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    patient-physician relationship,the Patient-Centered Medical Home
    (PCMH) care model is a major focus of the PAFP.

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    on a variety of clinical topics and with a strong
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    Assisting practices with the PCMH model, providing expertise
    on electronic health records systems (EHRs) and improving outcomes,
    the PAFP is committed to improving the quality of care physicians provide.

  • HERSHEY CME CONFERENCE

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    Education goes digital with the PAFP’s library of free online webcasts, allowing Pennsylvania’s family physicians to continue their lifelong learning conveniently at a time and place that fits their busy schedule.

 
 
  Events: Join Lung Association for City Island Walk Oct. 29, 2014
The American Lung Association is holding South Central Pennsylvania's first ever LUNG FORCE Walk on Nov. 2 at Metro Bank Park on City Island in Harrisburg. The walk aims to fight lung cancer, the number-one cancer killer of women. Click here to register; if you'd like to donate to the cause, click here.
 
 
  Practice Solutions: Physicians Dissatisfied with Medicare Reporting Oct. 29, 2014
Physician dissatisfaction with Medicare quality reporting programs is skyrocketing, reports Health Data Management. A new study shows 84 percent of physician practice members don't believe federal programs enhance quality. Visit Primary Healthcare Consultants for quality reporting advice and support! 
 
 
  Education: Register Today for Direct Primary Care Webinar! Oct. 28, 2014
Are you tired of chasing reimbursements, jumping through bureaucratic hoops to avoid scheduled payment reductions? Would you like to deliver better patient-centered care? Direct primary care may be the solution! To learn more about this new care model, register for a free CME webinar tomorrow, Oct. 29!
 
 
  Quality Improvement: Home CRC Test the Future of Screening? Oct. 27, 2014
Patients can be understandably uncomfortable when faced with the prospect of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening. As NBC News reports, a new noninvasive home test could save lives - or deter people from traditional, proven screening methods. Visit the PAFP's CRC Screening Collaborative for more on screening.
 
 
  Featured News: Introducing Primary Healthcare Consultants
After months of research, planning, and development, the PAFP is proud to introduce Primary Healthcare Consultants. From Meaningful Use to patient-centered medical home transformation, Primary Healthcare Consultants is dedicated to practice solutions and innovation. Click here to visit the website!

 
     
 

 






 
 

 

 











October 29, 2014
Introduction to Direct Primary Care Webinar
(details and registration)
 
November 1, 2014
PAFP South Central Chapter Fall Conference
(details and registration)
 
Nov. 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 2014 
Emergency Preparedness and Primary Care
(details and registration
 
November 7, 8  2014
Essential Care for Older Adults Series
(details and registration)
 
November 7 - 9, 2014
Pittsburgh CME Conference & Live Streaming
(details and registration)

November 7, 2014
SAM Study Group
Topic: Well Child Care (details)
 
 
 
 
 




 
 
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