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2014-10-31 08:21:33

Proposal would create a single, secure interoperable system to serve the military and their families WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today submitted its bid for the Department of Defense (DoD) Healthcare Management Systems Modernization (DHMSM) Electronic Health Record (EHR) contract. The proposal, called the Defense Operational Readiness Health System (DORHS), would help modernize the military health system by enabling doctors and healthcare professionals inside and outside...

2014-10-30 23:18:13

JB Communications and MediWebPR current findings pertaining to online profile management for healthcare professionals proves out what the study discovered earlier this year: people pay attention to online reviews. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) which illustrates the upward trend of online reviews shaping consumer impressions of doctors in selecting healthcare providers backs up the findings of JB...

2014-10-30 23:16:30

The agreement permits DermatologistOnCall to provide convenient, quality and affordable dermatology care to Highmark Members. The teledermatology service is available 24/7 and provides a diagnosis and treatment plan within three business days. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Iagnosis®, the parent company of DermatologistOnCall® and a national leader in online skin care technology, announced that beginning January 1, 2015 web-based visits will be a covered benefit to...

2014-10-30 23:09:51

Novel Integrated Telemedicine and Teleradiology Solution Will Streamline Patient Care and Drive Healthcare Costs Down Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 USARAD Holdings Inc., a leading US Joint Commission Accredited teleradiology and specialty telemedicine solutions provider, including SecondOpinions.com®, announced today that in addition to its existing teleradiology services at Mission Bend ER, it is now adding multispecialty second opinion and expert telemedicine...

2014-10-30 23:08:38

ChartRequest, formally 5 O’Clock Records, provides a best-in-class release of information solution for healthcare providers looking to facilitate the electronic transfer of health information. In business since 2012, the cloud-based solution has expanded into 25 states and received more than 30,000 records requests from insurance companies, patients, and other healthcare providers. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 ChartRequest, formally 5 O’Clock Records, is refocusing efforts on...

2014-10-30 23:06:26

Anesthesiologist and Senior Healthcare Information Technology Executive to Lead Connance’s Population Health and Patient Relationship Management Efforts Waltham, MA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Connance, Inc. (http://www.connance.com), healthcare’s premier source of predictive analytic technology solutions that optimize financial and clinical workflows, today announced that Randy K. Hawkins, M.D. has joined the company as its Chief Medical Officer. In this role, Dr. Hawkins will be...

2014-10-30 16:27:41

Hospitals and health plans can now access condition-specific, evidence-based guidelines within their existing workflow SEATTLE, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MCG has certified integrations of Indicia for Case Management 3.0 and CareWebQI 6.0 with 17 leading electronic health record (EHR) and medical management system (MMS) solutions, enabling customers to access and use the industry's most comprehensive and trusted set of evidence-based care guidelines to support the delivery of high-value,...

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 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...

2014-10-30 08:36:18

ATLANTA, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ADK) (NYSE MKT: ADK.PRA), a leading long-term care provider, today announced that, as part of its ongoing strategic plan to transition from an owner and operator of healthcare facilities to a healthcare property holding and leasing company, it has signed agreements with local third party operators to lease seven of its skilled nursing facilities in Georgia and Ohio. The lease on the five facilities in Ohio...


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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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