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Why Choose the AAFP Insurance Program

Next week is the 2014 AAFP Assembly in Washington, D.C., and we’re excited to be a part of the experience. Each year, thousands of family physicians gather together to reconnect with colleagues, exchange ideas, and learn from various experts in the field of family medicine. The Assembly is the perfect opportunity for you to […]

By |October 13th, 2014|Family Medicine|0 Comments|

Important Fire Prevention Lessons By Michael Rudeen

A message from Liberty Mutual Insurance

By Dennis Goebel, Vice President, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company

Fire is one of the most serious dangers in the home, and the kitchen presents the greatest risk. But wherever a fire starts, there are steps you can take to reduce the danger and help keep your family safe.

Don’t leave the […]

Residents Report: Salary, Debt and Job Satisfaction

As a resident, you face a unique set of financial challenges at the beginning of your medical career. At this point in your life, you’re probably thousands of dollars in debt from student loans you’ve accumulated over the years. According to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), 86% of medical students graduate with […]

By |September 29th, 2014|Residents|0 Comments|

Do You Need Flood Insurance?

A Message from Liberty Mutual Insurance

By Dennis Goebel, Vice President, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company

Do you think you need flood insurance only if you live near water? Think again. Floods can be caused by heavy rainfall, melting snow, clogged drainage systems and broken levees. All it takes is a few inches of water to cause […]

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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

A message from Liberty Mutual Insurance

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 […]