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The data in the Physician Compensation Report come from more than 24,000 doctors in 25 specialties, who responded to Medscape’s annual survey with information on their compensation for 2013.
The graph below shows the average earnings for each surveyed specialty. Orthopedists were the highest earners:
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The US Food and Drug Administration(FDA) is now officially investigating the potential that FDA-approved testosterone products increase the risk of serious adverse cardiovascular outcomes  .
The agency cites two studies, one of which was published just two days ago, both reported by heart wire , that suggests men taking the testosterone supplements have an increased risk…Continue
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Girls who play soccer in middle school are vulnerable to concussions, new research shows.
And despite medical advice to the contrary, many play through their injury, increasing the risk of a second concussion, the study found.
Although awareness has increased about sports concussions, little research has been done on middle school athletes, especially girls, noted study co-author Dr. Melissa Schiff, a professor of epidemiology at the University of…
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Let’s face it, physicians have a challenging job and face a lot of obstacles throughout their careers. It is therefore reasonable to wonder how satisfied they are with their job, how fatigued they are (both physically and mentally), and other challenges they experience during their career. Through a recent study some interesting information was gained as it explored the work lives, professional satisfaction, and burnout of US physicians by career stage and differences across…Continue
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This is the list of members of Medicalia's scientific committee:
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Years ago, Charlie, a highly respected orthopedist and a mentor of mine, found a lump in his stomach. He had a surgeon explore the area, and the diagnosis was pancreatic cancer. This surgeon was one of the best in the country. He had even invented a new procedure for this exact cancer that could triple a patient’s five-year-survival odds—from 5 percent to 15 percent—albeit with a poor quality of life.…Continue
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In an effort to help keep healthcare professionals and first responders in the know about current health trends, Health Education Solutions (HES), a leading provider of online healthcare certification courses, today released a new special section focusing on Healthcare Trends, 2012 and Beyond. The educational article package highlights healthcare statistics from 2012 and makes projections for 2013.
“The new year is a great time for everyone to reflect on the…Continue
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Health Education Solutions (HES), a leading provider of online healthcare certification courses today announced that it has launched a new Provider Manual special section on its website at www.HealthEdSolutions.com. Intended to provide a quick…Continue
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We define an "active member" as the one who publishes in Medicalia.org 10 posts/discussions/photos/videos, etc... or invite 50 contacts to join during a month.
Become an active member and get 50% discount…Continue
To help the growing number of individuals seeking employment as firefighters learn more about emergency medical technician certification and other required trainings, Health Education Solutions (HES), a leading provider of online healthcare certification courses, today released a Fire Departments special section. This series of educational articles is available in HES’ research library at…Continue
Added by Rebecca H on November 14, 2012 at 7:20am — No Comments
Because the incidence of heart disease remains a significant health concern in the United States, it has become vitally important for healthcare professionals and first responders to understand the impact this deadly disease has on the delivery of emergency care. To help these professionals stay updated on heart disease information and statistics, Health Education Solutions (HES), a leading provider of online…Continue
Added by Rebecca H on October 2, 2012 at 9:01pm — No Comments
During Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month this September, Health Education Solutions (HES), a leading provider of online healthcare certification courses, encourages healthcare professionals and first responders to update their life support certifications.
It is estimated that more than 2.5 million Americans have atrial fibrillation and that by 2050, 12 million Americans will be diagnosed with the condition. HES has launched an Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Special…Continue
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To help anyone who is looking to grow a career in healthcare better understand training and certification needs and options, Health Education Solutions (HES), a leading provider of online healthcare certification courses, today released a Professional Development special section. This article library, available at www.HealthEdSolutions.com, is intended to…Continue
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Xanit International Hospital has organized for Tuesday 26 June at 7 pm the first day on updates in cardiovascular endovascular surgery, with emphasis on aortic aneurysms and especially concerning their diagnosis, a new screening program and the latest treatments.
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Xanit International Hospital has organized fa round table to discuss the colorectal cancer protection, the most malignant tumor in Spain.
Participation of the prominent experts in this field is expected, (all practicing doctors at Xanit Hospital Internacional), precisely from Dr Andres Sanchez Cantos, Head of Gastroenterlogy Department; DrRafael Trujillo of Institute for Oncology; Dr Norberto Gandara, Head of General Surgery Department. Acting as a chairperson will be Professor and…Continue
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Xanit International Hospital created a Genetic Advice unit within its Oncology Department with the aim of offering patients with family history of cancer the possibility of doing a genetic test which allows them the to know their hereditary pre-disposition of having cancer.
As Dr. Emilio Alba, Director of the Oncology Department of Xanit assures us: “It is calculated that less than 5% of the the total cancer cases are caused by…Continue
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The lunch was hosted by Mercedes Mengibar, Managing Director and Chief Executive of Xanit International Hospital. She explains that the main objective of this event was to raise funds for the upkeep of accommodation for families whose children are undergoing oncology treatment. She emphasized the importance of the work carried out by the AECC in reducing the impact of cancer on families and improving their quality of life. "At Xanit we understand that as well as providing medical…Continue
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To help healthcare professionals keep their finger on the pulse of the impact of new tech on emergency care, Health Education Solutions (HES), a leading provider of online healthcare certification courses, today released a New Technology healthcare special section. This series of educational articles is intended to help healthcare professionals and first responders stay in the know and up to date on trends and issues that affect the emergency care…Continue
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