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FREE CME EVENT! Diabetes Management in Primary Care: Beyond the ABCs

Join fellow primary care practices on Monday, September 24th in Princeton for a FREE one-day, CME-accredited symposium focused on emerging and integrative therapies for Type 2 Diabetes, plus workshops on practical approaches you'll use every day to improve management of diabetes in your practice.

Click here for more information.

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.

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.

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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Winning research posters focus on women’s health, prediabetes and fall prevention

Women’s health issues were popular topics in the NJAFP’s 2018 Scientific Assembly Poster Contest.  

Among the winning posters were cervical cancer screening, breastfeeding and hypertension during pregnancy. Prediabetes and fall prevention, two very common issues in family medicine, rounded out the winning posters.

Click here to view the winning posters

Highlights from the 2018 Scientific Assembly

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.

Upcoming Events

September 24, 2018
8am-4pm  Princeton

FREE CME EVENT
Diabetes Management in Primary Care:  Beyond the ABCS
Click here for more information

NJAFP feed

Racing Toward a Bright Future

Erin Clark, a regional coordinator for the family medicine interest group network, is pursuing two academic degrees and a spot in the U.S. Olympic marathon trials.

CMS Releases Planned Changes for 2019 Medicare Payments

CMS has released its 2019 proposed Medicare physician fee schedule and has included proposed rules for the Quality Payment Program.

New Diabetes Diagnosis Could Benefit Household

A study published in the July/August issue of Annals of Family Medicine found that partners of patients who have been recently diagnosed with diabetes are more likely to improve their health behaviors than are partners of patients without the disease.

Physician Groups Urge CMS to Rethink Risk Payment Suspension

The AAFP and five other physician organizations are asking CMS to reconsider a decision to stop $10.4 billion in risk-adjustment payments to health insurers.

Insufficient Evidence on CVD-related Screening, Risk Assessment

On July 10, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released two final recommendation statements and accompanying final evidence reviews related to screening for cardiovascular disease using the ankle-brachial index and other nontraditional risk factors.

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