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2014-04-22 08:34:40

EHE's private provider network continues to expand as more employers realize the benefits of proactive preventive health with annual exams NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EHE International, the recognized leader in preventive medicine and annual physical exams with a nationwide physician network, today announced that Primary Care Group, LLC- MidSouth Family Medicine in Memphis, TN has been named an EHE-certified preventive care center. Through MidSouth Family Medicine, EHE...

2014-04-22 08:33:17

Affordable Care Act and Primary Care Shortage Among Factors Expected to Fuel Continued Growth WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS MinuteClinic, the largest and fastest growing retail clinic company in the U.S., announced today that it has surpassed 20 million patient visits since opening the nation's first store-based clinic in 2000. Significant continued growth is anticipated in the coming years with the demand for more accessible and affordable health care...

2014-04-21 23:09:17

Pipe Trades Services of Minnesota (PTSMN) has contracted USPM to provide The Prevention Plan™, The Prevention Plan Care Management™, and 24/7 nurse triage service at the various primary care clinics open to serving PTSMN union members. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc. (USPM) is pleased to announce the Pipe Trades Services of Minnesota (PTSMN) has contracted USPM to provide The Prevention Plan™, The Prevention Plan Care Management™, and 24/7...

2014-04-21 23:02:52

Nurses say tasks not related to care, poor communications and inadequate staffing interfere with patient care. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 U.S. hospital nurses are frustrated that understaffing and chaos in care coordination robs them of time they should spend with patients, according to a survey released by Care Logistics, Jackson Healthcare and Jackson Nurse Professionals. The nurses surveyed identified several things interfering with patient bedside time, including: Poor...

2014-04-16 23:15:37

John Randolph Medical Center, in partnership with Bioscape Digital, ER Express, and GetInsured, have launched a mobile tablet solution to enable patients to give real-time feedback to the hospital, understand their financial options under the Affordable Care Act, and learn more about their health condition right from their ER Room. Atlanta, GA and Richmond, VA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 "The ability to address patient feedback in real-time is a critical element in providing the optimal...

2014-04-14 16:25:21

Alternative model to emphasize unmatched collaboration and provider autonomy to manage and improve health BOSTON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tufts Medical Center and Lowell General Hospital today announced plans to form a new health system. Designed as an alternative model, this new system will foster collaboration between and among community-based and academic medical providers to effectively identify patient needs and manage the health of the communities they serve....

2014-04-11 23:24:01

Collaboration provides integrated behavioral health and primary care for citizens in Franklin Parish. Monroe, LA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (Northeast Delta HSA) and Franklin Parish Hospital Service District 1 announced today the creation of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to collaboratively serve citizens in Franklin Parish. The MOA provides integrated care for people seeking behavioral health care and/or primary health care. Northeast Delta HSA will...

2014-04-11 23:23:45

Groundbreaking model will provide comprehensive, person-centered health care for people with disabilities and seniors. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 The Community Care Alliance of Illinois (CCAI) today announced its entry into the Chicago area to provide comprehensive health care and wellness services to people with disabilities and seniors covered by Medicaid. CCAI is a nonprofit Managed Care Community Network. Voluntary enrollment for seniors and persons with disabilities under...

2014-04-10 23:30:44

Recognition given by Maryland’s premier organization for health-care professionals. Gettysburg, PA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Graphcom, a full-service marketing and communications firm in Gettysburg, Pa., today announced it has received an Alfred Knight Award for Excellence from the Maryland Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development (MSHSMD). The awards were presented during MSHSMD’s annual Alfred Knight Marketing Excellence Awards luncheon April 4 at the Sheraton Columbia...

2014-04-09 16:25:55

PASADENA, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who participated in any level of moderate to vigorous physical activity had a lower risk of hospital readmission within 30 days, compared to those who were inactive, according to a study published today in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Researchers examined the electronic health records of 6,042 Kaiser Permanente...


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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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