How a Republican White House Could Change Healthcare

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Republican Heath Care
According to a recent poll…Actually who knows what the polls or voters will say in the coming months?

Come November 6, things in Washington could stay largely unchanged or shift radically, depending on the outcome of the upcoming presidential election.

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Top 50 Medical Conferences in 2012 by Profession

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Medical Conferences

Perhaps you’re looking to start out right your first year on the conference circuit.
Perhaps you’ve got a yearly budget or allowance for professional development and want to make the most of it.
Or maybe you’re looking for a snapshot of what conferences are happening this year in a particular month or specialty.

Either way, we’ve got you covered below, with our picks for the top conferences in each of several specialties for 2012: Continue reading “Top 50 Medical Conferences in 2012 by Profession”

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What It Takes to Become a Doctor?

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The desire to heal the body is not enough to become a doctor. An aspiring physician must put forth exceptional effort to achieve this lofty goal. In fact, a doctor never stops improving her craft. Think you have what it takes to become a doctor? The following details reveal what is required to accomplish this feat.

Preparation Should Start in High School

Monetary Investment: Free if you attend public schools.
Time Investment: 4 years


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EHR/EMR Facts and Amazing Statistics

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Interesting Fact: Per person, the US spends more than any other country on health care. Yet, the United States has been ranked 50th in the world for average life expectancy.

Experts believe a key to lowering costs and increasing life expectancy is the use of EHR/EMR technology to store medical records electronically. 28% of health facilities use this system, but generous incentives ($66,000 for doctor’s and more for hospitals) are expected to increase usage. Want to learn more? Here are some other fascinating facts about EHR in the USA:
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20 of the Best Cities in America to Practice Medicine

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Finding the perfect hospital, clinic or other institution to work at is crucial to a medical professional’s job success and satisfaction. But another factor – the city you’ll live in to practice at that institution – is often second, third or not even on the checklist for workplace utopia.

Just in case you were wondering which ones offer the most opportunities for your career and overall happiness in the workplace (and out), here below are 20 of the best U.S. cities to practice medicine in and the reasons they rock to work there:

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