News tagged with physicians

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Oh, to have Dr. Facebook on call!

If it were up to Internet-savvy Americans, more of them would be emailing or sending Facebook messages to their doctors to chat about their health. That's the result of a national survey led by Joy Lee of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg ...

Jun 24, 2015
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Academic detailing could boost treatment of tobacco use

(HealthDay)—An educational outreach program, academic detailing (AD), can improve the frequency of physicians' performance of simple and complex components of tobacco use treatment, according to a study published in the ...

Jun 23, 2015
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Direct messaging not yet widely adopted by physicians

(HealthDay)—Direct secure messaging (Direct), which is a standardized protocol for exchanging clinical messages and attachments, has not been widely adopted by physicians, despite its potential for improving care coordination, ...

Jun 17, 2015
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A physician, medical practitioner, doctor of medicine, doctor of osteopathic medicine, or medical doctor practices medicine, and is concerned with maintaining or restoring human health through the study, diagnosis, and treatment of disease and injury. This is accomplished through a detailed knowledge of anatomy, physiology, diseases and treatment — the science of medicine — and its applied practice — the art or craft of medicine.

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