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Thursday, June 8, 2017 | Caesars Atlantic City
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2017 Scientific Assembly
June 8 - 11, 2017 | Caesars Atlantic City
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News and Important Updates

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Updates on New Opioid Prescribing and Resources 

The State has created a webpage with all the information you need on the new opioid prescribing laws, as well as links to key resources including a sample one-page pain management agreement and FAQs on the law.

- MACRA Final Rule Announced 

Educate Your Patients

Improve Diabetes Care through DSME and DPP 

Evidence shows that diabetes self-management education can lower A1C by teaching patients to better manage food, exercise and medications.  Find your local DPP, DSME and DSMP programs here.  

Protect New Jersey: FREE Vaccine Patient Education Videos!

Click here to download free, short videos designed to dispel the myths surrounding vaccines.

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Healthcare Transformation

CPC+ Support Services

Has your practice been accepted into the CPC+ program and you don't know where to start?  NJAFP experts have served over 60 CPC practices for the past four years and are here to help you succeed with CPC+!  

PCMH Support Services

For more than seven years, NJAFP has provided practice transformation and patient-centered medical home consultation services to more than 1,500 physicians in approximately 1,000 locations across five states, helping align primary care practices to best serve patient needs. 

For more information about our CPC+ or PCMH-related services, call NJAFP at (609) 362-6507 or email HTT@njafp.org.

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FDA Warns of Amputation Risk Linked to Newer Diabetes Drug

The FDA has called for a new boxed warning to be added to canagliflozin product labels based on a heightened risk for leg and foot amputations associated with use of the drug.

Don't Use Combined Estrogen, Progestin for Chronic Conditions in Postmenopausal Women

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted a draft recommendation statement against the use of combined estrogen and progestin for the prevention of chronic conditions in postmenopausal women.

Drop in Teaching Health Center Funding Felt in FP Residency Growth

Researchers found that a drop in federal funding precipitated a halt in the number of new teaching health center family medicine residency programs.

HCV Infection Rate Skyrocketed Between 2010 and 2015

The CDC recently released a pair of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report articles that address hepatitis C virus infections in the United States, which nearly tripled from 2010 to 2015.

Ongoing FDA Review of Fluoroquinolones Downplays Concerns

The FDA has announced that previous concerns about fluoroquinolones boosting the risk for retinal detachment and aortic dissection or aneurysm have not been borne out by patient case data and published studies.

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