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Telehealth Fills Care Gaps for Patients

New athenahealth Research Finds that Telehealth Fills Care Gaps for Patients WATERTOWN, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Use of telehealth, which increased dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic, not only remains substantially above pre-pandemic levels but has also emerged as both a key diagnostic tool and treatment vehicle, according to new research from athenahealth. The …

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U.S. Task Force Recommends Doctors Screen Adult Patients For Anxiety

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Bulletin WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 20, 2022 – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (Task Force) today posted draft recommendation statements on screening for depression and suicide risk in adults and screening for anxiety in adults. For the first time, the Task Force is …

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Hispanic Doctors Who Advanced Medicine

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In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, we are recognizing the outstanding work of those who advanced the medical field. Dr. Helen Rodríguez Trías     Dr. Helen Rodríguez Trías was a public health expert and women’s rights activist. She served as the first Latina director of the American Public Health Association. Her understanding of how social and economic inequality shapes …

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Violet, The First Cultural Competence Credentialing Platform For Clinicians

PRESS RELEASE PR Newswire NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Violet, the first-ever cultural competence credentialing and upskilling platform for clinicians, announced today that it has raised $4.1M in seed financing, bringing their total raised amount to $5.3M. The round was led by SemperVirens along with industry-leading investors including Northwell …

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NIH Awards $23M to Four Universities For Cancer Telehealth Research

The National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded $23 million to four academic institutions to establish centers of excellence that will conduct research on the role of telehealth in delivering cancer-related health care. There has been growing interest in how to enhance patient care …

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Doctor Proves It’s Never Too Late To Achieve Your Dreams

By Micaela Marshall Spectrum News 1 CLEVELAND — After 25 years as an auto shop owner, an east Cleveland native headed to medical school and become a Doctor. At age 51, Dr. Carl Allamby is now an attending Physician at the Cleveland Clinic. “I’ve been working on things my whole life,” …

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Medical Associations Pushing For Disability Training Programs

Medical organizations across the nation are calling for better training initiatives for future and current Doctors treating those with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs). Presidents of the American Medical Association (AMA) and the American Dental Association (ADA) said they would work to expand disability training for medical and dental students during …

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What You Should Know About Monkeypox

Monkeypox is a viral zoonosis (a virus transmitted to humans from animals) with symptoms similar to those seen in the past in smallpox patients, although it is clinically less severe. With the eradication of smallpox in 1980 and subsequent cessation of smallpox vaccination, monkeypox has emerged as the most important …

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Impressive 13-Year-Old Accepted to UAB Medical School

At age 13, Alena Wicker made history as the youngest Black person to be accepted into medical school. She’s a nominee for TIME’s Top Kid of the Year and founder of The Brown STEM Girl foundation. Alena has been accepted to UAB’s Heersink School of Medicine under its Burroughs Wellcome Scholars Early Assurance Program in May. Admitted …

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Art Programs Help With Healing in Hospitals

By Renee Phillips There is a growing number of Hospitals offering art programs that serve to benefit patients and their families. The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston (MFA) offers free programs in a group setting or bedside in patients’ rooms. The MFA currently provides off-site workshops at Boston Children’s …

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2022 AMA Excellence in Medicine Awards Physician Honorees

Post by: Brendan Murphy, AMA The American Medical Association honored six Physicians for their altruism, advocacy and professional skill. They received Excellence in Medicine Awards at the AMA Annual Meeting last weekend. The honorees are: Jerry Abraham, MD, MPH, CMQ Dr. Abraham was given the Dr. Debasish Mridha Spirit of …

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Check Out This Summer Reading List By Doctors

Post from Sara Berg, MS on AMA The physician’s day rises and falls with the written word: an unexpected laboratory result, a practice-changing medical journal publication or a news story about a trend affecting patients’ access to care. But as the weather warms up and physicians tap into their hard-earned …

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Carilion Clinic

You deserve to work in a place where diversity and inclusion are not mere programs or policies, but part of the DNA. Where you can thrive with others who embrace a wide array of ideas, perspectives, ambitions, backgrounds and talents to achieve a unified mission. Where your voice will be …

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Twins Become Doctors and Match for Same Residency

Post from KZRG Since elementary school, twin sisters Alexis and Morgan Clare, now 27, have wanted to become doctors. They attended the University of Florida together for their undergraduate education and went on to Tulane University in New Orleans for their master’s degrees. The Clare twins graduated from KCU-Joplin. Now, …

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