Monthly Archives: November 2014

Always Learning: How One Doc Utilizes Provider-to-Provider Social Media

Dr. Salazar is from Costa Rica, where unlike in the United States, medical school takes seven years to complete. After getting his degree from Escuela Autonoma de Ciencas Medicas de Centro America, he went north to Minneapolis. There, he did his four years of residency at Hennepin County Medical Center, in the Level 1 trauma center?s challenging training program.

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An FIU Doctor’s Experience With The Ebola Outbreak

The Florida International University professor of infectious disease is on the World Health Organization?s go-to list to head anywhere, anytime whenever an illness becomes an epidemic threat.

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New Legislation Introduced into Congress to Enhance Primary Care Physician Supply

On Sep. 16, Rep. John P. Sarbanes (D-Maryland) introduced a bill into the U.S. Congress called the Primary Care Physician Reentry Act, which, according to a press release from Rep. Sarbanes?s office, ?aims to help ameliorate the nation?s primary care physician shortage by providing training and financial assistance to doctors returning to medical practice in exchange for their service as a public health provider.?

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6th Annual Physician?s CME Retreat from AMI – Nov 5-9, 2014

Location: Cranwell Resort, Lenox, MA

$1,795 (On or before October 27, 2014)
$1,995 (After October 27, 2014)

PAs/NPs/ Psychologists:
$1,595 (On or before October 27, 2014)
$1,795 (After October 27, 2014)

Registered Nurses and
Guests of Registered Attendees** :
$1,000 (On or before October 27, 2014)
$1,200 (After October 27, 2014)
**Including employees, spouse or partner.

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Recognizing Quality Medical Providers During PA Week October 6-12

East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania (October 6, 2014) – In a continuously growing healthcare environment, meeting patients? needs is a big job. Pocono Medical Center would like to recognize the physician assistant (PA) staff on our team during National PA week, October 6-12.

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Oct. 8 is ?Health Cares about DV Day?

As a long-time anti-domestic violence advocate and activist, I firmly believe that coordinating both effective responses and prevention initiatives requires a community-based approach.

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Millennials May Feel the Pain of a U.S. Doctor Shortage

Unfortunately, Congress?s failure to increase the nation?s investment in the training of the next generation of physicians will make it likely that millennials will have a harder time accessing quality health care than their grandparents and parents did.

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How Facebook is wrecking political news

It?s almost impossible to overstate how important Facebook is to online news sites, which live and die at the whims of the social network?s algorithm.

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