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Fisherman's Wharf sits next to The Portola Plaza Hotel in Monterey, site of the 89th Annual Meeting.


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Reserve Your Hotel For The Annual Meeting In Monterey, Calif.
What could be better than having a meeting in a relaxing waterfront retreat set against the picturesque backdrop of the Monterey Bay/Fisherman's Wharf and historic downtown Monterey, Calif. AAA Four Diamond and LEED Silver Certified Hotel, the Portola Hotel and Spa reflects the spirit of a rich cultural setting surrounded by modern amenities.
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Physician Pay Will Soon Depend On Outcomes
Health Leaders Media
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is seeking feedback from doctors as it builds a model for reimbursing physicians based on actual outcomes rather than process measures.
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3 Benefits Of Virtual Health Assistants
Healthcare IT News
With all the changes buffeting the healthcare sector, these days, it's easy to overlook what's happening to the nation's supply of doctors. According to a 2012 report by the Association of American Medical Colleges, "the United States is projected to confront a shortage of 91,500 doctors by 2020."
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Kidney Disease, Fatigue Linked
Renal & Urology News
Patients with chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease have profound fatigue, according to findings presented at the 2013 World Congress of Nephrology. Investigators, however, found no significant correlation between fatigue and objective sleep measures.
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TOP STORIES


Falling Toilet Seats Have Injured 100 More Boys Each Year Since 2002
Medical Daily
It's the bane of any young potty trainer, and research shows it's been happening with greater frequency for more than a decade. Falling toilet seats, be they of a wooden, porcelain, or plastic persuasion, have injured 100 more boys each year since 2002.
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Converting Urology Practice To IPCC Affects Cancer Treatment
Oncology Nurse Advisor
Converting a urology practice to an integrated prostate cancer center results in greater use of intensity modulated radiation therapy and lower use of androgen deprivation therapy, according to research published in the July issue of The Journal of Urology.
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CT Use In Children More Than Doubled From 1996-2005
Urology Times
The use of computed tomography scans of the head, abdomen/pelvis, chest or spine in children younger than 14 years of age more than doubled from 1996 to 2005, according to a study of seven U.S. healthcare systems.
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