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Physicians Groups Call for Fewer Tests for Patients

2 years agoHealth : Healthland

If you feel you’re poked, prodded and subjected to too many tests when you visit the doctor, your physician may actually agree. Nine major medical societies, including the American College of Cardiology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology have banded together — representing nearly 375,000 physicians — to promote Choosing Wisely, an initiative aimed [...]
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Michigan Physician Group Proposes Long-Term Project To Raise State Physician Population, Reduce State Medical School Costs

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

The Michigan State Medical Society on Tuesday at the annual meeting of the American Medical Association in Chicago announced a proposal for a long-term initiative to increase the state's physician population and rein in medical sch... Read Post

New Clinical Recommendations For Diagnosing And Treating COPD Issued By 4 Physician Organizations

Health : Medical News Today (3 years ago)

The American College of Physicians (ACP), American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), American Thoracic Society (ATS), and European Respiratory Society (ERS) have released a joint clinical practice guideline on diagnosing and treat... Read Post

Doctors Want Pain Drugs To Be Tracked

Health : Medical News Today (4 years ago)

The Hill: Doctors who belong to the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians want lawmakers to give money to help states begin collecting and sharing data on patients who "doctor shop" for pain medications. The group wants... Read Post


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