American Academy of Family Physicians


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American Academy of Family Physicians,

n.pr a national medical organization established in 1947 to promote the practice of family medicine.
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Still, the American Academy of Family Physicians supports the use of hospitalists as long as the decision lies with the patient and the primary- care physician and isn't mandated by managed-care companies.
pulled together representatives of AAO-HNS, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and other professional groups.
Hill also served as a delegate to the American Academy of Family Physicians.
The American Academy of Family Physicians Congress of Delegates headed off a potentially divisive policy statement when it decided not to adopt a resolution calling for family medicine-specific codes under the American Medical Association's current procedural terminology (CPT) code set.
The American Academy of Family Physicians Congress of Delegates headed off a potentially divisive policy statement when it decided not to adopt a resolution calling for family medicine--specific codes under the American Medical Association's current procedural terminology (CPT) code set.
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and leading EHR vendors will offer AAFP members discounted products and services through a newly formed alliance.
Go to the "Just for You" directory and click on "men" and then "prostate cancer," for example, and you'll be linked to 20 articles on prevention, screening, and treatment from the National Cancer Institute, the National Institute on Aging, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Foundation for Urologic Disease, and major medical school sites.
Martin, president-elect of the American Academy of Family Physicians, doesn't agree.
These guidelines only carry up to seventh grade, unlike the Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule for the United States - which is approved each year by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Credible guidelines began to emerge from commercial vendors and national organizations, such as the American College of Radiology, American Medical Association, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Royal College of Radiologists (UK), American Academy of Family Physicians.
Bruce Bagley, medical director of quality improvement with the American Academy of Family Physicians and Dr.
An American Academy of Family Physicians task force comprising business, patient, health plan, and physician representatives agreed at its inaugural meeting that primary care physicians need to be paid more if they are to improve patient care.

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