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Wheel of Misinformation: Myths and Facts on Adult Immunization

Sponsored through a grant from the NJ Department of Health, NJAFP has created a series of patient education videos designed to dispell the myths surrounding vaccines. These short videos are free to download and use in your waiting room or exam room.

Download them here

 

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.  

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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Windel Stracener, M.D., Runs for AAFP Director

The Indiana AFP announces the candidacy of Windel Stracener, M.D., of Richmond, for AAFP director.

Erica Swegler, M.D., Runs for AAFP Director

The Texas AFP announces the candidacy of Erica Swegler, M.D., of Austin, for AAFP director.

AAFP Joins Campaign to Push Against Rising Drug Prices

The AAFP announced April 6 that it has joined the Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing, which seeks a balance between pharmaceuticals innovation and affordability.

Kids' Solid-dose Acetaminophen Products Transition to Single Strength

Manufacturers of pediatric solid-dose acetaminophen products are transitioning to a single strength of 160-mg chewables in the United States, which will be dubbed "Children's."

Birth Defects Seen in One in 10 Zika-infected Pregnancies

One out of 10 pregnant women in the United States with confirmed Zika infection in 2016 had a fetus or infant with Zika-related birth defects; brain abnormalities and/or microcephaly were reported in 75 percent of these affected fetuses and infants.

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