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2010-03-19 08:30:00

DETROIT, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan president and CEO Daniel J. Loepp issued the following statement today in reaction to the announced sale of the nonprofit Detroit Medical Center to Nashville, Tenn.-based Vanguard Health Systems, a for-profit enterprise. "While we welcome investment in Detroit and the opportunity for the DMC to improve its facilities and services, we hope that the health system's nonprofit mission to provide charitable access to medical...

2010-03-12 14:02:00

DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan expands its reach in Michigan following surgical services agreements with Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital and Hurley Medical Center in Flint DETROIT, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Detroit Medical Center's Children's Hospital of Michigan has established new agreements with Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital and Hurley Medical Center in Flint to expand pediatric surgical expertise at these hospitals. As part of these agreements, pediatric...

2010-03-10 10:10:00

MT. LAUREL, N.J., March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MedQuist Inc. (Nasdaq: MEDQ), a leading provider of technology-enabled clinical documentation services, today announced that it has been awarded a contract by Detroit Medical Center (DMC), a nationally respected healthcare system, to provide transcription outsourcing services. This award expands MedQuist's existing relationship to include services for Emergency Medicine documentation for six of DMC's major organizations: Children's...

2010-03-10 05:30:00

WAUKESHA, Wis., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- MedPro Imaging announced it has recently installed two GE Logic 9 ultrasound systems at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago. With the acquisition of the systems, this busy, inner city provider of healthcare services will expand its vascular healthcare services at both Mount Sinai Hospital and Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital located across the street. Mount Sinai conducts up to 400 ultrasound vascular exams on a monthly basis. Established 90 years ago,...

2010-03-09 08:00:00

MT. LAUREL, N.J., March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MedQuist Inc. (Nasdaq: MEDQ), a leading provider of technology-enabled clinical documentation services, today announced that it has been awarded a contract by Detroit Medical Center (DMC), a nationally respected healthcare system, to provide transcription outsourcing services. This award expands MedQuist's existing relationship to include services for Emergency Medicine documentation for six of DMC's major organizations: Children's...

2010-01-29 07:30:00

DETROIT, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a 10-month nationwide search, Gerold Bepler, M.D., Ph.D., has been named the new president and chief executive officer of the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. A thoracic oncologist, Dr. Bepler will begin his new position Feb. 1, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO) In addition to his chief administrative duties, Dr. Bepler will also serve as principal investigator of Karmanos' National Cancer...

2010-01-26 11:08:00

CARROLLTON, Ga., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc., provider of the fully-integrated electronic health record (EHR), practice management and interoperability solution, PrimeSuite®, is furthering the advancement of EHR-based health information networks through preferred solution partnerships in the enterprise market segment. Within Greenway's enterprise initiative, owned and affiliated hospital systems, physician hospital organizations (PHO) and...

2010-01-15 11:30:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2010 Most Wired Survey, redesigned to produce better data, is available online today. The survey measures information technology adoption, implementation and use, and includes new and revised questions based on the meaningful use definition recommended by HIT Policy Committee. Open to all hospitals and health systems, the new survey recognizes organizations for their achievements in four focus areas: Infrastructure; Business and...

2010-01-11 09:53:00

DETROIT, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America and its dealers announced today that DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan has been selected to receive a donation of $50,000 from Hyundai Hope on Wheels(TM). The Hope on Wheels Tour traveled nationwide throughout 2009 and donated more than $1.3 million to childhood cancer research institutions. The tour will make its final stop at the Children's Hospital of Michigan in Detroit today at 1:30 p.m. in conjunction with the North American...

2009-12-04 09:29:00

TROY, Mich., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- CareTech Solutions, an information technology (IT) and web products and services provider for hospitals and health systems, announced today that six of its client -hospital web sites earned ten awards in the Strategic Communications eHealthcare Leadership Awards competition. The awards were accepted by CareTech Solutions Executive Director of web products and services, Chris Catallo, at the 13th annual Greystone Internet Healthcare Conference, held...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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