|Family Medicine for America’s Health & Health is Primary|
Family Medicine 2.0
Family Medicine for America’s Health is a new collaboration between the eight leading family medicine organizations in the United States to drive continued improvement of the U.S. health care system and demonstrate the value of true primary care.
Organizations represented are the American Academy of Family Physicians; the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation; the American Board of Family Medicine; the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians; the Association of Departments of Family Medicine; the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors; the North American Primary Care Research Group; and the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine.
To learn more, visit the Family Medicine for America’s Health website.
Family Medicine for America’s Health seeks to transform the American healthcare system to meet the needs of the public by achieving the Triple Aim of better care, better health, and lower cost.
Specifically, this means:
Family Medicine’s strategic plan centers on seven core strategies to achieve these objectives. Together these strategies chart the course that family medicine will take over the next five years. Implementing this plan will mean that people across the United States can expect family medicine, in collaboration with other primary care professionals, patients and families, to:
To implement the plan we are organizing a volunteer workforce in six major areas to carry out actions in pursuit of these strategies.
To complement this strategic work, Family Medicine for America’s Health has launched a communications campaign called Health Is Primary. This campaign will advocate for the values of family medicine, demonstrate the benefits of primary care and drive patient activation.
To learn more, visit the Health is Primary website.