News from NJAFP

Quality Institute Guide to Telehealth in NJ: Patient Access to Telehealth Services in NJ during the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, telehealth is quickly becoming the most widely used option for patients across the state to receive care. In fact, many health care providers who previously did not perform telehealth visits with their patients are now ...
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Elective Surgeries Suspended Effective March 27 At 5pm

Effective 5 pm, Friday, March 27, all elective surgeries or invasive procedures, both medical and dental, have been suspended. No operation that can be safely delayed, as determined by a patient’s doctor or dentist, will be performed after this time, ...
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Feds announce plan to implement COVID-19-related paid leave for workers and tax credits for small and midsize businesses.

On March 18, 2020 the Families First Coronavirus Response Act was signed into law to provide relief to employees and small and midsize businesses affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. The act allows most employers with less than 500 employees to ...
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NJAFP Launches COVID-19 Resource Center

In order to help you navigate the ever evolving situation around COVID-19, NJAFP has gathered the most reliable sources of information and placed it on our new COVID-19 Resource Page.  Click here to access this resource. Organizations we're following include ...
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POSTPONED: NJ Family Medicine Career Expo

Dear Career Expo Participants, We regret to inform you that due to recent conference restrictions placed on providers, and in order to protect the health of our attendees and the patients they serve, we have decided to postpone the 3/18Career ...
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NJ Now Requiring Meningococcal Immunization for ALL students attending NJ Colleges.

TRENTON - New Jersey is now requiring the Meningococcal immunization for ALL college students attending a NJ higher educational institution, regardless of whether living on campus in residential housing. Click image to view Guidance transmission from NJDOH. On January 13, ...
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Perspectives: A View of Family Medicine in New Jersey Online

Perspectives is the Journal of the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians. It is published four times per year and reaches over 2000 Family Physicians, physicans-in-training, select non-member physicians and medical students throughout New Jersey.

How do I submit an article for publication?

Clinical articles, letters to the editor and other submissions for publication should be submitted - preferably electronically as MS Word documents - to the Managing Editor, Theresa J. Barrett, PhD, CMP, CAE

The Editors reserve the right to accept or reject any article or advertising material.