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Archive of FPAN articles:

Headache treatment resources in FPA Network
Member specialists share their latest treatment options for headache and migraine sufferers, including options other than medication.
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Pain free without opioids: How one clinic helps patients break away from pain meds
While opioid alternatives are a hot topic today, one FPA Network independent clinic has been helping patients break away from pain medications since 1985.
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Top-rated hospital care announced
Which Fairview hospitals received high ratings for overall hospital quality from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)?
Find out here.
Five stars for Fairview Southdale Hospital means quality care for patients (May 2018)
Fairview Southdale is the only hospital in the Twin Cities to receive 5 stars—the highest rating in a recent quality report from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
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Helping women successfully manage opioid addiction and pregnancy (March 2018)
Valley Pain Relief and Wellness Center, a new Fairview Health Network independent member practice, has established a record of happy beginnings.
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FPA panel on dementia, audience discuss diagnoses, treatment
(March 2018)
See the discussion synopsis and resources to include differential diagnosis, clinical pearls, a guide for treating disruptive behavior, and more.
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Survey results outline side-by-side comparisons in six domains (December 2017)
Meet individual providers named to the kudos list.
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FPA Network names Jeoff T. Will as COO
(April 2017)
Fairview Physician Associates (FPA) Network has named Jeoff T. Will to the role of chief operating officer effective June 19
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Arthritis Clinic & Medical Associates, P.C. joins Fairview Physician Associates Network
(January  2017)
Arthritis Clinic & Medical Associates specializes in the diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic diseases. Read more.
Northern Veins Vascular Clinic joins Fairview Physician Associates Network (January 2017)
Northern Veins Vascular Clinic physicians specialize in total vein care and vascular medicine. Read more.
The dermatologist will see
(September 2016)
Some FPA Network dermatology practices now offer same or next day appointments or e-visits for non-emergent requests, without a provider referral. Read more.
FPA Network team removes barriers to care for woman with diabetes (September 2016)
After a hospitalization, Anita took control of her medications with help from a network product navigator, care coordinator and MTM pharmacist. Read more.
Bhatti Gastroenterology Consultants joins Fairview Physician Associates Network (September 2016)
Bhatti GI provides full-scope digestive care for adults and adolescents. The clinic is located in Chaska, MN. Read more.
FPA Network grant helps member practice reach local community for colon screening
(July 2016)
A community outreach project funded with support from an FPA Network grant helped a member practice understand barriers to screening within the local African American community. Read more.
Member practice, FPA partner to improve surgery scheduling (July 2016)
"We listed the steps....'Why do we do this?' was a frequent question, and the answer was often a surprise".
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Sandra Kamin joins FPA Network
(June 2016)
Sandra Kamin joins FPA Network as interim chief operating officer. She brings a long history of FPA Network participation and leadership.
New FPA website: Help patients get the most from their diabetes treatment (May 2016)
View short video demos of all available injectable diabetes medications, along with product photos of all Fairview diabetes education materials.
Visit Download a printable flier.
We value our FPA membership! (May 2016)
"Thanks to FPA for the ability to advance quality improvement. We sincerely appreciate the reimbursement that FPA offers network practice leaders to attend the ICSI Colloquium."

Ruth A. McNamara, RN, Director of Clinical Services, Safety and Quality
Midwest Spine & Brain Institute, LLC
FPA Network, Fairview and Children's collaborate on HPV education (February 2016)
FPA Network's chief medical officer, Bill Nersesian, MD, and Vicki Oster, MD, Southdale Pediatrics worked with Fairview's patient education department and Children's Health Network to create HPV education materials. Read more.

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