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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/
News and Important Updates
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.
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).
Details to come
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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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+!
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.