Texas Family Physician - Vol. 67 No. 4, Fall 2016

Tags: president's letter, perspective, annual session and primary care summit, payment reform, technology, app, payment, HPV, hepatitis B, hepatitis c, diabetes, MACRA, boehm, foundation, tafp foundation

CONTENTS

Teamwork makes the dream work
The founder of Team Care Medicine tells how he and his colleagues developed a model to empower primary care through strong exam room teams. When every member of the team is operating at the top of their training and abilities, providers and patients are happier and healthier.
By Peter B. Anderson, MD

The ‘change election’ and what comes next
With the advent of a new administration, AAFP’s senior vice president for advocacy, practice advancement, and policy presents his best prediction for what family physicians can expect in the days to come.
By Shawn Martin

Practice Transformation
The Comprehensive Primary Care Medical Home
A workgroup of the TAFP Commission on Health Care Services and Managed Care examined the patient-centered medical home and proposed a statement of what qualities and characteristics a high-value family medicine practice in Texas should exhibit.
By the TAFP Commission on Health Care Services
and Managed Care Workgroup on the Patient-Centered Medical Home

Member news
Report and photos from November’s TAFP Annual Session and Primary Care Summit

President’s letter
An excerpt from the 2016–2017 incoming president’s address

TAFP Perspective
Concussions are a childhood epidemic.