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...care Mar 2006 Issue EHRs in the Exam Room: Tips on Patient-Centered Care [Feature] With a thoughtful approach, you can maintain your focus on the patient. May 2005 Issue The New Model of Care in Family Medicine: What's In It For You? [Feature] Team-based, proactive...

Family Practice Management

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Achieving Sustainable Increases in Childhood Immunization Rates -- FPM

Aug 1, 2014 - Analyzing and eliminating physical and procedural barriers to immunization allowed this practice to improve its performance.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0700/p13.html

Students Optimistic About Future of Family Medicine

After a chaotic 2020, we asked four AAFP student leaders what they are excited about regarding the future of family medicine. Here is what they shared.

AAFP News : CME

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20210127fmfuture.html

Hold an Instructor Course | AAFP ALSO

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

CME : Programs

https://www.aafp.org/cme/programs/also/hold/instructor.html

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...The New Model of Care in Family Medicine: What's In It For You? [Feature] Team-based, proactive care supported by effective office systems, technology and a culture of improvement will help your patients and your bottom line. Mar 2004 Issue Getting Rewards for Your...

Family Practice Management

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AAFP Performance Improvement CME

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

CME : AAFP CME by Topic

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

CME By Topic | AAFP

Search for AAFP CME activities by specific topic.

CME : Browse

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From the Editor: Care Management and the Quadruple Aim

...Care Management and the Quadruple Aim Care management not only addresses the Triple Aim. It could also help improve our work life. Care management is a strategy primary care practices use to manage the care of popu- lations. Developed in response to the limitations of providing...

Family Practice Management

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...The mere fact that we talk about access to care is a sign of serious illness in the health care system. May 2007 Issue TransforMed Tries to Rebuild Family Medicine [Feature] The national demonstration project nears the halfway mark with many hard lessons already learned....

Family Practice Management

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...The mere fact that we talk about access to care is a sign of serious illness in the health care system. May 2007 Issue TransforMed Tries to Rebuild Family Medicine [Feature] The national demonstration project nears the halfway mark with many hard lessons already learned....

Family Practice Management

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...Delivering top-notch care requires more than individual skill and motivation. Nov-Dec 2005 Issue Look Beyond Your Practice's Bottom Line [Feature] Two tools – gap analysis and root cause analysis – can work together to tell you where and why you might be lagging...

Family Practice Management

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...Daily gatherings of your care team can help you meet daily challenges. May 2007 Issue Getting Beyond Blame in Your Practice [Feature] If your group is prone to blame, accusation and finger-pointing, your improvement efforts will be doomed. Apr 2007 Issue...

Family Practice Management

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Study: Talking About Medication Costs Yields Rewards

Researchers found that a 60-minute training intervention with physician practices helped increase the frequency of cost-of-medication conversations with patients, which, in turn, enabled clinicians to identify those for whom cost was a specific barrier.

AAFP News : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20190605costconversations.html

The EveryONE Project Unveils Latest Toolkit

The EveryONE Project from the AAFP has launched the latest iteration of its comprehensive toolkit to help family physicians address social determinants of health in their practices and communities.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20181011everyoneproject.html

Want to Learn to Lead Change to Achieve Physician Well-being?

The Academy is offering members a free opportunity to learn how to lead change to boost physician well-being in the workplace, thanks to a collaboration between the AAFP and United Health Foundation.

AAFP News : Focus on Physician Well-being

https://www.aafp.org/news/focus-on-physician-well-being/20200928leadingphyschange.html

Eight Ways to Lower Practice Stress and Get Home Sooner -- FPM

Dec 1, 2015 - To avoid burnout, you have to address the stressors in your practice.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/1100/p13.html

Student Choice of Family Medicine, Incentives for Increasing

Read AAFP's position on strategies and incentives to encourage medical students' choice of family medicine as a career.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/studentchoice-familymedicine.html

Joint Letter on Expanding Scope of Practice for Non-professional Health Care Providers ...

...The undersigned medical associations and medical specialty societies are writing to register serious concerns with the Health Care Professional Practice in VA Memorandum (Memorandum) issued by the Office of the Under Secretary of Health on April 21, 2020, and underlying Directive...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/LT-VA-ExpandedScopeNonProHealthCareProviders-062420.pdf

AAFP Letter to HHS on Title X Proposed Rule - May 13, 2021

The AAFP strongly supports efforts to restore and strengthen the Title X program, the only federal grant program dedicated to improving access to preventive care for low-income patients.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/women/LT-HHS-TitleXProposedRule-051321.pdf

Prioritizing Primary Care Can Save the U.S. Health Care System

...The U.S. health care system is failing many Americans, and this is not only because of COVID-19. Despite the United States spending more than two times per capita on health care than countries such as Australia, France, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom, Americans...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2021/0700/fpm20210700p6.pdf

Editorial Mission and Policies

The editorial mission and policies of FPM journal

Family Practice Management : FPM

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/about/mission-policies.html

Study Examines Community-based Lung Cancer Screening

Results of a recent Annals of Family Medicine study indicate that under the right conditions, lung cancer screenings can be performed safely and effectively in the community health setting.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200622lungcascreen.html

What I Learned as a New Physician

In her final Fresh Perspectives blog post, Beth Oller, M.D., reflects on what she has learned in her first seven years as a small, rural practice owner.

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20180615fp-ollerfinale.html

Workforce Tactic Team Sets Stage to Increase Ranks of FPs

A recent article in Family Medicine sums up the outcomes of three years of work by the Family Medicine for America's Health Workforce Education and Development Tactic Team.

AAFP News : CME

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20190304fmahworkforce.html

How to help sustain a quality improvement initiative

Quality improvement efforts require motivated staff. These three suggestions can help keep employees engaged.

Family Practice Management : FPM

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

Care Management in the Real World: A Small, Private Practice's Journey

...Care Management in the Real World: A Small, Private Practice’s Journey Through the addition of a care management function, practices can help high-risk patients navigate complex conditions and vulnerable care transitions. ABOUT THE AUTHORS Dr. Hodge is director of...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2021/0300/fpm20210300p33.pdf

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all.pdflist.html

...Health Care, Confidentiality (/content/aafp/about/policies/all/adolescent- confidentiality.content.pdflist.html) Adolescent Health Care, Role of the Family Physician (/content/aafp/about/policies/all/adolescent- role.content.pdflist.html) Adolescent Health Care, Sexuality and...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/policies/AAFP_AllPoliciesApril2019.pdf

AAFP Guides Agencies Away From Alternative Payment Roadblocks

In letters to CMS and HHS' Office of the Inspector General, the Academy counseled regulators to make sure self-referral rules do not hinder practice transformation through new payment models.

AAFP News : Advocacy and Government

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20200109selfreferralltrs.html

Creating A Medical Home is About Improvement, Not Checking Boxes

The process to become a recognized medical home should be focused on practice and performance improvement rather than completing a check list for a third-party company. AAFP Vice President for Advocacy and Practice Advancement Shawn Martin has more.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/creating_a_medical_home_is.html

ALSO Course Questions and Answers | AAFP

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

CME : Programs

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

Family Physicians Can Cut Unnecessary Surgeries

Robust clinical trials demonstrate relevant outcomes of various surgeries. Does a surgery extend a patient's life? Does the surgery decrease a patient's pain? Does it improve the patient's quality of life? Answering these questions, along with weighing risks and other treatment options,...

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

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

Before You Sign That Office Lease -- FPM

Dec 1, 2010 - Here's what to look for - and what to avoid.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/1100/p17.html

AAFP Letter to CMS on Section 5 of EO #13890 Regarding Supervision Requirements of ...

...health care professionals on standardized training criteria and demonstrated experience and competence in patient care. Furthermore, we believe that state governments and their medical boards are better positioned to make these determinations and administer oversight of health care...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/LT-CMS-SupervisionReqsNonPhysicians-011420.pdf

Publications of the AAFP NRN

Explore the listing of AAFP NRN publications.

Family Physician : Patient Care

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

MACRAnyms: Acronyms and Terms Related to MACRA's Quality Payment Program

A list of MACRA-related acronyms for easy reference.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/getting-paid/macra/macranyns.html

NAM Publishes New Research on Opioid Tapering

The National Academy of Medicine recently published a discussion paper on best practices for opioid tapering for patients with chronic non-cancer pain.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200825opioidtapering.html

Task Force: Offer Interventions for Healthy Weight in Pregnancy

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has finalized a recommendation regarding behavioral counseling interventions aimed at promoting healthy weight gain and preventing excess gestational weight gain in pregnancy.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20210610pregnancyweight.html

meet_family_medicine.pptx

...Four C’s of Primary Care The four C’s of primary care cover some of the basics: C ontact (first contact) C ontinuous C omprehensive C oordinated Sources: Merritt Hawkins (2017), Medscape (2015) ppt/slides/slide4.xml The Four C’s is Not Enough Context in care - Family Medicine...

Med School and Residency

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

AAFP Reprint No 289C Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents ...

More and more, physicians are being asked to help improve the quality of health care provided to patients. They are often part of a team comprised of physicians, non-physician health care professionals, and medical and non-medical support staff. Training and education in quality ...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint289C_Learning.pdf

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

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

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

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

AAFP News - Mar 15, 2018 - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2018 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0315/p368.html

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

Incorporating Lifestyle Medicine into Everyday Family Practice

...Table 1 . Incorporating the Lifestyle Medicine Approach in the Clinical Care Team . . . . 10 Table 2 . Lifestyle Medicine Assessment Tools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Accompanying Handouts 1 . Leading Change: Incorporating Lifestyle Medicine...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/lifestyle-medicine/lifestyle-medicine-guide.pdf

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.

Family Physician : Patient Care

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, ...

Family Physician : Patient Care

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

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