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2014-06-24 23:17:14

Medorizon has helped a number of providers in all specialty with joining an ACO. It is important to know what your options are before signing a contact. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The new onslaught of the ACO “Accountable Care Organization” hitting the healthcare scene has been taking the approach of “join or die.” Maybe that last quote was a bit dramatic but if physicians decide to stand alone, the “organization” gives them the strong arm with extra processing fees....

2014-06-24 12:28:17

National Survey by Jackson Healthcare Studies Physicians' Experiences with the Veterans Administration ATLANTA, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Half of the physicians who have experience practicing medicine at the Veterans Administration and the private sector since 2000 say the quality of care is worse in the VA system, according to a national survey of more than 1,500 doctors conducted by Jackson Healthcare. Fifty percent of the doctors who have practiced at the VA and in the private sector...

2014-06-23 12:28:09

GARDEN CITY, N.Y., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium HealthCare Inc. (OTCBB: MHCC) through its wholly owned subsidiary, Millennium Medical Devices, LLC is assisting primary care physicians to offer their patients breakthrough diagnostics that are reimbursable by Medicare and private insurance companies. At a time when physician practices are challenged by increasing patient needs and falling practice revenues, Millennium Healthcare has positioned itself to provide innovative solutions...

2014-06-19 16:23:51

The Majority of Surveyed Primary Care Physicians Expect to Refer HCV Patients to a Specialist for Care, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that less than one-third of surveyed primary care physicians (PCPs) are familiar with the first-generation hepatitis C virus (HCV) protease inhibitors, Vertex's Incivek and Merck's Victrelis, despite the fact that these direct acting antivirals have been...

2014-06-17 23:02:46

“DPC United” Will Educate Healthcare System and Rest of Nation on Benefits of Direct Primary Care Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 A new model of healthcare rapidly gaining popularity, Direct Primary Care (DPC), now has a formal medical association. The association, DPC United, founded by a group of pioneering physicians with DPC practices of their own, created the organization to promote the innovative DPC practice model to the nation. “Direct Primary Care is one of the most...

2014-06-10 23:08:16

Successful Family Practice, Ascent Family Medicine, to Join New West Physicians July 1st Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 New West Physicians, a large privately owned group practice with 16 offices throughout the Denver metro area will expand its network in central Denver area with Ascent Family Medicine coming on board. While there are numerous benefits for individual practices to join a larger organization, Ascent Family Medicine did their research and chose New West Physicians. In...

2014-06-03 23:02:22

Three physicians with Susquehanna Health’s Williamsport Family Medicine Residency (WFMR) program recently extended God’s healing love nearly 2,000 miles away to improve the health of communities of people living in rural Honduras. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Three physicians with Susquehanna Health’s Williamsport Family Medicine Residency (WFMR) program recently extended God’s healing love nearly 2,000 miles away to improve the health of communities of people living in...

2014-06-03 08:32:03

WINFIELD, Ill., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cadence Health announced that Gary Wainer, D.O., has joined Cadence Medical Partners (CMP) as Medical Director. CMP is the health system's clinical integration and accountable care organization with more than 750 physician members. "Gary brings more than 25 years of healthcare leadership experience, both as a well-regarded physician and respected healthcare executive," said Marty Manning, President, Cadence Medical Partners....

2014-05-29 23:19:36

Twenty (20) physicians have been named to Concierge Medicine Today's annual 'Top Doctors In Concierge Medicine' in 2014, a distinction held by less than one percent of doctors across the country each year. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 This year, twenty (20) physicians have been named to Concierge Medicine Today's annual 'Top Doctors In Concierge Medicine' in 2014, a distinction held by less than one percent of doctors across the country each year. In 2013,...

2014-05-27 12:27:38

TORONTO, May 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Despite having more family physicians per capita than many other jurisdictions, Quebec lags Ontario and Western Europe when it comes to access to primary care, according to a report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In "The Case of the Vanishing Quebec Physicians: How to Improve Access to Care," author Claude E. Forget, former Quebec Minister of Health and Social Services, calls for primary care reforms that focus on providing more care in communities and...


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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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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