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2014-06-18 12:36:51

DETROIT, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Matthew Walsh (42) was appointed to the Health Alliance Plan (HAP) senior leadership team as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140618/119294 Walsh has 10 years of combined operational, clinical and administrative expertise within Henry Ford Health System, the Henry Ford Medical Group and HAP. "Matt works effectively with diverse stakeholders, including physicians and health...

2014-06-18 08:28:04

Leading Population Health Management Company Establishes Position Focused on Team-Based Care and Patient Engagement BEAVERTON, Ore., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kryptiq, a market leader in population health management, announced today the appointment of Jacquelyn Hunt, PharmD, MS, as its chief population health officer. In this role, Dr. Hunt will oversee development and delivery of Kryptiq CareManager(TM) population health management programs. In this capacity, Dr. Hunt will...

2014-06-17 23:02:46

“DPC United” Will Educate Healthcare System and Rest of Nation on Benefits of Direct Primary Care Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 A new model of healthcare rapidly gaining popularity, Direct Primary Care (DPC), now has a formal medical association. The association, DPC United, founded by a group of pioneering physicians with DPC practices of their own, created the organization to promote the innovative DPC practice model to the nation. “Direct Primary Care is one of the most...

2014-06-17 16:26:27

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The RARE (Reducing Avoidable Readmissions Effectively) Campaign, one of the largest coordinated improvement initiatives ever undertaken by the Minnesota health care community, reports that it has prevented 7,975 avoidable hospital readmissions since 2011. By avoiding these readmissions, it is estimated that patients spent 31,900 more nights sleeping comfortably in their own beds instead of at the hospital, and that inpatient...

2014-06-17 12:29:10

Dr. David Bor of Cambridge Health Alliance, Dr. Aretha Delight Davis of ACP Decisions, and Dr. Michael Fine of the RI Department of Health Join Lown Institute Board of Directors BOSTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lown Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring the relationship between the doctor and patient and protecting patients from inappropriate tests and treatments, elected three directors to serve on its board. "The real quest in medicine...

2014-06-17 10:27:03

University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences UCLA study suggests new models for more efficiently delivering preventive care to low-income families Well-child visits are the foundation of pediatric primary care in the U.S. Accounting for more than one-third of all outpatient visits for infants and toddlers, the appointments are intended to give doctors the opportunity to identify health, social, developmental and behavioral issues that could have a long-term impact on...

2014-06-13 16:23:14

OTTAWA, June 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Marijuana is not an approved drug or medicine in Canada and has not gone through the necessary rigorous scientific trials for efficacy or safety. Health Canada does not endorse the use of marijuana, but the courts have required reasonable access to a legal source of marijuana for medical purposes. The Government of Canada believes that this must be done in a controlled fashion to protect public health and safety. The Government of Canada is...

2014-06-12 23:11:57

Tea Leaves Health has announced today an agreement with Advocate Health Care (Downers Grove, IL), one of the nation’s top health systems and the largest health system in Illinois. Advocate will use the Tea Leaves Health Strategic Growth Platform to provide the company advanced business intelligence applications to meet strategic growth initiatives. Roswell, GA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Tea Leaves Health has announced today an agreement with Advocate Health Care (Downers Grove, IL), one of...

2014-06-04 23:05:13

Leading population health management system enables better tracking and management of patients’ chronic health conditions. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 i2i Systems, the leader in Population Health Management and Analytics, today announced that Marin Community Clinics has selected i2iTracks to improve both patient care and business processes, helping achieve Meaningful Use and Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH)goals. The four-clinic, multi-specialty Federally Qualified...

2014-06-04 23:02:33

The Avamere Family of Companies, a leader of senior living options and healthcare services throughout Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Colorado, is proud to expand its continuum of care in the Salem, OR area through the acquisition of an established long-term care and short-stay nursing and rehabilitation center – Avamere Transitional Care at Sunnyside. Salem,Oregon (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 “The acquisition of Avamere Transitional Care at Sunnyside reinforces our commitment to provide the...


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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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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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