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October 30, 2014
The American Academy of Family Physicians is launching a 3-year public relations and lobbying campaign to "tackle issues ranging from payment reform to workforce development," the organization announced. Discussing the plan at his inaugural address to the AAFM Assembly Oct. 22, Robert Wergin, MD, the group's new president, said the slogan for the effort will be "Health Is Primary."
October 29, 2014
Family practice has a reputation for being a low-tech, hands-on specialty. But speaking in a keynote address at the American Academy of Family Physicians Assembly Oct. 26 , Eric Topol, MD told his audience they would do well to use more technologically sophisticated devices.
October 24, 2014
In remarks delivered at the American Academy of Family Physicians 2014 Assembly, HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell spoke about the ongoing response to the Ebola outbreak, improving health care delivery, the Affordable Care Act, and the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative.
October 04, 2010
Adverse drug reactions, the "prescription cascade," and the risks to elderly patients in the age of polypharmacy.
October 03, 2010
Photos from HCPLive's booth at the 2010 AAFP Scientific Assembly
October 02, 2010
Pharmacotherapy and counseling that incorporates motivational interviewing techniques have been proven effective in helping patients quit smoking.
One physician might define an emergency differently from another, so how can you accurately quantify the number of office-based emergencies?
Surveys that elicit feedback from patients and patient-centered approaches to treatment can improve patient satisfaction.
October 01, 2010
Flu vaccines are safe and effective, and together with proper hand hygiene and other preventive measures are the best defense against this disease.
Dr. Frank Domino presented his top 10 practice changing concepts from the last year and how evidence-based medicine can be employed into practice.
Study Suggests Sickle Cell Trait as an Adverse Prognostic Factor for COVID-19
Atherosclerotic Plaque Found Highly Prevalent in Older Population in China
Vurolenatide Showing Promise Treating Short Bowel Syndrome