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2008-08-05 12:01:07

IPC The Hospitalist Company, a national hospitalist physician group practice, has acquired Hospitalists of America. The acquisition is said to expand IPC's presence into the major population centers of Southeast Florida with a network of independent physicians, who perform hospitalist services on a part-time basis for Hospitalists of America's (HOA) health plan and hospital customers. Adam Singer, chairman and CEO of IPC, said: "With the completion of this acquisition, IPC is establishing...

2008-06-27 06:02:59

IPC The Hospitalist Company, a national physician group practice company, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Florida-based Hospitalists of America. The acquisition will expand IPC's presence to Southeast Florida with a network of independent physicians who perform hospitalist services on a part-time basis for Hospitalists of America's (HOA) health plan and hospital customers across Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties. Subject to completion of due diligence and other...


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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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