News tagged with primary care

An expanding role for nurse practitioners

The 'baby boom' generation – nearly 40,000,000 strong – is aging and many are living with a variety of chronic medical conditions such as diabetes and heart disease. The Affordable Care Act, the national health care plan ...

Feb 05, 2014
popularity not rated yet | comments 1

Rising to the challenge of health in the far North

According to Kue Young, the University of Alberta's dean of public health and an expert on northern and Aboriginal health, for any health indicator you choose, circumpolar peoples are typically worse off than others.

Jan 30, 2014
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Top ten physician challenges of 2014 discussed

(HealthDay)—The top ten challenges for physicians in 2014 relate to payment for medical services and government mandates, as well as adapting to a changing patient population and the need to improve work-life ...

Jan 27, 2014
popularity not rated yet | comments 1

Childhood cancer survivors experience a gap in care

A recent study shows that many internists feel ill-equipped to care for adult patients who are childhood cancer survivors. Eugene Suh, MD, assistant professor in the division of Pediatric Hematology & Oncology at Loyola University ...

Jan 24, 2014
popularity not rated yet | comments 0