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2014-09-29 23:00:56

Dr. Natalie W. Geary is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 NAPW honors Natalie W. Geary, M.D., F.A.A.P., Owner and President of Private Pediatrics of Palm Beach as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. She is recognized for leadership in pediatrics and family care with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country,...

2014-09-24 08:28:38

Team Benefits from Streamlined Pro Fee Coding Processes Ahead of ICD-10 BOSTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedAptus® today announced that Kennedy University Hospitalists recently completed implementation of the company's Professional (Pro) Charge Capture solution. The Kennedy Health System is a network of primary and specialty care physician practices throughout Southern New Jersey that provides patients with high-level, fully coordinated health care services close to home....

2014-09-08 08:28:57

Leading hospitalist organization grows regional leadership team. TACOMA, Wash., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Physicians, a leading hospitalist organization focused on driving improvements in quality, satisfaction and financial performance of inpatient healthcare delivery, is pleased to announce the promotion of Lasongia Morton, MD to Regional Medical Director. Lasongia joined Sound Physicians in 2012 and most recently held the Chief Hospitalist position at Southern Regional...

2014-08-20 16:25:05

DETROIT, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Post Hospitalist Company, General Medicine, P.C. recently achieved another milestone. They are now contracted with 9 of the top 10 managed care companies in the U.S. and continues on a path of steady growth during the 3rd quarter of 2014. General Medicine is the nation's leading provider of specialized post-hospitalist medical care services to managed care organizations, Medicare-Medicaid dual eligible programs, Medicare Advantage Plans, accountable...

2014-08-07 23:10:17

Physicians attending the Symposium by the Sea conference on Aug. 7-10 will learn the benefits of scribes provided by Medical Scribe Systems. El Segundo, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Medical Scribe Systems (MSS), the nation’s leading provider of trained scribes specializing in revenue cycle enhancement, will be exhibiting at the Symposium by the Sea conference in Boca Raton, August 7-10. Physicians attending the event are invited to come by Booth 308 to watch a video demonstrating the...

2014-08-07 23:09:13

Jeremy Cushing Enters Management Academy in Huntsville/Madison County Leadership Institute Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 PhySynergy, a privately held management services organization (MSO), specializing in change management and physician practice support for anesthesiology, hospitalist, and emergency medicine groups, today announced a major accomplishment for one of the CRNAs in its growing cooperative. Jeremy Cushing was selected to participate in the Management Academy for...

2014-07-29 08:31:36

Dr. Bryan K. Williams, former customer service expert for the Ritz-Carlton, joins Dr. Scott Sears, Chief Clinical Officer at Sound Physicians. TACOMA, Wash., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Physicians, a leading hospitalist organization focused on driving improvements in quality, satisfaction, and financial performance of inpatient healthcare delivery, will host a complimentary webcast on Sept. 4, 2014, at 10 a.m. PST entitled, "Giving Meaningful Feedback to Physicians." The...

2014-07-18 08:24:33

Leading hospitalist organization takes over management of local hospitalist group. TACOMA, Wash., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Physicians, a leading hospitalist organization, focused on driving improvements in the quality, satisfaction and financial performance of inpatient healthcare delivery, announced an acquisition of certain assets of Inpatient Specialists. Twenty-six full time hospitalists from Inpatient Specialists will join Sound Physicians and will continue to...

2014-06-19 08:30:22

Rural hospitals may especially benefit from effective and efficient nighttime telehospitalist care ATLANTA, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Progressive smaller hospitals have begun replacing hospitalist night calls and moonlighter duty with hospitalist telemedicine, typically to avoid physician burn-out and improve recruiting and retention. A new study conducted by researchers from Eagle Telemedicine and the Medical University of South Carolina, and published in the peer-reviewed...

2014-06-13 12:25:09

Medicare's physician-payment data reveals high billing outliers PHOENIX, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Over one thousand primary care physicians providing hospital-based services billed Medicare more than five times the average, raising questions about their billing practices, according to a detailed analysis published by Abhay Padgaonkar, President of Innovative Solutions Consulting. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140613/117778) The independent billing practice analysis...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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