Contents tagged with patient-centered medical home
Member of the Month: Darnel Dabu, MD, MPH
Lubbock physician helps build a healthier West Texas
Darnel Viray Dabu, MD, MPH, FAAFP, has been the medical director of Community … more
Family physicians embracing change
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Texas Family Physician of the Year 2014-15: Russell Thomas, Jr., DO, MPHThis year’s Physician … more
Health Is Primary
A campaign to help patients and physicians find a home in primary care
By Kate Alfano
Lloyd Van Winkle, MD, has practiced in Castroville, a small town outside … more
It’s time to talk about the primary care infrastructure
By Bruce Bagley, M.D.TransforMED CEO
Let’s face it, we have made tremendous progress over the past few years in defining and … more
By Lloyd Van Winkle, M.D.
When the topic of practice transformation comes up, one of the most frequent questions we hear is, “What about the little guy?” How are small practices expected to overcome the additional work and expense needed to achieve patient-centered medical home recognition?
This is a valid question, but the answer might be simpler than you think. For my small practice, the solution was to find strength in numbers. And that didn’t require anything as complex as joining an accountable care organization or an independent practice association.more
San Antonio physician selected to join prominent national institute
Carlos Jaén, M.D., Ph.D.
Carlos Jaén, M.D., Ph.D., was recently among 70 new members chosen to join the Institute of … more
TAFP member to head AAFP quality improvement efforts
Amy Mullins, M.D.
AAFP has hired Amy Mullins, M.D., formerly of Whitehouse, Texas, as the new Medical Director for Quality Improvement to … more
Congress works to repeal SGR as 24 percent Medicare rate cut looms
AAFP submits comments, recommendations on bipartisan, bicameral proposal
Congress might be closer than ever to … more
Register for the 2013 Texas Health/Medical Home Summit in Austin April 4-5
The Texas Health/Medical Home Summit – April 4-5, 2013 in Austin – is the first-ever statewide … more