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2013-02-16 23:00:49

Dr. Gary Brazina, a Prominent Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon in the Los Angeles market, has joined the Exclusive Haute MD Network. LOS ANGELES, CA (PRWEB) February 16, 2013 Dr. Gary Brazina, has been welcomed as the newest member of the Haute MD Network. An exclusive invitation-only group, the doctors representing the network are at the pinnacle of their industries. Dr. Brazina was handpicked for his exceptional talents in orthopedic surgery. Haute Living Magazine will feature Dr....

2013-01-23 16:24:09

ACS Announces Three-Year Extension of Statewide Hospital Surgical Quality Improvement Collaborative in Partnership with Florida Hospital Association and Florida Blue CHICAGO, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons (ACS) today hosted the ACS Surgical Health Care Quality Forum Florida, the 12(th) program in a series of events that bring together hospitals, health plans, physicians, government and other health care leaders to share best practices for...

2013-01-21 16:21:39

GREAT NECK, N.Y., Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Myron Arlen is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Medicine. Dr. Arlen is a Cancer Specialist with North Shore Surgical Oncology. Dr. Arlen was trained as a cancer surgeon at Memorial Sloan-Kettering where he remained on staff for 20 years. In this role he was involved in the surgery of advanced cancer problems and the immunotherapeutic approaches to managing the patients. Throughout his career,...

2013-01-20 23:00:17

Novel Follows Escapades of a Medical Imposter CAPE CORAL, Fla. (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 In Max Heeb´s new medical thriller novel “Surgical Imposter” (published by AuthorHouse), a young man masquerading as a surgeon must brave exposure, threats on his life and his own irrepressible impulses to survive. With the help of his mentor, registered nurse Jason Childs successfully masquerades as Jason Stewart, M.D. Although he is a skilled surgeon, though not certified by any of the...

2013-01-16 22:10:44

Johns Hopkins research suggests routine preventive measures won't stop all clots Despite receiving blood thinners and other clot prevention treatment, some patients still develop potentially lethal blood clots in the first month after their operations anyway, especially if they developed a surgical-site infection while in the hospital, according to results of a study at Johns Hopkins. The research, described in a report published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, found...

2013-01-13 17:04:38

Bruce A. Elmore, Jr., of the Elmore Law Firm, P.A., in Asheville, endorses the findings of a study at Johns Hopkins Medicine believed to be first national count of adverse medical events that should never happen during surgery. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) January 12, 2013 Western North Carolina medical malpractice lawyer Bruce A. Elmore, Jr., today endorsed a first-of-its-kind study that advocates public reporting of surgical “never events,” serious medical errors that are considered...

2012-12-28 15:21:59

Study authors explain that findings published in Journal of American College of Surgeons point to the need for further research on why these racial disparities exist and what preventive interventions can be developed When researchers from UCLA Medical Center investigated the link between racial disparities and appendicitis outcomes in children, they found that the type of hospital in which black, Hispanic and other minority patients receive care–community, children's or...

2012-12-21 05:03:41

Dr. Nia Banks has met the American College of Surgeons stringent membership requirements and has earned the distinguished right to use the designation of "FACS" after her name. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 Dr. Nia Banks was among 1,377 Initiates from around the world who became Fellows of the American College of Surgeons during convocation ceremonies at the College´s 2012 annual Clinical Congress in Chicago. Dr. Banks received a medical doctorate in 2002 from the Johns...

2012-12-16 05:00:46

Obesity Surgery Center and Dr. Osvaldo Anez was awarded the "Best of the Best" designation for excellence by Follow Media Consulting, Inc. in the category of Virginia Weight Loss Center. Washington DC (PRWEB) December 15, 2012 Obesity Surgery Center and Dr. Osvaldo Anez was awarded the "Best of the Best" designation for excellence by Follow Media Consulting, Inc. in the category of Virginia Weight Loss Center. You can contact them at (703) 956 6743. This award signifies the continued...

2012-12-13 05:04:01

15 new advisory board doctor members added to the new LocateADoc.com team to help guide the best user experience. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) December 12, 2012 LocateADoc.com, a premier online physician directory, is proud to announce the appointment of 15 new members to its Medical Advisory Board. The LocateADoc Medical Advisory Board is compiled of a small group of elite medical industry professionals in the fields of Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Infertility (IVF),...