10 Worst States to Retire in 2012
After considering cost of living, property taxes, income taxes, climate, and fiscal health, TopRetirements.com released its list outlining the 10 worst states for retirees to live in 2012.
$750 Million Donated by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to Fight Global Health Issues
Just days after Saudi Arabia donated $25 million to the Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation donated $750 million, in addition to the $650 million donated over the last 10 years.
Paying Attention to Fine Print
Do you fall into the category of not reading the fine print? Think about the number of times you clicked "I accept" when terms and conditions appear when downloading software to your computer without reading the information.
Proposed Medicare Cuts May Leave 287,000 Hospital Jobs at Risk
Yesterday the American Hospital Association announced that 83,000 hospital-based jobs are at risk should Congress enact H.R. 3630 which would lead to $19.9 billion in Medicare cuts.
6 Careers on the Rise in 2012
As of December 2011, the unemployment rate in the US is 8.5%. Yes, the job market is improving-slowly. That being said, the Labor Department has identified six careers on the rise in 2012.
Companies at Risk Should SOPA Pass
Should SOPA pass, all companies who have any presence online may be in jeopardy because copyright holders are allowed to enforce the law empowering them "to push around anyone who may compete with them under the guise of upholding the law."
10 Best Places to Retire in 2012
It is important for physicians to think about the future after they stop practicing medicine; the biggest thing to consider is where to live. U.S. News and World Report recently released its top 10 best places to retire in 2012 list.
AAP 2011: Best Online Resources for Pediatricians
During the "AAP Online Tools and Resources" session at AAP 2011, Dr. Michael Leu discussed and demonstrated some of the most popular and useful online tools, and a quick preview of what to expect.
AAP 2011: Are Physicians Paying Too Much for Vaccines?
How much do you spend on vaccines every year? Jeffrey Couchman, MD, FAAP, addressed this very question during Sunday's session "Vaccinate Your Patients Without Losing You Shirt PLUS Is Bar-Coding in Your Future," at the AAP 2011.
Improving Outcomes to Provide High Quality Care
"Primary care is the main solution to our health care problems," said Moore. "It is the foundation of the health care systems in the western world."
Reviewing Meaningful Use
In his opening remarks on meaningful use, David Kibbe, MD, said, "This program is changing the design and future of EHRs."
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