American Academy of Family Physicians

Type: Organization
Name: American Academy of Family Physicians
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

7 Principles of Integrating Behavioral Health Into PCMHs

The original Joint Principles of the patient-centered medical home were written and endorsed in February 2007 but did not include language on the incorporation of behavioral healthcare into the model. A recent article from the American Academy of Family ... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Cheaper ‘Gene Panel’ Screening May Reveal Cancer Risks

(HealthDay News) — A new study found that 10 percent of women with a personal or family history of breast or other cancers had at least one gene mutation that would lead their doctors to recommend changes in their routine care, including increased cancer ... [Published Health.com - Apr 14 2014]
Entities: Cancer, BRCA1, Mutation
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Health Tip: Antihistamines Have Side Effects

(HealthDay News) -- Antihistamines can be effective in alleviating allergy symptoms, but they can also make you sleepy and cause other side effects.The American Academy of Family Physicians says possible side effects of antihistamines include ... [Published Philly.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

The harm of scheduling a baby’s delivery

In recent years, doctors and medical specialist groups have made an earnest effort to change the culture around unnecessary C-sections and early deliveries, in order to reduce the chance of negative outcomes for the mother and her baby. In Massachusetts, ... [Published boston.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

BlueCross Names Smith Associate Chief Medical Officer

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee has selected Dr. Barbara Easterling Smith as associate chief medical officer for all its lines of business.In this role, Dr. Smith will be instrumental in collaboration with the provider community. She will provide leadership ... [Published Chattanoogan - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Emeritus Helps Combat Senior Malnutrition in 60 Day Campaign

HAGERSTOWN , Md. - In honor of National Food Month, Emeritus Senior Living, the largest assisted living care facility is participating in a nationwide effort to help combat senior malnutrition by delivering meals in their homes.According to the American ... [Published NBC25 - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Pelvic Exercises May Help His Sex Life

(HealthDay News) -- Pelvic exercises can benefit men with chronic premature ejaculation, according to a new study.Premature ejaculation -- defined as occurring within one minute -- affects many men at some point in their lives. Although different treatments ... [Published Health Finder - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Why Maryland hospitals are saying 'no' to mothers who want early deliveries

By Tina ReedThe number of babies delivered early in Maryland hospitalsbecause their parents or doctor elected to induce for conveniencerather than a medical reason hit a landmark recently.Zero.In December, the most recent month for which data is avai ... [Published WTOP - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Habits to help you look good and feel terrific

You can help reduce the effects of aging by following this simple advice: take care of yourself. Habits that keep your body functioning at its best are the same things that promote an active, confidence-bearing physique.Here are some ideas to help aid ... [Published Asbury Park Press - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

These are the highest paid doctors in Medicare

As of today, we know a whole lot more about how much Medicare pays doctors.  The government has released huge amounts of data on which doctors, got paid how much, for what procedures.  The data show payments to more than 800,000 doctors and health care ... [Published Marketplace - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Health Tip: Antihistamines Have Side Effects

(HealthDay News) -- Antihistamines can be effective in alleviating allergy symptoms, but they can also make you sleepy and cause other side effects. The American Academy of Family Physicians says possible side effects of antihistamines include: Dr... ... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 2 reports

Leapfrog Group, Castlight Partner for Hospital Quality Reporting

More than 2,900 Michigan doctors have joined POM ACO, a joint venture of the U-M Health System and eight other physician groups that started in 2013. The move more than doubles the size of the ACO.March 21, 2014The Washington, D.C.-based Leapfrog Group ... [Published Healthcare Informatics Online - Mar 21 2014]

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3. Whole person orientation. "Given that over one-half of primary care patients have a mental or behavioral diagnosis or symptoms that are significantly disabling, given that every medical problem has a psychosocial dimension, given that most personal care plans require substantial health behavior change — a PCMH would be incomplete without behavioral healthcare fully incorporated into its fabric" the document states
"We aggressively used the original funding, which was under $24 million," O'Byrne explained. "We spent nearly all of that money. But we're doing the no-cost extension because it will allow us to stay as a REC at least for another year, although I expect we'll be in a business a lot longer than that."
According to Barbara Lyons, VP of Continuing Education Company, "Dr. Stern's comprehensive coverage of Osteoporosis was a perfect summary of risk assessment, medications and treatment options for all the primary care providers present at the conference."
"Generally, we do it two days of the week and on those set days, it's either four or five meals that we can provide depending on the distsance of where the visits are" said Laura Stouffer, community relations director

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Cheaper ‘Gene Panel’ Screening May Reveal Cance... [Published Health.com - Apr 14 2014]
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Exercise May Curtail COPD Complications [Published Health Finder - Apr 09 2014]
ICD-10 Delay: Good News or Bad for Physicians? [Published Physicians Practice - Apr 09 2014]
Health Tip: Antihistamines Have Side Effects [Published Yahoo! Health News - Apr 09 2014]
Aerobic Exercise May Help Older Women at Risk f... [Published Health Finder - Apr 09 2014]
These are the highest paid doctors in Medicare [Published Marketplace - Apr 09 2014]
Health Tip: Antihistamines Have Side Effects [Published MedicineNet.com - Apr 09 2014]
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Health Tip: Antihistamines Have Side Effects [Published Yahoo! Health News - Apr 09 2014]
(HealthDay News) -- Antihistamines can be effective in alleviating allergy symptoms, but they can also make you sleepy and cause other side effects. The American Academy of Family Physicians says possible side effects of antihistamines include: Dr... ...
ALLIED PEDIATRICS OF NEW YORK PLLC EARNS NATION... [Published CisionWire - English - Apr 01 2014]
Patient-Centered Medical Home™ 2011 standards emphasize enhanced care through patient-clinician partnership.Allied Pediatrics of New York, one of the largest private medical practices in the New York metropolitan area today announced that the majority ...
Health Tip: Stay Comfortable in a Cast [Published Yahoo! Health News - Mar 27 2014]
(HealthDay News) -- Wearing a cast can be uncomfortable, and the wait for your injury to heal can seem long. The American Academy of Family Physicians offers these suggestions to help you stay comfortable: Prop up the injured limb so it is above t... ...
Prescription for Winning: Doctors Rake in Campa... [Published Capital Eye - Mar 26 2014]
If you're running for federal office, being a doctor could give you a leg up. Currently, there are 20 medical doctors in Congress, a number that has doubled over the past decade, according to a recent New York Times report. They come from all sorts of ...
Is there a doctor in the House? Letter on clima... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Mar 19 2014]
Kim Knowlton, Senior Scientist, New York Last Friday, 11 Republican members of Congress who are also doctors wrote a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. The letter questioned EPA’s assertions about the health benefits from EPA’s upcoming limits ...
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