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Plans Of Recruiting Pas From America Causes Displeasure In Scotland

A delegation comprising of senior doctors, members of the Scottish Executive and cash-strapped NHS health boards are in San Francisco for up to a fortnight// at cost of taxpayers to try to hire 20 physicians' assistants. They are trying to recruit staff under a controversial new plan to combat the ...

IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results

...on for the second quarter of 2008. The decrease in pas revenue was due primarily to the unfavorable impac... 20,150 35,016 36,966 pas 19,639 21,489 37,905 42,... 12,433 23,710 22,748 pas 13,299 14,430 26,407 28,...

Tool Shows Promise for Measuring Productivity of Mid-Level Oncology Providers

...gauging the impact of mid-levels, and that NPs and pas do seem to have a measurable effect on the number ... The authors noted that, as expected, NPs and pas in the surgical oncology specialty saw more patien... difference between the number of patients NPs and pas saw within each specialty except in the medical on...

Interest Surging in Probiotic Foods that Promote Health

...rch was presented at the symposium, "The Health Benefits of Probiotics" at the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) 37th Annual Conference. pas from around the world who attended are an educational bridge to consumers and they desire to know more about these "friendly" bacteria and how to reco...

Physician Assistants Integral to Care for Military Members and Their Families Coping With the Trauma of War

... Experts Examine Key Role of pas in Transitional Care of Returning Wounded Warriors...their families, and it is highly likely demand for pas will increase as more veterans return home with ph...al and mental injuries." The more than 73,000 pas in practice across the United States serve not onl...

25 Clinical Abstracts at National Conference Spotlight Clinical Utility of Somanetics INVOS System in Neonates

...ady fragile neonate," explains Michael Wider, PhD., co-author of two of the pas studies and Somanetics' vice president of technology and market development...tion to feeding intolerance and the eventual development of NEC." Six pas studies explored the technology's role in caring for neonates with patent d...

Practicing Clinicians Exchange Forms Partnership With Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation

... of too many patients and too few doctors. NPs and pas are instrumental in solving this crisis by filling... led to a primary care tipping point, with NPs and pas collectively numbering over 200,000, and increasin...utive director of the RLS Foundation, sees NPs and pas as having vital roles in the identification and ma...

ABCs and No Skinned Knees: Study Reveals Various Barriers to Physical Activity in Child Care

...e bored with them. If the goal is to increase physical activity, creative solutions are needed to overcome all of these barriers," she said. The pas meeting is the largest international meeting focused on research in child health. It is sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American ...

Global Health Efforts Make Progress Against Child Deaths

...scuss a new approach to reducing the problems with maternal vitamin D supplementation. Dr. Dawodu will also chair a session on neonatology at the pas meeting. A third doctor from the Cincinnati Children's Global Health division, Steven Black, MD, will moderate a session on immunization deliver...

Children's National Experts Present at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting

...c Health at Children's National Medical Center will be honored with the Academic Pediatric Association's 2009 Health Care Delivery Award during the pas Annual Meeting for efforts that successfully raised the immunization compliance rates for young children (ages 19-35 months) in metropolitan Washingto...

IDEXX Laboratories Announces First Quarter Results

...ion for the first quarter of 2008. The decrease in pas revenues was due primarily to the unfavorable impa...hich reduced reported revenue by 10%. Organically, pas revenue declined by 4% due to lower sales volumes ... 15,851 16,816 pas 18,266 21,162 ...

Practicing Clinicians Exchange Forms Partnership With National Fibromyalgia Association

...E survey conducted in 2008 that found most NPs and pas desire and are in need of education on fibromyalgi... of too many patients and too few doctors. NPs and pas are instrumental in solving this crisis by filling... led to a primary care tipping point, with NPs and pas collectively numbering over 200,000, and increasin...

Practicing Clinicians Exchange Forms Partnership with CDC

...s of a 2008 PCE survey confirmed that most NPs and pas need education on new vaccinations and updates fro... of too many patients and too few doctors. NPs and pas are an important part of the solution to this cris... led to a primary care tipping point, with NPs and pas collectively numbering over 200,000, and increasin...

IDEXX Laboratories Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results

...on for the fourth quarter of 2007. The decrease in pas revenues was due to the unfavorable impact of chan... 17,294 74,469 66,235 pas 20,310 22,214 80,762 75... 10,696 47,052 41,656 pas 14,307 14,051 55,005 46...

The Doctors Company Provides Tips for Physicians to Minimize Risk While Practicing Medicine by Phone or E-mail

...o, give examples of problems that are likely to require an office or emergency room visit. Only physicians or qualified staff such as RNs, NPs, and pas should provide telephone advice. Written protocols need to be prepared for office staff and should include what questions to ask, recommended response...

University Hospitals Case Medical Center Installs First Hot Kosher Vending Machine

...ndividuals who eat only certified kosher food and, as a result, often have limited options when away from home. The snacks which are Cholov Israel and pas Israel, are all Kof-K certified and under a Chasidish Hashgacha. KVI uses HOT Choice System(TM) technology from KRh Thermal Systems, Inc. The...

Unisys Selects Edifecs Healthcare Accelerator Suite(TM) for MMIS System

...unity to attain these goals while significantly reducing operational and administrative costs." The Unisys health care management solution -- Health pas -- is the only commercial-off-the-shelf certified MMIS in the country that is aligned with the Medicaid Information Technology Architecture and that p...

Microsoft Announces Alliance to Accelerate Consumer-Centered Delivery of Health and Human Services

...ntegrated via a loosely coupled SOA. Internal and external use of Web services supports Microsoft's connected HHS environment vision. Health pas is deployed in West Virginia and is being implemented in Idaho and Maine. -- VisionWare Ltd. As one of the shared service offerings within the...

AAPA Endorses 2008 Public Health Service Guidelines for Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence

...regor F. Bennett, M.A., PA-C. "AAPA encourages pas in all specialties and all patient care settings t...ced-based treatment. The task force suggested that pas using the "Ask-Advise-Refer" strategy can meet thi.... As part of their comprehensive responsibilities, pas conduct physical exams, diagnose and treat illness...

Teens think they have asthma under control, but benefit from new approach to treatment

...sthma and improve their health. Improved care for asthma patients was also the subject of a second study at Cincinnati Childrens to be presented at pas on May 6. This study found that a creative approach referred to as unplanned planned asthma visits resulted in young patients having fewer emergency r...

Hasbro Children's Hospital presents at 2008 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting

...tudy presented by Hasbro Childrens Hospital at the pas meeting. EMERGENCY MEDICINE Differences i...e. Saturday, May 3, 2008, 4:15 p.m. 6:15 p.m. pas Opening Poster Session I HCC Exhibit Hall Course...s. Saturday, May 3, 2008, 4:15 p.m. 6:15 p.m. pas Opening Poster Session I HCC Exhibit Hall Course...

Children More Vulnerable to Harmful Effects of Lead at Age 6 Than as Toddlers, Says New Study

...creased blood pressure, decreased fertility, cataracts, nerve disorders, muscle and joint pain as well as problems with memory or concentration. The pas meeting, sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Pediatric Society, the Society for Pediatric Research and the Ambulatory Pediat...

U.S. Unemployment Having Impact on Kids' Health Care Coverage - and That Puts Their Health at Risk

... to July 2004. The lead author of the study was Joseph Schuchter, an epidemiologist at Cincinnati Children's. Dr. Fairbrother was senior author. The pas meeting, sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Pediatric Society, the Society for Pediatric Research and the Ambulatory Pediat...

Overcoming 'I'm in Control Syndrome' and Providing Help When Patients Least Expect It Can Benefit Children and Teens With Asthma

...thma and improve their health." Improved care for asthma patients was also the subject of a second study at Cincinnati Children's to be presented at pas on May 6. This study found that a creative approach referred to as "unplanned planned asthma visits" resulted in young patients having fewer emergency...

Young Children Hospitalized for Flu Associated With Higher Costs and Higher Risk Illness

...chester, Rochester, N.Y., and the New Vaccine Surveillance Network. The study was funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The pas meeting is the largest international meeting focused on research in child health. It is sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American ...

Mothers Less Likely to Pursue HPV Vaccination for Youngest Daughters

...f Texas Medical Branch Galveston and Harvard University Medical School. The senior author was Lindsay Frazier, M.D., Children's Hospital Boston. The pas meeting is the largest international meeting focused on research in child health. It is sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American ...

Flip Flops, Mulch and No Coat: Study Identifies Surprising Barriers to Outdoor Activity for Kids in Child-Care Centers

...ing out what the barriers are is the first step in addressing the problem and getting more kids involved in more much-needed physical activity." The pas meeting, sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Pediatric Society, the Society for Pediatric Research and the Ambulatory Pediat...

Health Care Workforce Experts Available to Comment on IOM Report on Aging Baby Boomers and Impending Medical System Crisis

... aging baby boomers. There are an estimated 68,124 pas in clinical practice in the United States. Fre...s National Rehabilitation Center, said Monday that pas are an important component of comprehensive soluti...ven D. Johnson, PA-C, president of the Society for pas Caring for the Elderly and a geriatrics care educa...

Money Magazine Ranks Physician Assistant One of Best Careers to Have in a Recession

...y magazine have recognized what most of us who are pas have known for a long time," said AAPA President G...." In March, U.S. News & World Report featured pas prominently in a round-up of "recession-resistant ... A group of career experts told Kiplinger's that pas were among the health care industry jobs that "sho...

Have Your Cookie and Fiber too With Nana's Newest Cookie Bar

...-natural, wholesome ingredients, while ensuring an irresistibly delicious taste. In addition to Nana's "No's," the cookies are Kosher certified K of K pas Yisroel. For more information about the company and its products, visit http://www.nanascookiecompany.com ...

Physician Assistant Karen Bass Elected Speaker Elect of California State Assembly

.... As part of their comprehensive responsibilities, pas conduct physical exams, diagnose and treat illness...peutic services. In addition to clinical practice, pas may also be found in education, research, and administration. pas are trained in intensive educational programs accr...

IDEXX Laboratories Announces Fourth Quarter Results

...07. Sales of Pourquier products contributed 16% to pas revenue growth. The favorable impact of higher sal...foreign currency exchange rates contributed 11% to pas revenue growth. The accompanying financial table...4,734 2,560 17.4% 5.3% - 12.1% pas 22,214 16,630 5,584 33.6% 10.9% ...

MedPage Today(R) Continuing Medical Education Activities Now Offer AAPA Credit for Physician Assistants

...ctivity. Certificates of credit that are issued to pas who complete posttests for MedPage Today courses b...n, President and CEO of MedPage Today. "Each year, pas must earn a certain number of CME hours in order t...ians. We are delighted that MedPage Today can help pas satisfy their licensure requirements by offering t...

Genetic Fingerprints Identify Brain Tumors' Origins

... astrocytoma (PA). Approximately 15 percent of all pas are linked to neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1), a genetic...ch. However, the genetic basis for the majority of pas is unexplained. In the new study, Gutmann led...oratories in the most detailed genetic analysis of pas to date. "We were hoping to identify genes that co...

Hip resurfacing surgery becoming popular

...nd I am thrilled by the outcome. Many Canadians are going to follow my route to get back the pain free life, without waiting for years.+ PTI NVM VS BS pas 06041148 DEL (Source:PTI News) ...

Two doctors suspended for wrong brain surgery

...tunate patient, Kevin Walsh, was listed as stable after a corrective surgery was conducted on the right side of the brain to remove the clot. The faux pas occurred as a result of Walsh’s CT scan being placed backward on the viewing screen before the surgery. Both the suspended doctors had no recent re...
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