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Robert Graham Center Is Vital Tool for Family Medicine

Jul 3, 2018 - The Robert Graham Center recently published a report that offers a treasure trove of facts about family medicine. As the center marks its 19th year, AAFP Senior Vice President for Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin looks at how it works to advance primary care.

AAFP News : In the Trenches : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/20180703itt-rgc.html

High Demand, Low Supply: Health Centers and the Recruitment of Family Physicians - ...

Aug 1, 2018 - Expansion of the Health Centers Program has been associated with persistent workforce challenges for this critical component of the primary care safety net. In a national survey, 69% of health centers had a family physician (FP) vacancy. Those with FP vacancies reported spending an ...

American Family Physician : Graham Center Policy One-Pagers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0801/p146.html

Survey: Community Health Centers Need Many More FPs

Aug 29, 2018 - The title of a new report from the Robert Graham Center sums up the situation for the community health centers that serve many low-income communities: High Demand, Low Supply.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20180829chcvacancies.html

Resolution No. 208 (New York State G) - Pharmacy Chain Investors Should Not Set ...

Sep 7, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians request the Robert Graham Center to study the issue of proposed mergers between major health care insurance corporations and large pharmacy retailers as regards to the health of the public and our members’ ability to ...

About AAFP : Governance

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newyork-g.mem.html

Depression and Bipolar Disorder - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2018 - This collection features AFP content on depression and bipolar disorder and related issues, including antidepressants, major depressive disorder, mental health, postpartum depression, and psychiatric medications. This collection features AFP content on depression and bipolar disorder ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=6

Geriatric Care - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2018 - This collection features AFP content on geriatric care and related issues, including assistive devices, elder mistreatment, failure to thrive, fall prevention, geriatric assessment, house calls, impaired visual acuity, and nursing home care. This collection features AFP content on ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=55

Obesity - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2018 - This collection features AFP content on obesity and related issues, including bariatric surgery, childhood obesity, diet, exercise, lifestyle counseling, and weight loss maintenance. This collection features AFP content on obesity and related issues, including bariatric surgery, ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=19

Health Maintenance and Counseling - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2018 - This collection features AFP content on health maintenance and counseling and related issues, including dietary and nutrition guidelines, health maintenance in children, lifestyle counseling, and physical activity. This collection features AFP content on health maintenance and ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=64

Substance Abuse - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2018 - ...10/01/2016 Rural Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Depends on Family Physicians [Graham Center Policy One-Pagers] 02/01/2015 Buprenorphine Maintenance vs. Methadone Maintenance or Placebo for Opioid Use Disorder [Cochrane for Clinicians] 09/15/2012 Opioid Dependence [Clinical...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=27

Four Days of Family Medicine Advocacy

May 15, 2018 - Hundreds of family physicians and medical students will be in Washington, D.C., next week for the Family Medicine Advocacy Summit. In the latest In the Trenches post, Senior Vice President for Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin looks ahead at the popular event.

AAFP News : In the Trenches : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/20180515itt_fmas.html

Reclaiming Family Medicine's Broad Scope Benefits Everyone

Oct 9, 2018 - AAFP Senior Vice President for Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin writes that the debate about family medicine scope of practice shouldn't focus just on midlevel providers, but also on subspecialists.

AAFP News : In the Trenches : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/20181009itt-scope.html

Advancing Health Equity: Principles to Address the Social Determinants of Health in ...

May 2, 2018 - Read the AAFP's policy on principles to address the social determinants of health in alternative payment models.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/socialdeterminants-paymentmodels.html

Resolution No. 302 (Co-Sponsored F) - Big Data and Family Medicine -- Congress of ...

Sep 4, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians study All Payer Claims Databases (APCDs) and their application to family physicians, including, but not limited to: ◾how APCDs can assist family physicians in clinical practice; ◾how APCDs can be used to advocate for ...

About AAFP : Governance

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/cosponsored-f.mem.html

It's Still the Prices, Stupid

Jul 17, 2018 - High drug prices are driving dramatic increases in health care costs. In the latest In the Trenches blog post, Senior Vice President for Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin looks at how HHS and the AAFP are responding.

AAFP News : In the Trenches : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/20180717itt_drugs.html

AAFP Survey Reveals DPC Trends

Jun 19, 2018 - As we prepare for the annual Direct Primary Care Summit, AAFP Senior Vice President for Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin shares the results of the AAFP's recent survey related to DPC.

AAFP News : In the Trenches : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/20180619ITT_DPC.html

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20180604lv-advocacy.html

AAFP NRN Staff and Committees -- National Research Network

Jun 12, 2018 - Read the biographies and find contact information for NRN staff and advisory group members.

Patient Care : National Research Network

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/nrn/nrn/staff.html

Webcast: Primary Care Spend

May 25, 2018 - In this webcast, the AAFP leads a discussion around primary care spend and advocacy resources available to chapters.

Advocacy : On the State Front

https://www.aafp.org/advocacy/states/backgrounders/webcast-primary-care-spend.mem.html

Graduate Medical Education

May 30, 2018 - The AAFP believes that investment in the primary care workforce is vital and seeks to preserve funding for residency programs in family medicine.

Advocacy : Stay Informed

https://www.aafp.org/advocacy/informed/workforce/gme.html

AAFP News - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0715/p78.html

AAFP News - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0515/p630.html

Study: High-deductible Plans May Impede Preventive Care

Jun 12, 2018 - A recent study found that individuals with high-deductible health plans but no health savings accounts are less likely to see primary care physicians, receive preventive care or seek subspecialty services.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20180612hdhpstudy.html

AAFP Urges Swift Passage of Primary Care Patient Protection Act

May 23, 2018 - The AAFP called on Congress to pass the Primary Care Patient Protection Act, which would make it easier for patients with high-deductible health plans to see their primary care physicians.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20180523pcppa.html

HealthLandscape Introduces Population Health Profiler

May 29, 2018 - HealthLandscape, an innovation the AAFP acquired in 2014, has released its new Community Vital Signs Population Health Profiler, a free tool that could be incredibly helpful for family physicians.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20180529pophealthprofiler.html

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