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2014-06-27 04:21:23

Diabetes care system lowers risk of heart attack, stroke and retinopathy over a three-year period PLAINSBORO, N.J., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study published today in The American Journal of Managed Care found that an all-or-none or "bundled" approach to primary care, deployed by Geisinger Health System for patients with diabetes, produced better health outcomes, and that the benefits happened quickly. More so than most chronic conditions, diabetes offers a window...

2014-06-26 23:14:52

Charm Medical is expanding its services for retail customers, professionals, institutions, and individual patients with a new web-based ordering capability. Pembroke, Massachusetts (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Charm Medical Supply, a Massachusetts-based healthcare supply and medical equipment company, is expanding its services for retail customers, professionals, institutions, and individual patients with a new web-based ordering capability. For 15 years, Charm Medical has built a sterling...

2014-06-26 23:03:04

IAL to Help Drive Strategy through Commercialization of New Patient Engagement Tool and Re-define Mobile Health Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Insight Accelerator Labs has partnered with healthcare start-up Healthy-TXT™ to further develop and commercialize the company’s mobile health engagement platform that delivers real-time, targeted support to patients to reduce patient readmissions and improve health outcomes. As part of its new IAL member designation, Healthy-TXT™ will work...

2014-06-25 23:13:51

CareSTAT Urgent Care has provided patients with added convenience to receive affordable health care using its innovative smartphone app. The mobile app enables patients to check-in to a facility and track their place in line from a remote location, allowing people to carry on with their busy lives at home, work, or elsewhere until they are able to be seen by one of the medical professionals at the urgent care facility. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 CareSTAT Urgent Care has...

2014-06-25 23:01:06

The Avamere Family of Companies announced that Brad Litle, Regional Director of Operations, has been chosen by the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) as a future leader in long-term and post-acute care. Wilsonville, OR (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The Avamere Family of Companies announced that Brad Litle, Regional Director of Operations, has been chosen by the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living...

2014-06-25 16:26:06

CHICAGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Water Street Healthcare Partners, a strategic investor focused exclusively on the health care industry, announced today that it has simultaneously invested in and merged CHS Health Services (CHS) and Take Care Employer Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of Walgreen Co. The combination creates a leading worksite health company dedicated to improving the cost and quality of employee health care. With more than 85 years of combined experience, the new...

2014-06-25 12:31:14

Twice Monthly Series Will Cover Opportunities & Responsibilities WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) today announced, in partnership with Small Business Majority and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, a series of webinars to help Spanish-speaking small business owners navigate the changes and opportunities in health care and better understand how they and their employees can benefit from new programs made...

2014-06-25 12:26:12

Urgent care centers are popping up all over the country and offering benefits that traditional emergency rooms do not. CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Health Briefs is pleased to present a report on the status of urgent care centers in an upcoming segment. The show takes a look at the rising number of urgent care facilities in the United States and compares services so consumers are informed. It will review the basics of knowing when to visit each of the...

2014-06-25 08:32:27

The Mid-States Consortium of HIOs Makes Progress toward its Advocacy and Interstate Exchange Goals DENVER, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mid-States Consortium of Health Information Organizations announced today that six additional organizations have joined as members. The new health information organization (HIO) members are Illinois Health Information Exchange, Lewis and Clark Information Exchange, Michiana Health Information Network, Tiger Institute Health Alliance, Utah Health...

2014-06-25 08:31:47

Pacific Northwest-based independent pediatricians group blazes new trail managing children's health community-wide ATLANTA, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wellcentive, the industry forerunner in end-to-end population health management (PHM) for healthcare organizations, proudly congratulates the Children's Health Alliance (CHA) on being presented Health Data Management's top honor for the Analytics All Stars Award for Population Health Project of the Year. The magazine's inaugural...


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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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