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2014-04-30 23:19:45

Resolution Research is conducting a study with physicians and practice managers in the State of Idaho to create a baseline of providers' use of tools to manage diabetes and hypertension. Pocatello, ID (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Idaho State University (ISU) is partnering with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) to conduct a baseline study on primary care providers’ use of team-based care, referral patterns, and electronic health records (EHR) for patients with chronic...

2014-04-30 23:11:41

Healthpointe’s team approach is a major shift in traditional care. La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Healthpointe is establishing a total team-based approach that will make valuable contributions to the healthcare industry and benefit their patients. In response to patient needs, Healthpointe will be utilizing this new approach to optimize patient outcomes and care throughout their company. This total team-approach represents a significant improvement in the way care has...

2014-04-29 23:19:25

Nurses, Social Workers, Administrators Invited to Earn 2.5 CE Credits at Free Seminar at The Lester Senior Housing Community in Whippany, NJ; “To Tweet or Not to Tweet” Will Cover Social Media and Digital Technology, Presented by Laurie Loughney, COO of the Non-Profit Organization Whippany, NJ (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The use of social media in the workplace is on the rise and is a growing concern within the health care and long term care arenas, where patient or resident privacy is...

2014-04-28 23:06:28

The Patient Health Navigator and the Community Health Worker training programs are both designed to help healthcare organizations better meet the goals of healthcare reform through a focus on supporting and improving individual health literacy and behavior. Portland, OR (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 The Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed), an Oregon based company that provides healthcare training, both online and through DVD and print resources throughout the U.S. and Canada,...

2014-04-27 12:20:58

TORONTO, April 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Dr. Ved Tandan envisions a health system that breaks down the walls between hospitals, doctors' offices and the community - where care is truly centered around the patient, and teams of providers come together to deliver seamless, highly coordinated care to patients wherever they are, whenever they need it. As the new president of the Ontario Medical Association, Dr. Tandan pledged today that he will work toward this future by beginning to dismantle...

2014-04-24 12:30:19

LISLE, Ill., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With nearly 8 million Americans enrolled for health coverage through the Affordable Care Act, staying with a health care organization and physician may still present a challenge. Some health organizations, hospitals and doctor's offices get bad reputations for mass producing health care that can limit doctor-patient interaction. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130815/DC64853LOGO Patients, doctors and health insurance...

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...


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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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