News tagged with family physician

Survey finds why most men avoid doctor visits

Rather than make appointments to see their family doctor on a regular basis, men are often more likely to make excuses for not going, according to a new survey that lists the top excuses men most often make.

Jun 09, 2016
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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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