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Letters - May-Jun 2013 -- FPM

Jun 1, 2013 - ...From Patient-Centered Medical Homes [March/April 2013] mentions using a team-based approach, empowering medical assistants and nurses, and creating computer-based reminders of needed chronic care and preventive care. These may be buzzwords of the new family medicine practice, but...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0500/p11b.html

Practice Pearls - Sep-Oct 2009 -- FPM

Oct 1, 2009 - ...I have a lot of cash-paying patients, and I reward them for taking good care of themselves by charging them less when appropriate. If I can see them for a five- or 10-minute visit to manage their refills instead of a 20-minute visit to explain that they should exercise and diet to...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0900/p31.html

Taking Care of Disadvantaged Patients

...Taking Care of Disadvantaged Patients Commentary by PATRICIA CZAPP, MD, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, Maryland Case scenarios are writ- ten to express typical situations that family physicians may encounter; authors remain anony- mous. Send scenarios to afpjournal@aafp.org....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0115/afp20170115p118.pdf

Practice Pearls - Jul-Aug 2009 -- FPM

Aug 1, 2009 - ...Practice Pearls presents readers' advice on practice operations and patient care, along with tips drawn from the literature. Send us your best pearl (250 words of less), and you'll earn $50 if we publish it. We also welcome questions for our QandA section. Send pearls, questions,...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0700/p27.html

Toolkit

The AAFP's EveryONE Project promotes diversity and addresses social determinants of health to advance health equity in all communities. Use this toolkit to improve your patients' health and help them thrive.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/the-everyone-project/toolkit.html

AAFP News - Oct 1, 2017 - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2017 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1001/p421.html

AAFP Backgrounder - Scope of Practice: Physician Assistants

...Team-Based Care The AAFP encourages health professionals to work together as physician-led, multidisciplinary, integrated teams to provide the most effective, efficient, and accessible evidence-based care to the patient. Patients need access to every member of their health care...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/BKG-Scope-PhysicianAssistants.pdf

AAFP NRN Newsletter

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Family Physician : Patient Care

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

Flexibility Envisioned in New Residency Requirements

A major revision of family medicine residency requirements is one step closer to fruition. Family Medicine has published nearly three dozen articles that will be considered by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education writing group tasked with updating the requirements.

AAFP News : CME

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20210630acgmeupdate.html

USPSTF Takes First Step to Address Opioid Use Disorder

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently posted a draft research plan on preventing opioid use disorder that includes a focus on interventions to prevent initiation or minimize use of opioids, inviting public comment until Jan. 16.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190111oudprevresearchplan.html

COVID-19 lessons learned: one health system’s story

The pandemic has taught us the importance of compassionate leadership, communication, and transparency, among other lessons.

Family Practice Management : FPM

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

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...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0100/fpm20180100p5.pdf

How to calculate the value of team documentation

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 : FPM

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

NY Physicians, Health Officials Create EVALI Assessment Tool

A diverse group of medical professionals and public health officials, including a team of physicians at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, N.Y., recently created a vaping-related lung illness assessment tool.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20191204evalitool.html

AAFP’s HealthLandscape Awarded $7 Million, 5-Year HRSA Contract Extension for UDS Mapper

AAFP’s HealthLandscape Awarded $7 Million, 5-Year HRSA Contract Extension for UDS Mapper

AAFP News : Media Center

https://www.aafp.org/news/media-center/more-releases/aafp-healthlandscape-awarded-seven-million-five-year-hrsa-contract-extension-for-uds-mapper.html

What Influences Scope of Practice for Rural FPs?

A new study published in Family Medicine attempts to answer questions surrounding the decision to practice family medicine in rural areas and the factors that cause some rural FPs to limit their scope of practice.

AAFP News : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20180525ruralscope.html

People in the News/Awards -- November/December

AAFP members frequently receive various honors or are named to leadership positions. During the past two months, a pair of Academy members were so recognized.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20181221people-novdec.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

The New Model of Family Medicine: What’s In It for You -- Family Practice Management

...Team-based, proactive care supported by effective office systems, technology and a culture of improvement will help your patients and your bottom line. Dr. Bagley is the AAFP’s medical director of quality improvement. He was formerly in private practice for more than 25 years in...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0500/fpm20050500p59.pdf

AAFP Comments on 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule - September 28, 2020

...program for all beneficiaries-and in improving access to high-quality, comprehensive, and coordinated care. We deeply appreciate your efforts to support family medicine and primary care. We look forward to working with CMS on designing and implementing policies that support these...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/feesched/LT-CMS-Response2021MPFSProposedRule-092820.pdf

Tools for Better Dementia Care

...Tools for Better Dementia Care Quality measures and clinical tools can bring focus and clarity to caring for patients with cognitive impairment and supporting their caregivers. ABOUT THE AUTHORS Dr. Unwin is a practicing geriatrician and a professor of family and community...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0100/fpm20190100p11.pdf

When Physician Family Members Are Involved in Patients’ Care

March 1, 2016 Curbside Consultation

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0301/afp20160301p388.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

Recommended Curriculum Guideleines for Family Medicine Residents: Physician Leadership ...

The AAFP provides recommended curriculum guidelines for family medicine residents as it relates to physician leadership in the patient-centered medical home. AAFP Reprint No. 268.

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint268_PCMH.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

AAFP News - Apr 15, 2016 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2016 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0415/p640.html

AAFP Letter to FMCSA on Diabetic Commercial Drivers - Oxtober 19, 2016

...applicants to be examined by their primary care physician rather than require examination by an endocrinologist. Accordingly, the AAFP applauds the FMCSA, and we fully support the Medical Review Board’s recommendation to allow primary care physicians to complete forms needed by...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/obesity/LT-FMCSA-DiabeticDrivers-101916.pdf

AAFP News - Jan 15, 2014 - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2014 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0115/p114.html

fpm20110500p27.pdf

...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...

Family Practice Management

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

AAFP News - Jul 15, 2017 - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2017 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0715/p80.html

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

The EveryONE Project Unveils Social Determinants of Health Tools

The AAFP, as part of its initiative The EveryONE Project, has launched an initial screening toolkit to help physicians identify and respond to social determinants of health that affect their patients.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20180109sdohtools.html

Working to Eliminate Health Disparities

Family physician Denise Rodgers, M.D., is leading a broad community effort to eliminate health disparities related to nutrition, fitness, housing and mental health in Newark, N.J.

AAFP News : Family Doc Focus

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20180430fdf-rodgers.html

The EveryONE Project Builds on Successful Year for 2019

The EveryONE Project from the AAFP had a busy 2018 creating a comprehensive toolkit and other resources family physicians can use to address social determinants of health in their practices and communities throughout 2019 and beyond.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190102sdohtools.html

WPSI Recommends Screening Women for Anxiety

The Women's Preventive Services Initiative from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has released a draft recommendation on screening for anxiety in women. Public comment is invited through May 1.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190403wpsi-anxiety.html

Survey Reveals Common Misconceptions About Flu, Vaccination

Millennials and African Americans are more likely than other groups to skip their annual flu vaccines, according to the results of a survey commissioned by the AAFP.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200122flusurvey.html

AAFP TIPS

Created specifically for family medicine teams, AAFP TIPS provides intuitive, ready-to-use tools and training in multiple formats that foster both individual and group learning.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/managing-your-practice/aafp-tips.html

Study Examines Certain Physicians' Readiness to Treat OUD

According to a study published in the August/September issue of Annals of Family Medicine, few early-career family physicians report being adequately trained to provide buprenorphine treatment for opioid use disorder, and even fewer say they provide it in their practices.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20181003buprenorphine.html

RPS Consultants to Help Your Residency Program Excel

Customized graduate medical education consultation services backed by the AAFP and delivered by a team of residency experts.

Students and Residents : Residency Program Directors

https://www.aafp.org/students-residents/residency-program-directors/residency-program-solutions.html

Family Physicians Help Patients and Families Confront Bullying

Family Physicians Help Patients and Families Confront Bullying

AAFP News : Media Center

https://www.aafp.org/news/media-center/more-releases/family-physicians-help-patients-and-families-confront-bullying.html

Practice Improvement Checklists

...The following foundational concepts are central to any high-functioning primary care practice. CHECKLIST Staffing  Develop physician leadership skills.  Define staff member roles and job descriptions.  Allow patients to select their personal physician(s). Financial Management ...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/transformation/PractImprovementChecklists.pdf

Building Relationships at Core of Family Medicine, Leadership

Building Relationships at Core of Family Medicine, Leadership

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

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

Browse FPM Documents on Topic: org.aafp.jms.model.TaxonomyTerm@1e39dd80

...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...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDocumentsByTaxonomy.htm?taxonomyId=164&page=1

Six Lessons From Six Months as Medical Director

Six Lessons From Six Months as Medical Director

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

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

Three things to consider before you start screening for social determinants of health

Social needs can complicate a patient’s health issues, but before you add another screening, answer these three questions.

Family Practice Management : FPM

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

Your Opinion Matters; Here's How to Share It

Your Opinion Matters; Here's How to Share It

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

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

University of Colorado clinic wins 2016 FPM Award for Practice Improvement

University of Colorado clinic wins 2016 FPM Award for Practice Improvement

Family Practice Management : FPM

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

Three ways to be a better, humbler leader

Follow these three steps for becoming a humbler, more effective leader.

Family Practice Management : FPM

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

Doctors Need the Straight Dope on Medical Marijuana

Doctors Need the Straight Dope on Medical Marijuana

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

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

Practice Pearls - Nov 2007 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2007 - ...Practice Pearls presents readers' advice on practice operations and patient care, along with tips drawn from the literature. Send us your best pearl (250 words of less), and you'll earn $50 if we publish it. We also welcome questions for our QandA section. Send pearls, questions,...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/1100/p44.html

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