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2014-07-03 23:04:24

VeoMed and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, are proud to offer the inaugural live broadcast of Harvard Medical School’s Intensive Review of Internal Medicine (IRIM) course (July 13th- July 20th) for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 For the first time ever, physicians will be able to watch the Harvard IRIM course live online from their computer, tablet, or smart phone anywhere in the world. The Harvard IRIM course is...

2014-07-01 16:26:22

After Review of Three Renal Anemia Product Profiles in Development, Expected Use Increases with Disease Severity, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that patient chart data submitted by surveyed nephrologists in China reveals that, consistent with 2011, the percentage of patients on erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) significantly increases as chronic kidney disease (CKD) worsens; however,...

2014-06-30 23:22:23

4Medapproved Partners to Expand Outreach to Medical Associations Nationwide Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 4Medapproved, the leading provider of online education and certification training on topics relating to Health Information Technology, announced today the launch of a new training partnership with InReach Continuing Education Solutions, through a strategic alliance with the Florida Medical Association. This new combined affiliation will provide 4Medapproved training to an expanded...

2014-06-28 14:36:09

St. Michael's Hospital Study also finds 'brain waste' common Foreign-trained physicians feel there are not enough residency positions for them in countries such as Canada and the United States and this information was not communicated to them before they emigrated, a new study has found. Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital surveyed international medical graduates to better understand the concepts of "brain drain," the migration of health care workers from low- and middle-income...

2014-06-25 16:25:58

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth is pleased to announce the medical center has had zero elective inductions for early term pregnancies - those between 37 and 39 weeks gestation - since the third quarter of 2013, according to data collected by the Washington State Hospital Association's Partnership for Patients initiative. This announcement comes on the heels of a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that reveals a...

2014-06-23 12:29:03

WEST HARTFORD, Conn., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Continuing medical education (CME) can save significant costs to the healthcare system a new study has shown. Even when a small number of doctors return to their practice and implement what they have learned, the costs saved can be substantial. The study was published in the spring issue of the Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professionals (http://bit.ly/CMEecon) and was conducted by CMEology, West Hartford,...

2014-06-23 08:27:36

Dr. Abdulkareem Alsuwaida joins DaVita team in Saudi Arabia RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced it has named Dr. Abdulkareem Alsuwaida, FRCPC, MSc, as chief medical officer for its operations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. "Clinical excellence defines Dr. Alsuwaida's distinctive nephrology career," said Dennis...

2014-06-20 11:09:08

The Endocrine Society Workforce analysis finds shortage likely to grow worse in next decade As more people are diagnosed with diabetes and other hormone conditions, a growing shortage of endocrinologists could force patients to wait longer to see a doctor, according to a new Endocrine Society workforce analysis published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). Endocrinologists are specially trained physicians who diagnose diseases related to the glands. They...

2014-06-17 23:11:06

Innovaacom Strengthens Resources with Addition of Agency Veteran Mike Musialowski Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Innovaacom, a leading provider of medical education and training for healthcare professionals worldwide, announces the appointment of Mike Musialowski, Ph.D to the position of Scientific Director. A 20-year pharmacy marketing and medical communications agency veteran, Musialowski will oversee medical education program content development and the delivery of...

2014-06-12 08:28:54

The Osler Institute (not-for-profit continuing medical education provider) receives re-accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) TERRE HAUTE, Ind., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Osler Institute has been (re)surveyed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and awarded Re-accreditation as a provider of continuing medical education for physicians. In awarding accreditation, the ACCME seeks to assure...


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.