News tagged with family physicians

Pediatric workforce must address opioid crisis

In late August, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) called on providers who care for youth to offer the same treatments routinely offered to adults - including medications like buprenorphine (commonly known by its brand ...

Oct 03, 2016
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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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