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14 hrs ago | MedicineNet

Degenerative Disc Disease & Sciatica

Catherine Burt Driver, MD, is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Rheumatology, Mission Viejo, CA, Back Pain, Health

21 hrs ago | Beckers ASC Review

How Can Gastroenterologists Take Part in Population Health Initiatives?

Along with the rise of accountable care organizations and value-based care, population health has become an important concept.

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Related Topix: Gastroenterology, Medicine, Hartsdale, NY

Yesterday | The Warwick Advertiser

Middletown Medical's Reich earns national speaker status

Middletown Medical has announced Dr. Jennifer Reich has been recognized as a pioneer in the area of Hereditary Cancer Risk Assessment and Genetic Testing by Myriad Genetics, which is considered the leading international Cancer Genetics Laboratory.

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Related Topix: Middletown, NY, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Chester, NY

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WDSN-FM Du Bois

Penn Highlands New Chief Medical Officer

Penn Highlands Healthcare announced today that Gary DuGan, MD, has been named the system's Chief Medical Officer .

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Related Topix: DuBois, PA, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Penn State University Park, Hershey, PA, Pennsylvania State University, Medicine

Business Journal

Nurse practitioner, physician assistant demand soars

Demand for physician assistants and nurse practitioners is up, in part because of the move toward retail medicine and convenience care.

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Related Topix: Family Practice, Medicine

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Washington Post

CareFirst program is helping to alter medical spoils system

A few years ago it struck the Washington region's biggest medical insurer that the doctors who saw its members most often and knew them best got the smallest piece of the health-care dollar.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Island Packet

Professional Opinion: Are nutritional supplement drinks a good choice?

We want to get answers to your health and fitness questions. Submit your questions to rdamgen@islandpacket.com and we'll ask the professionals for their opinions.

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Related Topix: Geriatric Medicine, Medicine, Nutrition, Recipes, Life, Food, Opinion

EurekAlert!

Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for July 8, 2014

The United States Preventive Services Task Force recommends against screening for asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis in the general adult population, according to a recommendation statement being published in Annals of Internal Medicine .

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Jul 03, 2014

MedicineNet

Rheumatoid Arthritis Early Symptoms

Catherine Burt Driver, MD, is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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Related Topix: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Medicine, Health, Arthritis, Rheumatology, Mission Viejo, CA

Business North

Dr. Person plans to retire as Essentia CEO in 2015

After 33 years in medicine, 20 of them in executive leadership roles, Essentia Health CEO Peter E. Person, MD, has announced plans to retire in 2015.

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Related Topix: Medicine, St. Mary's, AK

Medical News Today

Health care spending could be reduced by cutting unnecessary blood testing

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center used two relatively simple tactics to significantly reduce the number of unnecessary blood tests to assess symptoms of heart attack and chest pain and to achieve a large decrease in patient charges.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Heart Attack, Health

Wed Jul 02, 2014

CBS Local

Trying To Develop More Primary Care Physicians

We all know there is a need to have more primary care physicians in the country.

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The Daily Freeman-Journal

Daher joins VDMC staff

Van Diest Medical Center officials are pleased to announce that Reda M. Daher, D.O. has joined the Van Diest Medical Center clinical team.

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Bangor Daily News

New program to encourage patients to engage in own care

Maine Quality Counts has launched the Patient Provider Partnership Pilot Initiative, a program in 10 primary care and behavioral health practices that seeks to improve health care quality and reduce avoidable costs by engaging patients more actively in decisions about their health care.

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Related Topix: Medicine

American Academy of Family Physicians

Wisconsin AFP Leads Effort to Bolster State's Primary Care Workforce

Some people might say, "A doctor, a nurse and a pharmacist walk into a room together," and mean it as the starting line of a joke.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin Madison, Nursing

Newswise

Efforts to Cut Unnecessary Blood Testing Bring Major Decreases in Health Care Spending

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center used two relatively simple tactics to significantly reduce the number of unnecessary blood tests to assess symptoms of heart attack and chest pain and to achieve a large decrease in patient charges.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Heart Attack, Health

Annals of Internal Medicine

Screening Pelvic Examination in Nonpregnant Adult Women:...

The full report is titled "Screening Pelvic Examination in Adult Women: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians."

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Related Topix: Medicine

Monster.com

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Related Topix: Monster, Human Resources, Oncology, Medicine, Hematology

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Routine pelvic exam should be discontinued, physicians group says

The routine pelvic exam endured by healthy women at their physician's office is a yearly ritual that frequently produces pain, anxiety and embarrassment in return for no documented benefit, and it should be discontinued, an influential physicians group has concluded.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Health, Health, New Hyde Park, NY, Hyde Park, NY

New York Daily News

Doctor group urges against gynecological pelvic exams

'Routine pelvic examination a rarely detects important disease and does not reduce mortality and is associated with discomfort for many women, false positive and negative examinations and extra cost,' said Dr. Linda Humphrey, a co-author of the American College of Physicians' new guideline.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oncology, Ovarian Cancer, Health

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