New RESEARCH | Proportion of Cancers Associated with Excess Body Weight Varies Considerably by State

Dec 27, 2018 | Source; American Cancer Society, Inc. Cancers related to body weight twice as predominant in women than in men. A new study looking at the share of cancers related to obesity finds an at least 1.5-fold difference between states with the highest and lowest proportions. The proportion of cancer cases that could be attributable to excess body weight ranged from a high … Continue reading New RESEARCH | Proportion of Cancers Associated with Excess Body Weight Varies Considerably by State

ACEP | EMERGENCY VISITS REACH ALL-TIME HIGH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2019 Media Contact: Steve Arnoff 202-370-9292 sarnoff@acep.org http://www.EmergencyCareForYou.org @emergencydocs Only 4.3 Percent of Emergency Visits Are Considered Nonurgent, New CDC Data Shows WASHINGTON, DC — Emergency visits climbed to a record high of 145.6 million patients in 2016, the most recent year available, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This is an increase … Continue reading ACEP | EMERGENCY VISITS REACH ALL-TIME HIGH

NEW, 2019 DPC Journal Reader Polling Stats | Business Education Infographic

(C) The Direct Primary Care Journal | The DPC Journal | All Rights Reserved. Duplication with Permission Only. Contact editor@directprimarycare.com for reprints. Fast Facts (More in the Infographic Below)   The average corporate worker sends and receives 105 emails each day. The latest DPC Journal polling among physician readers notes that nearly 46% of DPC Physician’s spend 1-3 hours per day sending/replying to patient emails. … Continue reading NEW, 2019 DPC Journal Reader Polling Stats | Business Education Infographic

From PEC | Consensus Statement on Urgent Care Centers and Retail Clinics in Acute Care of Children

Saidinejad, Mohsen, MD, MBA*; Paul, Audrey, MD, PhD†; Gausche-Hill, Marianne, MD‡; Woolridge, Dale, MD§; Heins, Alan, MD∥; Scott, William Russell, MD¶; Friesen, Phillip, DO#; Rayburn, David, MD, MPH**; Conners, Gregory, MD, MPH, MBA††; Petrack, Emory, MD‡‡; Horeczko, Timothy, MD, MSCR*; Stoner, Michael, MD§§; Edgerton, Elizabeth, MD, MPH∥∥; Joseph, Madeline, MD¶¶ Section Editor(s): Rutman, Lori E. MD, MPH; Feature Editor Pediatric Emergency Care: February 2019 – … Continue reading From PEC | Consensus Statement on Urgent Care Centers and Retail Clinics in Acute Care of Children