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2010-07-14 12:10:00

MARIETTA, Ga. and THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers (NGOC), a medical practice dedicated to delivering high quality, cost-effective oncology and hematology services to patients in Northwest Georgia, and US Oncology, Inc., the nation's leading integrated oncology company, announced today that NGOC has joined the United Network of US Oncology. The practice, which remains independently owned by its physicians, now has expanded resources from a...

2010-06-01 09:51:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- US Oncology, Inc., the nation's leading integrated oncology company, today announced its new iKnowMed(TM) Technology Platform to support community oncologists nationwide. This new platform enhances cancer care quality and practice efficiency through integrated, oncology-specific technologies that enable community oncologists to solve challenges in the areas of care delivery, drug management, and revenue cycle management. (Logo:...

2010-05-26 10:21:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- iKnowMed(TM), the US Oncology electronic health record (EHR) system, is one of eleven EHR vendors selected to participate in the fourth American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) EHR Lab to be held June 5-7 at the 2010 ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago. US Oncology, the leading integrated oncology company uniting the nation's largest network of community-based oncologists, will feature this state-of-the-art EHR system to show oncologists how...

2010-05-25 09:00:00

DALLAS, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- CURE Media Group, publishers of award-winning CURE magazine, recently unveiled its latest book, CURE's Illustrated Guide to Cancer. This one-of-a-kind teaching resource features a variety of medical illustrations that explain the science behind cancer and complements nurse's communication and education for their patients. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100525/DA10157) "CURE's Illustrated Guide to Cancer presents a unique opportunity for us to...

2010-05-21 08:00:00

BEIJING, May 21 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Chindex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHDX), a leading independent American provider of Western healthcare products and services in the People's Republic of China, today celebrated the building completion of the United Family New Hope Oncology Center at a grand ribbon-cutting ceremony outside the facility in Beijing attended by U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, Chinese officials and global business leaders. Headed by Dr. Philip Brooks, a renowned...

2010-05-14 11:34:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- US Oncology, Inc.'s Fort Worth, Texas distribution facility, US Oncology Specialty, LP, has once again successfully passed the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) Verified-Accredited Wholesale Distributors(CM) (VAWD(CM)) program's comprehensive criteria review and on-site inspection. US Oncology Specialty, a specialty distribution center service of US Oncology, was originally accredited in...

2010-05-14 07:44:00

DALLAS, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, CURE magazine announced the winner of the 2010 Extraordinary Healer Award for Oncology Nursing during a special award ceremony at the Oncology Nursing Society's (ONS) 35th Annual Congress. Nearly 200 cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and peers submitted essays to this year's contest nominating their oncology nurses who have demonstrated exceptional compassion, expertise and commitment in their patients' fight against...

2010-05-10 11:08:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- US Oncology, Inc., the nation's leading integrated oncology company, announced today that it has expanded its online resources to empower cancer patients and referring physicians in their fight against cancer. The redesigned www.usoncology.com supports the company's national brand campaign, UNITED, which launched last week to tell cancer patients and referring physicians about the advantages of receiving cancer care through a practice...

2010-05-07 09:41:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- US Oncology, Inc., the nation's leading integrated oncology company, today launched its new Payer Quality Services offering, available to physicians who have joined the United Network of US Oncology through its new Targeted Physician Services relationship. Payer Quality Services assists oncologists in effectively collaborating with payers through pay-for-performance initiatives that recognize and reward high-quality, evidence-based cancer care....

2010-05-04 09:14:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- US Oncology, Inc., the nation's leading integrated oncology company, announced today that F.A. "Fran" Dramis has joined the board of directors of US Oncology, Inc., and its parent company, US Oncology Holdings, Inc. "We have made the commitment that technology is integral to our future success of leveraging our clinical content, improving the patient experience and achieving productivity gains in the evolving healthcare system," says Bruce...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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