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2013-11-25 23:02:12

Augusta area family medical practice is celebrating their 20th anniversary. Evans, GA (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Center for Primary Care (CPC) is proud to announce they are celebrating their 20th anniversary. Founded in Oct. 1993 by Dr. Paul Fischer, the practice was set up and doors opened for patients on Dec. 1, 1993 with Fischer as the only physician. The CPC logo was later created by Dr. Fischer in 1997 and represents the three stages of life. Twenty years has seen CPC expand to seven...

2013-11-22 23:23:14

A nationwide survey conducted last week by Jackson & Coker reports physician opinions of the Affordable Care Act are pessimistic related to their practice and patients. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Sixty-one percent of physicians said their opinion of the Affordable Care Act has changed for the worse, according to a national survey conducted last week by Jackson & Coker, a subsidiary of Jackson Healthcare, the nation’s third largest healthcare staffing company. Driving...

2013-11-18 23:02:56

Midmark Corporation recently announced a donation to The Ohio State University’s College of Medicine - Wexner Medical Center. (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Midmark Corporation, a leading medical solutions provider and trusted leader in digital diagnostic devices for ambulatory care, recently announced a donation to The Ohio State University’s College of Medicine - Wexner Medical Center. Midmark equipment was installed in two training centers – the Clinical Skills Education and...

2013-11-15 23:26:24

Career Step physician advisor Dr. Stephen Spain, MD, CPC, addressed the need to educate physicians on the impact the ICD-10 transition will have on their documentation in a recent broadcast. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 In a recent Talk Ten Tuesdays broadcast, Career Step physician advisor Dr. Stephen Spain, MD, CPC, addressed the need to educate physicians on the impact the ICD-10 transition will have on their documentation. Dr. Spain was featured in the ICD-10: The Perfect...

2013-11-12 23:03:01

North Metro Atlanta Benefits from New Teaching Facility Status Lawrenceville, Ga. (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Gwinnett Medical Center’s Graduate Medical Education Program recently received institutional initial accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and by the American Osteopathic Association for its new family medicine residency. The first class of GMC residents will begin training in June 2014. The interviewing process has begun; GMC will hope to...

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...


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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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Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.