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September 17th, 2018
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- Sea Courses: Eastern Caribbean

- Brain features may reveal if placebo pills could treat chronic pain

- PhysicianCrossroads.com

- VestaPay

- Dialysis RN Position

- Operation Homefront

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7 Night Eastern Caribbean CME Cruise

December 30th, 2018—January 6th, 2019

Eastern Caribbean

For the beauty of its beaches, the Eastern Caribbean is unequalled. Swim, snorkel, or simply relax on the world-class beaches. Throughout your cruise immerse yourself in a fusion of Caribbean, Latin & European cultures. Play hide-and- seek in a century old Puerto Rican fortress. Shop duty-free in St. Maarten. At the end of each day, return to the comfort and elegance of your luxurious cruise ship to share stories and dream of the next adventure.

Faculty

Dr. Vu Kiet Tran
Topic: Family Medicine

Dr. Carol Joyce
Topic: Endocrinology


Sea Courses: Caribbean

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Brain features may reveal if placebo pills could treat chronic pain

PLACEBO POWER  People with chronic back pain who found placebo pills helpful in lessening the pain had certain brain and personality characteristics, a small study finds. ~~ Alexander Khoruzhenko/Shutterstock

Certain brain and personality characteristics may help predict whether a sugar pill can provide relief to someone suffering from chronic pain.

In a small study, patients with persistent back pain who responded to a placebo treatment benefitted from up to a 33 percent reduction in their pain intensity. These people had distinctive features in their brains and certain personality traits, researchers report online September 12 in Nature Communications. […]

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Your Best Medical Employment Database

For Sale

Leading medical job search web site: specialist software matching medical professionals with employers; monthly newsletter sent to over 120k active subscribers. Contact John at (707) 462-1557.

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Growing Epidemic in US Hospitals

Hospital

The Frightening Facts

57 hospitals have closed since 2010, including 15 in 2015 alone!

130 employees have been fired for every 100 hospital beds

Every failing hospital believed they would find a buyer but…

None were purchased

The Typical Thought Process

“We’re too big and important to fail in our community.” (you’re not)

“A white knight buyer will come to our rescue.” (they won’t)

“A new buyer will keep us operating as before.” (they won’t)

“A new buyer will retain current management.” (they won’t)

So what’s the solution?

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Dialysis RN Needed in Number One small town in California

Number one small town in California has an urgent need for a Dialysis RN. Experience preferred but willing to train. DCI is looking for experienced RN and PCT for in-center dialysis clinic in Ukiah, CA. We have 24 chairs, and run two shifts six days a week.

We have caring staff who go the extra mile for our patients. Looking for the same type of people to hire.

Interested?

Contact: dciinc.org or call (707) 462-2024 and speak to the manager.


Number One Small Town in California
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Operation Homefront

Operation Homefront is a national 501©(3) nonprofit whose mission is to build strong, stable, and secure military families so they can thrive—not simply struggle to get by—in the communities they have worked so hard to protect. For over fifteen years, we have provided programs that offer: RELIEF (through Critical Financial Assistance and transitional housing programs), RESILIENCY (through permanent housing and caregiver support services) and RECURRING FAMILY SUPPORT programs and services throughout the year that help military families overcome the short-term bumps in the road so they don’t become long-term chronic problems. Operation Homefront has consistently earned high ratings from leading charity rating services, including Charity Navigator, which gave OH 4 Stars for 10 consecutive years for superior service and accountability. At Operation Homefront, 92 percent of expenditures goes directly toward delivering programs and services to the military families who need it most.

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PhysicianCrossroads.com
john@physiciancrossroads.com
P.O. Box 1547, Ukiah, CA 95482

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