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Family Physician spearheading efforts for a Free Clinic in Falmouth

Read about it on the AAFP Blog

By |December 4th, 2014|News|

AAFP Launches Family Medicine for Health Campaign

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By |December 3rd, 2014|Hot Topics|

KAN Looking for Clinics and Providers to study Transitional Care Management (TCM)

The Kentucky Ambulatory research Network (KAN)  is recruiting clinics and providers to be part of a study on Transitional Care Management (TCM).  If your clinic is not currently practicing TCM and billing CMS for these visits, you may be eligible!  We are currently writing the grant application to PCORI for this project, but feel it […]

By |November 24th, 2014|News|

Links to State Mandated CME — FREE

Click Here for FREE course that qualifys for 3 credits towards HB1 (Opioid/substance abuse requirement) “Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioid Analgesics Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy”
Click Here for FREE HIV/AIDS 2 Hour Update for Kentucky Health Professionals Search for Course #15902
Click Here for UK’s CECentral that offers the following FREE courses for HB1 (Opiod/substance abuse […]

By |November 24th, 2014|Hot Topics|

Opportunities to become an KAFP Board Member

The Kentucky Academy of Family Physicians is looking for 4 (four) At Large Directors to serve on the Board.  To apply please download the attached application —

By |November 24th, 2014|Hot Topics|

Seizure Grid for FMSCA exams

By |November 17th, 2014|News|

Mandatory Electronic Death Reporting

Electronic Death Reporting Becoming Mandatory
System Users Encouraged to Prepare for Upcoming Changes
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 5, 2014) – Coroners, funeral home personnel, physicians and others responsible for the registration of death certificates will soon be required to electronically file information needed to complete death certificates, using the Kentucky Electronic Death Registration System (KY-EDRS). The […]

By |November 5th, 2014|News|

The practice of family medicine is often misunderstood by Ann M. Rodden, DO — KAFP Member

The practice of family medicine is often misunderstood
ctober 25, 2014

Family medicine is a specialty with no limitation on age or medical condition.

With such a large scope of coverage, the practice of family medicine is often misunderstood. Family physicians are trained to care for a majority of their patient’s health care needs and […]

By |October 29th, 2014|Hot Topics|

Hospital/Health Care Conference Call on Ebola Preparedness

Hospital/Health Care Conference Call on Ebola Preparedness
Friday, October 17 at 12-1PM EST

Hospital CEOs and leadership, Infection Control Officers, Hospital Emergency Preparedness Managers and HPP Coordinators, EMS management, other health care leadership and health care providers:

Please join the Kentucky Department for Public Health and Commissioner Dr. Stephanie Mayfield for a statewide health care conference call related to […]

By |October 17th, 2014|Hot Topics|

Samuel C. Matheny, MD, MPH inducted into UK College of Public Health’s Hall of Fame

The University of Kentucky College of Public Health will induct two new members into its Hall of Fame during the 11th Annual Hall of Fame celebration on October 10 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Lexington at 11:30 a.m.

The Hall of Fame was established in 2004 as a means of formally recognizing individuals who have […]

By |October 15th, 2014|News|