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2011-12-17 08:00:00

An innovative industrial design has revolutionized the arthroscopic examination of joints by allowing physicians to perform visual examinations in an office setting with minimal invasiveness and unnecessary surgical procedures (http://www.visionscopes.com). New York (PRWEB) December 17, 2011 The new endoscopic technology developed by VisionScope Technologies of Littleton, MA, with contributions from Integrated Design of Great Neck, NY, produces high-definition, diagnostic-quality video and...

2011-12-15 08:00:00

VGA Billing Services collects nearly $17,000 after re-submitting a surgical claim that only reimbursed $4,000 when billed by another billing company. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 15, 2011 After correcting the coding and pricing levels for a surgical arthroscopy of the right knee with a partial medial and lateral meniscectomy and chondroplasty of the patella, VGA Billing was able to substantially increase the reimbursement for their newest orthopedic surgeon. These types of procedures are...

2011-11-05 04:55:00

Gary Gonzalez, a 28 year career firefighter returns to work - without restriction - thanks to the innovative Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) procedure. BHR simply resurfaces a small portion of bone, rather than replacing an entire hip, thus preserving bone and joint stability for younger, active patients like Gary. Elk Grove Village, IL (PRWEB) November 05, 2011 Gary Gonzalez, a 28 year career firefighter returns to work - without restriction - thanks to the innovative Birmingham Hip...

2011-11-03 12:00:00

HydroCision Inc., a privately held medical device company, today announced the launch of its new patient website dedicated to educating patients about back pain and its novel out-patient procedure for herniated disc treatment called Hydrodiscectomy. North Billerica, MA (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 HydroCision Inc., a privately held medical device company, today announced the launch of its new patient website dedicated to educating patients about back pain and its novel out-patient procedure...

2011-10-10 09:15:38

Research which claims to show that the introduction of patient choice in the NHS reduced deaths from heart attacks is flawed and misleading, according to a report published in The Lancet today (Monday). The original study was used by the Government to advance its controversial Health and Social Care Bill 2011 and was the basis for the Prime Minister's statement that 'competition is one way we can make things work better for patients'. In today's report, academics - led by Professor...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.