American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

Roadblock
By Jessica Davis 03:38 pm November 17, 2015
Nine out of 10 physicians would use telehealth if they were properly reimbursed, according to a new survey conducted by Anthem and the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Megaphone and whistle
By Jessica Davis 02:42 pm October 27, 2015
The American Academy of Family Physicians has launched an online platform to encourage its members to send a message to Congress, sharing their concerns about Stage 3 meaningful use.
Road signs
By Bernie Monegain 01:58 pm October 13, 2015
Seamless data exchange across vendors and among health systems is critical, the American Hospital Association argues. Nonetheless, just 40 percent of hospitals can use the information they receive, AHA points out.
Man pushing cloud button
By Bernie Monegain 01:34 pm August 07, 2015
The American Academy of Family Physicians has entered into an agreement with HealthFusion to offer HealthFusion's software to its 120,900 family physician members.
Road signs
By Mike Miliard 03:13 pm May 18, 2015
The Office of the National Coordinator has shared the reams of public feedback it's received in response to the first draft of its Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap. Opinion ranges from enthusiastic support to flat opposition.
Fire
By Tom Sullivan 02:44 pm May 18, 2015
Around the turn of this century, a saying popped up in certain IT circles: We're all going to agree on specification and compete on implementation. When health IT vendors start adopting and implementing HL7's FHIR spec, things could start to get interesting.
Frustrated doctor
By Mike Miliard 03:51 pm March 06, 2015
In a letter this week to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, more than 100 medical societies aired "a number of concerns that do not appear to be addressed" as the ICD-10 deadline looms.
Doctor pressing medical icon
By Mike Miliard 03:23 pm February 09, 2015
In a letter to CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner this past Friday, a who's-who of healthcare stakeholders laid out their list of desired improvements to the Medicare Shared Savings Program.
Thermometer
By Bernie Monegain 02:38 pm January 22, 2015
A coalition of 35 physician organizations led by the American Medical Association says doctors are fed up with their EHRs and the multitude of requirements coming from the meaningful use program.
Doctors in discussion
By Bernie Monegain 03:52 pm January 20, 2015
Responding to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's call for comments on its draft plan, the American Association of Family Physicians did not mince words.

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