Your TAFP News Now update for the week of September 1, 2016
TAFP News Now
Meet TAFP’s Member of the Month:
Lisa Nash, DO
Our Member of the Month for September is Dr. Lisa Nash. Find out what she is doing to make sure that aspiring medical students from rural communities are not forgotten and how focusing on this demographic strengthens the #FMRevolution.
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Access reliable immunization resources year-round
Did you miss our August coverage on National Immunization Awareness Month? You can catch up on the conversation and find out about the resources available to you on the TAFP blog. National Immunization Awareness Month may be over but these resources are available year-round.
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Attend AAFP’s Zika webinar
AAFP will hold a webinar on the Zika virus September 16 from 12 to 1 p.m. for its members. This webinar will feature the latest guidelines on managing pregnant women at risk for infection, explore the role family physicians play in prevention, and the most recent findings on sexual transmission.
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Surgeon General calls for medical community to #TurnTheTide on opiates
Surgeon General, Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA, is calling for physicians to take the pledge and help end the opiate crisis in America. Taking the pledge means committing yourself to education on how to treat pain effectively, screening patients, connecting them with treatment, and talking about treating addiction as a chronic illness rather than a moral failing.
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TMF Quality Innovation Network hosts educational events
TMF has a number of upcoming events to help you prepare for the shift from volume to value, including education on CMS’s Physician Quality Reporting System, Meaningful Use, and the Quality Payment Program.
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Register for the 2016 Annual Session & Primary Care Summit
We’re gearing up for this year’s Annual Session and Primary Care Summit, so don’t miss the chance to join us. Registration is open and if you make your hotel reservations early – at the lovely Westin Galleria Dallas – you can take advantage of our special group rate.
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Join NPI this December in Las Vegas
Tired of referring away revenue? NPI is offering some of its most innovative courses in Las Vegas this December. You can choose from courses on dermatologic procedures, musculoskeletal ultrasound, and more in the lush surroundings of the Red Rock Resort.
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