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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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

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

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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...

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

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

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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...

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

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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...

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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

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

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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...

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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...

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

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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...

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

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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

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

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/1100/fpm20171100p6.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)...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0900/fpm20170900p6.pdf

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