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2014-03-07 23:26:21

Study Shows Family Medicine Obstetrics Practitioners Deliver Care Comparable to OB/GYNs Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 A recent study published in the winter, 2014 edition of the American Journal of Clinical Medicine® (AJCM) concluded that the care delivered by family medicine physicians is comparable to patient care provided by OB/GYN specialists. This conclusion is reinforced and demonstrated when a physician becomes board certified through the Board of Certification in Family...

2014-02-25 23:21:37

The Orthopaedic and Spine Institute's HealthCrave Center's Primary Care Doctors get recognized as the Best Doctors in San Antonio for 2013. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 HealthCrave's Primary Care Center treats patients from two-days old to 102 years old, the Primary Care Center specializes in treating your entire family. Physicians in HealthCrave primary care center focus on the health care problems of children and adults.All of the doctors and team members at...

2014-02-12 08:28:09

States Modernizing PA Practice Laws to Increase Access to Quality Care, According to AAPA ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As millions of new patients enter the U.S. healthcare system under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), state lawmakers are working quickly to modernize physician assistant (PA) practice laws to increase access to quality healthcare and reduce patient wait times. In 2013, 42 states and the District of Columbia adopted 109 such laws or regulation...

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....


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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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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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