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2014-02-25 23:30:37

Less than 10% of clinicians routinely refer to specialists that they don’t know. Relationships and education are the keys to developing and maintaining a strong network. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 In today’s competitive healthcare landscape, medical and dental specialists are finding themselves spending an ever increasing amount of time and money finding and keeping referral clinicians. Insurance policies and healthcare networks can limit to whom and when a general...

2013-11-22 23:03:59

Government initiatives are set to increase the accessibility of GPs, particularly in regional areas. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the General Practice Medical Services industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 General practitioners (GPs) are the first point of contact in the medical system. The Federal Government provides assistance to the industry via Medicare by covering the schedule fee of each GP consultation....

2013-11-11 08:27:17

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The physician assistant (PA) profession was born on the battlefield of war, and now PAs are on the front lines of medicine. According to the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), there are approximately 10,900 PAs in the workforce that are veterans, active duty or retired military, or in the National Guard or Reserves--comprising approximately 11 percent of the entire PA workforce. The PA profession was originally...

2013-10-08 13:48:58

But doctors in late stages of career six times more likely to be referred for help Just five in every 1000 NHS doctors—less than 1% of the workforce—prompt concerns about their performance every year, sufficient to warrant the need for outside help, indicates an analysis of 11 years of data, published in BMJ Quality & Safety. But doctors in the late stages of their career are six times more likely to be referred for remedial help, the figures show. The findings are based on a...

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...

2013-09-17 23:28:02

Recently, MillionaireMatch.com discovered that 97.09 percent of its members have no preference about the occupation of their match. They come there in order to find a man or woman who really cares about them, while not having a real preference for people with particular careers. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 MillionaireMatch.com, which is a dating site for bringing successful singles together, recently discovered that 97.09 percent of its members have no preference about the...

2013-06-25 12:20:43

System will assess the achievement of quality outcomes for general practitioners (GP) against nationally and locally defined criteria FAIRFAX, Va., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has successfully launched the Calculating Quality Reporting Service (CQRS) in partnership with the Health & Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) for the National Health Service (NHS) in England. The CQRS will...

2013-06-20 23:25:30

BridgeFront now offers online education to assist healthcare organizations gain physician support and engagement in the ICD-10 transition. Vancouver, Wash. (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 It is common knowledge physician engagement is critical to the ICD-10 transition. BridgeFront now offers online education to assist healthcare organizations in gaining physician support in their ICD-10 plans. The online sessions demonstrate how to document specialty-specific conditions in ICD-10. Each...

2013-06-10 23:04:31

Southland Spine & Rehabilitation now comes highly recommended as one of Power Liens´ newest Preferred Providers. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 With the expansion of the Power Liens directory ongoing, a special designation has been reserved for the most experienced and trusted personal injury doctors. These “Preferred Providers” are screened for their experience and expertise in treating personal injury and workers' compensation patients, making them ideal...

2013-05-30 23:19:47

Cenegenics–the world´s largest age management medicine practice–is seeking more physicians to enter its paradigm shift in medicine with highly regarded training/certification and partnering opportunities Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Major metro areas nationwide are clamoring for healthy aging solutions, which is why Cenegenics is answering the call by reaching out to physicians in all walks of medicine, offering them a highly regarded physician training/certification...