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CME courses
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CME courses

A fresh set of high credit hour CME courses for all-specialty physicians.

Intensive Update With Board Review In Geriatric and Palliative Medicine CME Course - 77.25 CME credits.

Practical Reviews OnDemand - unlimited CME course credit hours, on demand.

Intensive Medicine CME - A wide range of courses for internists and primary care physicians. 

Hundreds of other courses are available from a variety of sources, including Harvard CME, Johns Hopkins CME, and UCSF CME.

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Health information exchange (HIE)
Written by Patricia King, JD   

The push for health information exchange (HIE) began back in the Bush administration, with the long-term vision of a National Health Information Network (NHIN). While the NHIN remains a long way off, local and regional exchanges are developing in many areas of the country.[1]. The eHealth Initiative, in its 2010 survey, found 234 active HIE initiatives across the country. Seventy-three of these HIEs were actively exchanging data. Furthermore, there are now 56 state-designated entities that are working, often in coordination with state health officials, to guide HIE development in their state.

What will the availability of HIE mean for your practice? As HIEs are developing across the country, they face a number of decision points that will make a difference for what information you can obtain through the HIE. Here are some of the most critical:

Health information exchange

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Hospital Quality Rankings
Written by NetDoc Technical Team   

Hospital Ratings in your neighborhood

Ratings are based on benchmarks set out by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in four categories: Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia and Surgical Care Improvement/Surgical Infection Prevention.


New hospital rankings: San Antonio Hospitals

New York Hospitals | Chicago Hospitals | Detroit hospitals | Florida Hospitals | Dallas Hospitals | California HospitalsPortland Hospitals | Nashville Hospitals

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Common Diseases

Swine Flu - Updates and information on H1N1 2009 (AKA Swine Influenza) pandemic.

Ankylosing spondylitis - Current protocols for diagnosis and treatment options.

Wegener granulomatosis - Autoimmune etiology and clinical course.

Diabetes - disease and management information, including diagnosis, typical treatment plans and diabetes supplies.

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A wide variety of medical jobs can be found in the netdoc health care job listings. Particular strengths include permanent and locum tenens physician jobs, nursing jobs across the US, and radiology positions.

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