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What’s Happening to our Safety Net? | Shepherd’s Hope, Marni Stahlman, National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics, Colin McRae, Congressional Budget Office, Affordable Care Act, ACA, free clinics, charity clinics, Florida Hospital, Lars Houmann, nation’s busiest emergency rooms, Orlando Regional Medical Center, Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, University of Florida (UF) Health Cancer Center, Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, Lucerne Hospital, South Seminole Hospital, Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies, David Strong, Central Florida Regional Hospital.
What’s Happening to our Safety Net?

Changes, challenges of free clinics and covering the uninsured

America’s free and charity clinics are undergoing a transformation, and not necessarily in a good way.

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Shepherding a Flock | Shepherd’s Hope, Marni Stahlman, Affordable Care Act, ACA, free clinics, charity clinics, safety net, nation’s busiest emergency rooms, Orlando Regional Medical Center, Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, University of Florida (UF) Health Cancer Center, Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, Lucerne Hospital, South Seminole Hospital, Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies, Central Florida Regional Hospital, Nemours, Sand Lake Imaging
Shepherding a Flock

How Shepherd’s Hope bucked trend with innovative healthcare model and thriving network of free clinics

During a critical time when free and charitable clinics for the uninsured in the United States are under increased economic pressure and in some cases closing, one nonprofit healthcare provider has adopted an unduplicated, recognized national model so highly regarded that its principal leaders were invited in 2012 to the White House as part of a delegation to discuss national intervention strategies for the uninsured.

 

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By the Numbers: The Latest Stats on Cancer | Cancer, Oncology, Cancer Death Rates, Mortality Rates, American Cancer Society, Cancer Facts & Figures 2015, Lung Cancer, Breast, Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Margaret Foti, Julie Fleshman, John Seffrin, Precision Medicine Initiative
By the Numbers: The Latest Stats on Cancer

Death rates down, more work awaits

As the ‘official sponsor of birthdays,’ the American Cancer Society (ACS) found a reason to rejoice in their latest report – Cancer Facts & Figures 2015.

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Personalized Messaging | Healthcare Marketing, Chris Bevolo, Target Marketing, Target Audience, Digital Marketing, Content Marketing, ReviveHealth, Interval Health, Joe Public
Personalized Messaging

A marketing manifesto

With better understanding of the human genome, physicians and researchers have opened up exciting new lines of personalized medicine where providers deliver radiation with pinpoint accuracy and tailor treatments to fit a patient’s unique needs.

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Use of InterStim® Therapy Continues to Expand | Dr. Land Renfroe, Dr. Jeff Clark, InterStim®, Medtronic, Dr. Chuck Secrest
Use of InterStim® Therapy Continues to Expand

Oxford physician leads region in InterStim procedures for OAB and FI sufferers

When InterStim® therapy was FDA-approved in March 2011 for treating patients with fecal incontinence (FI) – 14 years after the federal agency approved it for use on overactive bladders (OAB) – only a scant number of specialty-trained urologists around the country began offering the innovative sacral neuromodulation therapy for bladder and bowel control.

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Breaking News

AMA Supports Private Enforcement of Medicaid’s Equal-Access Mandate

Medicaid patient access at stake in U.S. Supreme Court case

WASHINGTON - Jan. 12, 2015 - The American Medical Association (AMA) and a coalition of several health care organizations have filed a friend-of-the-court brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to allow private actions challenging states that break trust with Medicaid’s promise to provide patients with equal access to medical care.

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Estes Park Medical Center salutes physicians, mid-level providers - Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Estes Park Medical Center salutes physicians, mid-level providers
Estes Park Trail-Gazette
Year after year, your physician or mid-level provider has provided expert, compassionate care while embracing you and your family's health and wellness needs. In celebration of Doctors' and Mid-Level Providers' Day, EPMC employees, administration, and ...

Posted Friday, March 27, 2015 11:15 am CDT

Physician-Assisted Suicide Endangers the Weak, Corrupts Medicine ... - Heritage.org

Daily Signal

Physician-Assisted Suicide Endangers the Weak, Corrupts Medicine ...
Heritage.org
Allowing physician-assisted suicide would be a grave mistake for four reasons. First, it would endanger the weak and vulnerable. Second, it would corrupt the practice of medicine and the doctor–patient relationship. Third, it would compromise the ...
It's Not Compassionate: Four Policy Problems With Physician-Assisted SuicideDaily Signal

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Posted Tuesday, March 24, 2015 9:57 am CDT

Cancer treatment physician honored by Stanislaus Medical Society - Modesto Bee

Cancer treatment physician honored by Stanislaus Medical Society
Modesto Bee
Dr. Amarjit Dhaliwal and nurse Jamie Vander Schaaf consult with patient John Lee at Valley Cancer Medical Center in Manteca on Thursday. Dhaliwal, a cancer treatment specialist, is the Stanislaus Medical Society's Physician of the Year. Andy Alfaro ...

Posted Thursday, March 26, 2015 11:10 pm CDT