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Communication Strategies and Recommendations for the Upcoming 2017-18 Flu Season - A Live Online Webinar

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm Eastern | 1 hour

This year's influenza vaccine focused webinar will provide a review of the 2016-17 Influenza Season and Summary of 2017-18 Influenza Vaccine Recommendations. Speakers will provide important information that you will want to know about what's new with this year's flu vaccine along with updates on the communication plans by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and new resources that will help you with your national, state and local influenza vaccination promotion efforts.

Learn more here!

Aledade to Form Primary Care Physician-Led ACO in New Jersey

Leader in Value-Based Care Working with the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians to Recruit Independent Primary Care Practices Across the State

In New Jersey, Aledade will work with the NJAFP to achieve the shared goal of helping primary care physicians embrace practice innovations and transformation to achieve the best quality care. Aledade has already recruited local, independent primary care practices to join the statewide ACO and will continue to add practices as it works toward a January 2018 launch. Learn more here

National Immunization Awareness Month Toolkit

August is National Immunization Awareness Month - promote the importance of immunizations with your staff and patients with the 2017 NIAM Toolkit.  Visit our Improving Immunizations webpage for more information - https://www.njafp.org/content/improving-immunization-rates

 

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 

IMPROVEMENTS ANNOUNCED TO THE PMP

  • NJPMP’s Interstate Data Sharing now covers 12 states, including PA and NY.        
  • Expands patient history searches to two years of patient’s prescription records.
  • Automatically converts dosages of commonly-prescribed opioids of differing potency, such as codeine, fentanyl, and oxycodone, into a standard value known as “morphine milligram equivalents” (MME). 

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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.  

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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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Family Physicians Flock to Office of the Future Exhibit

Visitors to the Office of the Future exhibit at the AAFP's 2017 Family Medicine Experience found solutions to practice problems.

Keynote Covers Top Updates in Evidence-based Medicine

Frank Domino, M.D., distilled some of the most interesting study findings of the past year in one lecture during the 2017 Family Medicine Experience in San Antonio.

MedPAC Debates Expansion of Telehealth Payment

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission discussed the effects that expanding payment for telehealth services could have on increased access and increased claims.

Family Physicians Tackle Tort Reform, Opioid Crisis, Drug Prices

The Reference Committee on Advocacy discussed several measures designed to protect family physicians and patients at the AAFP's 2017 Congress of Delegates.

Groups Push for Deliberative Approach to Improving Health Law

As the Senate considers a new proposal to repeal major provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), the AAFP and other physician organizations are voicing their strong opposition to efforts to rush it through the legislative process without due deliberation.

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Free courses table

Title Credit Type Event date Cost
Beyond the Blues - Shared Decision Making: Sex & Depression
  • 1.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1
  • 1.00 Attendance
Enduring $0.00
Beyond the Blues: MDD Registry Processes and Workflows & Shared Decision Making with MDD Patients in Primary Care
  • 1.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1
  • 1.00 Attendance
Enduring $0.00
ABCs of Diabetes: The Impact of Implementing a Diabetes Care Plan
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1
  • 1.00 Attendance
Enduring $0.00
ABCs of Diabetes: Mitigating Barriers to Medication Adherence
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1
  • 1.00 Attendance
Enduring $0.00
ABCs of Diabetes: Weight Loss Strategies in Primary Care
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1
  • 1.00 Attendance
Enduring $0.00

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