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2009-12-09 09:15:00

Using a branch of science that crosses disciplines to study complex problems, a Michigan State University researcher is introducing a new way to understand and treat lower back pain, a condition affecting more than 40 million Americans and costing billions of dollars each year. N. Peter Reeves, a researcher in Osteopathic Surgical Specialties in MSU's College of Osteopathic Medicine, is studying the spine using systems science, which became popular in the early 20th century. With a systems...

2009-10-29 12:25:00

Offers Physicians Peer Networking, Patient Record Sharing, and Secure Messaging to Facilitate Instant Collaborative Patient Care Among Physicians DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Family Medicine Education Consortium, Inc. (FMEC) and Human Science, Inc. (HSI) announce an effort to create virtual teams that connect primary care physicians with the sub-specialist physicians with whom they share the care of patients, improving the quality and safety of care while reducing...

2009-10-19 11:57:00

Opposing New Tax on Michigan's Health Care System Tuesday, October 20, 2009 LANSING, Mich., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Michigan State Medical Society: WHO: Hosted by the Michigan State Medical Society, Michigan Osteopathic Association and 30 other specialty societies and county medical societies that oppose the new tax. WHAT: The "White Coat Rally" will begin at 12:30 p.m. with a march around the Capitol and then remarks on the...

2009-07-14 07:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Eri Yoshimura begins to play, beautiful music fills the air. Her eyes close, and her body sways in time to the prelude. Her small hands glide over the keyboard gracefully, fluidly, as if they were tiny ballerinas on a miniature stage. When she's not performing, though, this University of North Texas (UNT) piano performance doctoral student is part of a collaborative study between the Denton campus and the UNT Health Science Center...

2009-06-18 14:09:11

Represent more than 330,000 physicians, members treat majority of Medicare patients Leaders of three national organizations representing nearly a third of a million physicians today visited Capitol Hill offices to express their continued concern for America's patients who do not have access to primary care physicians. The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) represent the majority of physicians...

2009-04-28 11:20:00

Physicians teaching at medical schools and doctors who have just completed their first year out of medical school disagree about which procedures are necessary to learn before graduating, according to a new survey done by researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine.Participating physicians were asked to rate 31 basic clinical procedures "“ from throat culture to spinal tap "“ based on their importance in the first year after graduation from medical school. Faculty...

2009-03-27 12:50:00

EAST LANSING, Mich., March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In Michigan, there are not enough jobs in manufacturing and construction, but the one area in which demand continues to overshadow supply is health care, particularly physicians. The health care needs of an aging population coupled with the difficulty of becoming a doctor have led to a considerable physician shortage in Michigan, a problem that is projected to get worse, according to the Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS). Those...

2009-03-18 10:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- April is Autism Awareness Month and to celebrate, renowned osteopathic physician Eric Dolgin, D.O., F.C.A., announced today the creation of Kids' Brain Trust, a nonprofit clinic that aims to treat autistic children with cranial osteopathy, a clinically validated specialty. KBT will provide one year of free treatment for children from low- to middle-income households. Enrollment is anticipated to begin in Spring 2009 for pediatric cases classified...

2009-03-04 03:41:00

ST. LOUIS, Missouri, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elsevier, world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce the July 2009 launch of a new peer-reviewed medical journal in partnership with the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP), Osteopathic Family Physician. Osteopathic Family Physician, Official Journal of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, is designed to deliver...

2009-01-30 09:10:35

Calling this period "an unparalleled opportunity" for change, an influential group of medical leaders today urged the nation's medical schools to reform their educational model because it too often fails to give new physicians the right mix of competencies and experiences to practice medicine effectively. The call to action for education reform comes as medical schools are expanding their enrollments for the first time in 30 years to address a shortage of physicians in the United States. In a...