Navigation Links
ACP hosts largest medical education meeting for general and subspecialty internists
Date:4/29/2008

PHILADELPHIA -- More than 6,000 internists (doctors of internal medicine), subspecialists, medical students, and allied health professionals will meet in Washington, D.C., for Internal Medicine 2008, the annual scientific meeting of the American College of Physicians (ACP), from May 15 - 17 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Internal Medicine 2008 is the largest continuing medical education meeting exclusively for adult medicine and offers more than 260 lectures, panel discussions, and workshops in internal medicine and its subspecialties, issues in practice management, and health care policy, including: diabetes management, patient safety, osteoporosis, menopause and manopause, controversies in cancer screening, illness in national leaders, computers in medicine and medical records, ethics and spirituality, and medicine in the movies.

According to ACP data, more than 75 percent of the general and subspecialty internists attending the meeting are involved in the direct care of patients. More than half of the nations adults consider an internist as their primary care physician.

Noteworthy Events and Courses

The opening ceremony on Thursday May 15, at 9:30 a.m. in Hall C features Karen Davis, PhD, president of The Commonwealth Fund, delivering the keynote address, entitled Patient-Centered Medical Homes: Key to a High Performance Health System.

On Friday, May 16, at 11:15 a.m. in room 201, representatives of Senator Clinton, Senator McCain, and Senator Obama will present positions of the presidential candidates concerning health care reform. The panel will discuss how the 2008 presidential and congressional elections will affect prospects for achieving universal health insurance coverage and what actions are most likely.

On Friday, May 16, at 4:30 p.m. in room 206, Robert Berenson, MD, FACP; Carolyn Clancy, MD, MACP; and Eugene Rich, MD, FACP will present Internists in Government: Insider Vie
'/>"/>

Contact: Steve Majewski
smajewski@acponline.org
215-351-2514
American College of Physicians
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Ohio Health Care Association Hosts Midwests Largest Long-Term Care Convention in Columbus
2. HMS Holdings Corp. Hosts First Quarter 2008 Financial Teleconference and Presentation
3. Roseland Medical Center Hosts Recognition Ceremony and Open House
4. Hawks Cay Hosts Redbone Sunrise/Sunset Tarpon Tournament
5. Northwest Hospital & Medical Center Hosts Health & Wellness Pavilion At Second Annual King 5 Healthy Living Expo
6. HealthMEDX Hosts Annual User Group Conference
7. Hospira Hosts Conference Call for First-Quarter 2008 Earnings
8. Abbott Hosts Conference Call for First-Quarter Earnings
9. Whole Foods Market(R) Announces Eco-Conscious Youth Hosts for Whole Earth Generation(TM) Show
10. Mens Health Policy Center Hosts Petition to Protest Government Barrier to Prostate Cancer Medications
11. Agilysys Hosts IBM Specialist at Health Care Webinar Offering Data Storage Solutions
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2014)... Ontario (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Setting goals ... seen on blogs on successful tips to weight loss. Fitness ... goals for over 8 years, and has worked with 6000 ... trainers. “We have had the chance to monitor why customers ... stop exercising, how long they stick to their program, whether ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... July 31, 2014 The VitalSleep anti snoring device ... forward to help open a snorers airway to quiet snoring. ... helped her relationship with her husband by allowing them to ... years old. My snoring began about 15 years ago and I ... children could not sleep and had to head downstairs for any ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 31, 2014 The controversy surrounding ... LLP notes that Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon, Inc. ... remove its power morcellators ( http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/ ) from ... the company said it decided to do so ... devices remain uncertain.* , “In light of mounting ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... July 31, 2014 Infection prevention and ... and maintenance of products in the pharma, medical device, ... by using various products and equipment types; the two ... various materials and products. , The world market ... forecast to post a CAGR of about 7.5% through ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay ... has shown an increased risk of spreading undetected cancers in ... market. In a letter that was to be sent ... that its laparoscopic power morcellators be returned to the company, ... of new morcellators had been suspended in April after the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Fitness on the Go's Rewards Program Helps Clients Reach Their Goals 2Health News:New Snoring Mouthpiece Reviews from VitalSleep 2Health News:Uterine Morcellation Controversy Grows, as Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Johnson & Johnson Decision to Withdraw Power Morcellators from Market 2Health News:Uterine Morcellation Controversy Grows, as Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Johnson & Johnson Decision to Withdraw Power Morcellators from Market 3Health News:Infection Prevention and Control Market to Post about 7.5% CAGR through 2018, States Infiniti Research in Its Study Published at MarketPublishers.com 2Health News:Infection Prevention and Control Market to Post about 7.5% CAGR through 2018, States Infiniti Research in Its Study Published at MarketPublishers.com 3Health News:J&J Pulls Hysterectomy Tool Tied to Cancer Risk From Market 2Health News:J&J Pulls Hysterectomy Tool Tied to Cancer Risk From Market 3
... associated with enhanced communications between families and caregivers, ... for children dying from cancer, according to study ... Hospital Boston. , Published in the April 1 ... study,s findings also suggest that the parents were ...
... that Planned Parenthood affiliates in Florida,have been falsifying ... show,that what happened in California is not an ... Life League,renewed its call for a national investigation ... Florida allege falsified annual,reports., "It,s outrageous that ...
... Consultancy to Address Circle of Patient Care, ... Mike Marolt, president of St.,Paul-based eq-life(R), announced ... to provide pharmacy operations consulting to,hospital organizations ... a,multi-year agreement with Omaha-based Alegent Health to ...
... and TAMPA, Fla., March 28 ... LLC (myMatrixx) are pleased to,announce an ... bill review program and myMatrixx,s pharmacy ... first fully-integrated and automated,program between a ...
... Darwin,Professional Underwriters, Inc. (Darwin) (NYSE: DR ... Romano, who served as its senior vice ... Romano has become,associated with a competing professional ... http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060829/NETU014LOGO ), The company ...
... March 28 Conseco, Inc. (NYSE:,CNO) announced today that ... for,the year ended December 31, 2007 with the Securities ... common stock for 2007 was $194.0,million, compared to the ... 2008 preliminary results. The reported net loss applicable to,common ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Study finds improvement in the care of children with cancer at the end of life 2Health News:Study finds improvement in the care of children with cancer at the end of life 3Health News:American Life League: Planned Parenthood Scandals 'Widespread' 2Health News:eq-life(R) and Fairview Pharmacy Services Announce Multi-Year Consulting Contract with Alegent Health 2Health News:eq-life(R) and Fairview Pharmacy Services Announce Multi-Year Consulting Contract with Alegent Health 3Health News:Rising Medical Solutions Partners With myMatrixx to Deliver Integrated Pharmacy Management Solutions 2Health News:Darwin Announces Departure of Senior Vice President 2Health News:Conseco Files 10-K and Sets Earnings Release Date 2
(Date:7/31/2014)... NEW YORK und KISSING, Deutschland, ... ein Hersteller und Distributor eines computerunterstützten („robotischen") ... Nachum (Homi) Shamir , ein weltweit ... seines Leitungs- und Kontrollgremiums zum Unternehmen stößt. ... Shamir ist ein hochangesehener ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... July 31, 2014 Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... the second quarter 2014, on Thursday, August 7, 2014 ... a live webcast and conference call at 8:00 a.m. ... management will host the call and webcast to discuss ... may be accessed by calling (800) 708-4540 (domestic) or ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 2014 Nutrastar International Inc. (OTCQB: NUIN; "Nutrastar" ... premium branded consumer products, including commercially cultivated Cordyceps Militaris ... announced the signing of its first distributor for its ... Hubei Province located ... . The contract with the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:invendo medical holt Nachum (Homi) Shamir in den Board of Directors des Unternehmens 2invendo medical holt Nachum (Homi) Shamir in den Board of Directors des Unternehmens 3Orexigen Therapeutics to Host Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast 2Nutrastar Signs First Distributor for New Cordyceps Powder Solution Product, Expands Reach to Central China 2Nutrastar Signs First Distributor for New Cordyceps Powder Solution Product, Expands Reach to Central China 3Nutrastar Signs First Distributor for New Cordyceps Powder Solution Product, Expands Reach to Central China 4
... and PARIS, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis (EURONEXT: ... it has completed the previously announced acquisition of BMP ... stockholders held today, BMP Sunstone stockholders approved the adoption ... Star 2010, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of sanofi-aventis, ...
... Conn., Feb. 24, 2011 Mira Dx announced today that ... acceptance of a pivotal breast cancer study in the January ... BRCA1 coding sequence mutations are associated with breast ... less than 5% of breast cancer risk. The research identified ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Sanofi-Aventis Announces Approval and Closing of BMP Sunstone Acquisition Creating a Strong Consumer Health Care Platform in China 2Mira Dx Licenses Triple Negative Breast Cancer Risk Variant from Yale University 2
HbA1c / HbCalibrator...
Control Plasma for Assays of Low MolecularWeight Heparins (LMWH) using Anti-Xa Method on STA© Analyzers....
... Abnormal Control Plasmas for ... D-dimer and Free Protein ... For use with STA© ... D-DI (#0515) andSTA© LIATEST© ...
CRP Full Range (0.1-160mg/l)...
Medicine Products: