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2014-02-04 11:49:50

Use fell for healthier patients--but rose for 'complex' patients with many other diseases Group Health studied how patients with treated hypertension used outpatient specialty care before, during, and after a primary-care redesign (the patient-centered medical home) was spread system-wide. David T. Liss, PhD, now a research assistant professor in medicine-general internal medicine and geriatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, led the report in the Journal of...

2014-01-29 23:26:55

Kansas City's fastest growing privately held healthcare group, Sunflower Medical Group, adds a new doctor to their Shawnee Mission medical office. Dr. Hanna Issawi, M.D. is a family medicine physician specializing in women's and children's health. (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Dr. Hanna Issawi has joined the staff at Sunflower Medical Group of Kansas City. Dr Issawi practices the full scope of Family Medicine from newborns to geriatrics. She specializes in women’s and...

2014-01-15 23:28:52

Career Step is now enrolling physicians in its ICD-10 Physician Education and Training programs, which provide physicians an overview of the coming ICD-10 changes and information on how documentation practices need to change for the new code set. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is now enrolling physicians in its ICD-10 Physician Education and Training programs. Announced at the American Health...

2014-01-15 23:25:51

The inaugural NRMP/ECFMG Charting Outcomes in the Match for International Medical Graduates has been published. The report highlights the characteristics of international medical school students and graduates (IMGs) that contribute to success in matching to residency programs. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) and the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) are pleased to announce the publication of "Charting...

2014-01-06 09:58:36

Tool provides quick, accurate estimate of patient's risk; improves upon existing guidelines; adds gender, race and family history as calculable risk factors Researchers at Cleveland Clinic have developed a new tool called CRC-PRO that allows physicians to quickly and accurately predict an individual's risk of colorectal cancer, as published in the current edition of the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. CRC-PRO, or Colorectal Cancer Predicted Risk Online, is designed to...

2014-01-04 23:20:45

Gwinnett Medical Center names family clinic in their honor. Lawrenceville, Ga. (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC) recently announced a new $1million gift to the Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation from Clyde and Sandra Strickland. This is one of the largest donations designated for family medicine residency education and in their honor, the hospital’s new family medicine teaching facility will be named the Strickland Family Medicine Center. A range of treatment...

2013-12-30 16:21:32

Board Certified Family Medicine Physicians Kim and Vaughn Meiners joined Primary Care Plus in November. The Louisiana natives returned from out of state to be part of Primary Care Plus's unique patient-centered model of care. BATON ROUGE, La., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Primary Care Plus recently welcomed two new physicians to the team. Doctors Kim and Vaughn Meiners, both board certified Family Physicians with nearly a decade of experience, are currently accepting new patients....

2013-12-18 23:27:20

Continuing Education Company has announced its expert faculty for the 2nd Annual Essentials in Primary Care Winter Conference. The continuing medical education (CME) conference is being held at the Marco Island Hilton on February 3-7, 2014 Palm Coast, Florida (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Continuing Education Company, a non profit Primary Care Education Company, has just released their faculty listing for the Essentials in Primary Care Winter Conference being held at the Marco Island Hilton...

2013-12-18 08:28:04

Preference Transcends Demographics, Including Partisanship and ACA Stance LEAWOOD, Kan., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Nearly three-quarters (72 percent) prefer physicians over non-physicians for their medical care -- Nine in ten (90 percent) pick a physician to lead their 'ideal medical team' if given the choice -- By margins greater than 2-to-1, physicians and family physicians are seen as more knowledgeable, experienced, trusted and up-to-date on...

2013-12-17 23:25:40

Urgent Care Services Provide Patients With Convenient Access to Healthcare Services Pearland, TX (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 When individuals in Pearland need healthcare services from a medical professional on the weekend or during unusual hours, they may not be able to visit their family physician for assistance and might have to visit the emergency room at the local hospital. However, there are numerous instances when both of these options are not ideal, and a better solution is for the...


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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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