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2014-01-04 23:21:00

An industry leader in question bank training platform for physicians is creating new innovations due to the legislation of the Affordable Care Act. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 Most Americans are expected to have Obamacare insurance beginning Jan. 1, and thanks to BoardVitals.com, pharmaceuticals and physicians can look forward to new innovations the company is creating. “Obamacare (the Affordable Care Act) and other legislation from this administration have drastically changed...

2011-04-15 09:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, April 15, 2011, /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly every Sunday, Tulane medical school students gather at Ozanam Inn, a homeless shelter in downtown New Orleans, where they conduct a clinic for the homeless. The doctors-to-be learn "bedside manner" and other skills, while providing basic care to people who have been forgotten by many. View the Video: http://tulane.edu/empowers/messages.cfm The clinic was founded by Adam Johnson, a third-year student in the Tulane combined MD/MPH...

2009-11-24 17:18:10

Pilot hugely successful and improved the standard of care Involving family members of pediatric cancer and hematology patients in medical rounds benefits both the family and the medical team, according to a new Indiana University School of Medicine study. Riley Hospital for Children, where the study was conducted, is now one of only a small number of hospitals nationwide routinely offering the parents of pediatric cancer and hematology patients the opportunity to join their child's medical...

2008-09-24 12:00:12

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- MD2 International, the pioneer of concierge medicine, opened a Chicago practice with two of the area's finest primary care physicians. With 30 Fortune 500 companies in the metro area alone, Chicago was a natural choice for the company to seek its next two physicians and expand its network. "Many of the families that we care for are taken care of in every aspect of their lives, from their finances, to their homes to staying at the Four Seasons," said...

2006-03-28 18:00:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Cardiologists are better than medical students, residents, and other practicing physicians at performing a bedside heart examination and in accurately identifying abnormal heart sounds, according to the findings of two studies reported in the Archives of Internal Medicine. Dr. Jasminka M. Vukanovic-Criley, from Stanford University in California, and colleagues compared competency in cardiac examination skills among medical students, residents and various practicing...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.