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WAFP Elects Leadership
Angela Sparks, MD, FAAFP, of Seattle, has been elected president of the Washington Academy of Family Physicians. She assumed the role on May 9, 2021, at the conclusion of the ...
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Baldwin and Thompson are Next Speakers in UW Dept. of Family Medicine Speaker Series
The University of Washington Department of Family Medicine 50th Anniversary Speaker Series continues on May 27 with Laura-Mae Baldwin, MD, MPH and Matthew Thompson, MBChB, DPhil. Register here.
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AAFP Releases New, Comprehensive Chronic Pain Toolkit
Via AAFP: A new free resource is available for AAFP members who care for patients with chronic pain. The AAFP Chronic Pain Toolkit, developed by the Academy with partial funding from a ...
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HCA Considers Statewide EHR for Providers Shut Out of Federal Funding
The Washington State Health Care Authority is exploring development of a statewide electronic health records system. The first step is survey to ascertain interest and potential viability. The program would ...
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COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Physicians
The Washington State Department of Health provides vaccine information HERE including information on enrollment in the COVID-19 Vaccination Program, vaccine allocation, and vaccine safety.
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Insurance Commissioner Extends Telehealth Order
Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler's emergency order regarding telehealth has been extended to Jan. 10. The order directs all state-regulated health insurers to: Continue coverage for providing telehealth via methods ...
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