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Physicians Foundation Company Profile

04:05 EDT 18th April 2014 | BioPortfolio

The Physicians Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that seeks to advance the work of practicing physicians and to improve the quality of healthcare for all Americans. It pursues its mission through a variety of activities including grantmaking, research and policy impact studies. Since 2005, The Foundation has awarded numerous multi-year grants totaling more than $28 million. In addition, The Foundation focuses on the following core areas: health system reform, health information technology, physician leadership, workforce needs and pilot projects. As the health system in America continues to evolve, The Physicians Foundation is steadfast in its determination to foster the physician / patient relationship and assist physicians in sustaining their medical practices during this evolution. For more information, visit www.physiciansfoundation.org.


News Articles [195 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

US adults want physicians managing their health care

(HealthDay)—U.S. adults prefer physicians to non-physicians for health care and would choose a physician to lead their medical team, according to the results of a survey commissioned by the American...

4 keys to manage medical malpractice stress syndrome

Most physicians will be sued for malpractice during their career. A group at Harvard has estimated that by age 65, more than 75% of physicians in low-risk specialties such as family medicine and 99% o...

Health Care Cost Control and Views of Physicians

To the Editor Dr Tilburt and colleagues presented a survey of physicians’ views on controlling health care costs that suggested physicians do not hold themselves primarily responsible for decreasing...

Online Identities of Physicians

To The Editor Dr DeCamp and colleagues recently wrote about the online identities of physicians, stating that it is “operationally impossible” and “potentially harmful” to separate personal an...

The surge of physician membership in Congress

Physicians in Congress are on the rise. From 1960 to 2004, only 25 of the 2196 members of Congress were physicians. During an era that brought such fundamental changes to health policy as the creation...

Why physicians are hesitant to take Medicaid patients

In an earlier post, I presented some data on which kind of physicians in the United States are most and least likely to see new patients who receive Medicaid, the state/federal program to pay healthc...

Patients lose when resident physicians are afraid to unionize

Just about thirteen percent of the 100,000 plus resident physicians in the United States are union members — and many more would choose to join if it weren’t for the fierce pressure exerted by...

One-third of teens do not discuss sexual health with physicians

It is understandable that some teenagers may find it difficult to talk to their doctors about sexual health. But new research suggests that around one-third of adolescents who have annual visits with...

PubMed Articles [480 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

End-of-Life Care Beliefs Among Muslim Physicians.

Physicians' religiosity affects their approach to end-of-life care (EOLC) beliefs. Studies exist about end-of-life care beliefs among physicians of various religions. However, data on Muslim physician...

Do physicians disclose uncertainty when discussing prognosis in grave critical illness?

Objective: Even when critically ill patients are almost certain to die from their illnesses, there is generally an element of prognostic uncertainty. Little is known about how physicians handle this u...

Toward accommodating physicians' conscientious objections: an argument for public disclosure.

This paper aims to demonstrate how public disclosure can be used to balance physicians' conscientious objections with their professional obligations to patients - specifically respect for patient auto...

Family practice in Turkey.

The national project 'Transformation in Health' was started in 2005 to provide expert primary care by family physicians, and decrease expenses in Turkey. The number of family physicians was far below...

Tobacco Use and Smoking Cessation Practices among Physicians in Developing Countries: A Literature Review (1987-2010).

Physicians have a key role to play in combating tobacco use and reducing the tobacco induced harm to health. However, there is a paucity of information about tobacco-use and cessation among physicians...

Clinical Trials [412 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Clinical Practice Intensity: Comparing Veterans Affairs (VA) to Private Sector Physicians

This is a national physician mail survey examining primary care practice patterns. The experimental component of the study (the clinical trial) is a randomized trial of different monetary...

Physicians' Health Study: Study of Low Cardiovascular Disease Mortality

To explain the extremely low cardiovascular mortality among Physicians' Health Study (PHS) participants by ascertaining all cardiovascular and total deaths among the 90,457 physicians who...

Can Vignettes Be Used to Improve Practice & Outcome

This is a pilot study to first measure the cross-sectional relationship between variations in physicians� vignette scores and aggregated scores of individual physicians� patient health...

RIAT Registry: Reason for Not Intensifying Antihypertensive Treatment

To support physicians in their active management of hypertensive patients. By targeting specific systolic and diastolic blood pressure (BP) figures physicians will closely monitor the BP v...

The Safe Teen Study

The study examines (1)the incidence of preventive health services provided by family physicians to adolescent patients, and (2)barriers and facilitators of prevention discussions between f...

Companies [832 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

The Physicians Foundation

The Physicians Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that seeks to advance the work of practicing physicians and to improve the quality of healthcare for all Americans....

Sound Physicians

Sound Physicians is a leading hospitalist organization focused on driving improvements in the quality, satisfaction and efficiency of inpatient healthcare delivery. By investing d...

my1HIE, LLC

my1HIE® is a Health Information Exchange, developed by physicians, focused on using technology to facilitate clinical information sharing between physicians and other healthcare entities to improve p...

Physicians Practice

For 20 years, healthcare executives have turned to Physicians Practice to help them cultivate physician relationships. Physicians Practice journal maintains approximately 50 hospital partnerships and...

SkinCare Physicians

The physicians at SkinCare Physicians are internationally recognized clinicians, authors, and educators, with wide-ranging expertise. Professors at five Medical Schools, including Harvard, Dartmouth,...

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