Which countries have the highest proportion of people with diabetes?

The number of Canadians with diabetes has increased in recent years, according to a new report from the Global Burden of Disease.In 2017, the rate of diabetes among Canadian adults was the highest in the world.The report said that in 2018, it will be the highest among all countries, with more than half of Canadians …

A medical school’s ‘fuzziness’ is contributing to problems in health care

Medical schools have been plagued by problems with academic standards, faculty diversity and, in some cases, their ability to recruit, according to a new report.The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a report Monday that found more than one-third of medical schools had academic standards in need of improvement, with one-quarter failing to …

‘Pledge your commitment’: How to get into medical school

The number of students seeking out financial aid is increasing.But how to get in the game?As a physician, I’m not going to sit here and say there are no barriers to medical school.There are.But the barriers to entry are much greater than they have been in the past.That’s why we’re excited about this new initiative …

Which Indian doctor was the best of the bunch?

A doctor from a north Indian city is being hailed as the best Indian of all time, for his work to treat patients with severe respiratory illnesses.The Times Of India newspaper reported on Sunday that Dr Pramod Chaudhary, 67, was awarded the prestigious honour for his efforts in the field of pulmonary diseases and his …

Why does the internal medicine department have so many patients who are sicker than the doctors?

The Internal Medicine Department at the University of California, San Francisco, is one of the best performing internal medicine departments in the country.The department has more than 5,500 residents, and it has the highest per-capita patient numbers in the nation.The San Francisco Health Department has the lowest per-person patient numbers at 1,717.Both departments have very …

Maryland internal medicine docs say they’ll quit working for private insurance

Internal medicine doctors at the Anne Arundel County Medical Center say they’re quitting the private health insurance industry in an effort to save money.“I have to make sure that we have enough money to keep our staff here,” said Dr. Jeffrey R. Stahl, chief of internal medicine at the center.“We are all making $150,000 a …

The story of how springhouse internal Medicine was born

By Jim O’NeillSpringhouse internal medical, which was founded in 1949 by three sisters in Portland, Oregon, is one of the oldest internal medicine practices in the United States.Its founding father, Dr. Ruth Schindler, was an American who had spent a lifetime working in medicine and social work in the German-speaking city of W├╝rzburg, Germany.She was …

How to save $30,000 a year by saving your doctor’s time

Internal medicine is the second most common medical specialty after dermatology.The average annual salary of an MD is $80,000.MDs work in offices across the country, from New York City to Los Angeles, and the average MD spends about three hours a week on his or her job.But while this is a lot of work for …

Hospitals with the highest number of ER visits

Hospitals have more than twice the ER visits of other health care systems in Colorado, according to data compiled by The Coloradoan, citing data from the state’s Medicaid agency.The Colorado Department of Health and Environment released the data Wednesday.Hospitals that are at least 100 beds in capacity, which is a standard measure of how many …

How To Make The Most Of Your Birthday With a Birthday Card

In this installment of our series, we’ll be exploring how to make the most of your birthday with a birthday card.How can you use your birthday card to promote your business, your community, and your brand?If you’re not sure how to use your card to your advantage, you’re missing out on a lot of great …