Monthly Archives: December 2013

JNC 8: New Hypertension Guidelines — Webinar — 1 AAFP CME Credit

Sorry you missed Dr. Eltanya Patterson’s webinar on ‘JNC 8:New Hypertension Guidelines”.  Where she covered the following learning objectives:

1. Identify the new recommendations for patients greater than 60 years-old.
2. Outline the differences in approach to initial treatment depending on ethnicity.
3. Discuss appropriate medication choice in special patient populations.

To view the webinar — Click Here

Please remember […]

By |December 26th, 2013|Hot Topics|

Update on Medicare Fee …

The House and Senate have completed the 2013 legislative calendar by passing a budget agreement that includes a three-month Medicare payment update. The bipartisan budget agreement implements a 0.5 percent Medicare payment update Jan. 1 in place of the 24 percent cut called for under the failed SGR formula.
The 0.5 percent increase — the first […]

By |December 23rd, 2013|Hot Topics|

TransforMed Newsletter Dec 20th, 2013

Trends in Health Care Delivery in the US – 2014

“Year-end is a time for reflection and for talking about the future. The mission of TransforMED is to transform health care delivery to achieve optimal patient care, professional satisfaction and the success of primary care practices. As we go about our daily work with practices we […]

By |December 20th, 2013|Hot Topics|

Kentucky RX Card

By |December 16th, 2013|Hot Topics|

Glenn Loomis, MD re-appointed as AAFP’s AMA Delegate

Dr. Glenn Loomis was notified on December 12, 2013 by Jeffery Cain, MD, AAFP Board Chair, that he had been re-appointed as the AAFP’s AMA Delegate to the AMA Congress.  Dr. Loomis is President and CEO of St Elizabeth’s Physician Services in Northern KY.

By |December 16th, 2013|News|