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Five Reasons To Make That Well Visit Appointment

Seek the answers to healthcare questions from trusted sources so you can feel confident about your care.” Here are five reasons to make an appointment for your next well-visit or check-up without delay.

Published: 18 May 2021

WHO signs agreement with the Arab Board of Health Specializations to promote family practice in the Region

Cairo – The WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean and the Arab Board of Health Specializations will sign a collaborative agreement in a meeting on 5 May to promote family practice as a means to progress towards universal health coverage in the Region.

Source: ReliefWeb
Published: 05 May 2021

Ernst retires from general surgery after 34 years

A familiar face has put down his stethoscope after spending more than three decades at Columbus Community Hospital.

Source: Columbus Telegram
Published: 06 May 2021

FirstHealth Infectious Diseases welcomes new physician assistants

C, and Anna Finestone LeViere, PA-C, have joined FirstHealth of the Carolinas Infectious Diseases. Geertgens earned a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Methodist University and has worked on clinical rotations in general surgery,

Source: Laurinburg Exchange
Published: 18 May 2021

Number of Quebecers waiting for a family doctor has almost doubled in 3 years

François Legault's Coalition Avenir Québec is far from fulfilling its 2018 commitment to match all Quebecers with a family doctor.

Source: CTV News
Published: 05 May 2021

Clinician well-being a top priority, Surgeon General says

Clinicians’ well-being is a “crisis” of grave import to the public health and a top issue that he hopes to get more squarely on the public radar screen, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, MD, MBA, said May 6 in a “fireside chat” with SHM president Danielle Scheurer,

Source: The Hospitalist
Published: 07 May 2021

The term 'lifestyle medicine' has come under scrutiny, but is it simple misunderstood?

Lifestyle medicine looks at the lifestyle factors affecting health.

Source: The Canberra Times
Published: 07 May 2021

The number of Quebecers waiting for a family doctor has nearly doubled, Liberals charge

Quebecers were waiting for a family doctor. But the Quebec Liberal Party says that number has swelled to 700,000. François Legault’s Coalition avenir Québec government is far from realizing its 2018 pledge to pair every Quebecer with a family doctor.

Source: Montreal News
Published: 05 May 2021

Bill seeking physician increase passes General Assembly

A bill designed to increase the number of primary care physicians in Tennessee’s rural communities was approved by the General Assembly on Wednesday.

Source: The Daily Post-Athenian
Published: 10 May 2021

Needham Heights doctor named Family Physician of the Year

MassAFP represents over 2,000 dedicated family ... practice along with her enthusiastic and compassionate service to the underserved exemplifies the values and ideals of family medicine.”

Source: Wicked Local
Published: 30 Apr 2021

Chadi Berjaoui MD is recognized by Continental Who's Who

The wide array of specialties include General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Family Practice, and Gynecology, just to name a few. Having established a well-deserved reputation in the medical field ...

Source: PR Newswire
Published: 26 Apr 2021

To mask or not to mask? New rules in Illinois and Chicago raise new questions for residents, from doctors to schoolteachers.

To mask or not to mask? That’s the question for many vaccinated people after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revised their guidance on where people need to wear masks, saying that those who are two weeks past their vaccines can mostly return to pre-pandemic activities without masks.

Source: Chicago Tribune on
Published: 18 May 2021

General Assembly Approves Legislation To Increase Number Of Primary Care Physicians In Rural Communities

A bill designed to increase the number of primary care physicians in Tennessee’s rural communities was approved by the General Assembly Wednesday. Senate Bill 298, sponsored by Senator Richard Briggs (R-Knoxville),

Published: 05 May 2021

Pressure on Primary Care Expected to Intensify With Long-COVID

Symptoms can be vague and include brain fog and fatigue; diagnoses will require listening and empathy. Checking in with patients via telehealth or patient portals will help with monitoring.

Source: Medscape
Published: 18 May 2021

Center for Community Health Integration

Dr. Gullett is dually board-certified in Preventive Medicine and Family Medicine and maintains a robust clinical practice at Neighborhood Family ... Associate Program Director for the Public Health/ General Preventive Medicine residency.

Source: Case Western Reserve University
Published: 03 May 2021

Business of Medicine: Is concierge medicine the prescription for doctors and patients?

After graduation and a stint as a hospital-based doctor in New York, she returned home to Boca Raton in 2006 and sought out a general ... practice is almost exclusively internal medicine and ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 16 Apr 2021

Obituary: Dr. John Premi was an innovator in teaching family medicine

Dr. John Premi probably had no idea he was onto something when he met with eight of his fellow family physicians to talk about a new learning approach to help their practices. It was 1986 and he ...

Source: The Hamilton Spectator
Published: 21 Apr 2021

A Look at the Potential of Precision Medicine for Pediatric Respiratory Diseases

Genome-wide association studies are building the potential for precision medicine for children with respiratory diseases, but the progress also comes with challenges related to cost and issues with early screening,

Source: The American Journal of Managed Care
Published: 16 May 2021

Allergist/Immunologist Earnings Took a 2020 Hit, but 'Signs of Rebound' Seen

Compensation for allergists and immunologists took a greater hit in 2020 because of COVID-19 than it did for other physicians; some believe normal levels may not return 2 to 3 years.

Source: Medscape
Published: 18 May 2021

Telehealth: The Wave of the Future for Both Medicine and Enforcement

The prevalent view is that telehealth will remain an integral part of our healthcare system post-PHE and may even continue to expand. And that means criminal and civil enforcement focused on fraud committed using,

Source: Law
Published: 17 May 2021

Creating a Niche

A burgeoning career as a medical illustrator Even though there wasn’t much time for sketching patients during her clinical rotations, Hamaguchi “made it a practice to … use my artistic talents in some way” during each rotation,

Source: Harvard Medical School
Published: 18 May 2021

Jessica Sewell of VCA Animal Hospitals Becomes First Registered Veterinary Technician Appointed to Georgia State Board of Veterinary Medicine

Members of the Board work to supervise the practice ... Our VCA family is so proud of her." Jessica has been a part of VCA since 2005 and has spent time in emergency, specialty, and general ...

Source: PR Newswire
Published: 15 Apr 2021

The Wright Medicine: Making mental health a priority

Spring is a time of renewal, and I think that idea perfectly encapsulates that sense of optimism — cautious as it may be — we all feel now as the

Source: Valley Advantage
Published: 07 May 2021

Open APIs And What They Mean For Banks & Family Offices

Here’s a look at how adopting open banking and finance principles and practices may enable banks to play an integral role in the future of family office business.

Source: Forbes
Published: 18 May 2021

Why my family is still isolating

Laurie Salerno writes that, as a mother with multiple sclerosis, she and her family cannot afford to relax their safety precautions.

Source: CNN on
Published: 17 May 2021

ANIMAL CONNECTION: The mission: Saving animals' lives

The SPCA’s Veterinary Care Center provides the public with affordable vet care, to encourage wellness for all pets regardless of a family ... and shelter/general practice medicine.

Source: Post and Courier
Published: 19 Apr 2021

General's Fund, Supported by Preds, MTSU, Sees First-Ever Recipient

"The General ... is a family school. I have big shoes to fill," she said, adding, "my aunt graduated from here with a chemistry degree, and she is now a doctor in occupational medicine.

Source: National Hockey League
Published: 02 May 2021

SottoPelle® Recognizes Anayo Umerah, M.D., FAAFP, for Outstanding Contributions to BHRT and Her Quality Care for Her Patients

Anayo Umerah, M.D., FAAFP’s primary focus is general medicine, aesthetics ... of Health Associates East in Pittsburgh, a private family practice group. She held a leadership position with ...

Source: PR
Published: 21 Apr 2021