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Frankfort, KY. (AP/WSAZ) -- A cancer care executive has told a legislative panel that smoking-related diseases are causing a higher death toll in Kentucky than the epidemic from opioid overdoses. Doctors pointed to smoking-related health ravages in a state that has led the nation in burley tobacco ...

Default setting in electronic medical records 'nudged' emergency department physicians to limit opioid prescriptions to 10 tablets ... the medicine cabinet, so making it easier to prescribe quantities consistent with current guidelines while still keeping physician autonomy is an important part of addressing the ...
"physician practices are a significant economic driver in a community." Planning for the Springfield campus started a decade ago. It has received strong and vocal support from CoxHealth and Mercy Springfield -- both key partners -- as well as the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce. Future physicians ...
The researchers engaged four physicians working with medical scribes at an undisclosed academic family medicine practice for the study. They collected 361 open-ended reflections written by the physicians during the course of one year, covering topics such as daily work, attitudes and relationships with ...
UnityPoint Health and the community of Pekin celebrated the opening of a new physician center on Pekin's east side with a ribbon cutting and lots of guests Thursday afternoon. The UnityPoint Health - Pekin East physicians center is a state of the art facility that will house primary care, pediatrics, ENT, ...

On Tuesday, White House physician Ronny L. Jackson released the results of Donald Trump's first presidential physical. His assessment, that the president is in "excellent" health, has been met with a substantial amount of skepticism. As Jeremy Samuel Faust wrote in Slate, Trump's height and weight put ...
HUNTINGTON - Dr. Gerard J. Oakley, gynecologic oncologist, longtime cancer specialist and chief of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards school of Medicine, has announced his retirement from the school, Marshall Health and the medical and dental staff at Cabell ...
After 11 years at Madison Family physicians, Dr. David Schenck is retiring. He recently sold the ... The practice recently announced plans to purchase Madison Family physicians in the town of Madison, effective Feb. 1. ... Schenck's physician assistant and office staff are also welcomed to stay, Boone said.
capitalCare Medical Group, which is headquartered in Latham, is a physician-owned medical practice with over 650 employees including more than 230 healthcare professionals. The group offers primary care services in Family Practice, Pediatrics and Internal Medicine throughout the Capital Region.
Dr. Ajay Lodha, immediate past president of the national AAPI, and Dr. Gautam Samadder, current president of the national AAPI, were recognized for their leadership and contributions to the physician community across the nation at the event, which also served as a platform to raise money for local ...
physician finds peace in emergency room. News, Top Stories ... QUINCY (AP) -- Physician Sumul Gandhi breaks the mold of the high-pressure profession. The 35-year-old ... Spaces like clinics, treatment rooms and surgical areas are rented to physicians of all disciplines through the website. The company ...
Nationally and locally, the need for primary care physicians -- often filled by family practice or internal medicine doctors and advanced practice providers -- is concerning, said Jackie Hyland, a physician and chief medical officer at the University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus. She called ...
physician search company The Medicus Firm is rolling out a new division dedicated to physician executive recruitment. The firm has been helping staff physicians since 2001, and on a smaller scale has recruited physician executives by request over the last several years. With a new division dedicated to ...
BUTTE - A longtime Butte physician is charged with sexually assaulting three female patients, using pain medications to coerce them. The Montana Standard reports Dr. Patrick McGree was charged on Dec. 28 with two counts of sexual intercourse without consent, three counts of sexual servitude and two ...
Malachi Love-Robinson first posed as physician three years ago when he was 17 years old. After pleading guilty Thursday to practicing medicine without a license, practicing naturopathy without a license and grand theft, the now 20-year-old is headed to prison for 3.5 years, according to the Sun-Sentinel.

Medical educators are recognizing that the concept of working while sick is problematic and are introducing topics such as burnout, physician impairment, and self-care in their curricula. "Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for physicians to go overboard and forget to care about themselves," Matthew Mintz, ...
Recent research has examined successful strategies to address burnout at both the workplace and in the physician's self-care. How do physicians spend their time after work, and what activities could help them to cope with the demands of the medical profession? Medical News Today spoke with five ...
physicians are caught between differing evidence-based medical choices. Do they serve their patient and use individual risk criteria or do they serve society, acting as good stewards of scarce resources and use the national guidelines trading quality life and costs? The editorial, aptly named Model-Based ...
I could not be more grateful for the exceedingly high quality medical care I have received from all of the Core physician Group doctors. Because of them, I was the benefactor of receiving care at the Exeter hospital and I could not be any more satisfied with a medical facility than I am with the Exeter Hospital.
Arguments are expected to begin Thursday in a federal lawsuit brought by a radiologist who claims North Carolina's two largest academic medical centers agreed not to hire each other's faculty. A former Duke University radiology professor, Danielle Seaman, MD, filed the antitrust lawsuit in 2015.
He said his selection was based on a combination of patient satisfaction scores and ballots from staff and other physicians at Lake Health. "I see patients in rehabilitation settings who have been through something terrible," Detore said. "It's a unique opportunity to interact with patients and their families ...
Named the first Maine Family physician of the Year by the Maine Academy of Family physicians, Claxton has a long resume of professional achievements, including holding such posts as president of the medical staff at Central Maine Medical Center and co-chairman of the Lewiston/Auburn public health ...
After negotiations broke down and the contracts expired, Lutheran focused on recruiting new GI physicians, the spokesperson said. Meanwhile, the medical ... Alice Robinson. Robinson said patients who need to schedule appointments or contact their physician can call 260-432-2297 for more information.
Graduation Day is always a special day, but for Worlds Ahead graduate Ngan Lam something that happened the day before made it extra special. That's when she got the news that she'd landed her first job as a physician assistant at the University of Florida Shands hospital. "After spending the last decade ...
Last year, a study released by the Association of American Medical Colleges warned of the "looming physician shortage" and the need for more doctors. The American Medical Association, the country's largest association of physicians, emphasizes the importance of getting more government funding for ...
Elizabeth Osborn will join FLH Medical PC as a family medicine physician starting Jan. 8 at Lifecare Medical Associates and Geneva Primary Care. Osborn attended medical school at Louisiana State University Health sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, and completed her family medicine residency ...
A London, Ontario-based Western University Schulich school of Medicine & Dentistry graduate filed an $11 million lawsuit against the university, alleging its residency program provided "substandard education," according to Metro News. Here are six things to know about lawsuit. 1. James Stuart, MD, said ...
Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a healthcare research and information company, compiled the Top Doctors list for Chicago magazine. Castle Connolly's online nomination process is open to all licensed physicians in the United States. physicians are able to nominate doctors in any specialty in any part of the ...
A Committee of the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners temporarily suspended the medical license of an East Brunswick-based surgeon accused of reusing single-use anal catheters on multiple patients. Sanjiv Patankar, MD, a colon and rectal surgeon, allegedly instructed medical assistants to ...
While 59.1 percent of physicians worked in practices receiving some revenue from an advanced payment model in 2016, an average of 70.8 percent of practice revenue reflected fee-for-service payments, according to an American Medical Association policy brief. For the analysis, AMA collected data from ...
Last October, Capelli and his older brother Dr. Paul A. Capelli, a retired obstetrician, were honored by the Italian American society at its 93rd annual Columbus Day banquet for their contributions to the Kenosha community as individuals and as physicians. In his remarks, Capelli credited his parents and ...
During the Family Medicine Experience (FMX) in September, Knight introduced the Academy's physician Health First initiative. Physician Health First features a web portal that includes free resources to help physicians develop individual practices to address burnout and improve well-being, including ...
St. Luke's hospital has announced Vinit K. Agrawal, MD, has joined the staff of Foothills Medical Associates, 801 W. Mills St., Columbus. Foothills Medical Associates, a member of the St. Luke's physician Network, now features two physicians, Dr. Agrawal and Dr. Jeff Viar, as well as two certified Physician ...
As it continues to expand services and access to care for the Saluda community, St. Luke's hospital is pleased to announce Lisa J. Broyles, MD, has joined the medical staff as a member of the St. Luke's physician Network (SLPN), and is now seeing patients in Columbus until construction is completed to ...
In this series, we look through the most recent Dividend Channel''DividendRank'' report, and then we cherry pick only those companies that have experienced insider buying within the past six months. The officers and directors of a company tend to have a unique insider's view of the business, and ...
Sioux City, Iowa-based Pierce Street Same Day Surgery filed a lawsuit against several of its physician owners to enforce a non-compete clause in their contracts and prevent them from moving forward with plans to open another ASC across the border in Nebraska, according to the Sioux City Journal.
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 1/2/18, Mack Cali Realty Corp (Symbol: CLI), physicians Realty Trust (Symbol: DOC), and Apple Hospitality REIT Inc (Symbol: APLE) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Mack Cali Realty Corp will pay its ...
SIOUX CITY | A Sioux City outpatient surgery center has sued a physicians group and several doctors for their involvement in the development of a ... out Riverview-branded folders, mugs and pens to patients and staff members, making it difficult for Pierce Street to attract new physician investors, the lawsuit ...
This takes us down the path of looking at research. This means that we'll look at anything from physician prescription practices to the effect of anti-drug laws. It also means that we'll be looking at comparisons between various interventions like free needles, inpatient drug rehab facilities, Suboxone, etc., and ...
Boston - Dr. Amy Fogelman's father passed away in a nursing home after a nurse practitioner failed to diagnose him with influenza. While she does not blame the nurse practitioner for her loss, she wished the supervising physician provided more oversight of her father's care. "My dad deserved to have a ...
While policymakers continue to work towards improving Medicaid, physicians can and must do their part to live by our collective professional ethics and help those most in need of our services. Doing so would not bankrupt our practices. Each physician can decide what level his or her practice can sustain ...
More physicians in the health system of about 500 practices are independent rather than employed, Thompson said. The system is not vertically integrated. And he said, they are proudly not on the same EHR. What the ACO is, however, is very physician-centric. To make the lives of physicians easier, the ...
The rounding team included an attending physician -- an internationally prominent neurologist -- along with a second-year neurology resident, an internal medicine intern, a pharmacist, and a physician assistant student. As was the culture of the time, we moved from patient to patient and stood around the ...
Dr. Sam Hostetter said Tuesday he will seek the seat in the May 2018 elections. Hostetter works as a physician. He has served on the steering committee for Waynesboro's comprehensive plan, worked with the Boy Scouts, taught Sunday school and worked as a sideline physician for the Waynesboro High ...
Dr. Samuel Herrera, an emergency department physician at Covenant children's hospital, said secondhand helmets should be purchased with caution. The material that creates the padding inside bike helmets generally degrades after five years, he said. That's why retiring a helmet after that length of time ...
Neither physicians group admitted wrongdoing in connection with the settlements. Envision said that with interest, its total payment to resolve the investigation would total $31 million. physician's Alliance meanwhile agreed to pay not just the $4 million but a percentage of the proceeds from the sale of its ...
physician compensation across the country grew 5.1 percent in 2017 as increased demand put pressure on labor markets, according to a new study from Doximity, a social network for physicians and advanced practice clinicians. By studying physician job opportunities and compensation data, the report ...
... beloved physicians, Dr. Charles Dreibelbis. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends during this difficult time," the statement reads. "Dr. Dreibelbis was a great friend to many within the PMC Medical Group Family. He was a trusted primary care physician at Salmon Falls Family healthcare ...


 

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