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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...

2014-04-08 08:27:54

Pocket Primary Care Puts 187 Chapters, 215 Harvard-affiliated Authors and 2,600+ References, All in a Pocket PHILADELPHIA, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry, today launched Pocket Primary Care, a pocket-sized guidebook designed specifically for healthcare providers in outpatient settings. Developed by a team of expert physicians at the Massachusetts General...

2014-04-07 16:25:26

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth's Palliative Care Services recently launched its outpatient practice, which offers patients with serious illnesses the opportunity to seek treatment from board-certified palliative care physicians in an outpatient setting. Housed within the EvergreenHealth Pulmonary Care Center, physicians at the outpatient practice collaborate closely with the members of each patient's medical team to ensure that quality of life is...

2014-04-02 12:31:28

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rene Lerer, M.D., has been appointed President of Florida Blue and the GuideWell group of companies which includes GuideWell Health, GuideWell Connect and Diversified Service Options, Inc. Lerer will report to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Patrick J. Geraghty as part of the newly created Office of the CEO. Lerer, whose appointment is effective May 1, 2014, joins after serving as chairman and CEO of Magellan Health Services, a...

2014-04-02 08:33:41

Software Implementation Underway at Memorial Health Care System and St. Vincent Health System BOSTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedAptus® today announced the addition of two healthcare systems to its growing list of Professional Charge Capture (Pro) clientele. The organizations, Memorial Health Care System, Chattanooga, TN, and St. Vincent Health System, Little Rock, AR, both sought automated coding and billing software to eliminate paper encounter forms and improve revenue...


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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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