ABFM PRIME Support and Alignment Network Sponsored Materials for use by AFP Chapters

Annals of Family Medicine Call for Papers on Practice Transformation Special ABFM PRIME SAN sponsored Supplement 

Manuscripts must be submitted through the Annals’ eJournal Press system no later than August 31, 2018. “Instructions for Authors” and “Instructions for Submitting a Manuscript” are available on the “Author” page at: http://www.AnnFamMed.org

Click here for PDF version of Call for Papers


Want to gain a better understanding of how the PRIME Registry works?
We host an interactive discussion and demonstration of the PRIME dashboard's key features, functions and integrated apps twice a month, on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Click registration link to choose the day and time that works best for you:

Wednesdays: https://register.gotowebinar.com/rt/2460941606450379521

Thursdays: https://register.gotowebinar.com/rt/4596917767830139906

PRIME Registry Special Offer

PRIME Registry Info for Chapter Newsletter/Email


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Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative Support and Alignment Network Resources

The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) offers the following customized training, resources,

and technical assistance to support the improvement of Patient and Family Engagement (PFE) programs:

• Coaching calls with PFE subject matter experts

• Virtual trainings and webinars customized to meet Practice Transformation Network (PTN) and clinicians’

specific needs

• On-site workshops or technical assistance

• Assistance with developing community partnerships with local YMCAs that align with TCPi aims

• Support for patient and family advisors through the IPFCC’s PFCC

• Connect, an online portal for patients and family members, clinicians, health care staff, and administrative


For more information, visit https://www.pcpcc.org/tcpi

American Medical Association Support and Alignment Network

STEPS Forward includes the American Medical Association's (AMA's) Practice Improvement Strategies and Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 Quality Payment Program (MACRA/QPP) resources.

It is a free, online platform offering education, process improvement initiatives, metrics, and tools with the goal of enhancing practice transformation. The AMA’s STEPS Forward practice improvement educational modules help physicians prevent burnout and address common practice challenges to achieve happier and healthier patients and lower costs.

What does it offer?

• 50 modules of content

• Free CMEs

• Real-life case studies

• Downloadable tools

• The AMA’s MACRA/QPP resource, Navigating the Payment Process, includes tools and resources for physicians such as the MIPS Action plan and Payment Model Evaluator

For more information, visit stepsforward.org and d8.ama-assn.org/topic/navigating-payment-process

Performance Improvement Activities Approved for ABFM Continuing Certification Credit-20 Points

The ABFM’s PRIME Support and Alignment Network, in collaboration with the University of Colorado-Denver, Department of Family Medicine’s e-Learning team have leveraged the power of Bodenheimer’s 10 Building Blocks of Primary Care and best practices from the landmark, federal Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative to help you improve in three areas:

  • Person- and Family-Centered Care
  • Cost and Value of Care
  • Care Across the Medical Neighborhood

Create your own PDSA cycle intervention using PRIME Registry or other data for tracking your improvement.

Complete one of these three activities—hosted on the University of Colorado’s e-Learning platform—for 20 ABFM PI activity credit points. 

Click Here to access activities, then select Register and use the code: ABFM, if Diplomate, otherwise, non-ABFM certified clinicians use the code: TCPI

Completing one of these modules will satisfy requirements for Performance Improvement Activity/MOC Part IV for family medicine physicians and possibly other specialties.

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The project described was supported by Funding Opportunity Number CMS-1L1-15-002 from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The contents provided are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of HHS or any of its agencies.