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Communication, Defensive Medicine Persist as Malpractice Armor

While the total number of malpractice claims has fallen over the past decade, the risk still lingers for physicians, with 154,621 paid claims between 2004 and 2014 (or about 38 a day) listed by the National Practitioner Data Bank. And [...]

December 27, 2016 Business, Health, Journalism/Communications

Tennessee’s Medical Society Helps Members Take the Leadership Reins

When physicians’ decade-plus of post-secondary education and training leaves gaps in non-clinical topics, Dave Chaney sees an opportunity for state medical societies —often the largest professional organizations for physicians at the state level — to step up and fill them [...]

December 17, 2016 Health, Journalism/Communications

Longtime Backbone of UF Chemistry Department Had Role in Defeat of Japan

When Morris Mixson started working as a stockroom clerk in the University of Florida’s chemistry department in 1948, he did so under chemistry curator Burton Otte. Glad to have work after his time in the war and a few odds [...]

October 20, 2016 History, Journalism/Communications, Photo

Marty Jourard, One of Gainesville’s Made-It Rockers, Chronicles the Petty Days

Anyone who has called Gainesville home for even the briefest glimpse has likely heard the scattered icons that the city contributed to rock ‘n’ roll. Among the most recognizable: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Eagles guitarists Don Felder and Bernie [...]

October 13, 2016 Journalism/Communications, Music & Arts, Photo

Pearl Harbor Survivor Who Later Soothed Soldiers with Music on Guadalcanal Recalls the Attack

Francis “Dutch” Scholtz played a late gig with his dance band that Saturday at an officers club and didn’t get back to his barracks until 1 a.m. This was nothing new for the skilled pianist and private in the U.S. [...]

October 5, 2016 History, Journalism/Communications, Photo

Industry Growth Propels Need for Physician Recruitment, Retention

U.S. job growth over the next eight years is expected to be spearheaded by health care. From 2014 to 2024, service jobs are predicted to account for almost 95 percent of all new ones in the U.S. — a total [...]

August 30, 2016 Health, Journalism/Communications