In State of the Heart, Dr. Haider Warraich takes readers inside the ER, inside patients’ rooms, and inside the history and science of cardiac disease.State of the Heart traces the entire arc of the heart, from the very first time it was depicted on stone tablets, to a future in which it may very well […]
Slim—it’s the state everyone wishes their body was in. And it turns out there’s actually a state of slim: Colorado, the place that boasts the lowest obesity rate in America. Now leading weight-loss researchers Dr. James O. Hill and Dr. Holly R. Wyatt reveal how slender Coloradans get and stay that way and show how […]
The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) has established a Special Committee on Maintenance of Licensure in order to explore “a new way to assure the public that physicians retain skills throughout their careers.” While state licensure boards may establish a rigorous procedure for granting initial licensure, the FSMB writes: “In virtually all states, it […]
– The State of Washington appeals the trial court’s order to refund to Medical Consultants NW, Inc. (“MCN”) excess business and occupation taxes collected, plus interest. The trial court ruled that payments received by MCN were not taxable as gross income because they were not compensation for services provided by MCN. We affirm.
Introduction There are at present, two inpatient acute care mental health facilities operated by the West Virginia Dept of Health and Human Resources with a total of 240 beds to serve the mentally ill population of West Virginia. Each hospital has a designated catchment area with corresponding Community Mental Health Centers. William R. Sharpe, Jr. […]
Background & objectives: Commitment, competencies and skills of people working in the health sector can significantly impact the performance and its reform process. In this study we attempted to analyse the commitment of state health officials and its implications for human resource practices in Gujarat. Methods: A self-administered questionnaire was used to measure commitment and […]
Allergen sensitivities of patients with allergic rhinitis in the Free State have been described, (1,2) with sensitisation patterns being similar in asthmatic patients. (3) These studies showed a high prevalence of grass pollen sensitisation and a lower level of house-dust mite sensitisation than in the coastal areas, where between 65% and 95% of atopic patients […]