News tagged with family physician

Medical homes contributing to decreasing cost of care

(HealthDay)—The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model of care seems to be contributing to decreases in costs and improvement in patient care, according to a report from the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Feb 12, 2016
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Racial bias may be conveyed by doctors' body language

Physicians give less compassionate nonverbal cues when treating seriously ill black patients compared with their white counterparts, a small University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine trial revealed. It is the first to look ...

Jan 04, 2016
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AAFP recommends doctors explore use of social media

(HealthDay)—The use of social media channels and associated benefits for physicians are highlighted in a recent article published by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). And guidelines are provided for physicians ...

Nov 26, 2015
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AAFP: Expected 0.5 percent pay increase reduced to zero

(HealthDay)—A small but promised Medicare pay increase has effectively been reduced to zero for all physician specialties, according to the final 2016 Medicare physician fee schedule and a report published by the American ...

Nov 18, 2015
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