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Importance of behavioral health care affirmed with supplement to the...
In the March/April issue of Annals , six national family medicine organizations outline a set of joint principles that recognizes the centrality of behavioral health care to the patient-centered medical home.
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More U of C students choosing family medicine
Lana Fehr, training to be a family doctor, demonstrates taking blood pressure at the University of Calgary's Foothills Hospital campus.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
American Academy of Family Physicians
Practice Transformation: Lessons From a Safety Net Clinic
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Young Binge Drinkers May Not Need Special Counseling From Family Docs
MONDAY March 10, 2014, 2014 -- Special counseling from family doctors had no effect on young people's binge drinking or marijuana use, new research suggests.
Emirates News Agency
Ambulatory Healthcare Services to host 3rd Well Child Symposium
WAM ABU DHABI, 10th March, 2014 -- Ambulatory Healthcare Services, AHS, is set to host the third Well Child Symposium, seeking to upgrade the skills of healthcare providers across its network and bring them up to speed on advances in paediatric care.
'It's immoral to take medical cards off the sick and give them to my healthy children instead'
FAMILY doctor Kevin Kelly said he is one of the GPs who will not be signing up to give free care to children under six.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
GPs who don't join free-care scheme could still charge for under-six visits
Economist David McWilliams speaking at the Irish College of General Practitioners' National Spring Conference 2014 held in Clonmel at the weekend.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Chronicle Herald
Glavine: Health board plan gaining support
Nova Scotia Health Minister Leo Glavine announced 13 new family physicians for rural Nova Scotia Friday.
Nova News Now
Two new family doctors for area
Dr. Kremed completed her MD degree from Dalhousie University, Halifax, in June 2011 and family medicine residency from the University of Alberta , Edmonton.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Toronto Star
Doctor rebuked for botched liposuction that led to death
A former family doctor who performed a liposuction that led to a patient's death was publicly reprimanded by Ontario's medical watchdog Thursday and told that her “dangerous” behaviour was an “obvious betrayal of the public trust.” “You exploited the opportunity which existed for physicians to perform minor ... (more)
The Daily Townsman
Doctors moving to new medical centre
The majority of the physicians of the F.W. Green Medical Centre are relocating into the new Baker Street Professional Centre this summer.
United Allergy Services Launches Mobile Healthcare App To Encourage Patient Medication Adherence
Immunotherapy is the only treatment proven to address the underlying cause of allergic reactions and provide long-lasting relief; however, maximum relief requires medication compliance.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Evidence of case for NHS review
It is 10 years since the overhauled GP contract was introduced, removing a duty to provide out-of-hours care from GPs and, in its wake, the working life of family doctors improved.
WEAU-TV Eau Claire
Need for family doctors grow in Wisconsin
Mayo Clinic Health System said it's also recruiting primary care physicians because more medical students decide to pursue sub-specialized fields.
American Academy of Family Physicians
Prescribing Controlled Substances Focus of Consensus Document
The agreement reached by the 13 participating organizations, which represent physicians, pharmacists, pharmacies, regulatory boards, wholesalers, manufacturers and government agencies, acknowledges the need to work collaboratively to address the prescription drug abuse epidemic in the United States and to help health care providers in various roles ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Maple Ridge News
Family doctors becoming in short supply
There are more than 16,000 residents of Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows who don't have a family doctor - about 17 per cent of the population.
Erie Doctor Named Top Doc in Pennsylvania
March 4, 2014 - Pennsylvania's top doctor for 2014 is from Erie! The Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians has chosen Craig Johnston, DO of Erie as its 2014 Family Physician of the Year.
America's painful doctor shortage is threatening health care reform
The new federal budget, unveiled on Tue., March 4, trumpets a major shift in America's policy toward one of the most vexing problems in reforming our health care system: fixing the doctor shortage.
Medicaid reform heading in the right direction
As North Carolina works to improve Medicaid and our overall health care delivery system, we applaud Gov. Pat McCrory and his administration for moving away from the failed policies of commercial managed care.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Should You Consider Medication in the Treatment of ADHD?
There are many treatment options available for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder .