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...of primary care systems throughout the world. What you’ll learn more about here is what this means day to day: we’ll be looking at how family physicians live and work, why the future of the specialty is bright, and what sets family medicine apart from similar primary care fields....

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/meet_family_medicine.pptx

AAFP Reprint No 287 Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents ...

Global health continues to evolve as an academic discipline with increasingly diverse areas of concentration and training available for family physicians. Examples of such areas include, but are not limited to public and community health, clinical training and service, research, and ...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint287_Global.pdf

Practice Pearls - Nov-Dec 2009 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2009 - ...covering for an absent physician is to divide the alphabet into equal parts for the remaining physicians. Each physician is responsible for caring for the patients whose first letter of their last name falls into the physician's assigned section of the alphabet. Our practice used to...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/1100/p31.html

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

Treating Opioid Use Disorder as a Chronic Condition

...Chronic Pain Management and Opioid Misuse: A Public Health Concern, supports integrated chronic care management with medication-assisted treatment (MAT) as part of a comprehensive primary care practice to address opioid dependence .3 MAT for OUDs has been shown to significantly...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/pain_management/OUD-Chronic-Condition.pdf

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

Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents,

A family physician should be proficient in the recognition, management, and prevention of medical errors. Family physicians should be champions of a culture of patient safety. During residency training, an integrated approach to both patient safety and quality improvement achieves safer...

Med School and Residency

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

July/August 2017

...Treating Anxiety and Depression in Primary Care: Reducing Barriers to Access Karen Colorafi; Jillian Vanselow; Tiffany Nelson Building Capacity to Care for Refugees Jeffrey Walden; Olga Valdman; Ranit Mishori; Martha Carlough Reducing Frustration and Increasing...

Family Practice Management

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

July/August 2017

...Treating Anxiety and Depression in Primary Care: Reducing Barriers to Access Karen Colorafi; Jillian Vanselow; Tiffany Nelson Building Capacity to Care for Refugees Jeffrey Walden; Olga Valdman; Ranit Mishori; Martha Carlough Reducing Frustration and Increasing...

Family Practice Management

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

fpm20141100p23.pdf

...TEAM-BASED CARE: Saving Time and Improving Efficiency Kevin D. Hopkins, MD, and Christine A. Sinsky, MD This used to be the start of a typical day in my (Dr. Hopkins’) office: 18-25 patient visits on the schedule, 30 test results in my inbox, and 20 phone encounters that I...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/1100/fpm20141100p23.pdf

Behavioral Health and Tobacco Cessation

Participate in the Office Champions Tobacco Cessation Behavioral Health project.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/care-resources/tobacco-and-nicotine/office-champions/behavioral-health-tobacco-cessation.html

Increasing Adult Pneumococcal Immunization Rates Through AAFP State Chapters

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and Pfizer Independent Grants for Learning and Change (IGLC) grants are being utilized to support quality improvement (QI) initiatives that will increase adult pneumococcal vaccination rates through three AAFP state chapters: Kansas, ...

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/prevention-wellness/immunizations-vaccines/office-champtions/increasing-adult-pneumococcal-immunization-rates.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

It’s Official: AAFP TIPS Is Now Free to Members

One of the Academy’s premier practice enhancement tools ― AAFP TIPS ― is now available to members free of charge. Choose from multiple topics designed to help you tackle a specific aspect of practice.

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20210202aafptipsfree.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

Frontotemporal Dementia: A Review for Primary Care Physicians

...Frontotemporal Dementia: A Review for Primary Care Physicians ROBERTO CARDARELLI, DO, MPH, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, Texas ANDREW KERTESZ, MD, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada JANICE A. KNEBL, DO, University of North Texas...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1201/afp20101201p1372.pdf

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

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.

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

AAFP NRN Newsletter

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

Sponsor Questions

Sponsors can find answers to frequently asked questions regarding the AAFP's Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO).

https://www.aafp.org/cme/programs/also/faq/sponsor.html

Hold an Provider Course

Learn how to offer an Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) Provider Course in your area.

https://www.aafp.org/cme/programs/also/hold/provider.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.

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

What a Medical Assistant Can Do for Your Practice -- FPM

Apr 1, 2005 - Medical assistants can be versatile and valuable additions to family medicine practices.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0400/p51.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.

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

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

AAFP Performance Improvement CME

View all AAFP Continuing Medical Education on performance Improvement and earn CME credit.

https://www.aafp.org/cme/topic/performance-improvement.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.

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

All CME Topics

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https://www.aafp.org/cme/browse/all-topics.tag-pi.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 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 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

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

How to calculate the value of team documentation -- FPM

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 : Getting Paid : FPM Home

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

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

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

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

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 - Feb 1, 2017 - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0201/p143.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

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

A Team Approach to Quality Improvement -- FPM

Apr 1, 1999 - To realize change, rely on the knowledge and experience of a team such as the authors', which improved the care of patients with diabetes.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0400/p25.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

Addressing Behavioral Health Issues During the COVID-19 Series | AAFP

Help your patients struggling with mental health concerns intensified by COVID-19. This free AAFP CME focuses on depression, anxiety, and ADHD.

https://www.aafp.org/cme/all/covid-19/address-behavioral-health-issues-during-covid-19-pandemic.html

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.

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

Course Questions

Find answers to frequently asked questions regarding the AAFP's Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO).

https://www.aafp.org/cme/programs/also/faq/course.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.

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.

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.

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

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