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Paperwork Consumes One-Sixth Of US Physicians Time And

Paperwork Consumes One-Sixth Of US Physicians' Time And Erodes Morale: Study

Provided by Mark Almberg, Physicians for a National Health Program Electronic health records increase doctors’ bureaucratic burden The average U.S. doctor spends 16.6 percent of his or her working hours on non-patient-related paperwork,...

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2014-10-30 20:23:29

Healthcare organizations must think long-term to solve today's problems LONDON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Challenges facing the healthcare sector are well known, yet governments and private sector organizations struggle with how to make meaningful change that will deliver sustainable healthcare - high quality care at an affordable cost. To create a foundation for meaningful change, KPMG International brought together 65 healthcare leaders, from 30 countries across six...

2014-10-30 16:27:39

Groups To Exchange Knowledge On Best Practices With Regard To Notifications During Transitions Of Care BALTIMORE, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Audacious Inquiry LLC, an information policy and technology company, announced that they entered into a collaboration with Johns Hopkins Community Physicians to enhance the clinical and operational effectiveness of Audacious Inquiry's encounter notification service (ENS). ENS provides reliable, real-time notifications and clinical...

2014-10-30 12:30:31

Survey Assesses Protective Gear Inventories at Safety-Net Health Centers and Clinics across the U.S. SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One-third of America's safety-net facilities reported limited supplies of waterproof shoe covers, gowns, face shields, single-use respirators and other personal protective equipment (PPE) the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends for treating Ebola patients, a nationwide survey of nonprofit health centers and...

2014-10-30 12:28:29

EHE's private provider network continues to expand as more employers realize the benefits of proactive preventive health with annual exams. NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EHE International, the recognized leader in preventive medicine and annual physical exams, today announced that I-27 Medical Center in Lubbock, TX has been named an EHE-certified preventive care center. Through I-27 Medical Center, EHE members in the Lubbock region now have greater access to EHE's...

2014-10-30 12:28:27

EHE's private provider network continues to expand as more employers realize the benefits of proactive preventive health with annual exams. NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EHE International, the recognized leader in preventive medicine and annual physical exams, today announced that Austin Diagnostic Clinic in Austin, TX has been named an EHE-certified preventive care center. Through Austin Diagnostic Clinic, EHE members in the Austin region now have greater access to...

2014-10-30 08:36:36

Clinical collaboration with CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic will increase access to care and help improve medication adherence for patients WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today it has entered into new clinical affiliations with three leading regional health systems to enhance access to high-quality, affordable health care services for patients. The collaborating health systems include Baptist Health System in Alabama; Community Health...

2014-10-29 23:07:46

Innovative Technology Empowers Consumers, Removes Distance as Barrier to Care St Paul, Minnesota (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Aging Services Group, a subsidiary of Aging Services of Minnesota, the largest association of organizations serving Minnesota seniors, has partnered with GrandCare Systems, to change and enhance the way traditional caregiving services are deployed for older adults in the state. GrandCare Systems utilizes digital health and socialization technology to reduce health...

2014-10-29 08:33:17

New Provider-Friendly Solution Improves the Health Network's Care Coordination and Clinician Workflow SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acupera, the leading provider of population health and workflow technology for health systems, today announced that Mennonite Health System has selected Acupera to help manage its growing patient population. Established in 1944, Mennonite Health is both an integrated health system and insurer that serves patients across Puerto Rico and the...

2014-10-29 08:32:25

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health, opened its first location in Rhode Island today inside the CVS/pharmacy store in Woonsocket. Two more walk-in clinics will begin seeing patients tomorrow in CVS/pharmacy locations in Cranston and Wakefield. MinuteClinic is the largest and fastest growing provider of retail medical clinics in the United States with more than 940 locations in 30 states. To view the multimedia assets...

2014-10-28 23:07:41

Prediabetes Patients Can Virtually Connect with Doctor in Convenient, At-Home Appointments Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 PreDiabetes Centers, a leading provider of prediabetes testing and treatment, will roll out a new program that offers clients direct in-home access to the prediabetes physician and health coach using a web-based video conferencing system, which allows clients to meet one-on-one with health team members using a standard wired or wireless Internet connection....


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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