TAFP Payment Reform Summit
Lead or Be Led: How to Thrive in the Evolving Health Care Delivery System
Whether payment reform is based on the patient-centered medical home, bundled payment, accountable care, or a proposal yet to be imagined, physicians will play an integral role in its delivery and success. On Oct. 1, 2011, TAFP’s Payment Reform Summit brought together top experts from around the country to share their experiences in different payment models. View the videos below to learn their reform proposals and how to prepare your practice.
- Opening Remarks: What Am I Doing Here and Why Should I Care?
W. Mike McCrady, M.D., M.B.A., Vice President and Medical Director of Clinical, Operations, Trinity Mother Frances Health System
- The Market-Based Imperative to Transform Medical Practice
Mark Laitos, M.D., Past President, Colorado Medical Society
- What Employers Really Want and Are Willing to Pay For
Eduardo Sanchez, M.D., M.P.H., Vice President and CMO, BlueCross BlueShield of Texas
- Family Medicine’s Time to Lead
Roland Goertz, M.D., M.B.A., AAFP President
- The Village Health Experience: High Quality, Cost-Effective Care Equals Patient and Payer Value
Christopher Crow, M.D., M.B.A., President, Village Health Partners
TAFP New Physician Webinar
TAFP’s New Physician Webinar features TAFP Chief Operating Officer Kathy McCarthy and Director of Communications Jonathan Nelson as they lead listeners through an informative PowerPoint presentation on the many benefits of Academy membership, plus perks available just for new physicians. Participants who are new physicians in their first year out of residency and who complete a survey at the end received a rebate on their 2012 Active Member dues.
TAFP Capitol Report – 82nd Texas Legislature
TAFP’s Capitol Report news webcasts give you an insider’s look into the Texas Legislature and the issues most important to family physicians. Check out the series from the 82nd Legislature.
I Am A Family Doctor
The I Am A Family Doctor video features Texas family physicians in a variety of practice settings dispelling some of the myths about the specialty. Several short video segments delve further into their stories. It speaks to medical students, pre-med students, and anyone interested in becoming a physician, asking them to consider a career in family medicine. See just how varied and customizable a career in family medicine can be. All can be found on BeAFamilyDoc.com.
Medical Home For All video series
The patient-centered medical home is a health care delivery model based on the relationship between a patient and their personal primary care physician. The physician leads a health care delivery team dedicated to providing comprehensive and continuous care. TAFP produced a series of videos on the importance and benefits of the patient-centered medical home from the view of physicians, employers, patients, and business leaders. There are four main videos and many shorter videos. All can be found on MedicalHomeForAll.com.
Academy in Action
Academy in Action takes advocacy to the national level, raising the specialty’s image in Washington D.C. among federal lawmakers and making the concerns of family medicine heard around the country. TAFP’s Director of Communication Jonathan Nelson reports for six states: Texas, New Jersey, California, Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Georgia. There are three videos in the series, and each lasts about five minutes. Originally posted Oct. 1, 2007.
- A Crisis in Medicare; Will There Be Enough Family Physicians?
- The Patient-centered Medical Home
- Doctor’s Orders: A Survival Guide for Family Physicians
TAFP Capitol Report – 81st Texas Legislature
TAFP again presented Capitol Report during the 81st Texas Legislature, bringing cutting-edge reporting on Texas politics to TAFP members.
TAFP Capitol Report – 80th Texas Legislature
TAFP launched the Capitol Report news webcast during the 80th Texas Legislature, adding another platform to deliver legislative and advocacy news to the family physicians of Texas.