Monthly Archives: May 2012

Dr. Tollison’s Webinar on Continuous MC-FP (MOC) and Part IV for FPs

If you missed the May 31st Webinar on ‘Continious MC-FP (MOC) and Part IV for Family Physicians then you can view it if you have Windows Media Player installed on your computer by clicking this link — <http://www.screencast.com/t/bCo8Ok5y.

To earn CME credits you must complete the survey at – https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NHQJKTM

Or watch it here (You may need to […]

By |May 31st, 2012|News, Uncategorized|

Medicare CPCI Project coming to 4 Northern KY counties

Boone, Campbell,Grant & Kenton were selected for CMS’s CPCI http://www.innovations.cms.gov/initiatives/Comprehensive-Primary-Care-Initiative/index.html
 If you are in one of these counties and want to see if your practice qualifies — take this short quiz — https://cmsgov.secure.force.com/cpci/cpciscreening

Listen to presentation by Bruce Bagley, MD, AAFP’s Medical Director of Quality Improvement discuss the CPCI —  https://us.reg.meeting-stream.com/transformedllc_051012/

By |May 30th, 2012|Hot Topics|

Lest We Forget

Pregnancy is usually a healthy and normal part of a woman’s life.  But this week I was reminded that isn’t always the case.

My patient, a 26 year old , G2P2 went in for a scheduled repeat C/S.  During the surgery she went experienced flash pulmonary edema.  She was diuresed and cardiology was consulted.  She’d developed a […]

By |May 30th, 2012|Zook's Clinical Blog|

To New Heights…..

I have had two cases in the past two weeks that reminded me to review vital signs and trends CAREFULLY and not just with a cursory glance.  I’ve had two teens with elevated blood pressures….both had had elevated pressures at previous visits — so with this visit we delved into the history and possible causes.  […]

By |May 30th, 2012|Zook's Clinical Blog|

Resources Available for Delta Exchange, Small Practice Package, and TransforMED PCMH Workbooks

Click here to find out more:

http://www.kafp.org/resources/links/

By |May 22nd, 2012|Hot Topics|

Fever and a Rash…Oh my….

Here’s a new case.

4 yo boy

HPI: Previously healthy 4 yo boy with  5 days of fever to 104, coryza, rhinorrhea, headache.  No sore throat, no vomiting, no diarrhea.  Poor appetite, but drinking well.  No sick contacts.

PMHx: no meds, surgeries or hospitalizations.  Vaccines UTD

Social history: lives with mom, dad, 2 sibs (both healthy), no smoke exposure.  […]

By |May 18th, 2012|Zook's Clinical Blog|

Article on HB1

 

How Does Kentucky’s Latest Pain Management Legislation Impact Physicians? Q&A With Dr. Laxmaiah Manchikanti of ASIPP 

Written by  Taryn Tawoda | May 16, 2012
Kentucky last month signed into law a bill requiring physicians to consult the state’s online drug database, Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Electronic Reporting, prior to prescribing pain medication to a patient. The bill, HB 1, targets […]

By |May 17th, 2012|Hot Topics|

Tell Us Your Story

After the AAFP National Conference of Special Constituencies, which included 5 amazing days of discussion and camaraderie, I returned to Kentucky with the unofficial title of Social Media Editor for the Kentucky Academy of Family Physicians and a head full of ideas.

Social media serves to tell the stories of the people around us. Each person […]

By |May 16th, 2012|Hot Topics|

James W. Middleton, Jr., MD KAFP 2012 Citizen Doctor of the Year

 

By |May 15th, 2012|News|

First Blog

What an exciting start to my presidency in KAFP!!

I had a great time at ALF-NCSC in Kansas City the first week of May. It was very refreshing to meet family docs still excited for their profession and full of ideas to keep us all fired up! It was great to meet the young physicians from […]

By |May 14th, 2012|President's Blog|