Monthly Archives: March 2014

Australian Medical Association Warns Nib Turning Healthcare Into A Commodity With Medical Tourism Business

NIB is offering patients a 12-month guarantee on foreign surgery. Source: News Limited MEDICAL and security concerns have been raised about the new medical tourism business run by health fund NIB offering offshore plastic surgery packages. The health fund announced this week it was offering patients a 12-month guarantee on foreign surgery if they used […]

Uk Has Fewer Doctors Per Person Than Bulgaria And Estonia

The UK ranked 24th out of the 27 European nations, only beating Slovenia, Romania and Poland according to the data, published by the EU Commission as part of its Eurostat regional yearbook 2013. By comparison there were more than six doctors per 1,000 people in Greece, which tops the list, nearly five in Austria and […]

Nasa Specialist Experiences Medical Mistakes

The Future of Medical Specialists under the Affordable Care Act According to the study between 210,000, and 440,000 patients die each year from preventable harm suffered at the hospital, which leads to their death. Ask John T. James, a toxicologist at NASA. The news regarding the number of preventable accidents and deaths in hospitals has […]

Top Of The List: Cincinnati’s Top Physician Groups Join Forces

5: Christ Hospital Physicians Total physicians: 211 Email | Twitter | LinkedIn This weeks list section is chock-full of information – I gathered a list of both the areas largest physician groups and a collection of plastic and cosmetic surgery practices in the area (turns out there are quite a few). Thanks to a couple […]

Doctor, 3 Men Accused In Pill-ring Conspiracy At Biloxi Casinos

An officer of the court said Locke refused to take a drug test before Wednesday’s initial court appearance. Locke asked Chief Magistrate Judge John M. Roper if he could be released, saying he has four boys to take care of at home. A request for detention is the prosecutor’s right, Roper replied. Roper ordered marshals […]

Foreign Doctors’ Training Stepped Up, Says Gmc

Listen Foreign doctors in the UK will face a more rigorous assessment, after figures showed a high proportion of doctors who are disciplined are from overseas. In the last five years, 63% of doctors either struck off or suspended by the General Medical Council (GMC) were trained outside the UK. Yet they make up only […]

Board-certified Gastroenterologist Explains Why Colon Cancer Screening Participation Lags Behind That Of Breast Cancer Screening

9 Recent Gastroenterologist Moves 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ With October being national breast cancer awareness month, its difficult to not be constantly reminded of thinking pink with the great job the organizations and survivors do in promoting this awareness message. That awareness has been exponentially increased with the celebrity and sports relationships as well. For example, […]