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2013-12-17 11:07:57

Penn Medicine physician calls for expansion of training in high-value, cost-conscious care Despite a national consensus among policy makers and educators to train residents to be more conscious of the cost of care, less than 15 percent of internal medicine residency programs have a formal curriculum addressing it, a new research letter published today in JAMA Internal Medicine by a Penn Medicine physician found. The study, led by first author Mitesh S. Patel, MD, MBA, a physician at the...

2013-12-06 23:22:17

Career Step Physician Advisor Stephen Spain, MD, CPC, will be joining the ICD10monitor editorial board and contributing an article each month. Provo, UT (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is pleased to announce that Stephen Spain, MD, CPC—Career Step’s physician advisor—will be joining the ICD10monitor editorial board. Career Step is currently a Silver Sponsor of ICD10monitor, which is an online news and...

2013-11-28 23:22:15

Dr. Liesa Harte, M.D joins elite group of IFM certified practitioners. Austin, Texas; November 25, 2013 (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 Of total healthcare costs in the United States, more than 75% is due to chronic conditions. The key to reversing the rapidly spreading epidemic of chronic disease is to address the underlying causes and solutions for chronic disease, which are primarily driven by the lifelong, daily interaction among an individual’s genetics, environment, and lifestyle...

2013-11-27 13:16:23

People with health insurance are more likely to use preventive services such as flu shots and health screenings to reduce their risk of serious illness, but they are no more likely than people without health insurance to engage in risky health behaviors such as smoking or gaining weight, researchers at UC Davis and University of Rochester have found. The findings, published in the November-December issue of the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, contradict the common concern...

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...


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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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