American Academy of Family Physicians

Type: Organization
Name: American Academy of Family Physicians
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Health Tip: Why People Seek Counseling

Latest Mental Health News(HealthDay News) -- Counseling can be an effective way to deal with life's many problems and challenges.The American Academy of Family Physicians says counseling may help people cope with these issues:-- Diana KohnleCopyright ... [Published MedicineNet.com - 14 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Dr. Pam Wible speaks at national physician convention

Eugene's Pamela Wible, M.D., spoke twice at the American Academy of Family Physicians Scientific Assembly in Washington, D.C., recently. Find a transcript of her talk online athttp://wkly.ws/1u6About the AuthorEditor-In-ChiefTed Taylor has been editor-in-chief ... [Published Eugene Weekly - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 2 reports

The patient-centered medical home: Keys to overcoming obstacles to success

By Debra Beaulieu-Volk The industry holds high hopes for the patient-centered medical home model, but some adopters have struggled to achieve its triple aim of improved care experience, improved population health and reduced cost of care. In the ... [Published Hospital Impact - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Free health clinic serves diverse population

Dr. Suhaib Haq is hard at work at a small medical clinic tucked inside a pint-size house near the bustling intersection of De Zavala Road and Interstate 10.Given the absence of prominent religious symbols, you might not know that the adjacent Muslim Children ... [Published MySanAntonio - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

York doctor set to lead American Academy of Family Physicians [The York Dispatch, Pa. :: ]

Oct. 28--You could say Dr. Wanda Filer was moved when the American Academy of Family Physicians named her its president-elect last week."They tell me my knees buckled," the York-based family doctor said.Filer will serve one year as president-elect, one ... [Published BusinessWeek - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Leading medical groups urge Congress to stop steep Medicaid cuts

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 27-Oct-2014WASHINGTON, DC—The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), American College of Physicians (ACP) and American Osteopathic Association (AOA) convene today in Washington, DC to urge ... [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Insurers, Providers, Spar For Bigger Profits

full issueAs insurers ratchet down payments to physicians and hospitals, these providers are pushing back by imposing a host of new charges on consumers.The New York Times:As Insurers Try to Limit Costs, Providers Hit Patients With More Separate FeesLeo ... [Published Pharmacy Times - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Lovelace honored by national group for health care work

Staff Reportcolanews@scbiznews.comPublished Oct. 27, 2014South Carolina physician Oscar F. Lovelace, Jr. has been named national 2015 Family Physician of the Year by the American Academy of Family PhysiciansOscar Lovelace A native of Columbia, Lovelace ... [Published Columbia Regional Business Report - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 2 reports

Nebraska doctor named president of national group

A Nebraska doctor has been elected president of the American Academy of Family Physicians.Click to Continue » ... [Published Kentucky.com - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

AAFP Launches Campaign To Promote Primary Care

The American Academy of Family Physicians on Thursday launched a campaign to promote the importance of primary care as a way to better coordinate care, keep patients healthy and cut spending. AAFP's five-year, $20 million campaign -- called Health is ... [Published California Healthline - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 5 reports

AAFP Names Top Physician, Humanitarian and Public Health Advocates

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First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Wanda Filer MD Named President-elect of American Academy of Family Physicians

The Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians (PAFP) is proud to announce that Wanda Filer, MD, MBA of York has been elected to the position of president-elect of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).Dr. Filer is a family physician with nearly ... [Published Citybizlist - Oct 24 2014]

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"I think now that the world's getting so big and computerized, I think some people just want some personal attention and feel special and not a number" Koehler said
medications. "One thing NPs are particularly good at is advocating for and involving patients in their healthcare" said

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Calligraphers find write stuff to succeed in Ce... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Oct 29 2014]
Health agency promotes water flouridation [Published Coldwater Daily Reporter - Oct 29 2014]
Commentary: Texas Abortion Restrictions Create ... [Published Diabetes Care - Oct 29 2014]
Opinion: Warning, Tweeting About Guns Can Keep ... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Oct 29 2014]
Physicians, NPs, and PAs: Where's This All Going? [Published General Medicine eJournal - Oct 29 2014]
The patient-centered medical home: Keys to over... [Published FiercePracticeManagement - Oct 29 2014]
Free health clinic serves diverse population [Published MySanAntonio - Oct 28 2014]
York doctor set to lead American Academy of Fam... [Published BusinessWeek - Oct 28 2014]
Insurers, Providers, Spar For Bigger Profits [Published Pharmacy Times - Oct 27 2014]
Lovelace honored by national group for health c... [Published Columbia Regional Business Report - Oct 27 2014]
Leading medical groups urge Congress to stop st... [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 27 2014]
Nebraska doctor named president of national group [Published Kentucky.com - Oct 26 2014]
Nebraska doctor named president of national group [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Oct 26 2014]
AAFP Launches Campaign To Promote Primary Care [Published California Healthline - Oct 25 2014]
How stress affects your mind and body [Published Sott.net - Oct 24 2014]
HHS Secretary Says Ebola ‘Difficult’ to Catch, ... [Published Pajamas Media - Oct 24 2014]
Before Obamacare, America’s Health Care System ... [Published Think Progress - Oct 24 2014]
Morning Consult Health: Fourth U.S. Ebola Case ... [Published The Morning Consult - Oct 24 2014]
Burwell Calls on Family Physicians To Help With... [Published California Healthline - Oct 24 2014]
THE RIGHT CAMPAIGN (BUT THE WRONG CANDIDATES) [Published Insurance News Net - Oct 24 2014]
AAFP Names Top Physician, Humanitarian and Publ... [Published KMPH Fox 26 - Oct 24 2014]
Family Physicians Launch Initiative to Promote ... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Oct 24 2014]
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Obamacare’s Second Open Enrollment Period Is Co... [Published Think Progress - 5 hours ago]
Esther Guzman, left, gets insurance information from Janelle Hartley, right, Thursday March 13, 2014, during a Covered California rally in Los Angeles. CREDIT: AP Photo/Nick Ut The second Obamacare open-enrollment period is less than three weeks ...
The patient-centered medical home: Keys to over... [Published Hospital Impact - Oct 30 2014]
By Debra Beaulieu-Volk The industry holds high hopes for the patient-centered medical home model, but some adopters have struggled to achieve its triple aim of improved care experience, improved population health and reduced cost of care. In the ...
HHS Secretary Says Ebola ‘Difficult’ to Catch, ... [Published Pajamas Media - Oct 24 2014]
American Academy of Family Physicians members note many patients who had private insurance are now covered under Obamacare or Medicaid. ...
Before Obamacare, America’s Health Care System ... [Published Think Progress - Oct 24 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock When it comes to affordability and patient access, the United States ranks last among industrialized nations , according to a survey conducted by the Commonwealth Fund. Researchers said the data, collected before the full rollout ...
AAFP Names Top Physician, Humanitarian and Publ... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Oct 24 2014]
WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Family Physicians announced the recipients of its most prestigious awards this week at its annual meeting. Six family physicians from across the nation were recognized for ...
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