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2014-09-30 08:32:42

GARDEN CITY, N.Y., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Healthcare Inc. (MHCC) today announced that its subsidiary, Millennium Medical Devices, has executed a sales, marketing and distribution agreement with MDbizWorx. MDbizWorx is a Florida based provider of ancillary medical services that serves private physician practices, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and hospitals through a seasoned national marketing and sales force. MDbizWorx currently serves over 10,400 active...

2014-09-30 08:29:18

Home monitoring with live doctor visits revolutionizes patient care BOSTON, Mass., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Until now, telehealth has been largely confined to urgent care conditions such as flu, pink eye, and sinus infections; the longitudinal health data needed to manage chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart disease was too difficult to capture and share remotely. With the updated Amwell(TM) app and HealthKit(TM), patients can now choose to share key health metrics...

2014-09-30 08:27:31

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland and TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North Bay Regional Health Centre (NBRHC) has selected Terra Nova Transcription as an outsourced clinical documentation partner. Terra Nova, a leading provider to clients with a complete end-to-end service brings together a highly qualified team of transcription and editing professionals to manage the transcription workflow to clients, ensuring delivery of a quality document returned in a timely manner. "The...

2014-09-29 12:29:04

Health Devices Achievement Award goes to Delaware health system for best practices in non-intensive-care cardiac telemetry management PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute is pleased to announce Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, DE, as the winner of its 9th Annual Health Devices Achievement Award. The award recognizes an outstanding initiative undertaken by an ECRI Institute member healthcare institution that improves patient safety, reduces...

2014-09-29 08:26:09

Industry Analyst Discusses the Central Role Played by Care Teams in Transforming Healthcare Delivery and Profiles Kryptiq CareManager(TM) BEAVERTON, Ore., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kryptiq, a market leader in population health management(1), announced today the release of a newly published executive brief on the ongoing transformation of the U.S. healthcare delivery system. The brief was authored by industry analyst and global growth consultancy, Frost & Sullivan. It...

2014-09-26 23:07:47

FileHold Systems Inc., http://www.filehold.com, the manufacturer of feature rich, enterprise grade but affordable document management software, announces that it will be exhibiting at the 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition for the National Association for Home Care and Hospice association being held in Phoenix, Arizona, at the Phoenix Convention Center on October 19-22, 2014. Burnaby, BC (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 FileHold Systems Inc., the manufacturer of feature rich, enterprise grade...

2014-09-26 23:03:03

As the population ages, the prevalence of Alzheimer's and other physical and mental diseases will increase, bolstering demand for adult day care services. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Adult Day Care industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 The Adult Day Care industry has performed well over the past five years. The steadily aging population and expensive alternative long-term care...

2014-09-26 23:01:15

R. Erik Peterson, MD joins the practice. Evans, GA (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Center for Primary Care is proud to announce the recent addition of R. Erik Peterson, MD to their practice in Grovetown. Dr. Peterson is a graduate of West Virginia University (WVU) in Morgantown. After graduation, he went on to complete his medical education at Marshall University in Huntington, WV. Dr. Peterson then completed a family practice residency at Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston, WV,...

2014-09-26 20:22:17

OTTAWA, Sept. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Each year, countless innovative technologies emerge on the health care horizon with claims of improving patient outcomes, helping control costs, and transforming Canadian health care. But which ones truly hold the greatest promise? It's a challenging question confronting today's health care decision-makers, and one that the Canadian Network for Environmental Scanning in Health (CNESH) is trying to address. CNESH is now inviting the community at...

2014-09-26 12:24:40

DALLAS, September 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new research report "Patient Engagement Solutions Market by Component (Hardware, Software & Services), Delivery Mode (On-premise, Web, & Cloud), End-user (Payer, Provider, Patients,& Others) - Trends & Global Forecasts to 2019" published by MarketsandMarkets, this report studies the global Patient Engagement Solutions Market over the forecast period of 2014 to 2019. This market is expected to reach...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'