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Posted By: Daniel Thibodeau , DHSc, MHP, PA-C
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Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare: Our Next Great Innovation

In 1935, the great British mathematician Alan Turing described a math machine that had limitless capabilities of solving ...


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Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare: Our Next Great Innovation

The Latest on Heart Failure: Clinical Trials Summa ...

Too often, we are faced with hectic workdays that lead into hectic home lives—when we clock out from work, we head ...

Filed under: Cardiometabolic


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Potential Nursing Shortage Is a Major Workforce Co ...

According to a national survey of more than 6000 acute and critical care nurses that was conducted by the American Assoc ...

Filed under: NPs & PAs, Practice Management/Career


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Omicron, Will It Be Our Saving Grace?

As we embark into 2022, we must pay attention to what our world—specifically our country—has, is, and will e ...

Filed under: Infectious Diseases, Public Health


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What Will Happen in 2022? Concerning Trends for He ...

The past year has seen a tremendous shift in workforce issues that profoundly impact healthcare. Since the beginning of ...

Filed under: NPs & PAs, Practice Management/Career


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New and First Ever Chest Pain Guidelines Released

There's exciting news in the world of cardiovascular medicine! A multi-joint medical society (2021 AHA/ACC/ASE/CHEST/SAE ...

Filed under: Cardiometabolic


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Wearable Technology Is Helpful, But Not Perfect

We have all seen this scenario before: A patient comes in and tells you that they've seen a concerning reading on their ...

Filed under: Miscellaneous


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Innovation in a Post-Pandemic World: What We Have ...

So much has changed since January of this year. By now, most states are working to get back to some sense of normalcy wh ...

Filed under: Health Policy and Trends, Miscellaneous, Practice Management/Career


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Get Your Patients With Heart Failure to Rehab!

Treatment for heart failure (HF) is established, but always growing. The profiles of patients who get HF vary, but one t ...

Filed under: Cardiometabolic


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The PA Profession Wants to Change Its Name

In May 2021, on a vote of 198 for and 68 against, the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) House of Delegates ...

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