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2014-07-22 12:29:49

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study conducted for the Minnesota Hospital Association confirms what many in health care have already warned: a shortage of primary care physicians will develop over the next 10 years. Every year, MHA collects health care workforce data from the majority of the state's hospitals. For the first time, MHA asked Towers Watson (NYSE, NASDAQ: TW), a global professional services company, to conduct a comprehensive review of the state...

2014-07-21 10:08:09

Wolters Kluwer Health Study shows increased use of treatment and screening recommendations after three-step initiative A performance improvement initiative for physicians can significantly increase their use of evidence-based practices in screening for and treating depression, in the July Journal of Psychiatric Practice. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. Led by Dr Michael E. Thase of the University of Pennsylvania Medical...

2014-07-15 12:29:25

Mikkael Sekeres, MD, of Cleveland Clinic Named Editor-in-Chief of ASH Clinical News WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Hematology (ASH) and American Medical Communications (AMC) have announced plans to launch a monthly news magazine later this year to serve the hematology and oncology communities. ASH Clinical News will report on the latest updates in the field, policy issues affecting the science and practice of hematology, and Society news....

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...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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