolonged preventive services, and anticoagulation management are among this year’s changes. January/February 2017 Issue New Codes, New Payment Opportunities for 2017 [Feature] This year's...

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...New codes for cognitive assessment and care planning, team-based care management, prolonged preventive services, and anticoagulation management are among this year’s changes. January/February 2017 Issue New Codes, New Payment Opportunities for 2017 [Feature] This year's...

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...Preventive care November/December 2014 Issue SHOTS 2014 [SPPACES: App Reviews] SHOTS 2014 enables health care professionals to review immunization schedules and readily answer vaccine questions at the point of care. July/August 2014 Issue Offering Oral Health Services...

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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...

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...New codes for cognitive assessment and care planning, team-based care management, prolonged preventive services, and anticoagulation management are among this year’s changes. January/February 2017 Issue New Codes, New Payment Opportunities for 2017 [Feature] This year's...

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...Team-based care July/August 2019 Issue The Nurse Closer: Using Nonclinician Staff to Make Patient Visits More Efficient [Feature] With a little training, nurses can wrap up the patient visit, reducing errors, improving patient satisfaction, and freeing up time for providers....

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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. Apr 2005 Issue Making Every Minute Count:...

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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 10 Ways to Keep Your Quality Improvement Team...

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...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. March/April 2018 Issue A Team-Based Care Model That Improves Job Satisfaction [Feature]...

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...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. March/April 2018 Issue A Team-Based Care Model That Improves Job Satisfaction [Feature]...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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]...

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...Patient-centered care May 2005 Issue 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. Sep 2004...

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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....

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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....

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Care Team & Staffing -- FPM Topic Collection

Jul 16, 2010 - This article collection features popular FPM content on the subjects of teamwork and staffing -- from implementing team This article collection features popular FPM content on the subjects of teamwork and staffing -- from implementing team huddles to retaining good employees.

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Change Is Hard: What Really Happens When You Try to Implement a New Care Model

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Change Is Hard: What Really Happens When You Try to Implement a New Care Model -- FPM

Dec 1, 2017 - Even with a laudable goal, such as reducing physicians’ administrative burdens, it can be difficult to implement change. These real-world lessons can help.

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Choosing a Practice Facility -- FPM

Sep 1, 2002 - Taking the time to plan ahead will improve your chances of selecting a facility that meets your needs and those of your patients.

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Coding Changes for Family Medicine in 2018

...COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT AND CARE PLAN SERVICES A new CPT code enables payment for the in-depth assessment and care planning that is often needed for patients who are suffering from cognitive decline. Code 99483, Assessment of and care planning for a patient with cognitive...

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Coding Changes for Family Medicine in 2018 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2018 - New codes for cognitive assessment and care planning, team-based care management, prolonged preventive services, and anticoagulation management are among this year’s changes.

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Coding Common Respiratory Problems in ICD-10 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2014 - Once you understand a few peculiarities, you'll be ready to code common diseases of the respiratory system.

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Controlling Hypertension: Focusing on "Why" Makes "How" a Lot Easier -- FPM

Oct 1, 2014 - Understanding the power of quality data and then starting with a few specific measures leads to improved blood pressure rates.

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Developing "Groupthink" in a Multispecialty Group -- FPM

May 1, 1999 - Following these ‘commandments’ leads doctors along a path of humility, commitment to the group - and success.

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Developing Standing Orders to Help Your Team Work to the Highest Level

...and chronic care for a panel of 2,500 patients.1 Add to this the ever- growing requirements for quality reporting, and it’s no wonder physicians are burned out. Using standing orders is one way to redistribute the physician workload across the primary care team, allowing the...

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Developing Standing Orders to Help Your Team Work to the Highest Level -- FPM

Jun 1, 2018 - Use this seven-step plan to create protocols that improve efficiency and reduce physician workloads.

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Editorial Mission and Policies

The editorial mission and policies of FPM journal

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Eight Ways to Lower Practice Stress and Get Home Sooner -- FPM

Dec 1, 2015 - To avoid burnout, you have to address the stressors in your practice.

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Engaging Patients in Collaborative Care Plans -- FPM

Jun 1, 2013 - This important self-management support strategy can produce quality outcomes for your patients and your practice.

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Envisioning New Roles for Medical Assistants: Strategies From Patient-Centered Medical ...

Apr 1, 2013 - In an era of do more with less, MAs can play a pivotal and flexible role in family medicine practices.

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...progressive Family care was inundated for years with patient complaints about excessive wait times. A reflective adaptive process (RAp) team discussion revealed that blood draws were overloading the clinical support staff and causing seri- ous backups in the schedule, frustrating...

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Five Lessons for Working With a Scribe -- FPM

Aug 1, 2016 - Documentation personnel can free up physicians during visits to do what we do best.

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Five problems with clinic design -- FPM

The success of a clinic is often tied to how it is laid out and operated. If your practice has any of these five features, you could have a problem.

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Focusing on the Patient and Physician Experience -- FPM

Aug 1, 2019 - Let FPM help you take care of your patients and find the joy in practice.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

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FPM Past Issues 2013

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FPM 2019 past issues

Family Practice Management

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

FPM-Media-Kit-2020.pdf

...ing care er. Fam ily P rac tice Ma nag em ent | A pee r-re view ed j our nal SPE CIA L S UP PLE ME NT AD OLE SCE NT IMM UN IZA TIO NS 9 IMP RO VIN G P ATI EN T C AR E How to I den tify , Und erst...

Family Practice Management

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fpm20070900p32.pdf

...one. Instead, they’re stuck trying to adapt to a generic office footprint, and the space is rarely optimized for the delivery of primary care. However, there are things medical practices can do to make the best out of a tough situation. As a practice enhancement facilitator at...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0900/fpm20070900p32.pdf

fpm20071100p29.pdf

...T he number of patients a physician can effectively care for is not unlimited. Having a panel of manageable size promotes higher quality care by enabling physicians to see their patients in a timely manner without inevitably off-loading them to other providers, which can reduce...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/1100/fpm20071100p29.pdf

fpm20080100p32.pdf

...owned nonprofit health care system located in Anchorage, Alaska, has a story to tell. Ten years ago, SCF was a typical, inefficient health care system. Patients had to wait weeks to get an appointment and had to wait again when coming into the office. Care was impersonal. Patients...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0100/fpm20080100p32.pdf

fpm20091100p18.pdf

...of Family Medicine (FFM) report published in 2004 called for a new, idealized model of care that had 11 key elements:1• Personal medical home, • Patient-centered care, • Team approach to care, • Elimination of barriers to access, • Advanced information systems, including a...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/1100/fpm20091100p18.pdf

fpm20110500p15.pdf

...to primary care services in the United States is in a state of crisis as the demand for primary care services outpaces our supply of primary care physi- cians. The U.S. population is plagued with chronic diseases, which place an increasing burden on pri- mary care practices. The...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0500/fpm20110500p15.pdf

fpm20110500p27.pdf

...disease care is a team sport that requires a clear game plan. AN ORGANIZED APPROACH TO CHRONIC DISEASE CARE ROBERT K. LYON, MD, AND JAMES G. SLAWSON, MD S T U A R T B R A D F O R D A s primary care physicians, we spend the majority of our time caring for...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0500/fpm20110500p27.pdf

fpm20120300p15.pdf

...led to a new set of buzz words - accountable care, value-based care, and shared savings, to name just a few. Although the lingo is new, the goal has remained the same for the past 20 years: to find a way to integrate our fragmented health care system. One of the leading ideas...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0300/fpm20120300p15.pdf

fpm20120500p26.pdf

...published in the Annals of Family Medicine, researchers estimated the number of hours a primary care physician would have to work each day to provide recommended chronic disease care to an average panel of 2,500 patients.1 Looking at the 10 most common diseases only, they found that...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0500/fpm20120500p26.pdf

fpm20120900p11.pdf

...Taking a systematic, team-based approach can make these services valuable for physicians and patients. MAKING Medicare Wellness Visits WORK IN PRACTICE Arnold E. Cuenca, DO, CAQSM More than 1.3 million Medicare patients have taken advantage of the annual wellness visit...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0900/fpm20120900p11.pdf

fpm20121100p19.pdf

...Delivering patient-centered care using a team-based approach can require significant changes in how work is distributed - changes that may meet resistance, create anxiety, and necessitate developing new levels of trust and communication among physicians and staff. Our practice, a family...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/1100/fpm20121100p19.pdf

fpm20130100p40.pdf

...The definitions can vary among payers and accrediting organizations, and they often include buzz words such as team-based care, shared deci- sion making, or risk-stratified care management. Forget those definitions for a moment. To best describe what a patient-centered medical...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0100/fpm20130100p40.pdf

fpm20130300p20.pdf

...Redesigning Your Work Space to Support Team-Based Care rimary care physicians face an overwhelming volume of work. According to one estimate, man- aging patients’ direct patient care, chronic care, and preventive care needs in the current system would require 21.7 hours per...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0300/fpm20130300p20.pdf

fpm20130300p7.pdf

...In 2008, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania began a statewide chronic care initiative to adopt the patient-centered medical home (PCMH). The initial target disease was diabetes. Our research team, comprising experts in medicine, communication, social work, and practice facilitation,...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0300/fpm20130300p7.pdf

fpm20130500p35.pdf

...conditions.2 The time their physicians need to effectively address chronic conditions, provide recommended preven- tive health care, and treat acute problems far exceeds the number of hours available in a physician’s day.3,4 Although medications for chronic illnesses play a major...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0500/fpm20130500p35.pdf

fpm20130700p8.pdf

...Advancing Multidisciplinary Team Care Elizabeth Joy, MD, MPH A novel approach to treating patients with eating disorders may be a model for those with other complex conditions. Up to 10 million females and 1 million males suffer from anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa in the...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0700/fpm20130700p8.pdf

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

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0900/fpm20130900p12-rt1.pdf

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

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0900/fpm20130900p12.pdf

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

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0300/fpm20140300oa1.pdf

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