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2014-07-29 23:15:19

Primary Care CME Conference "Clinical Issues in Primary Care" has been scheduled for October 13-17, 2014 at the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort and Spa. Topics affecting Internal Medicine and Family Practice physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants will be presented by expert faculty. Palm Coast Florida (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Continuing Education Company Inc is pleased to announce a brand new Continuing Medical Education Conference (CME) for Primary care...

2014-07-28 16:26:42

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Concierge medicine is quickly expanding in the United States, attracting more physicians and patients, along with a growing number of competing practice transition companies. Although it is difficult to gather accurate statistics, data obtained from the American Academy of Private Physicians in 2012 estimated that more than 1.5 million Americans and more than 4,500 internists and family medicine practitioners were participating in some...

2014-07-24 16:26:49

BINGHAM FARMS, Mich., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Physicians announced today that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has designated 134 United Physicians primary care practices representing 360 primary care physicians (PCPs) as Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH). The designation period runs from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. "Our physicians are dedicated to enhancing the overall health of our patient population and devoted to delivering high quality,...

2014-07-24 12:27:24

Growth in program's six years shows statewide transformation of care DETROIT, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now in its sixth year, the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Patient-Centered Medical Home designation program has influenced a transformation of care statewide as 1,422 physician practices, comprising 4,022 primary care doctors, have been designated as patient-centered medical homes for the 2014 program year. These practices care for more than 1.2 million BCBSM members in 78...

2014-07-17 23:11:10

Medicine in Motion celebrates its five-year anniversary with a second office in a convenient location on W. 38th St. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Medicine in Motion is proud to announce the grand opening of its new central Austin location at 711 W. 38th St., Suite G4. Dr. Martha Pyron opened the first office of her sports medicine-centric practice in 2009 in North Austin at 13805 Research Blvd., Suite 150. Medicine in Motion is a facility for all sports-related injuries, sports...

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...

2014-07-17 16:26:01

LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Signature MD, Inc. (SignatureMD), a privately held concierge medicine membership program provider headquartered in Los Angeles, is suing a much larger competitor over what it deems anti-competitive and monopolistic behavior in violation of several federal and state laws. In a complaint filed yesterday, SignatureMD alleges that MDVIP, based in Boca Raton, FL, entered into agreements with physicians that contain covenants so restrictive that...

2014-07-01 20:22:18

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest issue of Seattle magazine names 36 physicians within the EvergreenHealth network to the publication's annual "Top Doctors" list. Each year, Seattle asks thousands of local physicians to nominate the colleagues they would trust with a loved one's health care via an online, peer-to-peer survey. The 2014 list features 437 providers across 70 specialties. "We are always proud to recognize the contributions our providers make to the health...

2014-06-28 14:36:09

St. Michael's Hospital Study also finds 'brain waste' common Foreign-trained physicians feel there are not enough residency positions for them in countries such as Canada and the United States and this information was not communicated to them before they emigrated, a new study has found. Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital surveyed international medical graduates to better understand the concepts of "brain drain," the migration of health care workers from low- and middle-income...

2014-06-26 23:11:29

Team Care Medicine is offering the Kindle edition of The Familiar Physician for 99 cents in recognition of the pioneering work of Paul Grundy, MD. Yorktown, VA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 As a tribute to the ongoing efforts of IBM’s Paul Grundy, MD, and his advocacy on behalf of the Patient-Centered Medical Home, Team Care Medicine and author Peter Anderson, MD, have made the Kindle edition of The Familiar Physician available for the special summertime price of 99 cents, from June through...


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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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