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2014-07-23 23:22:12

New firm supports improving out-of-hospital care, management, and navigation AUSTIN, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Medic Health (http://www.medichealth.com) launches as a new international consulting firm designed to aid an underserved niche in the healthcare and out-of hospital care market. Founded by David M. Williams, Ph.D., a former paramedic, EMS system researcher, and faculty at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Medic Health partners with provider organizations, health systems,...

2014-07-23 12:31:05

EHE's private provider network continues to expand as more employers realize the benefits of proactive preventive health with annual exams. NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EHE International, the recognized leader in preventive medicine and annual physical exams with a nationwide physician network, today announced that SoutheastHEALTH Primary Care West in Cape Girardeau, MO has been named an EHE-certified preventive care center. Through SoutheastHEALTH, EHE members in the Cape...

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 23:03:50

Implication of of St. Luke's Merger Decision for Future Mergers in the Health Care Market Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Infocast to host its 7th Annual Healthcare Deal Making Summit, September 15 – 17, 2014 in Nashville. In late January, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) prevailed again St. Luke’s Health System’s acquisition of the Saltzer Medical Group, as a violation of section 7 of the Clayton Act and the Idaho Competition Act. St. Luke’s Health System lost...

2014-07-17 23:06:16

Dr. Samir Qamar of MedLion Management, Inc. to Discuss Direct Primary Care Industry and Trends Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 MedLion Direct Primary Care’s Founder and CEO, Dr. Samir Qamar, will be speaking at the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) 2014 National Assembly Conference in late October, in Washington, D.C. Touted as the largest annual conference for the AAFP, the conference typically hosts thousands of family physicians yearly. This year, the AAFP National...

2014-07-16 23:01:36

Dr. Enright joins Kathy Shea, a certified Family Nurse Practitioner, who has been treating patients at the Urgent Care since December 2013. Tappahannock, VA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Riverside Health System is pleased to welcome Rosemary Enright, MD to the Riverside Urgent Care Center team in Tappahannock, Va. Dr. Enright’s addition rounds out the medical team offering treatment at the practice. She joins Kathy Shea, NP, who has been treating patients there since December 2013. Dr....

2014-07-14 23:02:19

Nexus Health taps three new professionals to help transform the health care industry. Middletown, NY (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Continuing a steady trend of growth in the Hudson Valley’s health care industry and on the heels of first-quarter success with Orange Regional Medical Center, Nexus Health Resources – a Middletown-based healthcare coordination company founded by CEO and President Dr. Virginia Feldman – has announced its expansion with the addition of three new members. Robert...

2014-07-14 08:27:26

Propeller connected health solution now available to Arizona Care Network patients ?with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease MADISON, Wis. and PHOENIX, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Propeller Health (formerly Asthmapolis), the FDA-cleared digital health solution for chronic respiratory disease, and Arizona Care Network, a physician and health system collaboration, jointly announced today that ACN will be the first Accountable Care Organization (ACO) to offer the Propeller platform...

2014-07-09 08:25:01

WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark and the largest and fastest growing provider of walk-in medical clinics in the United States, announced today a joint marketing and sponsorship agreement with USA Football, football's national governing body. As part of this agreement, MinuteClinic has been named USA Football's official sports physical provider. Through the affiliation, all USA Football members, who reside in all 50 states and...

2014-07-08 23:12:09

National Governors Association meeting in Nashville (http://is.gd/dKv7Ca) this week offers an opportunity for state governors to focus attention on their state’s health care delivery system. Dr. Williams seeks to remind every governor that the health care delivery system is each state’s responsibility, and every state’s current system is clearly broken. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 National Governors Association (NGA) Health Division provides governors and their staff with...

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American Family Physician
2012-05-03 12:17:03

American Family Physician is a peer-reviewed medical journal published biweekly by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). This journal is the successor to the journal GP (General Practitioner), which was first published in 1950 by the American Academy of General Practice, which was the predecessor organization to the AAFP. American Family Physician provides continuing medical education for family physicians and other primary care clinicians. It publishes original articles...

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