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2010-01-26 09:00:00

CAMDEN, N.J. and NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- A statewide Physician Workforce Policy Task Force, convened since 2007 by the New Jersey Council of Teaching Hospitals (NJCTH) today called for the establishment of a new state "Center for Medical and Health Workforce Planning;" the infusion of new state and federal support; and, a revision of existing programs over the next decade in order to forestall "an unprecedented shortfall" in the number of physicians available to treat...

2010-01-19 13:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The town of Crockett, Texas, population 7,000, has demonstrated its strong support for the UNT Health Science Center's Rural Osteopathic Medical Education of Texas (ROME) program by building a home for the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine students who do rotations there. Gov. Rick Perry recently joined state Rep. Chuck Hopson (R-Jacksonville) and other officials in the East Texas town to open the community's Rural Physician...

2009-12-23 08:39:55

Expanding Michigan State University's global health outreach, a team of researchers is working in the Dominican Republic to establish a model for HIV/AIDS care that can be exported to other resource-limited countries. The team, led by Reza Nassiri, the director of MSU's Institute of International Health, is treating patients and educating doctors at the Santo Domingo HIV/AIDS clinic. "By focusing on clinical work and educational outreach, we have the opportunity to dramatically raise the...

2009-12-21 17:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medical students from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) offered a health screening for the homeless Friday, Dec. 11, in an effort to give back to the people of Tarrant County. Each Friday, 10 to 20 TCOM students from UNT Health Science Center screen anywhere from 25 to 70 individuals at Fort Worth's Day Resource Center -- one of the main refuges for the homeless during the day. This program began about 1 1/2 years ago to...

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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...


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