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2013-04-18 23:03:49

The Dr´s Office, LLC, of Woodbridge, NJ, and founder Dr. Richard Goldstein, recently joined the Raritan Bay Physicians´ Group, PC. The group also added Nisheet Prasad, MD, board certified in internal and geriatric medicine, as part of this partnership. Perth Amboy, NJ (PRWEB) April 18, 2013 The Dr´s Office, LLC, of Woodbridge, NJ, and founder Dr. Richard Goldstein, recently joined the Raritan Bay Physicians´ Group, PC. The group also added Nisheet Prasad, MD, board...

2013-04-08 23:01:46

Names Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice as preferred provider for pain and symptom relief services at any stage of illness Camden, NJ (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 Lourdes Health System has launched a Palliative Medicine consultation service effective April 1. Lourdes named Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice´s Palliative Medical Partners specialty practice as its Preferred Provider for this burgeoning field of medicine, announced Alexander J. Hatala, President and CEO of Lourdes Health...

2013-03-15 23:00:57

In results released today for the largest residency Match in NRMP history, U.S. medical school students and other applicants learned where they will spend the next three-seven years of their medical careers. U.S. medical school seniors made up 16,390 of the 25,463 applicants who successfully matched to first-year residency positions. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 15, 2013 More U.S. medical school seniors have matched to primary care residency positions in the largest Main Residency...

2013-03-13 15:29:00

Female doctors' patients do not use health-care services more or die less frequently than patients treated by male doctors, a prospective, observational study by researchers at UC Davis Health System has found. The study, published in the March-April issue of The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, is the first large, nationwide evaluation of the association between provider gender and patients' use of health-care services and mortality. "Our findings suggest that if the...

2013-03-08 12:48:13

Pediatric, family medicine practices have limited resources to adopt new model designed to improve primary care, according to new U-M study Primary care practices around the country are being encouraged and even paid to become "medical homes," but small practices might be at a significant disadvantage in this race to improve health care for children, according to a new study by child health experts at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital. Efforts around the country to improve health care for...

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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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