- Training Primary Care Physicians and Nurse Practitioners in Psychiatry to Meet Mental Health Needs
- Lessons Learned About Health Information Exchange
- Survey of WV Veterans of Recent Conflicts
- WV Medical Home Initiative Through The Health Improvement Institute
The following sites offer many of the popular journals that family physicians read on a monthly basis. The journals have articles that range from practice management topics to current medical knowledge. These sites are also free.
- American Family Physician
- Family Practice Management
- British Medical Journal
- The Journal of Family Practice
- Postgraduate Medicine
- West Virginia State Medical Association
The following sites offer the physician a quick review of the latest in medical practice. InfoPOEMS are critically reviewed articles and they give a summary for clinical practice you can use that day in seeing patients.
- Center for Evidence-based Medicine
- Cochrane Reviews
- Medical InfoPOEMS
- Critically Appraised Topics (CAT Page)
Free textbooks to refresh your memory on anatomy or orthopedic topics.
Great sites for your patients to visit and get accurate medical information.
- Johns Hopkins Health Page
- Mayo Clinic
- AAFP Patient Education
- Alzheimer’s Association
- WV Center for End-Of-Life Care
Sites that offer information on picking the right PDA or reviewing the latest medical software program. Also, these sites offer links to programs for downloading onto your PDA.
Clinical tools or calculators for those formulas that you always have to look up in a book are now on the Internet and some can be downloaded onto your PDA.
Clinical Guidelines for practice from various sources.
Public Health links to the main sites for prevention and disease control.
- American Public Health Association
- Health and Human Services
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
West Virginia Medical Professionals Health Program
The West Virginia Medical Professionals Health Program, WVMPHP, is committed to the safety of the public by promoting the physical and mental well-being of West Virginia healthcare providers. We achieve these goals through early detection of potential problems, interventions, assisting the healthcare professional in seeking qualified evaluation and/or treatment, long-term monitoring and advocacy with regulatory agencies.
The West Virginia Coalition for Quality Health Care is a grant funded, physician-driven organization dedicated to exploring clinical variation and improving health care in West Virginia.
The official federal Medicare website, with useful information for people with Medicare and anyone involved in helping them with their health care decisions.
Supporting some goals and selected projects of the WV Chapter AAFP, developing and providing philanthropic resources for the promotion and support of the specialty of Family Practice, and bringing together Family Practice organizations to coordinate activities and maximize resources.
AccessWV is a health plan created by West Virginia statute to provide health insurance to West Virginians who have been unable to find or who have been denied health insurance in the private market because of a medical condition.
Grade Your Payers
The AAFP/FPM Survey of Physicians’ Experiences with 3rd-Party Payers