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2014-07-24 23:04:40

The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) has released a new version of its smartphone app, The MATCH PRISM. PRISM now allows applicants to track and organize information about training programs for both the Main Residency Match and the Specialties Matching Service. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) is pleased to announce the launch of a new version of its smartphone app, The MATCH Program Rating and Interview Scheduling Manager, or...

2014-07-22 16:27:34

CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Osteopathic Association's House of Delegates approved a policy recognizing that same-sex households need to have access to health insurance and health care, and supporting measures to eliminate discriminatory coverage. A study in Pediatrics found that children with same-sex parents are less likely to have private health insurance than children with married opposite-sex parents, particularly if they live in states that do...

2014-07-21 16:26:09

CHICAGO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Being hospitalized for a medical procedure can be a stressful event but for many patients the financial burden of unexpected costs associated with care can add undue stress. To better educate patients, the American Osteopathic Association's House of Delegates approved a policy advocating hospitals and other sites of medical services to provide patients in advance of scheduled procedures an estimate of all costs involved in their care,...

2014-07-21 16:26:06

CHICAGO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a September 2013 survey released by Makovsky Health and Kelton, the average American spends about 52 hours each year on the Internet looking up health information. While medical websites with symptom-checker tools-- such as WebMD, Isabel Symptom Checker and EverydayHealth-- can provide valuable health information to patients, they should not be used as a replacement for a visit to the physician. Members of the American...

2014-07-21 16:26:02

CHICAGO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Companies that supply Durable Medical Equipment, like diabetic testing supplies and braces, often contact consumers directly about purchasing such supplies even if a physician has not authorized such use. The American Osteopathic Association's House of Delegates voted to support efforts to eliminate unsolicited requests from companies that supply Durable Medical Equipment unless such equipment has been prescribed and discussed between...

2014-07-19 20:20:42

CHICAGO, July 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Throughout his four decade career in osteopathic medicine, Robert S. Juhasz, DO, an AOA board-certified internist, has always strived for professional growth, working his way up from an after school job as a dishwasher to president of what is now Cleveland Clinic's South Pointe Hospital in Warrensville Heights, Ohio. Today, Dr. Juhasz takes his drive for excellence to the next level as he begins serving as the 118(th) president of the...

2014-07-08 08:30:43

- More Than 550 Veterans Enrolled, Over Halfway to the MVP Annual Goal of 1,000 Participants CARLSBAD, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The MedTech and BioTech Veterans Program (MVP) is pleased to announce that it has reached the first of three fundraising milestones for 2014. MVP, a 501(c)(3) fiscally sponsored nonprofit organization, provides training and mentorship to veterans and transitioning military in order to help them recareer into rewarding jobs and in the...

2014-07-03 23:07:09

Sierra College offers an internship program that can be considered both comprehensive and innovative. The College promotes a student career action plan for students that includes career planning classes or workshops, an "exploration" level internship opportunity and then an advanced-level internship within a specific discipline. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The Sierra College Internship Program was recently awarded the 2014 College of the Year from the California Internship...

2014-07-02 12:28:20

MIAMI, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AAG Health & Wellness, one of the nation's leaders in anti-aging medicine and integrative health management, is extremely pleased to announce their merger with HealthGAINS. The new entity will be known as AAG HealthGAINS, with offices in Aventura, Hollywood, and throughout the nation. HealthGAINS is the age management practice of renowned physician Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM, whose breakthrough treatments in Hormone Replacement Therapy...

2014-07-01 20:22:18

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest issue of Seattle magazine names 36 physicians within the EvergreenHealth network to the publication's annual "Top Doctors" list. Each year, Seattle asks thousands of local physicians to nominate the colleagues they would trust with a loved one's health care via an online, peer-to-peer survey. The 2014 list features 437 providers across 70 specialties. "We are always proud to recognize the contributions our providers make to the health...


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