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Monitor - May 1999 -- FPM

May 1, 1999 - ...Highlights include projects that reduced heart attacks by 10 percent among Medicare beneficiaries, prevented an estimated 1,285 strokes per year in 20 states, and saved an estimated $325 million through diabetesrelated initiatives. The report, A Pillar of Quality: The Medicare Peer...

Family Practice Management : News Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0500/p20.html

Monitor - Nov 2002 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2002 - ...samplers for the prevention and treatment of acute myocardial infarction, breast cancer, diabetes, heart failure, pneumonia and stroke. Insurers underpaying docs Nearly one in five health care claims are underpaid by insurers, costing practices millions of dollars annually, reports...

Family Practice Management : News Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/1100/p31.html

Monitor - Oct 1999 -- FPM

Oct 1, 1999 - ...Life expectancy has increased, reflecting a continuing drop in deaths from heart disease and stroke. The 44 percent of goals that are on schedule to be met include those related to childhood immunizations, breast-feeding, mammography screening and nutrition. Areas in which progress...

Family Practice Management : News Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/1000/p17.html

New payment model seeks to reduce cardiovascular disease -- FPM

New payment model seeks to reduce cardiovascular disease

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid : FPM Home

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

Outpatient vs. Inpatient Treatment of Community-Acquired Pneumonia -- Family Practice ...

...Stroke +10 Renal failure +10 Physical examination findings Altered mental status +20 Respiratory rate ≥ 30 breaths per minute +20 Systolic blood pressure < 90 mm Hg +20 Temperature < 95˚F (35˚C) or ≥ 104˚F (40˚C) +15 Pulse rate ≥ 125 beats per minute +10...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0400/fpm20060400p41.pdf

Patient Attribution: Why It Matters More Than Ever -- FPM

Dec 1, 2016 - How payers assign patients to you will affect how your practice is evaluated and paid for value in the future.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/1100/p25.html

Practice Diary - May 2000 -- FPM

May 1, 2000 - ...a physician never wants to hear. Mrs. Thompson had called my house to say that her husband, Carl, had had a heart attack or possibly a stroke. An elderly man, Carl had been discharged from the hospital two weeks before after a bout of intractable nausea and vomiting that, for a...

Family Practice Management : Practice Diary

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/0500/p63.html

Practice Diary - May 2003 -- FPM

May 1, 2003 - ...knew, with dread, what she was about to tell me: Oliver was dead at age 55. His doctors suspected he had died of either a heart attack or a stroke, and the memorial was set for the next Saturday. Would you like to speak at the service? Karen asked. Definitely, I said. A year...

Family Practice Management : Practice Diary

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0500/p71.html

Preventive Medicine: Giving Patients the Hard Sell -- FPM

Jan 1, 2008 - Your patients will be better off if you take a more active approach and consistently advocate for prevention.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0100/p22.html

Quality Measures: How to Get Them Right

...Why it’s good: Cessation of tobacco use is associated with decreased risk for heart disease, stroke, and lung disease - all outcomes that clearly matter to patients, and net benefit has been clearly established.1 The resource requirements for screening, intervening, and reporting...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0700/fpm20180700p23.pdf

Quality Measures: How to Get Them Right -- FPM

Aug 1, 2018 - Pay-for-performance programs have produced disappointing results. Fewer and more appropriate, evidence-based quality measures could help.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0700/p23.html

Quanitifying the Risk of Complications, Morbidity and Mortality

...An abrupt change in neurologic status (e.g., seizure, TIA, weakness, sensory loss) Cardiovascular imaging studies with contrast with identified risk factors Cardiac electrophysiologic tests Diagnostic endoscopies with identi- fied risk factors Discography Elective...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0700/fpm20100700p10-rt1.pdf

Readers Speak Out on the Turtle vs. Rabbit Controversy -- FPM

Aug 1, 1999 - Family physicians from across the country have strongly held and differing views on the clash of practice styles. Is there a solution?

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0700/p19.html

Reducing Delays and Waiting Times With Open-Office Scheduling -- FPM

Apr 1, 1999 - Setting aside slots for same-day and follow-up appointments builds patients' trust - and boosts productivity. Here's how to do it.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0400/p38.html

Reducing Frustration and Increasing Fulfillment: Reframing -- FPM

Oct 1, 2017 - To better handle challenging patients or situations, try modifying the way you view them.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0900/p12.html

Rethinking the Difficult Patient Encounter -- FPM

Aug 1, 2012 - Before you can help a difficult patient, you may need to change how you view that person.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0700/p17.html

Serving Up the Feedback Sandwich -- Family Practice Management

...the assumption that excellence is expected, so praise is unnecessary. They fail to recognize that the main objective of praise is not to stroke the employee’s ego but to encourage the employee to repeat desired behav- iors. Changing and maintaining new behavior requires praise,...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/1100/fpm20021100p43.pdf

Serving Up the Feedback Sandwich -- FPM

Dec 1, 2002 - Negative feedback is never easy to give, but sandwiching criticism between layers of praise makes it more palatable and more effective.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/1100/p43.html

Standardized Hospital Admissions Orders

...recent surgery or stroke). 2. Concurrent symptomatic pulmonary emboli. YES NO 3. Expected hospitalization greater than five days due YES NO to co-existing conditions. 4. Known hypercoagulability: familial or acquired. YES NO 5. Pregnant or breast-feeding. YES NO 6....

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0900/fpm20060900p49-rt1.docx

Test Your Coding Skills -- Family Practice Management

...my, D/C, cyst removed (vaginal?). Medical: none, Hep B? Psychiatric: none. Obstetrical: G3P3 - C-sections x 3. Family History: F: 77, stroke, asthma. M: Alzheimer’s, 83 yo. Brs: 2 - tobacco, TB, bronchiectasis, both have lobectomies, good health. Sis: 1 - diet con- trolled DH, heart...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0200/fpm20020200p41.pdf

Test Your Coding Skills -- FPM

Feb 1, 2002 - Go head to head with our review panel in coding six troublesome progress notes.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0200/p41.html

The 1997 Evaluation and Management Guidelines at a Glance

...life-threatening problems (e.g., acute MI, progressive severe RA, potential threat of suicide); abrupt neuro. change (e.g., seizure, TIA, weakness or sensory loss) Dx procedures: Dx endoscopy w/ risk factors Mx options: Parenteral controlled substances, Rx needing intensive...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0900/fpm20110900p33-rt1.pdf

The Art and Science of Clinical Decision Making -- FPM

May 1, 2008 - Thinking about how you make clinical decisions is the first step toward making better ones.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0500/p31.html

The Family Physician's Role in Reducing Medical Errors -- FPM

Feb 1, 2000 - The article will explain the kinds of medical errors that are common in medical practice and what physicians can do to improve patient safety.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/0200/p45.html

The Integrated Summary: A Documentation Tool to Improve Patient Care -- FPM

Apr 1, 2003 - This easy-to-use template enables you to see the full context of a patient’s health on a single page.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0400/p33.html

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