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Specialized care improves treatment outcomes in patients with sleep apnea
A new study of patients with obstructive sleep apnea found that treatment outcomes were better when patients received care from sleep specialists and accredited sleep centers.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
The Paramus Post
Valley Medical Group Welcomes Fair Lawn Pulmonary Care/Occupational Medicine Specialist
Valley Medical Group welcomes Henry Velez, M.D., an internist and pulmonary care specialist, who has devoted years of his medical practice to caring for veterans exposed to Agent Orange and industrial laborers exposed to toxins in the workplace.
Dominick A. Curatola, MD Introduces Personalized Care Medical Practice in Mountain View, California
Dr. Curatola's new concierge or personalized care model allows him more quality time with patients to provide a proactive, rather than reactive approach to overall health and wellness.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Surgeons are Red, Internists are Blue
In the 113th Congress, about three-quarters of the 19 doctors in the House and Senate are Republicans .
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Dalton Daily Citizen
Doctor on call
Call it the wave of the future or maybe a return to ancient practice. Dr. Stephen Carson's medical practice sounds a little like both.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Health Care Renewal
American Board of Internal Medicine Policy Condones Keeping Conflicts of Interest Secret
The latest complication of the CareFusion/ Dr Denham/ NQF/ Dr Cassel/ ABIM case was the revelation that the current president of the NQF, Dr Christine Cassel, after resigning her position on the board of directors of for-profit publicly held group purchasing organization Premier Inc, was found to have been on the board of for-profit privately held ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Prominent local physician Dr. Robert Walker Beatty passed away at his home on Elysian Way at 6:30 p.m. Sunday evening, March 2, 2014.
A new online toolkit puts resources in the hands of pathologists and medical laboratory scientists to promote conversations between physicians and patients about which diagnostic tests are appropriate.
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.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Bhargava board certified in hematology
Dr. Ranjana Bhargava with Northside Hospital Cancer Institute at Georgia Cancer Specialists in Athens recently was board certified in hematology through the American Board of Internal Medicine .
Solving the physician income disparity
As an internist , I do no procedures. Patients pay me for my cognitive skills. But we live in a culture that seemingly rewards procedures more that pure cognition.
Hospitalist groups can make or break hospitals
Considering that hospital medicine has only really taken off as a specialty within the last several years, it's amazing how far the specialty has come.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Fusco also serves patients as a pediatrician at Mercy Clinic - Nixa. Toni Almond, MD, has joined Mercy Clinic Hospitalists - Springfield.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Health Care Renewal
'EHRs: The Real Story' - Sobering assessment from Medical Economics
From Medical Economics - "EHRs: The Real Story" , pg. 18-27, Feb. 10, 2014, available here .
Doctors warn against Aricept for dementia care, supplements for...
Clinicians should prescribe cholinesterase inhibitors very cautiously and suspend use if dementia symptoms aren't reduced within 12 weeks, according to new "Choosing Wisely" recommendations from the American Geriatrics Society.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Great Bend Tribune
Zena Jacobs now oversees all clinic administration a...
Zena Jacobs, R.N., still cares for patients whenever she can but she has taken on another role at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
The Mt Kisco Daily Voice
Health Quest's Dr. Joseph Christiana Named Certified Physician Executive
The recognition comes from the American College for Physician Executives, a health care organization comprised of more than 10,000 members designed to provide professional development and ongoing education for doctors who hold leadership and management positions.
Wall Street Journal
The Way We Pay Primary-Care Doctors Is Insane
ROBERT WACHTER: Sadly, in many regions of the country and for many patients with poor or no insurance, this question is moot.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Wall Street Journal
The Symptoms Are Real, the Causes a Mystery
It's a common scenario: You have an odd pain for weeks or are feeling too tired lately.