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afp20110115p113.pdf

...AAFP, Other Primary Care Organizations Adopt Joint Principles for Medical Education The AAFP and three other primary care professional organizations have released a new policy to guide the edu- cation of U.S. medical school students in an era of health care reform that promotes...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0115/afp20110115p113.pdf

Unlocking Clues to Current Health in Past History: Childhood Trauma and Healing

...recent ACE scor- ing systems have taken into account issues such as neighborhood safety, bullying, wit- nessing violence, racism, and foster care.5 The ACE study demonstrated that as the number of adverse experiences increased during an individual’s childhood, the number of...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0300/fpm20190300p5.pdf

afp20190501p587.pdf

...about the effects on rates of cesarean delivery, perinatal mortality, opera- tive vaginal birth, and admission to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Elective labor induc- tion does not significantly change the risk of still- birth, low Apgar score, or neonatal respiratory...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0501/afp20190501p587.pdf

afp20180615p776.pdf

...making them vulnerable to disability and diminished quality of life. Although 95% of older patients with complex needs have regular access to care, 58% struggle to navigate the system, and 62% are stressed about their ability to afford housing, utilities, or meals.3 Geriatric...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0615/afp20180615p776.pdf

afp20181101p613.pdf

...review of six health care organization guidelines. In a review of these guidelines, the authors found no studies indicating that A1C targets less than 6.5% improve clinical outcomes. Moreover, using medication to achieve this level had associated harms. Guidance Statements Goals...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1101/afp20181101p613.pdf

Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents Nutrition - AAFP ...

Nutrition

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint275_Nutrition.pdf

afp20190515p654.pdf

...to fit your team’s busy schedule. Our Growing Library of Topics: • Clinical Data Registries NEW! • Continuity of Care NEW! • Team Documentation NEW! • Empanelment • Quality Improvement AAFP TIPSTM Transformation in Practice Series DPA18091380 Get...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0515/afp20190515p654.pdf

Medicare Wellness Visits: Reassessing Their Value to Your Patients and Your Practice

...The Affordable Care Act of 2010 created the Medicare annual wellness visit (AWV) as a way to provide patients with com-prehensive preventive care services at no cost. Yet many practices have been slow to provide substantial numbers of these visits. Only 15.6 percent of eligible patients...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0300/fpm20190300p25.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

Making Sense of MACRA: Questions to Ask Your Employer

...Will my compensation be adjusted based on my performance? • What was our group’s previous MIPS score/performamce? • How did my individual or team’s performance contribute to the practice’s overall MIPS score/performance? Under the group reporting option, all physicians within the...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0500/fpm20180500p17-rt1.pdf

Reducing Risks for Patient Receiving Warfarin -- Family Practice Management

...Think small Samantha Pozner, MD, a family physician in Springfield, N.J., cares for only a handful of patients on warfarin at any one time in her two-physician practice, so expensive, high-tech solutions weren’t viable options. Instead, she created her own low-cost track- ing system...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0700/fpm20020700p35.pdf

afp20100701p43.pdf

...Care of the Returning Veteran JEFFREY D. QUINLAN, MD, Navy Medicine Support Command, Jacksonville, Florida MICHAEL R. GAURON, MD, Mike O’Callaghan Federal Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada BRUCE R. DESCHERE, MD, Naval Hospital Pensacola...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0701/afp20100701p43.pdf

afp20191101p544.pdf

...to the U.S. Census Bureau.1 Most veterans receive care exclusively from family physicians or coopera- tively with the Veterans Health Administration or military treatment facility, although more than one-half receive care only from the civilian sector.2 Eligibility for benefits is...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1101/afp20191101p544.pdf

2018 Agenda of the Reference Committee on Education

...1. Resolution No. 2001 Addressing the Burden of Indirect Patient Care on Physician Well-Being 2. Resolution No. 2002 Family Medicine Residency Education Involving Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants 3. Resolution No. 2003 Maternal Mortality in the United States 4....

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/18EducationReferenceCommitteeAgenda.pdf

Reference Committee on Practice Enhancement Agenda and Resolutions

...14. Resolution No. 5014 Developing Point of Care Ultrasound Education and Resources for Practicing Family Physicians Resolution NO. 5001 1 2 Family Medicine Surgical and Non-surgical Obstetrical Privileges 3 4 Submitted by: Katherine Patterson, MD, FAAFP, LGBT 5 Shannon...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/19PracticeEnhancementReferenceCommitteeAgenda.pdf

19PracticeEnhancementReferenceCommitteeReport.pdf

...even when family physicians have years of experience. Members further 26 testified of the importance to protect full spectrum primary care. The reference committee 27 acknowledged the positive comments but felt the first resolved clause was beyond the scope of the 28 AAFP. The...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/19PracticeEnhancementReferenceCommitteeReport.pdf

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

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

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/1100/fpm20161100p14.pdf

Nonpharmacologic Management of Chronic Insomnia

December 15, 2016 Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1215/afp20151215p1058.pdf

afp20190415p476.pdf

...beyond the clinical setting. A previous editorial in American Family Physician explained how community vital signs can be used in patient care to address social determinants of health (SDOH).1 SDOH are contextual environmental factors that can give rise to health inequity; they...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0415/afp20190415p476.pdf

Editorials

...tion of structured data elements, decision support tools, longitudinal view of patient data, and improved access to laboratory and health care summary data.4 Immunization rates can be improved with use of reminder or recall systems, which can be delivered via a telephone autodi-...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0315/afp20110315p659.pdf

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

October 15, 2017:Date xx, xxxx

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1015/afp20171015p515.pdf

AAFP Resident Delegate American Medical Assoc. House of Delegates 2020 Annual Report

...preserving net neutrality for modern health care, ensuring access to safe and quality care for veterans, advocating federal legislation banning conversion therapy, enhancing medical education standards to improve health care for LGBTQ+ patients and training future physicians in...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/nc/congress/2020/nc20-ama-resident-2.pdf

Practice Pearls

...Break the rules for better patient care Medical practices have many rules governing patient care, ranging from treatment protocols and HIPAA requirements to room- ing procedures. These rules are typically designed to make your practice operate smoothly and protect patients,...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/1100/fpm20171100p35.pdf

Winnable Battles: Family Physicians Play an Essential

...in the United States, and family physicians are uniquely positioned to address these issues. This highlights a need for transforming primary care practices and teams to systematize the recognition and management of unhealthy behaviors, and for alter- native payment models that...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0601/afp20140601p872.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...Physician Groups Urge CMS to Preserve Medicare Beneficiaries’ Continuity of Care Several national medical organizations are warning the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that the annual wellness visit for Medicare beneficiaries may be undermined by allowing certain...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0601/afp20150601p752.pdf

afp20180215p232.pdf

...Voluntary Value Program (VVP). Commissioners said MIPS is too flawed to achieve CMS’ goals of reducing overall costs and improving patient care. They were concerned that because MIPS allows physicians to select the quality measures they want to be graded on, there is little basis...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0215/afp20180215p232.pdf

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

Family Practice Management

...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...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0300/fpm20100300p31.pdf

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

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

afp20180601p700.pdf

...Original Article: Preventive Health Care for Women Who Have Sex with Women Issue Date: March 1, 2017 Available online at: https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0301/p314. html To the Editor: I appreciated this timely article, but the authors neglect to mention a crucial element of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0601/afp20180601p700.pdf

afp20180601p703.pdf

...Original Article: Preventive Health Care for Women Who Have Sex with Women Issue Date: March 1, 2017 Available online at: https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0301/p314. html To the Editor: I appreciated this timely article, but the authors neglect to mention a crucial element of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0601/afp20180601p703.pdf

afp20180601p702a.pdf

...Original Article: Preventive Health Care for Women Who Have Sex with Women Issue Date: March 1, 2017 Available online at: https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0301/p314. html To the Editor: I appreciated this timely article, but the authors neglect to mention a crucial element of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0601/afp20180601p702a.pdf

Primary Brain Tumors in Adults: Diagnosis and Treatment

Date xx, xxxx Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0201/afp20160201p211.pdf

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

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/1100/fpm20151100p13.pdf

Complications of Adjustable Gastric Banding Surgery for Obesity

...Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding has several typical complications, and family physicians should recognize these as part of a team-based approach to the management of obesity. Gastric band slippage, port or tubing malfunction, stomal obstruction, band erosion, pouch dilation,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0515/afp20140515p813.pdf

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

Date xx, xxxx Scientific

American Family Physician

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

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

afp20180501p558.pdf

...EveryONE Project Unveils Team-Based Tools To help family physicians modify their practices to better address patients’ social determinants of health, the Every- ONE Project from the AAFP has released a toolkit and implementation guide that focus on a team-based approach. Social...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0501/afp20180501p558.pdf

afp20200915p332.pdf

...pain and multisystem illness should have symptoms eval- uated based on clinical judgment and be treated with a collaborative, team-based approach, including a behavioral health specialist. Vet- erans with suspected posttraumatic stress dis- order should undergo diagnostic evaluation...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0915/afp20200915p332.pdf

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

afp20180315p372.pdf

...Academy of Family Physicians. Clinical practice guidelines: hypertension in adults over 60. January 2017. https://www.aafp.org/ patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all/hypertension-over-60. html. Accessed January 18, 2018. 11. Qaseem A, Wilt TJ, Rich R, et al. Pharmacologic...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0315/afp20180315p372.pdf

Epilepsy: Treatment Options

July 15, 2017

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0715/afp20170715p87.pdf

Refractive Eye Surgery: Helping Patients Make Informed Decisions About LASIK

May 15, 2017:Date xx, xxxx

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0515/afp20170515p637.pdf

Shoulder Dystocia - American Family Physician

...S houlder dystocia is one of the most anxiety-provoking emergen- cies encountered by physicians practicing maternity care. Typi- cally defined as a delivery in which additional maneuvers are required to deliver the fetus after normal gentle downward trac- tion has failed,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0401/afp20040401p1707.pdf

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