Assessment and Action AAFP

WEBThese tools are for family physicians and their practice teams to screen their patients for social determinants of health, identify community-based resources to help them, and work with patients

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Health Literacy in Primary Care Practice AAFP

WEBHealth literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services. 1 The wide range of …

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WEBFor 25 years, the Graham Center has played a pivotal role in informing policy and primary care practice by producing high-quality evidence about the value, dimensions, and …

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A Practical Approach to Screening for Social Determinants of Health

WEBThe American Academy of Family Physicians also offers a social determinants of health screening tool, available in short and long form in English and Spanish, as part of The …

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New Survey Examines Effects of SDOH on Doctors, Patients AAFP

WEBResults from a survey of more than 1,500 physicians provides new details on the relationship between social determinants of health, patient health, physician practices and physician well-being.

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Urinary Incontinence in Women: Evaluation and Management AAFP

WEBUrinary incontinence (UI), defined as any complaint of involuntary loss of urine, 1 is a common issue, with a prevalence of 51% among adult women in the United …

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Care Management in the Real World: A Small, Private Practice's

WEBTransitions between settings and providers are times when patients are vulnerable to declining health, and a care management safety net is imperative to …

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Report Addresses Causes of Disparities, Offers Solutions AAFP

WEBCOVID-19. Report Addresses Causes of Disparities, Offers Solutions. April 22, 2021, 8:48 a.m. Michael Devitt — While the number of people in the United States …

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Honoring Women Who Have Shaped the Course of Medicine AAFP

WEBThe Curie Institute, which she founded in Paris in 1920, is now one of the world’s leading cancer research centers. 1947: Gerty Theresa Cori, Ph.D., who …

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Screening for Social Determinants of Health in Daily Practice

WEBNon-medical conditions that significantly affect health and quality of life are called social determinants of health (SDOH). According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human …

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The Family Medicine Perspective (Position Paper)

WEBPoverty and Health - The Family Medicine Perspective (Position Paper) Introduction. Poverty is a complex and insidious determinant of health caused by systemic factors …

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Patient-Centered Communication: Basic Skills AAFP

WEBThe Institute of Medicine identified patient-centered care as one of six elements of high-quality health care. 1 A patient-centered approach to care is based on …

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The Adult Well-Male Examination AAFP

WEBThe goals of the adult well-male examination are to provide evidence-based guidance toward the promotion of optimal health and well-being, to screen for and …

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Taking Team-Based Care to the Next Level AAFP

WEBTeam-based care is not just another buzzword. It is a model of care delivery that, when done well, can greatly reduce physicians' administrative burden and elevate clinical …

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Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) AAFP

WEBAn accountable care organization is a group of health care providers — including primary care physicians, specialists, hospitals and extended-care facilities — …

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Three tools for screening for social determinants of health AAFP

WEBSeveral screening instruments can aid physicians in identifying social determinants of health in a primary care setting: 1. The National Association of …

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The Adult Well-Male Examination

WEBwww.aafp.org/afp Volume 98, Number 12 December 15, 2018 Services Task Force.

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A Practice Designed to Address Social Determinants of Health

WEBSocial determinants of health (SDOH) are widely known to have profound effects on overall health. 1 Variables such as wealth and income, educational attainment, dietary habits and food access

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Treating Anxiety and Depression in Primary Care: Reducing

WEBAn estimated 43.6 million U.S. adults, or 18.1 percent of the adult population, suffer from some form of mental illness, with anxiety and depressive disorders being the two most …

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The evidence is in: WIC improves maternal and child health

WEBThere was insufficient evidence that WIC reduced childhood obesity or affected health status or risk of hospitalization. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) found that food insecurity in

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Geriatric Screening and Preventive Care AAFP

WEBPreventive health care decisions and recommendations become more complex as the population ages. The leading causes of death (i.e., heart disease, …

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