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    the PAFP is committed to improving the quality of care physicians provide.

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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.


 
 
  Practice Advocacy: Practice Manager Workshop Series Begins April 27, 2015
The PAFP's Practice Advocacy and Government Affairs team has begun its 2015 Practice Manager Workshop live events! Today's State College event is over, but the events in Pittsburgh (April 29) and Indiana (April 30) are still open for registration. Click here to register - space is limited for these events!
 
 
  Foundation: Place Your Bids! Online Auction Ends This Weekend April 24, 2015
If you've been holding off on bidding for that golf getaway or those sports tickets, you don't have much time left - the PAFP Foundation Online Auction ends at 8 p.m. this Sunday, April 26! Proceeds from the event will benefit medical student scholarships, public health initiatives, and much more. Bid today!
 
 
  Quality Improvement: CMS Proposes Meaningful Use Modifications April 23, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued proposed modifications to its Meaningful Use program. These changes include changing the EHR reporting period to 90 days, streamlining reporting, and modifying patient action measures. Providers may submit comments through June 15, 2015.
 
 
  Public Health: More Evidence Vaccines Do Not Cause Autism April 22, 2015
Researchers have once again found evidence that vaccines aren't linked to autism. According to Time, a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that even high-risk children - ones with siblings with autism - were not at any higher risk of developing the disorder if they were vaccinated.
 
 
  Featured News: You Can Make a Difference in the Opioid Epidemic
Abuse of opioids has reached epidemic status in the United States, but you're not powerless in the fight. Learn how you can make a difference to stop prescription drug abuse: Bob Stutman, retired Drug Enforcement Agency, shared some excellent statistics and tips at the PAFP's Pittsburgh CME Conference.

 
     
 

 






 
 

 

 













April 29-30
Practice Manager Workshops 
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May 8 
Professional Development Series for Residents 
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July 26-29, 2015 
Chesapeake Summer Escape CME Conference 
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November 6-8, 2015
Allentown CME Conference
 

 
 
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