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2014-09-30 12:27:00

Digital issue for tablets helps physicians remain independent amidst health reform mandates NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US today announced that Physicians Practice, the award-winning practice management resource for physicians and medical office staff, released the latest issue of its free tablet application, available from the App Store. This issue, Wrestling with Reform, includes advice from peers and practice management experts to help physicians...

2014-09-25 16:24:14

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Endocrinology Network, an online community and information resource for endocrinologists and other clinicians who care for people with diabetes, has established an Editorial Board to help guide the new site's editorial tone and direction and contribute ideas and content. Here are details on the inaugural Editorial Board members of Endocrinology Network: -- Charles Shaefer, Jr, MD, is assistant clinical...

2014-09-24 12:30:13

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second straight year, the Magnolia State is tops when it comes to a physician-friendly locale to practice medicine. Each year, Physicians Practice compiles its list of the "Best States to Practice," based on several analytics including cost of living, disciplinary actions taken against physicians, tax burden per capita, and physician density. Those states that consistently finish in the top 10 for each of the six qualitative...

2014-09-19 12:25:20

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that OncoTherapy Network, a leading online community to help oncologists and other clinicians gain a better understanding of the newest information available regarding the use of targeted therapies and immunotherapies, discusses some of the latest news on blood cancer research and treatment. Every September, Blood Cancer Awareness Month is observed as a way to raise awareness about blood cancers--helping to increase...

2014-09-19 12:23:41

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Neurology Times, an online community and information resource for neurologists and other healthcare providers, has established an Editorial Board to help guide the new site's editorial tone and direction and contribute ideas and content. The inaugural Neurology Times Editorial Board members are: -- Andrew Wilner, MD, former Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology at Brown University School of...

2014-09-18 08:30:13

Show will follow successful European model with new venue and features SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building upon the successful global Pharmapack brand, content producers at Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News (PMP News) and Pharmapack Europe are partnering to relaunch Pharmapack North America (PPNA), June 9-10, 2015, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. The realigned PPNA will follow the Pharmapack Europe model, bringing its...

2014-09-17 12:26:45

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that PediatricsConsultantLive, a leading online community for pediatricians and health care professionals who treat pediatric patients, offers special coverage to help clinicians promote vaccination and to help make sure kids stay-up-to date with their vaccines. The US government estimates that vaccination will save 322,000,000 children born after 1994 from vaccine-preventable infections, that 21,000,000 kids won't be...

2014-09-17 08:20:43

MANCHESTER, England, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Over 250 C-level executives and ministers to attend - Tim Clark of Emirates and Scott Kirby of American Airlines to speak at Strategy Summit - 40 of top 50 global carriers to attend 3,000 industry experts representing around 300 airlines, 800 airports and 200 tourism authorities from all corners of the world are expected to head to Chicago for World Routes, the 20th World...

2014-09-17 04:20:56

China's Definitive Sign Event Announces New Location, New Dates, and New Opportunities GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SIGN CHINA, the most comprehensive event in the sign industry, announces its new fair dates and move from Guangzhou to Shanghai. Organized by UBM Trust, a joint venture partner of UBM Asia, the largest trade exhibition organizer in mainland China and part of UBM Plc, the show will take place from 16-19 September 2015 at the Shanghai New International...

2014-09-15 12:27:38

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its mission to serve the medtech community, the BIOMEDevice San Jose event has compiled a round-up of the latest infographics on industry data and emerging trends. Topics and trends include: -- Android OS Medical Devices -- Best States for Medtech -- Healthcare & Social Media -- How Cardiologists Use Digital -- How Diabetics Use Digital -- Medtech in 2018 -- Medtech Start-up Myths --...


Word of the Day
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.'