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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|0 Comments|

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 […]

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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|0 Comments|

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 […]

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 […]

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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|0 Comments|
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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|0 Comments|

The AAFP Insurance Program Offers a Helping Hand

At the AAFP Insurance Program office, we’re hard at work providing family physicians like you with the financial protection you and your family need if the unfortunate were to happen.  We do this by specializing in insurance solutions for family physicians.

We understand that you may not always have the time to evaluate your financial […]

By |November 10th, 2014|Family Medicine|0 Comments|

Protect Your Family From Radon By Becky Karush

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By Dennis Goebel, Vice President, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company

Radon is a colorless, odorless gas that can seep into any type of building, including your home. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, it’s the leading cause of lung cancer among nonsmokers. Fortunately, radon is easy to detect—so you can protect […]

How Small Physician Practices are Making a Big Impact

Small family physician practices are often thought of as a dying breed in the field of medicine. How can they possibly compete against large hospital systems with more staff members, more physicians and more resources? In this David and Goliath scenario, smaller practices have a few tricks up their sleeves.

Over the summer, Health Affairs […]

By |October 27th, 2014|Family Medicine|0 Comments|