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2014-03-26 11:08:57

Too-restricted hours may work for some residents, but not for surgical residents Strictly limiting the number of hours surgical residents can work has not improved patient outcomes but may have increased complications for some patients and led to higher failure rates on certification exams, a research paper concludes. Traditionally, doctors in the residency phase of their training spent very long hours in a hospital –often around-the-clock--so they could see a wide variety and high...

2014-03-19 23:31:24

Friends, colleagues and patients join together in wishing Dr. Brown a rewarding and well-earned retirement as he readies to conclude more than 35 years of superb patient care. Danbury, CT (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Dr. Lionel Brown is one of those exceptional physicians that people count themselves lucky to know. In his close to four decades as a hand specialist, he has restored dexterity, mobility and quality of life to tens of thousands of grateful patients. As a medical student Dr. Brown...

2014-02-25 23:04:50

Renowned surgeon Stephen Yoo has been selected as a recipient of the SuperDoctors Rising Stars Award. Key Professional Media presents this award to physicians from different fields with an exceptionally strong peer recognition and professional achievement. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Acclaimed surgeon Dr. Stephen Yoo from Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates has been listed amongst the high caliber doctors chosen for the SuperDoctors Rising Stars Award. This...

2014-02-19 16:24:23

CHICAGO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons (ACS) hosted the ACS Surgical Health Care Quality Forum North Carolina, one of a series of state-specific forums to infuse local learnings into the national discussion on effective quality improvement methods that surgeons, physicians and hospitals are using to improve patient safety and reduce costs. The forum was held at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill and featured a panel of...

2014-02-18 08:32:08

Will show how Michigan's statewide collaborative efforts use clinical analytics to reduce variation, improve surgical outcomes, lower costs ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John D. Birkmeyer, MD, an internationally recognized performance measurement and hospital quality expert as well as the founder and Chief Scientific Officer of ArborMetrix, will present the session "Improving Surgical Outcomes and Lowering Costs with Clinical Analytics" (Education Session 211) at the HIMSS14...

2014-02-12 23:27:24

oBand Surgery Centers is organizing a evaluation for people who are desirous of getting a weight loss surgery done. The patients with PPO, POS and open access insurance plans can avail the offer. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 oBand Surgery Centers, one of the leading health care chains for bariatric surgery in the United States, is offering evaluation to determine whether the patient is eligible to undergo the weight loss surgery. The evaluation is available to patients with...

2014-02-12 23:25:50

NWH has been granted a 3 year accreditation with commendation by the Commission on Cancer. Mt. Kisco (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH) has been granted Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons. CoC accredited cancer programs must meet or exceed 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years, and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered...

2014-02-11 23:01:46

Nation’s Premier Ear, Nose, Throat, and Allergy Practice Welcomes Central Jersey Otolaryngology to the Team, Opens 41st Office Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 For patients in Shrewsbury, New Jersey and throughout Monmouth and Ocean Counties, 2014 is starting off on a very healthy note. That’s because ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA), whose 150+ otolaryngologists, laryngologists, neurotologists, rhinologists, sleep specialists, allergists, and audiologists in 40 offices...

2014-02-04 23:03:10

The Josephine Ford Cancer Institute, part of Henry Ford Health System, was granted a three-year accreditation with commendation by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The Josephine Ford Cancer Institute, part of Henry Ford Health System, was granted a three-year accreditation with commendation by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. It received compliance ratings on all 34 standards including six...

2014-01-31 20:21:12

A recent study points to the incredible health benefits of bariatric surgery, leading many to discover the incredible weight loss solutions offered at Dr. Feiz & Associates. LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At Dr. Feiz & Associates, reports of the incredible benefits of weight loss surgery come as no surprise. In fact, Dr. Feiz and his dedicated medical staff have provided life-changing weight loss surgery in Marina Del Rey, Beverly Hills, Oxnard, and other regions...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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