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Colonial Orthopaedics physicians join VCU Health MCV Physicians

Colonial Orthopaedics physicians join VCU Health MCV Physicians

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System announced today that Colonial Orthopaedics physicians will join MCV Physicians, the physician practice group affiliated with VCU Health. This expansion of services will provide patients greater access to the best network of primary and specialty-care providers in the Tri-Cities area.

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Massey expert provides insight on pancreatic cancer

In 2018, more than 55,000 people in the United States were diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, according to the National Cancer Institute. The pancreas is an organ behind the stomach that aids in digestion and regulating blood sugar levels.

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Virginia is well prepared to handle Medicaid expansion, VCU studies find

Earlier this year, Virginia became the 33rd state to expand Medicaid, giving nearly 400,000 low-income residents access to affordable health insurance. Two new Virginia Commonwealth University reports examine how prevalent substance use disorders are among Virginia’s uninsured, and how well the state is prepared to take care of those newly eligible Medicaid members with a history of substance use.

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