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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...

2014-05-30 23:05:42

With the emergence of the Affordable Care Act and rising healthcare costs, patient financing has risen to the forefront of the healthcare conversation in America. American HealthCare Lending continues to innovate, grow, and develop tools to provide healthcare providers with a way to "Make Healthcare Affordable™". The launching of their new website is one of many crucial pieces that will ensure financial success with healthcare providers all over the United States. Salt Lake...

2014-05-30 23:03:09

Med-Certification.com breaks down data that highlights how much is spent on medical care in the United States. Layton, Utah (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Med-Certification, a provider of online medical career training and certification, recently broke down health care figures in the United States based on recent years data. The percentage of money spent on health care against what Americans spend for everything else (gross national product) is 17.2%, for an incredible total of $2.8 trillion. Of...

2014-05-27 12:27:38

TORONTO, May 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Despite having more family physicians per capita than many other jurisdictions, Quebec lags Ontario and Western Europe when it comes to access to primary care, according to a report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In "The Case of the Vanishing Quebec Physicians: How to Improve Access to Care," author Claude E. Forget, former Quebec Minister of Health and Social Services, calls for primary care reforms that focus on providing more care in communities and...

2014-05-26 23:03:57

Keona Health, a healthcare software startup, is featured this week at the CIPCI Primary Care Office of the Future simulation. Chapel Hill, NC (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 Following on the heels of closing a $2.5M round, Keona Health has been selected by the Connecticut Institute for Primary Care Innovation (CIPCI) to be featured in its simulation of the future of primary care. Keona Health, creators of automated patient communication software, announced their role in the Primary Care Office of...

2014-05-20 23:04:51

CDPHP and Independent Health collaborate to improve health care in respective communities. Albany and Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 CDPHP and Independent Health, two health plans nationally recognized for customer service, provider partnerships and innovative approaches to improving community health, today announced a strategic alliance to explore opportunities to enhance their efforts to further transform health care in their respective communities, while remaining independent. The...

2014-05-20 08:33:30

SAN FRANCISCO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SeeChange Health, a leader in value-based healthcare plans and services that improve health and reduce health care costs, has been selected as a Red Herring Top 100 North America winner for 2014. The award recognizes the leading private companies from North America and celebrates their innovations and technologies across their respective industries. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140520/89273 "We are thrilled to be honored...


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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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'