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New Data from AAFP Reveals Increased Complexity of Family Physician Visits

Mar 7, 2016 - AAFP Reveals Increased Complexity of Family Physician Visits

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

News in Brief: Week of Aug. 22-26

Aug 24, 2011 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: AstraZeneca Updates Prescribing Information for Asthma Drug; Report Shows More Children Covered by Medicare, CHIP; CMS Takes Steps to Expand Competitive Bidding Program; and Graham Center's UDS Mapper Takes First Place at International ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

The Pretravel Consultation - - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2009 - The increase in travel and travel medicine knowledge over the past 30 years makes pretravel counseling an essential part of comprehensive family medicine. Effective counseling begins with assessment of individual and itinerary-based risks, using a growing body of evidence-based ...

American Family Physician : Article

Forum Speakers Call for Fundamental Changes in Graduate Medical Education

Oct 19, 2011 - Teaching hospitals in the United States could do a more effective job of managing the nation's multi-billion-dollar investment in graduate medical education, or GME, by taking steps to produce a physician workforce that better meets the needs of the country. That was one of the central ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

Academy Offering Tools for Chronic Care Management

Aug 30, 2016 - When it comes to chronic care management, payers are undervaluing the service by nearly $12 per patient per month. AAFP Senior Vice President for Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin details the findings of the Academy's new brief on chronic care management and ...

AAFP News : In the Trenches : Blogs

Illinois Medicaid Program Achieved Savings While Boosting Quality of Care

Oct 1, 2014 - A study by the Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care found that a Medicaid program in Illinois that included enhanced payments for primary care reported significant savings and better patient health outcomes.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

Graham Center Commentary Urges Greater Prevention Role for Medicare

Jan 27, 2010 - The federal government can more effectively invest in prevention and wellness if it gives the Medicare system greater latitude to make coverage decisions and changes the Medicare payment system to reward the coordination of preventive care services.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

Guidance Updated on Transition of Youth to Adult Health Care

Oct 31, 2018 - The AAFP joined the American Academy of Pediatrics and American College of Physicians in updating a joint clinical report on the health care transition from adolescence to adulthood.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

Follow Day of Action With Year-round Effort

Jun 4, 2018 - Hundreds of family physicians and medical students were on Capitol Hill on May 22. Although lobbying days are important, Leonard Reeves, M.D., writes in the Leader Voices blog that advocacy requires year-round effort.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs


Jan 31, 2018 - Follow developing payment policies supporting the exchange of medical information from one site to another through electronic communications.

Advocacy : Stay Informed

Growth in 2016 Match Results Will Fail to Fill the Primary Care Physician Pipeline

Mar 18, 2016 - Growth in 2016 Match Results Fails to Fill Primary Care Pipeline

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

Introducing AFP's Next Editor-in-Chief - Editorials - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2018 - Meet Dr. Sumi Makkar Sexton, AFP's new Editor-in-Chief.

American Family Physician : Editorials

Thirty Years of AFP: Having Fun Painting the Fence - Editorials - American Family ...

Jan 15, 2018 - Read Dr. Siwek's summary of his 29 years as Editor of AFP.

American Family Physician : Editorials

Presentation Resources | Why Family Medicine | AAFP -- Family Medicine Interest Groups

Nov 9, 2017 - Slide decks, videos, podcasts, and other resources for your next presentation on Family Medicine.

Med School and Residency : Family Medicine Interest Groups

How Family Physicians Can Combat the Opioid Epidemic - Editorials - American Family ...

Sep 15, 2017 - Family physicians must commit to responsible prescribing of opioid medications. The decision to initiate opioid therapy should be a careful and deliberate one, especially in patients who are at risk of addiction.

American Family Physician : Editorials

Barriers Impede Telemedicine's Potential

Mar 12, 2014 - Barriers Impede Telemedicine's Potential

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

The Never-ending Quest to Achieve Health for All

Oct 25, 2018 - Forty years ago, the nations of the world put out a call for health care for all. This week, nearly 200 countries renewed their commitment to primary care.

AAFP News : As We See It: Voices From the AAFP

Continued Uptick in Students Choosing Family Medicine Welcome, But More Growth Needed ...

Mar 17, 2017 - Continued Uptick in Students Choosing Family Medicine Welcome, But More Growth Needed to Fill the Primary Care Physician Pipeline

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

The Medical Home: Planned Care and Population Health -- Practice Management

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Practice Management : Practice Transformation

Practice Improvement Checklist: Sustaining Success -- Practice Management

Mar 9, 2018 - View the practice improvement checklist to help you further enhance patient care and practice efficiency as you transform your practice into a medical home.

Practice Management : Practice Transformation

Some Solutions

Jun 11, 2013 - Learn about the efforts to help increase medical student interest in careers in primary care.

Press Center : Media Kits

Graduates of Teaching Health Centers Are More Likely to Enter Practice in the Primary ...

December 1, 2015 Policy Center

American Family Physician

Cross-training FPs, General Surgeons Could Enhance Health Care in Rural America

Jul 20, 2011 - Meeting the health care needs of the country's rural population is increasingly problematical, but at a recent primary care forum hosted by the AAFP's Robert Graham Center, former AAFP President Ted Epperly, M.D., of Boise, Idaho, along with several other speakers, suggested that ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

Responses to Medical Students' Frequently Asked Questions About Family Medicine - - ...

Jul 1, 2007 - This article provides answers to many questions medical students ask about the specialty of family medicine. It was developed through the collaborative efforts of several family medicine organizations, including the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Society of Teachers of ...

American Family Physician : Article

News in Brief: Week of April 25-29

Apr 27, 2011 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: AAFP Adopts ACIP Recs on Tdap, Pertussis Aimed at Health Care Personnel; Graham Center Receives Grant to Study Illinois Medicaid Medical Home Projects; Recalled Prep Pads Affect Atwater Carey First Aid Kits; and Aspiring Medical Students ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

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