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2013-12-19 23:04:42

Choosing Wisely® initiative urges patients to question physicians about which lab tests are necessary Chicago (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 A new online toolkit puts resources in the hands of pathologists and medical laboratory scientists to promote conversations between physicians and patients about which diagnostic tests are appropriate. The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) unveiled the toolkit during a symposium, “Choosing Wisely®: How California Pathologists Can...

2013-11-05 23:28:28

Endocrinologist Reema Patel, MD, has joined Raritan Bay Physicians’ Group, PC, with recently opened offices in Old Bridge and South Amboy, NJ. Old Bridge, NJ (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Endocrinologist Reema Patel, MD, has joined Raritan Bay Physicians’ Group, PC, with recently opened offices in Old Bridge and South Amboy, NJ. She is accepting appointments for new patients, call 732-360-4070 or 1-800-DOCTORS, Raritan Bay Medical Center’s free physician referral service, to make an...

2013-10-17 23:27:51

Global leader Cenegenics continues to expand, growing its headquarters and 22 centers nationwide with a next generation approach that maximizes health, rejuvenates senior executives and helps patients become stronger, better, fitter. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Cenegenics Las Vegas—headquarters for the global giant in age management medicine—is continuing its expansion efforts to meet the demand for its smart, 21st century Elite Health Program by naming a new physician...

2013-10-15 23:03:44

The National Patient Safety Foundation agreement with American Board of Medical Specialties brings patient safety education to physicians participating in the ABMS Program for Maintenance of Certification. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) is pleased to announce an agreement with the American Board of Medical Specialties® (ABMS®) to bring patient safety education to physicians participating in the ABMS Program for Maintenance of...

2013-07-01 08:26:17

PHILADELPHIA, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) today announced a new governance structure and named new leadership and members of its Board of Directors, Council and Subspecialty Boards. Much has changed in public expectations of physicians, medical practice, health care delivery, medical education and the science of performance in the past few decades. ABIM has evolved and deployed many new products during this period, but the...

2013-06-27 23:41:39

Dr. Cassel’s remarks focus on how quality performance measures improve U.S. health care and what can be done to accelerate their impact. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 NQF President and CEO Christine Cassel, MD testifies today before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee at a 10:00am hearing (215 Dirksen) focused on health care quality and the path forward for improvement. She will speak to how performance measures have evolved over the last decade, as well as her vision for how NQF...

2013-05-30 23:01:25

Dr. Porzio, a highly regarded Board Certified physician, brings nearly 20 years of medical experience to Marque Urgent Care. Newport Beach and Rancho Santa Margarita, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Marque Medical is pleased to announce that David G. Porzio, M.D. is now practicing at Marque Urgent Care located in Newport Beach and Rancho Santa Margarita. Dr. Porzio is a highly regarded Board Certified physician who brings nearly 20 years of medical expertise to Marque Urgent Care. Dr. Porzio has...

2013-05-21 16:26:53

Selected from more than 1,000 hospitals nationally representing 500,000+ physicians ORANGE COUNTY/LOS ANGELES COUNTIES, Calif., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MemorialCare Health System is one of two organizations chosen from more than 1,000 hospitals nationwide to receive the prestigious 2013 Crimson Physician Partnership Award presented by The Advisory Board at its Scottsdale, Arizona Summit. MemorialCare Health System is an integrated delivery system that includes six...

2013-04-24 20:23:19

TUCSON, Ariz., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of American Physicians & Surgeons (AAPS) has filed suit today in federal court against the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) for restraining trade and causing a reduction in access by patients to their physicians. The ABMS has entered into agreements with 24 other corporations to impose enormous "recertification" burdens on physicians, which are not justified by any significant improvements in patient...

2013-03-29 23:03:13

Daniel Wolfson from the ABIM Foundation will be speaking to doctors in Albany, NY about the Choosing Wisely initiative, a program designed to help patients and physicians engage in conversations about the overuse of tests and procedures, and promote the effective use of health care resources. Albany, NY (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 Studies have shown that as much as 30 percent of all health care procedures and treatments delivered in the United States are duplicative or unnecessary, and may not...