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2014-09-23 16:27:35

Venture aims to support practices, provider organizations and payers seeking to succeed with emerging value-based care and reimbursement models CHICAGO and JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) and Citra Health Solutions (Citra) today announced a commercial partnership to make their respective solutions and services readily available to the other's client base. The partnership will enable Allscripts to deliver services that help clients...

2014-09-21 23:01:20

Booming demand and expanding profitability has caused the industry to experience a growth spurt in revenue, enterprises and wages. For this reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Electronic Medical Records Systems industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 The Electronic Medical Records Systems industry, which designs, develops, implements and supports electronic medical records (EMR) and electronic health...

2014-09-18 23:10:14

Leading provider of web-based forms, bar-coded e-forms and electronic patient signatures to hospitals assists Oklahoma customer in thanking IT/IS team for its dedication to improving patient care and safety. Sulphur Springs, Texas (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Each year, Norman Regional Hospital in Norman, Okla., schedules a week of activities that coincide with National Health IT (NHIT) Week to celebrate the contributions of their information technology (IT/IS) professionals. To help Norman...

2014-09-18 12:30:19

Frost & Sullivan challenges the perceived overkill from the popular buzzword at Health 2.0's Fall Conference 2014, uncovering health IT solutions drawing patients to their care MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: "The (Don't Cringe Just Yet!) Patient Engagement Panel" Part of the Health 2.0 "Doctors 2.0 Preconference Session" WHEN: 2:00 p.m. PDT on Sunday, September 21, 2014...

2014-09-17 23:14:06

In honor of National Health IT Week Sept. 15-19, American Sentinel University details some of the must-have skills health IT professionals need for gaining a competitive edge in the current healthcare marketplace. American Sentinel offers specialization in healthcare, giving students a competitive advantage in the clinical IT environment and interested students can learn more about the university’s online informatics and technology programs at...

2014-09-17 23:13:50

4Medapproved and Wide River, LLC Partner to Provide Critical Access Hospitals and under-served medical communities with Healthcare IT Education and Professional HIT Services Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 4Medapproved, the leading provider of online education and certification resources on topics relating to Health Information Technology has launched a strategic partnership with leading HIT consulting company Wide River LLC. This partnership will offer accredited industry training...

2014-09-17 12:27:18

DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OTEMR, Inc., ONETOUCH EMR, 2.0 has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition Complete EHR certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting eligible providers with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). ONETOUCH EMR 2.0 was certified on July 14, 2014 by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification...

2014-09-17 08:30:58

Virtual Awareness Week Takes Place September 15-19, 2014 WAYNE, Pa., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health information technology improves the quality of healthcare delivery, increases patient safety, decreases medical errors, and strengthens the interaction between patients and healthcare providers. To mark the important role health information technology plays in improving healthcare delivery in America, Precyse and others across the U.S. have joined together to celebrate National...

2014-09-16 23:03:34

Leadership Shift Supports Drive to Improve Medication Use McLean, Va. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 RxAnte, the leading platform for improving medication use through predictive analytics and targeted clinical programs, today announced key changes to its management team. The announced changes support the Company’s drive to improve medication effectiveness through the use of predictive analytics and targeted clinical programs. On September 2, 2014, Brock Hardaway, chief executive officer of...

2014-09-15 23:07:11

The Sullivan Institute for Healthcare Innovation’s Patient Experience Council co-chair, Kym Martin, recognized among other renowned women leaders for achievements in advancing healthcare progress Reston, VA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, in partnership with The Sullivan Institute for Healthcare Innovation,...


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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.'