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2014-08-28 12:30:15

In the news release, New Coalition Aims to Help Prevent Misuse, Abuse and Diversion of ADHD Medications, issued 28-Aug-2014 by Coalition to Prevent ADHD Medication Misuse over PR Newswire, the contact information should read "Kelly Walker, 717-231-5338" rather than "Kelly Walker, 717-231-5538" as incorrectly transmitted by PR Newswire. The complete, corrected release follows: New Coalition Aims to Help Prevent Misuse, Abuse and Diversion of ADHD Medications Coalition to Focus Efforts on...

2014-08-28 08:27:28

Coalition to Focus Efforts on College Students WAYNE, Pa., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today is the official launch of a newly formed Coalition of medical, mental health, higher education, student and pharmaceutical organizations that will work together to help prevent misuse, abuse and diversion of ADHD prescription stimulant medication. The Coalition will initially focus its efforts on college students. Although reported rates of nonmedical use vary, a 2013 study at one large...

2014-07-17 23:06:16

Dr. Samir Qamar of MedLion Management, Inc. to Discuss Direct Primary Care Industry and Trends Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 MedLion Direct Primary Care’s Founder and CEO, Dr. Samir Qamar, will be speaking at the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) 2014 National Assembly Conference in late October, in Washington, D.C. Touted as the largest annual conference for the AAFP, the conference typically hosts thousands of family physicians yearly. This year, the AAFP National...

2014-02-12 08:29:58

ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four leading national medical associations -- the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American College of Physicians (ACP), and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) -- together with the Immunization Action Coalition and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, have issued a call urging physicians across the U.S. to educate their patients about...

2013-09-26 23:30:52

2013 AAFP Scientific Assembly Will Feature Rollout of Two New Practice Transformation Solutions as Learning Community Approaches 10,000-Member Mark San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Delta-Exchange, an award-winning online learning community for primary care practice transformation powered by TransforMED, a subsidiary of the American Academy of Family Physicians, is rolling out a social analytics and member engagement tool as well as a Health Information Technology Zone as its...

2013-07-16 23:20:53

Patient-centered medical home transformation among participating primary care practices aims for better access and coordination of care across the ‘medical neighborhood’ to improve the health of the community at a lower cost. Leawood, KS (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 A total of 90 primary care practices allied with 15 health systems in 65 cities across the country have joined a federally supported health care innovation award project of the patient-centered medical neighborhood (PCMN) care...

2013-05-29 23:21:07

Allergen identification and avoidance, coupled with patient-centric system processes, may improve early diagnosis and management of asthma. Leawood, KS (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 TransforMED, a national leader in patient-centered medical home transformation, and Group Practice Forum (GPF), an independent network of physician group experts and education professionals, today announced a collaboration to deliver patient-centric clinical education on asthma to primary care medical practices....

2013-05-21 21:04:26

Findings provide practices with a roadmap on how to achieve transformation Primary care practice transformation on a large scale is the cornerstone of current health care reform efforts aimed at achieving better outcomes, better value and better experience of care. Amid emerging evidence that transformation toward the patient-centered medical home model offers a viable solution in today's health care environment, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Agency for Healthcare...


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American Family Physician
2012-05-03 12:17:03

American Family Physician is a peer-reviewed medical journal published biweekly by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). This journal is the successor to the journal GP (General Practitioner), which was first published in 1950 by the American Academy of General Practice, which was the predecessor organization to the AAFP. American Family Physician provides continuing medical education for family physicians and other primary care clinicians. It publishes original articles...

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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
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