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2014-10-24 12:26:38

Six family physicians honored for outstanding contributions to Family Medicine WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Family Physicians announced the recipients of its most prestigious awards this week at its annual meeting. Six family physicians from across the nation were recognized for their outstanding contributions to family medicine and the health of the public. Each of these awards recognize family physicians who have made exceptional advances in...

2014-10-24 12:26:35

Oscar F. Lovelace, Jr., MD, earns prestigious national award for dedication to patients and community WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Family Physicians has named Oscar F. Lovelace, Jr., MD, the national 2015 Family Physician of the Year at its annual Assembly. The award honors one outstanding American family physician who provides patients with compassionate, comprehensive care, and serves as a role model in his or her community, to other...

2014-10-22 23:13:43

HSHS Medical Group has launched a comprehensive pilot study with plans to integrate the new Apple Watch and other virtual care technology into patient care. Springfield, Illinois (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 HSHS Medical Group has launched a comprehensive pilot study with plans to integrate the new Apple Watch and other virtual care technology into patient care. Through its existing Advanced Medical Home program, a delivery model that provides comprehensive, coordinated care to high-risk...

2014-10-22 12:30:33

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Family Physicians held elections for its board of directors this week at its annual meeting. The board of directors advocate on behalf of family physicians and patients nationwide to inspire positive change in the U.S. health care system. The AAFP represents 115,900 physicians and medical students nationwide. -- Robert Wergin, MD, FAAFP, is president of the board. Wergin is a family physician in...

2014-10-22 12:30:31

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robert L. Wergin, MD, FAAFP, a family physician in Milford, Nebraska, today assumes the role of president of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Previously, he served three years as a director on the AAFP Board and one year as president-elect. Wergin was chosen president-elect in September 2013 by the Congress of Delegates, the AAFP's governing body. The AAFP represents 115,900 physicians and medical students nationwide. As...

2014-10-22 12:30:07

COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To expand its expertise in care management and population health, xG Health Solutions(TM) is adding two former Geisinger executive leaders to its team - Duane Davis, M.D., FACP, FACR; and Steven Pierdon, M.D. xG Health was developed by Geisinger Health System - one of the nation's largest rural health services organizations - as an independently operated for-profit company financially backed by Oak Investment Partners. The...

2014-10-22 08:31:54

Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres releases paper on home and community care TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres (OACCAC) is calling for changes to improve patient care and make greater use of CCACs' proven ability to increase patient access, provide safe, high-quality care and deliver better value for public dollars. The OACCAC, whose members provided home and community care to 700,000 patients in 2013/2014, makes the...

2014-10-21 23:03:41

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) announced today that it has joined Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA) – one of the nation’s largest oncologist physician groups – to create an Episode of Care (EOC) program to deliver highly specialized care for breast cancer patients. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) announced today that it has joined with Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA) – one...

2014-10-20 23:04:06

i2i Systems’ tools to support health centers striving to achieve Patient Centered Medical Home recognition San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 i2i Systems today announced it has been selected by Tennessee Primary Care Association to provide Population Health Management and Analytics for several of the state’s Federally Qualified Health Centers. Fourteen FQHCs, representing 130 clinics throughout Tennessee, will implement i2i System’s tools to improve their capacity to...

2014-10-20 16:25:13

TYSONS CORNER, Va., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For Immediate Release... With growing concerns regarding Ebola and other infectious diseases throughout the world, CareClix Telemedicine provides a secure, robust virtual solution to screen patients with medical illnesses and manage them remotely with experts in their fields. A presumed infected or ill patient can be evaluated and history obtained remotely via video by a specialist physician, examined with medical devices like...


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