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2014-10-22 16:28:19

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH), one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced the acquisition of Premier Physician Services, Inc. (Premier). Based in Dayton, Ohio, Premier was established in 1987 and provides emergency department, hospital medicine, correctional care and occupational medicine management and staffing for facilities in Ohio and six other states. Through the...

2014-10-22 12:30:33

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Family Physicians held elections for its board of directors this week at its annual meeting. The board of directors advocate on behalf of family physicians and patients nationwide to inspire positive change in the U.S. health care system. The AAFP represents 115,900 physicians and medical students nationwide. -- Robert Wergin, MD, FAAFP, is president of the board. Wergin is a family physician in...

2014-10-22 12:29:47

CHICAGO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading researchers in emergency medicine will present more than 400 studies during ACEP14-Scientific Assembly, the annual meeting of the American College of Emergency Physicians in Chicago, Ill. Sponsored by the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Research Forum will be held in Room W474A of McCormick Place West Convention Center from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 27(th) and from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on...

2014-10-22 08:33:09

Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital to Open in Early 2015 PHOENIX and LEWISVILLE, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dignity Health and Adeptus Health (NYSE:ADPT) today announced a joint venture to support the growing demand for access to quality medical care in Arizona. The new partnership will begin with Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital and includes plans for additional access to emergency medical care in Phoenix. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140625/121364...

2014-10-22 08:30:37

Strong relationships with end users and an effective post sales service strategy must be a priority for wound care companies, says Frost & Sullivan LONDON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global wound care market is poised for steady growth due to the rapid rise in lifestyle diseases and the related risk of chronic wounds. A burgeoning population, greater awareness among patients, and higher buying power will further push the market. The emergence of private funding and clinics...

2014-10-20 16:27:21

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: TMH), one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced the acquisition of PhysAssist Scribes, Inc. (PhysAssist). Based in Fort Worth, Texas, PhysAssist provides scribe services for more than 155 emergency departments in 22 states. Founded in 1995, PhysAssist was the nation's first scribe company and is a leader in the development of the scribe...

2014-10-20 12:31:11

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the Emergency Nurses Association have issued a joint statement about specialty nursing and leadership organization collaboration related to Ebola Virus Disease, on behalf of their 150,000-plus combined nurse members. Joint Statement--Ebola: Specialty Nursing and Leadership Organizations Commit to Partnership Recent events leading to the...

2014-10-20 12:30:55

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The arrival of the Ebola virus in the United States has prompted the nation's emergency physicians to urge policymakers to provide more resources for personal protective equipment and training for emergency care workers as they manage the front lines of this deadly disease. "The response to Ebola should be regionalized, with emergency departments screening and identifying patients who are infected, and then transporting them to facilities...

2014-10-20 08:30:04

New center to provide great care and modern conveniences close to Dallas' dynamic Knox Park area DALLAS, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedSpring Urgent Care officially opens the doors to its first Dallas-based center today in the Knox Park area. Located at 4617 N. Central Expressway, just east of the Knox Shopping District, the new center offers the same level of medical care and amenities patients have come to expect from MedSpring locations in Austin, Houston and Chicago....

2014-10-17 23:07:04

Celebrates South Shore Harbour Facility Relocation with Donation to Clear Creek High School Lewisville, CA (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room relocated its South Shore Harbour facility to 3016 Marina Bay Drive, League City, Texas at 7 am today. “We are delighted to continue to serve the League City community in our new, upgraded facility,” said Dr. Olson, Facility Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room South Shore Harbour. To celebrate the relocation,...


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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
2013-04-30 13:21:44

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, commonly known as CPR, is an emergency procedure performed in an effort to preserve brain function and manually pump blood through to the body’s vital organs, until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous circulation. CPR is indicated in cardiac arrest patients, but may also be performed on patients with an unresponsive presentation or those experiencing agonal breaths or severe and prolonged arrhythmias such as bradycardia or tachycardia. The first...

William Fisher
2012-09-05 10:27:46

William Fisher is American physician and a former NASA Astronaut. He was born William Frederick Fisher on April 1, 1946, in Dallas, Texas. He graduated from North Syracuse Central High School in North Syracuse, New York in 1964. He continued on to attend Standford University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences in 1968. The following two years, Fisher worked on graduate studies in Microbiology and received a Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Florida in 1975....

Annals of Emergency Medicine
2012-05-04 11:29:56

The Annals of Emergency Medicine is the official journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). It is a peer-reviewed medical journal founded in 1968 and published by Elsevier on behalf of the ACEP. The journal publishes original research, clinical reports, opinion, and educational information related to the practice, teaching, and research of emergency medicine. In addition to general emergency medicine topics, Annals of Emergency Medicine regularly publishes articles on...

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