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ACP hosts largest medical education meeting for general and subspecialty internists

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...

Health clinic conditions may be to blame for decrease in primary care physicians

...tient care due to physician turnover and lack of continuity in care." Data for this study were collected from 422 family practitioners and general internists and 1,795 of their adult patients with diabetes, hypertension or heart failure at 119 clinics in New York and the Midwest. Study participants were as...

Report: Primary Care Doctors in Greatest Demand

...rimary care doctors, defined as family physicians, internists and pediatricians, increased 23 percent over the p...s the "primary care physicians of surgery," follow internists (and internists working as hospitalists) on Merritt Hawkins' list ...

iMedica Participates in American College of Physicians' EHR Partners Program

...cian group in the United States. ACP members include 128,000 internal medicine physicians (internists), related sub-specialists, and medical students. internists specialize in the prevention, detection and treatment of illness in adults. Company Contact: Media Contact: Randy Sch...

Finding a New Doctor Becoming More Difficult for Medicare Recipients Says MedicareSupplementPlans.com

...ican College of Physicians estimates the number of internists will decline by 2025, and the Medicare Payment Adv... Physicians (ACP) that there won’t be enough internists to go around by 2025. The ACP also indicates that current internists are becoming less willing to accept new Medicare p...

American College of Physicians Chooses iPublishCentral to Launch its e-Book Strategy

...cian group in the United States. ACP members include 128,000 internal medicine physicians (internists), related sub-specialists, and medical students. internists specialize in the prevention, detection and treatment of illness in adults. About Impelsys: Impelsys, a leader in providing electronic content de...

American College of Physicians Chooses iPublishCentral to Launch its e-Book Strategy

...cian group in the United States. ACP members include 128,000 internal medicine physicians (internists), related sub-specialists, and medical students. internists specialize in the prevention, detection and treatment of illness in adults. About Impelsys Impelsys, a leader in providing electronic content...

University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala, Pennsylvania Gov. Edward G. Rendell: Nurse Practitioners Are Key to Obama Health Care Reform, Call for Increased Federal Funding for Innovative Nurse-Managed Health Care

...example, passage of a universal insurance plan has overwhelmed the system's existing supply of primary care physicians. As of 2008, only 52 percent of internists in Massachusetts are accepting new patients. In the face of acute primary care physician shortages and steady reductions in the number of physicians w...

Prime Clinical Systems Participating in American College of Physician's EHR Partners Program

...p in the United States. ACP members include more than 126,000 internal medicine physicians (internists), related subspecialists, and medical students. internists specialize in the prevention, detection, and treatment of illnesses in adults. ### Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/primecl...

Christine Cassel, MD Appointed to President Obama's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

...ndependent, not-for-profit organization that grants board certification - a marker of physician quality in the United States and internationally -- to internists and subspecialists. Certification is a rigorous, comprehensive program for evaluating physician knowledge, skills and attitudes to assure both patient...
Internists in Medical Technology

Reaction to Avandia Warnings Stronger Among Internists Than Endocrinologists, According to Study by GfK Market Measures

EAST HANOVER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 11, 2007 - Since the May 2007 release of a New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) report that Avandia users are 43 percent more likely to suffer a heart attack and 67 percent more likely to die of cardiovascular causes than non-users of Avandia, it is no sur...

ASGE Urges Patients to Seek a Qualified Endoscopist Before Undergoing a Colonoscopy for Colorectal Cancer

... percent of the colonoscopies performed in this study were not done by gastroenterologists. Studies have shown that missed lesion rates are higher for internists and family practice physicians doing colonoscopy. We urge patients to log on to www.asge.org to find a qualified, expertly-trained gastrointestinal ...
Internists in Medical Definition

Pathology

...l pathology involves the gross and microscopic examination of surgical specimens, as well as biopsies submitted by non- surgeons such as general internists , medical subspecialists , dermatologists , and interventional radiologists . Cytopathology is concerned with the microscopic examination o...
Internists in Biological News

New cardiology research presented at CHEST 2008

... improve their recognition of the different types of heart murmurs. In a new study by researchers at Temple University School of Medicine, 255 general internists took a pretest consisting of five heart murmurs played in random order. They then listened to audio files of five basic murmurs on an MP3 player, whil...

Pennsylvania Hospital recognized for excellence in bariatric surgery

...verely obese patients a specialized program that caters to their specific needs. The core team consists of surgeons, nutritionists, psychologists, and internists who provide each patient with expert care before and after weight loss surgery. To earn a Center of Excellence designation, the program underwent...
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