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Patient Navigators Connecting Patients to Community Resources to Improve Diabetes Outcomes

...diabetes management, the use of available community resources by both patients and their primary care providers (PCPs) remains low. The patient navigator model, widely used in can- cer care, may have the potential to link PCPs and community resources for reduction of risk and...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/loskutova_citiesforlife_jabfm_2016.pdf

Office Champions FQHC Project - Final Report

...with their populations. Studies indicate that more than 40% of FQHCs’ patients use tobacco, according to the Mississippi Primary Health Care Association and the Mississippi State Department of Health Office of Tobacco Control FQHC Tobacco Project. FQHC patients are more likely to be...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/office-champions-tobacco-final-report.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

fpm20160900p12.pdf

...In Defense of Direct Primary Care Philip Eskew, DO, JD, MBA Direct primary care will continue to grow because it empowers price transparency, quality, and patient satisfaction. Direct primary care (DPC) is a growing movement across the United States involving at least 429...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0900/fpm20160900p12.pdf

fpm20170500p25.pdf

...of providing health care from payers to physicians and other health care providers by tying reimbursement to value. This shift is part of an effort to achieve the triple aim of improving population health, reducing health care costs, and improving the patient care experience. The...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0500/fpm20170500p25.pdf

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...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0500/fpm20180500p13.pdf

Choose Family Medicine Poster

...lives of the people you care for. You won’t just be a doctor; you’ll be a confidant, a coach, and a shoulder to lean on. Family medicine is at the heart of it all. Location doesn’t matter- urban, rural, hospital, solo practice-take your pick. Family medicine will...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/choose-fammed-posters.pdf

AAFP Response to the 2020 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule - September 18, 2019

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

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/feesched/LT-CMS-2020ProposedMPFSComments-091819.pdf

Preparations for Treating Opioid Use Disorder in the Office

...rural areas. Buprenorphine can be prescribed for the treatment of OUD by certified providers, widening the availability of MAT to pri- mary care practices. Buprenorphine, a partial agonist, is an effective alternative with several pharma- cokinetic features that favor its use...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/1100/fpm20181100p21.pdf

Joint Letter to Congress on Telehealth Principles - July 1, 2020

...competence regarding emergency readiness and response through the lens of COVID-19, with the aim of building capacity for primary care providers to care for children and their families affected by COVID-19. A recent survey of AAFP members found that 81 percent of family physicians...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/health_it/telehealth/LT-Congress-TelehealthHELP-070120.pdf

AAFP letter on the Reauthorizing and Extending America’s Community Health (REACH) Act ...

...physicians and medical students across the country, I write to express our appreciation for action to reauthorize several expiring primary care programs within the Reauthorizing and Extending America’s Community Health (REACH) Act of 2019 (HR 2328). The bill extends the Teaching...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-E&C-PrimaryCareExtensionsREACH-071719.pdf

19HealthPublicScienceReferenceCommitteeReport.pdf

...17 18 ITEM NO. 2: RESOLUTION NO. 3002: IMPROVING ACCESS TO CARE FOR HOMEBOUND 19 PATIENTS 20 21 RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians recognize the lack of 22 access to care for homebound patients and the role of the family medicine physician in 23 providing...

Events

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

Responses to Medical Students' FAQs About Family Medicine

Responses to Medical Students' FAQs About Family Medicine

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/faqs_article.pdf

fpm20150700p28.pdf

...Steer patients away from inappropriate and overused procedures that can diminish health care. About the Authors Dr. Lin is associate professor of family medicine, director of the Robert L. Phillips Jr. Health Policy Fellowship at Georgetown University School of Medicine in...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0700/fpm20150700p28.pdf

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...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0500/fpm20180500p7.pdf

Responses to Medical Students’ Frequently Asked Questions About Family Medicine

February 1, 2016 Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0201/afp20160201od1.pdf

AAFP Comment Letter on 2019 Final Medicare Physician Fee Schedule - December 28, 2018

...that CMS has shown a strong commitment to supporting primary care in recent years-and we look forward to working with CMS to share our data, member experiences, and analyses to ensure appropriate valuation of primary care services over the next two years. At the same time, we look...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/medicare/LT-CMS-2019FinalMPFS-122818.pdf

2021 Practice Enhancement Agenda w Resolutions

...Contracting Practices 5. Resolution No. 5005 The Reality of Telehealth 6. Resolution No. 5006 AAFP Support for Family Physician-Led Primary Care 7. Resolution No. 5007 AAFP Advocate with Society of Hospital Medicine for Family Medicine-Trained Hospitalists and Disparities 8....

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/practice-enhancement-agenda-resolutions.pdf

afp20210201p138.pdf

...Much of the burden of managing these mil- lions of new cases of disease falls to primary care clinicians. There is a substantial opportunity cost, diverting attention and resources away from patients who would benefit most. What appear to be small changes to disease definitions...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0201/afp20210201p138.pdf

fpm20150500p24.pdf

...Meeting patients’ needs for access to care is one of the most frustrating challenges fam-ily physicians face. Physicians generally want to provide care for their patients at all times - when they are sick and when they are healthy, for acute care or for routine check-ups - but doing...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0500/fpm20150500p24.pdf

afp20191001p416.pdf

...Opioid use disorder should be treated as a chronic condition with longitudinal, team-based, patient-centered care. Similar to type 2 diabetes mellitus or hypertension, opioid use disorder has genetic, environmental, and behavioral causes; the disorder responds best to long-term...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1001/afp20191001p416.pdf

From the Editor: Focusing on the Patient and Physician Experience

...Focusing on the Patient and Physician Experience Let FPM help you take care of your patients and find the joy in practice. I am honored and delighted to take on the role of medical editor of FPM. I have been a long-time reader and contributor to the journal and am excited about the...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0700/fpm20190700p5.pdf

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...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0500/fpm20190500p5.pdf

Considerations on Re-opening Your Practice

...practices have been providing patient care exclusively via telehealth. Because reopening nonessential businesses is a localized issue, family physicians should consider the following factors on resuming nonessential, in-person primary care. 1. Prevalence and trends of COVID-19...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/covid-19/resuming-care.pdf

2020-2021 Tar Wars Program Guide

...in 1988 by Jeff Cain, MD, and Glenna Pember, from Hall of Life, a division of the Denver Museum of Natural History, and Doctors Ought to Care (DOC). Since its inception, Tar Wars has touched the lives of more than 10 million children worldwide. The lesson plan in this guide...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/tar_wars/2020-21-Tar-Wars-Program-Guide.pdf

Tar Wars Program Guide

...in 1988 by Jeff Cain, MD, and Glenna Pember, from Hall of Life, a division of the Denver Museum of Natural History, and Doctors Ought to Care (DOC). Since its inception, Tar Wars has touched the lives of more than 10 million children worldwide. The lesson plan in this guide...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/tar_wars/program-guide.pdf

Stewart.pdf

...Editorials Prioritizing Primary Care Can Save the U.S. Health Care System Ada D. Stewart, MD, American Academy of Family Physicians, Leawood, Kansas Published online June 8, 2021. The U.S. health care system is failing many Amer- icans, and this is not only because of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/afp/Stewart.pdf

afp20190615od2.pdf

...James J. Stevermer, MD, MSPH, FAAFP, University of Missouri Health Care, Columbia, Missouri Robert T. Chow, MD, MBA, MACP, University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus, Baltimore, Maryland Katherine K. Leon, MS, SCAD Alliance, Alexandria, Virginia Melanie D. Bird,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0615/afp20190615od2.pdf

afp20210215p219.pdf

...See related Lown Right Care at https://www.aafp.org/ afp/2020/1215/p753.html. CME This clinical content conforms to AAFP criteria for CME. See CME Quiz on page 205. Author disclosure: No relevant financial affiliations. Frailty, which is a geriatric syndrome that affects...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0215/afp20210215p219.pdf

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...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0900/fpm20180900p23.pdf

Innovation in Practice: Six Ways to Harness the Power of Your Ideas -- Family Practice ...

...New Model of Care proposed by the FFM project defines in broad brush strokes a redesigned practice that is just being invented today. It includes ideas such as the following: • Group visits, • Advanced access scheduling, • Online appointment scheduling, • Planned care for...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0600/fpm20050600p37.pdf

Intimate Partner Violence

...identify intimate partner violence, make brief office interventions, offer continuity of care, and refer them for subspecialty and community-based evaluation, treat- ment, and advocacy. Primary care physicians are ideally positioned to work from a preventive framework and address...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0515/afp20110515p1165.pdf

afp20191001p396.pdf

...approach to care is not new and has had international success,2 but its broader implementation in the United States is relatively recent and requires expansion of clin- ical infrastructure, reimbursement, and patient access. Unlike the HIV/AIDS epidemic, in which primary care and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1001/afp20191001p396.pdf

fpm20140900p23.pdf

...in 2004 with a state diabetes registry program that taught my nurses and me the value of having patient-spe- cific reports at the point of care and population reports for investigating trends and goal plan- ning. Culture is critical to quality improvement work, and this program laid...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0900/fpm20140900p23.pdf

fpm20110500p15.pdf

...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 population...

Family Practice Management

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

fpm20140700p13.pdf

...The degree to which pediatric patients are up-to-date on recommended immunizations is a key quality metric of well-child care - for both the patient and the practice. Inadequate immuniza- tion can increase the risk of acquiring serious infectious diseases. Low rates of immunization...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0700/fpm20140700p13.pdf

fpm20170700p38.pdf

...Improve your team’s effectiveness A high-functioning team is criti-cal to the success of a medical practice. What steps can you take to improve its effectiveness? • Create a mission review card that staff members can fill out and turn in when they observe repeated actions or...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0700/fpm20170700p38.pdf

Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents Medical Informatics

Medical Informatics

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint288_Informatics.pdf

AAFP Response to CMS Maternal Health RFI - May 31, 2020

...care in rural communities as released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on February 12, 2020. Maternal Health in the United States Currently, the United States’ maternal mortality rate (MMR) is alarmingly high and reveals existing faults within the health care...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/women/LT-CMS-RuralMaternalHealth-053120.pdf

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

Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents: Nutrition

In this document, the AAFP provides recommended curriculum guidelines for family medicine residents as it relates to nutrition. AAFP Reprint No. 275.

Med School and Residency

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

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

Title

...Trifecta: AAFP’s Comprehensive Approach to Patient Care Dana Nolte, Director, Strategic Engagements and Innovation Vince Loffredo, Director, Division of Continuing Medical Education Tracey Allen-Ehrhart, Manager, Practice Advancement Division Christina M. Hester, PhD, MPH,...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/strategic_partnerships/partner-pulse/ComprehensiveApproachtoPatientCare.pdf

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