Prescription non-adherence is widespread and is significantly impacting the health and pocketbooks of a growing number of Americans. Non-adherence leads to approximately 125,000 deaths and costs the U.S. healthcare system between $100 billion – $289 billion annually. Learn more about what Buckeye Health Plan is doing to improve medication adherence, decrease costs, and create better patient outcomes.READ MORE
The American Board of Family Medicine’s new Self-Directed Performance Improvement Project pathway allows practices to report individually customized improvement projects specific to their practice environment, regardless of the scope of care delivered. The benefit of this pathway is that it can be custom tailored to fit any practice type.LEARN MORE
Nominations OpenThe OAFP is accepting online nominations for the Family Physician of the Year, Family Medicine Educator of the Year, and Friend of Family Medicine awards. Letters of recommendation for the Resident Leadership Award can be submitted to to the OAFP Awards Workgroup. Nominate a family physician, resident, or advocate of family medicine who deserves recognition for providing exemplary care, are involved in their community, or are leaders in their practice today!LEARN MORE
The OAFP Foundation understands that making the choice to become a preceptor may seem daunting. To help you precept America’s future family physicians, the Foundation has created a dedicated section of its website with information on being a successful preceptor!
The Ohio Family Physician
A quarterly magazine with features on the joy in family medicine, quality improvement initiatives, member news, and Academy information.