Family Medicine for America's Health

Updates

February 2016 Update

Health is Primary releases updated ebook. Health is Primary this month released its updated e-book of 2015 case studies from Seattle, Raleigh, Chicago, Denver and Detroit. The book includes stories of innovation and transformation in primary care delivery. In 2016 we are focusing on case studies from California, Georgia, Kansas/Missouri, Kentucky and New Jersey. Please […]

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January 2016 Update

Happy New Year! Health is Primary kicks off year two of the campaign. Health is Primary has a full slate of campaign events planned for 2016. The campaign will continue its work identifying stories of innovation, transformation and primary care delivery. While we are interested in case studies from all over the country, our focus […]

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December 2015 Update

Wrapping Up An Eventful Year. The Health is Primary campaign is wrapping up its first full year of activities focused on raising awareness of the value of primary care in delivering on the Triple Aim of better care and better quality at a lower cost. During the past year, the campaign has featured extraordinary stories […]

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November 2015 Update

Health is Primary Announces Joint Effort with CVS Health. Health is Primary announced a joint effort with CVS Health to educate consumers about the medical neighborhood. Fifty percent of patients who visit the CVS Minute Clinic do not have a regular primary care doctor and CVS Health is working to refer these patients to a […]

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October 2015 Update

Health is Primary in Colorado. The Health is Primary campaign visited Denver on October 2 during the AAFP’s Family Medicine Experience (FMX). More than 100 leaders representing primary care and the broader health care community were joined by consumer advocates, policy and business leaders to hear a panel discussion focused on innovations in care delivery […]

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September 2015 Update

FMAHealth Releases Strategic Goals. Family Medicine for America’s Health has released a set of campaign goals for transforming the nation’s primary care system. These goals reflect a vision and approach to modernize family medicine and primary care that were outlined in a September special edition of Family Medicine, the official journal of the Society of […]

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August 2015 Update

Health is Primary and Family Medicine for America’s Health Engage Students and Residents at AAFP National Conference. The Health is Primary campaign was the featured presentation at the July 30 opening main stage session at the AAFP’s National Conference for Residents and Students. The all-star panel was moderated by FMAHealth board member, Dr. Lauren Hughes, […]

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July 2015 Update

Health is Primary Selects 2016 and 2017 City Tour Sites. Health is Primary is traveling around the country to showcase innovation and transformation in primary care delivery. In 2016 the campaign will make stops in California (city TBD), Atlanta, Kansas City (covering Kansas and Missouri), Louisville and Newark. Campaign stops slated for 2017 include Phoenix, […]

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June 2015 Update

Health is Primary Makes Stops on Capitol Hill and in Chicago. Health is Primary made campaign stops on Capitol Hill and in Chicago during the month of May. The May 14 Capitol Hill event, which was moderated by Janet Marchibroda from the Bipartisan Policy Center, featured panelists from each of the first three city tour […]

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