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    Top Tech Trends Driving Practice Efficiency and Profitability

Top Tech Trends Driving Practice Efficiency and Profitability

Family physicians play a vital role in the ever-changing healthcare environment. But as the healthcare system continues to evolve and as patients’ needs become more complex, it’s becoming more difficult for physician practices to run efficiently and remain profitable. In order for family medical practices to thrive in the healthcare industry, they will need […]

By |February 17th, 2015|Family Medicine|0 Comments|

Shedding Light on Night Driving By Gary Stern

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Night driving poses some special challenges and surprises. In fact, according to the National Safety Council (NSC), night driving accounts for three times as many traffic-related deaths as driving during the day. Recognizing hazards specific to night driving can help keep you and others safe. Here are some important night […]

By |February 9th, 2015|Auto, Homeowners and Renters|Comments Off|

Can Your Practice Compete with Walk-in Clinics?

A new era of medicine has arrived and with it, an increasing number of places where patients can seek out medical care and receive preventive treatments without the inconvenience of scheduling appointments, long waits and unreasonable business hours. Walk-in clinics or retail clinics are increasing in popularity and can be found at your local […]

By |February 2nd, 2015|Family Medicine|Comments Off|
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    2014 Physician Compensation Survey: How to Protect Your Income

2014 Physician Compensation Survey: How to Protect Your Income

Family physician compensation continues to be a hot-button topic, even as we enter 2015. While family physicians manage to deliver exceptional care to their patients, they still receive the lowest income among all medical specialties. Family physicians find their positions to be rewarding, but they still need to earn a living and provide for […]

By |January 19th, 2015|Financial|Comments Off|

5 Tips to Prevent Home Heating Fires

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When it’s time to turn up the heat in your home this winter to battle the icy cold, follow these simple tips to prevent the chance of fire:

Hire a professional to inspect and clean your furnace. Maintaining your furnace and ensuring that it’s operating properly and efficiently will save you […]

By |January 12th, 2015|Auto, Homeowners and Renters|Comments Off|
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    The AAFP Insurance Program: Protecting Your Investment for 60 Years

The AAFP Insurance Program: Protecting Your Investment for 60 Years

The journey to becoming a family physician requires dedication, compassion and a commitment to providing the best medical care to your patients – day and night. We understand the sacrifices you make every day in your profession and have frequently asked “and what about you?” Who is taking care of your needs at the […]

By |January 5th, 2015|Family Medicine|Comments Off|

Direct Primary Care: The Changing Model of Family Medicine

Direct primary care (DPC) has been gaining momentum over the past few years as an alternative physician practice model. This trend is becoming less of a fad and more of a viable solution for physicians who want to break away from traditional healthcare delivery systems. More doctors are making the transition to this subscription/membership-based […]

By |December 15th, 2014|Concierge Medicine, Family Medicine|Comments Off|

How to Digitally Archive Your Home By Coletta Teske

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From Dennis Goebel, Vice President, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company

You never know when a disaster might strike. Within minutes, cherished or valuable items could be ruined. Keeping an archive of your belongings will accelerate the process of replacing damaged property. It will also help you make better decisions about the […]

By |December 8th, 2014|Auto, Homeowners and Renters|Comments Off|
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    Are You Prepared? Highlights from Employed Physicians Financial Preparedness Report 2014

Are You Prepared? Highlights from Employed Physicians Financial Preparedness Report 2014

Have you taken the necessary precautions to ensure a stable financial future for you and your family? As a family physician, your personal financial needs may be complicated, and if you haven’t taken the first step in financial preparedness, you’re not alone.

The American Medical Association (AMA) launched a national survey to better understand the […]

By |December 1st, 2014|Financial|Comments Off|
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    Family Physicians “Fill-in-the-Blank” at Annual Assembly [VIDEO]

Family Physicians “Fill-in-the-Blank” at Annual Assembly [VIDEO]

The 2014 AAFP Assembly may have come and gone (see highlights here), but the moments that inspire family physicians to continue practicing family medicine will last a lifetime.

At this year’s Assembly in Washington, D.C., we spoke with dozens of family physicians who shared with us some of the most inspirational aspects of practicing family […]

By |November 17th, 2014|Family Medicine|Comments Off|