January 2020 Briefing
Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Family Practice for January 2020. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as the FDA approvals and regulatory changes that... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study finds persistent gender gap in medical paper publication
(Oxford University Press USA) A new study in the journal Family Practice, published by Oxford University Press, shows that there remains a meaningful gender gap between the number of biomedical papers written by women and those written by men. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Usual Care for Low-Back Pain Often Inconsistent With Guidelines Usual Care for Low-Back Pain Often Inconsistent With Guidelines
Usual care for patients with low-back pain in family practice and emergency departments is often inconsistent with clinical-practice guidelines, according to a systematic review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 2, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Anesthesiology News Source Type: news

December 2019 Briefing
Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Family Practice for December 2019. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as the FDA approvals and regulatory changes... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Aspirin May No Longer Have Effect in Primary CVD Prevention
MONDAY, Dec. 23, 2019 -- Aspirin may not be effective for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer mortality, according to research published online Nov. 21 in Family Practice. Frank Moriarty, Ph.D., from the Royal College of Surgeons... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 23, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Aspirin may no longer be effective as cardiovascular treatment
(Oxford University Press USA) A new paper in Family Practice, published by Oxford University Press, found that the widespread use of statins and cancer screening technology may have altered the benefits of aspirin use. Researchers concluded that aspirin no longer provides a net benefit as primary prevention for cardiovascular disease and cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

November 2019 Briefing
Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Family Practice for November 2019. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as the FDA approvals and regulatory changes... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

As N.S. weighs using family practice anesthetists, red tape holds back Ont. doctor
A working group with the Nova Scotia Health Authority is considering the best way to introduce a family practice anesthesia pilot program. For Ontario doctor Annie Lu, it means she can't do locums in Nova Scotia. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nova Scotia Source Type: news

With Exotic Cats & Video Games, Doc Exhibits LGBTQ-Friendly Care With Exotic Cats & Video Games, Doc Exhibits LGBTQ-Friendly Care
After a devastating fire, a family practice physician creates a one-of-a-kind dream clinic where everyone is welcome.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - November 18, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Talking with trained doctors can help abused women
(Oxford University Press USA) Women who are experiencing intimate partner violence feel better supported, more confident, and less depressed when trained family doctors counsel them, according to new research in the journal Family Practice. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Promoting resilience and agency in children and young people who have experienced domestic violence and abuse: the "MPOWER" Intervention - Callaghan JEM, Fellin LC, Alexander JH.
The MPOWER programme is a resource oriented intervention to support children and young people (CYP) affected by domestic violence and abuse. It draws on principles from feminist informed systemic family practice and creative therapies. The intervention was... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

October 2019 Briefing
Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Family Practice for October 2019. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as the FDA approvals and regulatory changes that... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

September 2019 Briefing
Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Family Practice for September 2019. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as the FDA approvals and regulatory changes... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CaroMont doctors seek split to join Tryon Medical Partners
Seven doctors from CaroMont Medical Group filed a complaint on Thursday to separate from the Gastonia-based system. The group is planning to join Tryon Medical Partners, a Charlotte-based independent practice. The seven doctors see patients at South Point Family Practice in Belmont and specialize in adult medicine, pediatrics and urgent care. As part of Tryon Medical, they would continue to practice in Gaston County. In the complaint, the doctors stated that they believe joining a smaller independent… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Caroline Hudson Source Type: news

CaroMont doctors seek split to join Tryon Medical Partners
Seven doctors from CaroMont Medical Group filed a complaint on Thursday to separate from the Gastonia-based system. The group is planning to join Tryon Medical Partners, a Charlotte-based independent practice. The seven doctors see patients at South Point Family Practice in Belmont and specialize in adult medicine, pediatrics and urgent care. As part of Tryon Medical, they would continue to practice in Gaston County. In the complaint, the doctors stated that they believe joining a smaller independent… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 12, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Caroline Hudson Source Type: news

Vitamins for Depression
In trying to cope with the debilitating symptoms of depression, people often turn to vitamins, supplements, herbs, or home remedies first. And it’s no wonder — such efforts to alleviate symptoms are often far less expensive and easier to obtain. For some, it may be a part of their rationalization that their depression “isn’t all that bad,” if it can be treated with vitamins and supplements. Many people find relief in taking vitamins and supplements for depression. It is also one of the most well-researched topics, so we know what the science has to say about the efficacy of such treatments. Bu...
Source: Psych Central - September 3, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: John M. Grohol, Psy.D. Tags: Depression Diet & Nutrition General Medications Miscellaneous Drugs supplements for depression vitamins for depression Source Type: news

August 2019 Briefing
Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Family Practice for August 2019. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as the FDA approvals and regulatory changes that... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Clairton gets new health center
The Cornerstone Care Community Health Center is now open in Clairton. After an open house event on Friday, the center is now offering care to Clairton residents on Wednesdays and Thursdays through August, according to Cornerstone Care's website. Located at 559 Miller Ave. in Clairton, the center will offer family practice, general dentistry, orthodontics, psychiatr y, counseling and pediatrics. The center is taking appointments from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Appointments… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mike Larson Source Type: news

July 2019 Briefing
Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Family Practice for July 2019. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as the FDA approvals and regulatory changes that... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Assessment of irritability in school-aged children by pediatric, family practice, and psychiatric providers - Hameed U, Dellasega C, Scandinaro A.
BACKGROUND: Irritability, a common behavioral problem for school-aged children, is often first assessed by primary care providers, who manage about a third of mental health conditions in children. Until recent changes in the Diagnostic and Statistical M... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Does a Family Member Work in Your Practice? Does a Family Member Work in Your Practice?
Family practice can be the family business.Medscape Reader Polls (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

How Can Busy Family Docs Take on Another Role? How Can Busy Family Docs Take on Another Role?
Kenny Lin wants to'raise the bar'for population health in family practice.Georgetown University Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

June 2019 Briefing
Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Family Practice for June 2019. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as the FDA approvals and regulatory changes that... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Wyoming County hospital acquires two medical practices
With acquisitions of two medical practices in Arcade, the Wyoming County Community Health System is continuing to expand its family practice service line. The hospital in April filed plans with the state Department of Health to open a new office on Liberty Street in Arcade for family medicine and other specialty services. The clinic will be housed at the offices of WNY Medical P.C., which had been operated by Dr. Gordon Comstock for nearly 40 years before his retirement.  The hospital, through… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 11, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

More support needed to increase HIV testing in GP practices
One-off training sessions for GPs are not enough to increase rates of HIV testing in general practice and greater support is needed, according to researchers from the University of Bristol ’ s Centre for Academic Primary Care and National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Protection Research Unit in Evaluation of Interventions published in BMC Family Practice. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - June 7, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School; Press Release Source Type: news

May 2019 Briefing
Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Family Practice for May 2019. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as the FDA approvals and regulatory changes that are... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

April 2019 Briefing
Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Family Practice for April 2019. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as the FDA approvals and regulatory changes that... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NLM Technical Bulletin, Mar-Apr 2019, SNOMED CT General Practitioner/Family Practice Reference Sets and SNOMED CT to ICPC2 Map Available for Download
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce a new SNOMED CT International General Practitioner/Family Practice Reference Sets and SNOMED CT to ICPC2 Map is now available for download. (Source: NLM Technical Bulletin)
Source: NLM Technical Bulletin - April 24, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

How family practice anesthetists could help Nova Scotia's health system
Family practice anesthetists are common in hospitals across Ontario and in western provinces. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nova Scotia Source Type: news

March 2019 Briefing
Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Family Practice for March 2019. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as the FDA approvals and regulatory changes that... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medicare Wellness Visits: Their Value to Your Practice Medicare Wellness Visits: Their Value to Your Practice
Do you offer the Medicare annual wellness visit to your patients? Learn how it provides benefits to your practice as well as your patients in this brief article.Family Practice Management (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 28, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

February 2019 Briefing
Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Family Practice for February 2019. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as the FDA approvals and regulatory changes... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Oak Hill Hospital names new C-level officer
Oak Hill Hospital has announced the appointment of its new chief operating officer. Leanne Salazar will replace Steve Young. Salazar boasts an extensive background in medicine. She is an advanced practice registered nurse who holds a master of science in nursing degree, a master of business administration in health care administration and a bachelor of science in nursing. She is board certified in family practice as w ell as executive nursing practice, professional health care quality, a professional… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - February 5, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Kelsey Sunderland Source Type: news

Oak Hill Hospital names new C-level officer
Oak Hill Hospital has announced the appointment of its new chief operating officer. Leanne Salazar will replace Steve Young. Salazar boasts an extensive background in medicine. She is an advanced practice registered nurse who holds a master of science in nursing degree, a master of business administration in health care administration and a bachelor of science in nursing. She is board certified in family practice as w ell as executive nursing practice, professional health care quality, a professional… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 5, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kelsey Sunderland Source Type: news

Brathwaite Accepting Patients at Baptist Health-NLR Family (Movers & Shakers)
Dr. Jasmine Brathwaite has joined the Baptist Health affiliate North Little Rock Family Practice. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - February 4, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

The 2019 Medicare Documentation, Coding, and Payment Update The 2019 Medicare Documentation, Coding, and Payment Update
Review a summary of the changes to this year's Medicare documentation requirements, coding updates, and QPP revisions most relevant to family physicians.Family Practice Management (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

January 2019 Briefing
Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Family Practice for January 2019. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as the FDA approvals and regulatory changes that... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

December 2018 Briefing - Family Practice
Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Family Practice for December 2018. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as the FDA approvals and regulatory changes... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Case study: ‘Our pharmacist is invaluable – we couldn’t do without her’
Practice manager Val Denton discusses the positive difference employing a clinical pharmacist has made to patients and staff at Hillview Family Practice in Hartcliffe, Bristol.  The employment of clinical pharmacists in general practice is the focus of a recent programme run by NHS England– the Clinical Pharmacists in General Practice programme– but the benefits of such an initiative are something practice manager Val Denton began to realise as early as nine years ago. Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - December 27, 2018 Category: Practice Management Authors: Angela Sharda Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Latest News Personal Practice Source Type: news

November 2018 Briefing - Family Practice
Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Family Practice for November 2018. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as the FDA approvals and regulatory changes... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Makes a Doctor Truly Great What Makes a Doctor Truly Great
In this commentary, Dr Kenny Lin singles out the one skill that separates the merely competent doctors from the truly great ones.Family Practice Management (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Flagler Hospital announces Nocatee expansion
Flagler Hospital will build a health campus in the St. Johns County master-planned community Nocatee, the health system announced Monday. The development, called the "Flagler Health Village at Nocatee," will comprise of a 30,000-square-foot building with outdoor activity space. Flagler Hospital plans to offer family practice, pediatrics, specialty care, women’s health services and a community education and partnership center at th e facility. The health system also plans to create a Community… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Allison Colburn Source Type: news

Flagler Hospital announces Nocatee expansion
Flagler Hospital will build a health campus in the St. Johns County master-planned community Nocatee, the health system announced Monday. The development, called the "Flagler Health Village at Nocatee," will comprise of a 30,000-square-foot building with outdoor activity space. Flagler Hospital plans to offer family practice, pediatrics, specialty care, women’s health services and a community education and partnership center at th e facility. The health system also plans to create a Community… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 27, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Allison Colburn Source Type: news

University brings family practice into the fold
A collaboration between the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and West Tennessee Healthcare will result in a new family medicine practice in Jackson, Tennessee. For many years, UTHSC’s College of Medicine has maintained a clinical teaching practice and clinic in Jackson, which facilitated the school's family medicine training program there. The new arrangement with West Tennessee Healthcare would involve UTHSC paying a portion of the compensation for 11 faculty physicians… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 6, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jason Bolton Source Type: news

University brings family practice into the fold
A collaboration between the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and West Tennessee Healthcare will result in a new family medicine practice in Jackson, Tennessee. For many years, UTHSC’s College of Medicine has maintained a clinical teaching practice and clinic in Jackson, which facilitated the school's family medicine training program there. The new arrangement with West Tennessee Healthcare would involve UTHSC paying a portion of the compensation for 11 faculty physicians… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 6, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jason Bolton Source Type: news

October 2018 Briefing - Family Practice
Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Family Practice for October 2018. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as the FDA approvals and regulatory changes that... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical office building in Charlotte region sells for $3M-plus
A Hickory medical office building has been sold for $3.1 million to a company affiliated with a Charlotte real estate firm, according to Catawba County real estate records. The building, which houses Hickory Family Practice at 52 12th Ave. NE in Hickory, sold last month to Sunset Southstar LLC, affiliated with Tribek Properties, according to its state business license. That license lists an address of 101 S. Kings Drive in Charlotte, where Tribek keeps its office. Th e seller was Hickory Holdings… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ken Elkins Source Type: news

The PM edit: Luan Stewart in her own words
Management in Practice is speaking to a series of PMs on the front-line about what being a practice manager means to them. Reporter Valeria Fiore talks toLuan Stewart, practice business manager at Adelaide Street Family Practice in Blackpool about the challenges practice management poses and the future of the profession. Q. How has being a practice manager changed since you first started out in the profession? Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - October 25, 2018 Category: Practice Management Authors: vfiore Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Practice development Practice management Latest News Personal Practice Source Type: news

Physicians See the Need, Not the Pay for Mental Healthcare Physicians See the Need, Not the Pay for Mental Healthcare
Frustrated physicians describe family practices overwhelmed with patients needing mental health services, and say they see no relief in sight for reimbursement reform.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Making Sense of MACRA: The AAFP's Top 10 FAQs Making Sense of MACRA: The AAFP's Top 10 FAQs
Confused about the Quality Payment Program? The answers to these 10 frequently asked questions can help you successfully participate.Family Practice Management (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news