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  1. Tegria appoints Dr. Ray Gensinger chief medical officer

    Ray Gensinger, MD, has been appointed senior vice president and chief medical officer of Tegria, a healthcare consulting and technology services company.
  2. Cleveland Browns physician receives research award

    James Voos, MD, is the recipient of the Arthur C. Rettig Award for Academic Excellence from the NFL Physicians Society.
  3. Most popular states for physicians to practice

    The highest percentage of the 576,464 actively practicing physicians in the U.S. reside in California, according to data from the Kaiser Family Foundation. 

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  1. Senators propose reauthorization bill to allow international physicians to stay in U.S. after residency

    A bipartisan bill, if renewed, would allow international physicians to stay in the U.S. after residency on the condition that they practice in areas with physician shortages. 
  2. 7 partnerships and acquisitions in 2 weeks

    Here are seven partnerships and acquisitions Becker's has reported on since Feb. 24:
  3. Boston University physician named Ecuador's physician of the year

    Alcy Torres, MD, has been named physician of the year for scientific achievements by the Ecuadorian Physicians College for his work in treating folate deficiency in the central nervous system of infants.
  4. 7 recent physician C-suite appointments

    Here are seven physicians who have taken on C-suite roles reported by Becker's since March 2:

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  1. Most popular physician specialties by state

    The Kaiser Family Foundation recently released a list of the number of active specialist physicians by state. 
  2. Dr. James Swift tapped for Pediatrix board of directors

    James Swift, MD, has been appointed to Pediatrix Medical Group's board of directors. 
  3. Pennsylvania physician sentenced in Medicare fraud case, ordered to pay more than $400K

    Former Pennsylvania physician John Keun Sang Lee, MD, was sentenced in federal court March 7 after being convicted for healthcare fraud.
  4. American College of Physicians backs Biden's 2024 budget

    The American College of Physicians published a statement March 8 expressing support for the Biden administration's proposed 2024 federal budget.

2 tech leaders on Orlando VA Medical Center's path to innovation

Don't force patients to navigate "hospital labyrinths" alone. See how Orlando VA Medical Center aims to reduce late appointments via a major wayfinding project here.
  1. PeaceHealth names Northwest chief medical officer

    Lorna Gober, MD, has been named chief medical officer of PeaceHealth's Northwest network. 
  2. Dr. Jeffrey Lawson named chief scientific officer of VarmX

    VarmX, a biotechnology company focused on the development of therapies to reverse blood coagulation, named Jeffery Lawson, MD, PhD, its chief scientific officer. 
  3. Maine Medical Partners adds 4 new physicians

    Portland-based Maine Medical Partners has added four new specialty physicians to its team, which is currently the largest in the state, according to a March 7 press release. 
  4. How many active physicians are practicing in the US?

    There are over 500,000 practicing physicians in the U.S., according to 2022 data from consumer data platform Statista.
  5. Physician sharing program approved by Riverside County supervisors

    Riverside County supervisors have approved a physician sharing program between California health systems Loma Linda University Health and Moreno Valley-based Riverside University Health System, according to a March 7 report from NBC Palm Springs.
  6. Physician accused of wrongly accessing Oregon health system medical records

    Medford, Ore.-based health system Asante is warning patients that their medical records may have been accessed by an unauthorized physician over the span of nine years, according to a March 8 report from The HIPAA Journal.
  7. Parkview Physicians Group adds private practice

    Fort Wayne, Ind.-based Parkview Physicians Group has added Fairhaven Obstetrics and Gynecology in Goshen, Ind., to its network.
  8. Cedars-Sinai surgeon-in-chief appointed to academic leadership post

    Bruce Gewertz, MD, has been named vice dean of clinical development and faculty affairs at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He will take on this role in addition to his current position as surgeon-in-chief for the medical center.
  9. Dr. Gabriela Salvador named CEO of Maternova

    Maternova, a marketplace for innovative maternal and neonatal medical products, has selected Gabriela Salvador, MD, as its new CEO and member of its board of directors. 

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