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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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AAFP Tool Can Connect GME Programs, Save Family Medicine Slots

The AAFP has launched a new online tool to help smooth the transition to the single graduate medical education accreditation system coming in 2020.

AAFP Foundation Launches Highlight on VACCINATIONS 4 TEENS

The AAFP Foundation launched its Highlight on VACCINATIONS 4 TEENS program on June 27 to help family physicians promote teen immunizations.

ACIP Says No to LAIV for 2017-18 Flu Season

The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has recommended against use of live attenuated influenza vaccine during the 2017-2018 flu season.

AAFP Crafts QPP Executive Summary to Inform Family Physicians

The AAFP has created a two-page executive summary of CMS' lengthy proposed rule outlining updates to the 2018 Quality Payment Program.

AAFP Joins House Members to Raise Burnout Awareness

Amid growing concerns about physician burnout, one physician House member recently brought his medical colleagues together to raise awareness about the issue.

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