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2014-07-15 23:14:10

Texas Health Resources is realizing the benefits of strategic clinical decision support management provided by LogicStream Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 LogicStream Health Incorporated, a leading provider of strategic clinical decision support management and analysis software, today announced that Texas Health Resources, one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States, has selected LogicStream’s Intelligence Platform to help optimize...

2014-07-10 12:30:36

Helen Macfie, Chief Transformation Officer, and Regina Berman, Vice President of Population Health, Will Focus on Helping to Manage All Aspects of Care--from Wellness and Prevention to Complex Conditions ORANGE and LOS ANGELES Counties, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MemorialCare Health System named two national experts to lead its efforts in improving the health of communities in Southern California. Helen Macfie, PharmD, Chief Transformation Officer, and Regina...

2014-04-04 23:25:21

Health Care Organizations Encouraged to Continue ICD-10 Plans Chicago (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Care Communications, Inc. a national provider of data quality services in health care, has announced recommendations following the recent passage of the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) Bill that includes a delay in the ICD-10 compliance date. The bill’s ICD-10 provision mandates that the earliest a new compliance date can be set is October 1, 2015. On the Care Communications Blog, Kathy Johnson,...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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