Monthly Archives: January 2014

Melbourne Medical Specialists With Extensive Waiting Lists – How To Shortcut The List And See A Specialist Faster

Australian Medical Association Victorian president, Dr. Stephen Parnis has already expressed his disappointment on the inability of the government to release the list of patients waiting for his outpatient services. People who are waiting have issues needing prompt attention, such as stones in their gall bladder, said Dr. Parnis. Gallstones need quick action to prevent […]

Gabriel Lee, M.d., Joins Houston-bay Area Gastroenterology

Ravi S. Mani , Dr. Nikhil Inamdar , Dr. Syed Jafri, Dr. Sezen Altug , Dr. Manish Rungta and Dr. Naveen Surapaneni . Dr. Lee obtained his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and completeda residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, before entering his fellowship […]

Cure For Ibd Disease Closer: Gastroenterologist

Symptoms can include diarrhea, cramping, weight loss, ulcers and intestinal scarring. Those who are afflicted have a lowered life expectancy, an increased risk of colon cancer and will likely require surgery at least once in their lifetime. Though the incidence of IBD in Canada is as common as Type 1 diabetes and epilepsy, and more […]

Target Drops Health Care For Part-timers

In fact, by offering them insurance, we could actually disqualify many of them from being eligible for newly available subsidies that could reduce their overall health insurance expense. In addition, the majority of our part-time team members who have been eligible for our health insurance coverage dont enroll. Today, less than 10 percent of our […]

Canada To Host World’s Medical Specialists

1 in 6 new medical specialists say they can’t find work The beautiful city of Vancouver, B.C. will welcome the world’s dermatology community as it hosts the 23rd World Congress of Dermatology in 2015. The Canadian Dermatology Association is delighted by the announcement that delegates at the 22nd World Congress of Dermatology (WCD) in Seoul […]

Canadian Doctors Say Fee Cuts, Pay Inequalities Will Spur Exodus

CT, MRI scans for chronic low-back pain: Service removed, except where province says medically justified, cutting $10-million. OCT test for eye disease: Fee cut from $63 to $25; service limited to four times a year from six, saving $18-million. Echocardiograms: Heart scans before non-cardiac surgery cut, saving $20-million. Self-referring diagnostic service: Fees for diagnostic tests […]

B.c. Medical Specialists Struggle To Find Work

The findings are counter-intuitive, given patient complaints about accessing timely care and surgery. “Never in my medical career have I even heard of unemployed doctors, until now, so this comes as a real surprise,” said Dr. William Cunningham, president of the B.C. Medical Association. Cunningham has been practising medicine since 1986 and works in a […]