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    Face Time: Family Physicians Split Time Between Screens and Patients

Face Time: Family Physicians Split Time Between Screens and Patients

Family medicine is known for being one of the most compassionate medical specialties in the health care world. Because family physicians have the opportunity to treat the whole person, they are at an advantage for providing ongoing, comprehensive care to patients of all ages and health backgrounds. And unlike other medical specialists, family physicians […]

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    The Impact of Health Care Reform on Physician Practices in 2015

The Impact of Health Care Reform on Physician Practices in 2015

Since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, physicians have been dealing with both the good and the bad associated with this new law. While the ACA will generate an increase in patient volume for struggling practices, underperforming practices will experience lower compensation and various penalties. With this in mind, here are the main […]

By |September 2nd, 2014|Healthcare Reform|0 Comments|

Financial Forecast for Physicians and Their Practices

Worried about whether your practice will turn a profit at the end of the year? You’re not alone. In the second annual Practice and Profitability Index (PPI) survey conducted by CareCloud and QuantiaMD, researchers gathered insights from 5,064 U.S. physicians in March 2014 on issues that impact the financial and operational health of their […]

By |August 18th, 2014|Financial|0 Comments|

Choosing a Home Security System by Tim Brugger

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From Dennis Goebel, Vice President, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company

The right home security system provides peace of mind, protects your property, and increases your personal safety. Some systems sound an alarm to alert you of a problem, while others communicate with a company that can contact local police and fire […]

How Family Medicine Residents Can Manage Personal Finance

If you’re an aspiring family physician, you’re probably getting ready to attend this year’s AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students. There, you will have the opportunity to explore residency programs, attend educational workshops and courses, meet future employers, connect with your peers, and share your passion for family medicine. As […]

By |August 4th, 2014|Residents|0 Comments|

What is the Key to Job Satisfaction for Family Physicians?

If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life. That’s the mantra for those who have followed their passion and look forward to going to work every morning. And family physicians are no exception. But a career in family medicine is not without its challenges, especially when it comes […]

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    Futuristic Auto Safety Features Are Available Now By Lee Michael Katz

Futuristic Auto Safety Features Are Available Now By Lee Michael Katz

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From Dennis Goebel, Vice President, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company

The once imaginary car of the future could be in your driveway today. Safety features that not too long ago seemed like science fiction—such as automatic braking when a car senses an impending collision—can be found in today’s vehicles. Here are […]

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    Family Physicians and Patients Show Increased Interest in Direct Primary Care

Family Physicians and Patients Show Increased Interest in Direct Primary Care

There has been a lot discussion surrounding the growth of direct primary care (DPC) practices and how both family physicians and their patients can benefit from this new fee-based model. Not only does this model offer physicians the opportunity to break away from the bureaucracy of health insurance companies, it also allows them to […]

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    What Family Physicians Should Consider Before Buying Life Insurance

What Family Physicians Should Consider Before Buying Life Insurance

As a family physician, you face a lot of uncertainties in your career. And while you have learned how to handle the unexpected in your field from your many years of medical training, you may not be prepared for all of the curveballs life throws at you.

Life insurance is one of the best ways […]

“Tips for Painting Your Home” By Lee Michael Katz

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Liberty Mutual is proud to partner with the AAFP Insurance Program to provide you with relevant auto and home safety tips for the way you live today.

When you paint your home, picking the right color is a primary decision, but smart and safe painting also involves other considerations. Here’s […]