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Commissoner Johnson, NJDHS, to address House of Delegates Friday

This year, we are proud to announce that Commissioner Carole Johnson, NJ Department of Human Services, will speak at 11am during the House of Delegates Meeting.

About Commissioner Johnson:

Carole Johnson was nominated to be Commissioner of the Department of Human Services by Governor Phil Murphy.

She previously served in the Obama White House as senior health policy advisor and member of the Domestic Policy Council health team. There, she worked to increase health insurance coverage for millions of Americans, improve services and choices for individuals with disabilities, expand supports for older Americans, increase coverage of mental health and substance use disorder treatment, and improve health and economic security for all Americans.

Upcoming Events

VALUE-BASED CARE SYMPOSIUM AND TOWN HALL!

The agenda has been set for this year's Value-Based Care Symposium and Town Hall, Thursday, June 14, at Caesars Atlantic City Hotel

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HYPERTENSION WEBINAR - REGISTER NOW!

Free, CME webinar to provide practical strategies to identify and treat patients with hypertension -- June 19, 2018

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HPV CANCER PREVENTION WEBINAR -- REGISTER NOW!

Free, CME-accredited webinar presented in partnership with the American Cancer Society -- June 21, 2018

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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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PATIENT EDUCATION VIDEOS FOR YOUR PRACTICE!

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. You may also request a DVD if your office does not have an Internet-enabled TV.

To access the videos, please click here.

Follow the 2018 Scientific Assembly!

2018 SCIENTIFIC ASSEMBLY, JUNE 14-18
CAESARS ATLANTIC CITY!

Highlight Videos

Frank Snope Keynote

News and Important Updates

NJAFP in the News

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.

Healthcare Transformation

CPC+ Support Services

Is your practice struggling to meet the CPC+ Care Delivery Requirements?  NJAFP experts have served over 60 CPC practices for the past five 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, email NJAFP at HTT@njafp.org.

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OTC Benzocaine Teething Products Not Safe for Young Children

The FDA recently warned that OTC teething products containing benzocaine should not be used to treat infants and children younger than age 2, and that adults and older children should use benzocaine oral drug products only if they contain specific warnings on the drug label.

Results Are In: Inaugural AAFP Well-being Conference a Hit

Clif Knight, M.D., the AAFP's senior vice president for education, writes that survey results show the strong impact of the Academy's inaugural Family Physician Health and Well-being Conference.

HealthLandscape Introduces Population Health Profiler

HealthLandscape, an innovation the AAFP acquired in 2014, has released its new Community Vital Signs Population Health Profiler, a free tool that could be incredibly helpful for family physicians.

Harnessing Health Data in Pursuit of Triple Aim

Tamaan Osbourne-Roberts, M.D., is helping the Center for Improving Value in Health Care utilize vast health claims data in pursuit of better health, better care and lower costs.

Legislators Named First Congressional Primary Care Champions

Founders of the bipartisan Primary Care Caucus were honored for advocating on behalf of primary care physicians, providers and patients.

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