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2013-11-04 23:25:55

Dr. Mark Hagen will see all members of the family – from newborn to seniors Columbus, OH (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Family medicine physician Dr. Mark Hagen has joined OhioHealth’s Columbus medical team to accept new patients of all ages for preventative and primary care. He will see patients at Family Medicine North at 1930 Crown Park Court in Columbus, OH. Dr. Hagen, a graduate of West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, said his interest in family medicine started at a young...

2013-10-31 16:28:54

Lowering the cost of health care requires lowering the cost of medical education The costs of medical education must be reduced as part of efforts to reign in health care costs more generally, according to a Perspective published online this week in the New England Journal of Medicine. The currently high costs of medical education – which at some schools rise above $60,000 per year – are sustainable only if physician salaries remain high, which the authors, led by a physician from the...

2013-10-30 23:34:58

Enhanced Medical Services Benefit Local Residents Pearland, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Prime Urgent Care offers expedited services that are ideal for those times when a trip to the emergency room is not warranted but the services of a family practice doctor are not ideal either, like after hours or on weekends. Prime Urgent Care has recently announced new medical services for its valued Pearland area residents. Urgent care facilities generally provide patients with a wonderful middle...

2013-10-28 08:30:55

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthDay is now offering physicians free Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits as part of its Physician's Briefing news service. Physician's Briefing articles with AMA PRA Category 1 credits(TM) are available immediately and will increase to five daily articles by Dec. 1. The five specialties that will be featured include: Cardiology, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Hematology & Oncology, and OBGYN & Women's...

2013-10-28 08:30:12

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is proud to celebrate this year's Family Physicians of the Year with the announcement of the 2013 recipients of the Reg L. Perkin Award. Since 1972, the College has acknowledged family doctors for their outstanding patient care, significant contributions to the health and well-being of their local communities, and their commitment to family medicine, teaching and research. The award recipients...

2013-10-23 08:29:28

Mindy Smith brings more than 20 years of industry experience PHOENIX, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindy Smith, a health care executive with more than 20 years of experience, has joined Banner Medical Group (BMG) and will serve as chief operating officer starting Nov. 1. Smith joins BMG from Union Health System in Indiana where she served as chief executive of UAP Clinics. Prior to UAP, Smith was vice president for clinics, outpatient services and development for HealthEast Care...

2013-10-15 23:30:53

Summit Medical Group physicians, Drs. Flores, Crane and Miller are Montclair Magazine "Super Doctors" Berkeley Heights, NJ (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Three Summit Medical Group physicians representing three medical specialties have been named Super Doctors by Montclair magazine and Key Professional Media: GLEN RIDGE Jose C. Flores, DO, Family Medicine MONTCLAIR: Kenneth P. Miller, M.D., FACC, FSCAI, Cardiologist WEST ORANGE Stephen E. Crane, M.D., FACOG, Obstetrician-Gynecologist...

2013-10-09 16:23:32

DETROIT, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Health Plan (Meridian) has recognized 19 Michigan primary care physicians (PCPs) as "Top Docs" for their outstanding quality and service. Through a selection process based on Meridian's 2012 Quality Incentive Program, these PCPs were identified as providing outstanding primary care for Meridian members. PCPs selected for this honor excelled in preventive care, completing over 90 percent of the quality measures used in the assessment. "Meridian...

2013-10-08 23:21:01

Gwinnett Medical Center Appoints Family Medicine Program Director Lawrenceville, GA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC) has announced the hiring of Kevin Johnson, M.D., FAAFP as the director of family medicine residency for the Graduate Medical Education Program. Dr. Johnson’s primary role is to develop the residency teaching program which will transform physicians who have graduated medical school into board certified family physicians. Dr. Johnson will guide the...

2013-10-07 08:24:43

As the Affordable Care Act floodgates open, fast-growing PA profession recognizes National PA Week, Oct. 6-12 ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As millions of Americans sign up for health coverage, the nation's fast-growing physician assistant (PA) workforce is already on the frontlines practicing medicine and increasing access to high-quality, patient-centered healthcare. Because of their critical role in meeting the demand for care, PAs are named one of three primary...


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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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