News: New AAFP president lists top health-care reform priorities

October 17, 2008

New AAFP President Ted Epperly strongly backs the medical home patient-care model.

New AAFP President Ted Epperly, MD, outlined five necessary reforms in health care during his address to the Scientific Assembly in San Diego. The issues are:

"The nation is looking for a solution to our looming health-care catastrophe," Epperly said. "We must all transform our practices to patient-centered medical homes as rapidly as we can." For more on health-care reform, turn to page 28.