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2014-10-17 16:24:42

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Nurse Practitioners has a newly elected president waiting in the wings to lead the 50,000 strong organization. Dr. Cindy Cooke, DNP, FNP-C, is the president-elect and will take the helm as president in June 2015 at the AANP Annual Conference in New Orleans. She has worked as a family nurse practitioner at the family care clinic at Fox Army Health Center, Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama for over 11...

2014-10-16 08:31:39

Data published in The American Journal of Managed Care based on quality of care measures from RAND and professional medical organizations WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New data from CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) demonstrates the excellent quality of care delivered at MinuteClinic retail medical clinics for three common acute conditions - ear infections, strep throat and urinary tract infections. Results on these measures suggest that care is the same, and in some cases...

2014-10-07 23:01:31

New Research Indicates Graduating PAs Have Multiple Job Offers Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 As the American Academy of Physician Assistants recognizes National PA Week (Oct. 6 – 12), America’s more than 100,000 PAs have plenty of reasons to celebrate. New research confirms that it has never been a better time to practice medicine as a PA or become a PA. Each year, more than 6,000 new PAs enter the workforce, and new data from the National Commission on Certification of...

2014-10-07 12:31:08

LARGO, Fla. and CHASKA, Minn., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goodman Group, a national leader in developing and managing senior living and health care communities, today announced the appointment of Alexandra (Alex) Berg, MSN, ARNP, a board-certified adult nurse practitioner, as director of transitional care for Able Care Connect. Able Care Connect focuses solely on providing Transitional Care Management (TCM) clinical service. TCM was developed by Medicare to improve the continuum...

2014-10-06 08:24:50

New Research Indicates Graduating PAs Have Multiple Job Offers ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the American Academy of Physician Assistants recognizes National PA Week (Oct. 6 - 12), America's more than 100,000 PAs have plenty of reasons to celebrate. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141003/150287-INFO Quite simply, it has never been a better time to practice medicine as a PA or become a PA. Each year, more than 6,000 new PAs enter the workforce,...

2014-10-02 12:31:17

As Healthcare Reform Elevates Their Role in Primary Care, NPs and PAs Are Emerging as a Critical Audience for Pharmas, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that, as pharmas increasingly seek to differentiate their products and promote adherence through patient education and support resources, they should not neglect nurses and physician assistants (PAs). The Taking the Pulse(®) Nurses 2014 study has...

2014-09-25 23:10:54

From September 18 – 21, more than 600 members of the Academy of Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigators (AONN+) gathered in Orlando for the organization’s Fifth Annual Navigation and Survivorship Conference. Highlights of the four-day event included presentations on the hottest topics in navigation, industry updates and networking. Orlando, Fla. (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Patient navigation is among the fastest growing profession in the healthcare field today, with the average navigator...

2014-09-25 23:00:56

UC Davis study finds a 1/3 drop in occupational injuries to nurses following mandated staffing ratios in California SACRAMENTO, Calif. (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 A 2004 California law mandating specific nurse-to-patient staffing standards in acute care hospitals significantly lowered job-related injuries and illnesses for both registered nurses and licensed practical nurses, according to UC Davis research published online in the "International Archives of Occupational and...

2014-09-23 08:21:41

To save time for CDL Highway Drivers, FMCSA Certified Medical Examiners will be sub-contracted to perform DOT physicals at truck stops in all states and even transmit their medical certificate to DMV offices where permitted. NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Truck Stop Health Care LLC is formed by husband/wife team of Physicians, Gunwant S. Dhaliwal, MD a Board Certified Internist and FMCSA Certified Medical Examiner in practice over 20 years and Tejinder...

2014-09-04 23:12:50

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association honors ten psychiatric-mental health nurses for excellence in mental health care and wellness promotion. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 APNA Annual Awards. Each year, the recipients are nominated by colleagues and selected by a committee of their peers. This year’s awards recipients will be recognized in person at the APNA 28th...


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