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2014-07-24 08:33:30

IRVING, Texas, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help health care organizations better understand trends in the cardiovascular market that could impact patient care and the bottom line, Novation released its Spring 2014 CV Watch, "Innovations in Cardiovascular Devices." The semi-annual Novation report provides hospitals with guidance and details on promising new technologies that can help them better serve patient needs and understand how these options impact the supply chain. According to...

2014-07-16 12:24:14

IRVING, Texas, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move to strengthen its position in the transcription industry, Global Transcripts has added Radiology, Legal and Hospital transcription to its list of specialized services. This expansion has been done to cater to the requirements of varied industries and organizations. Over the last 14 years, Global Transcripts has carved a name for itself in the field of medical transcription. It has been providing high-quality...

2014-06-25 08:32:17

IRVING, Texas, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national health care network, announced that it has elected three new board members, as well as a new chair. The three new board members, each elected to three-year terms, include: -- Michael Butler, president, operations & services, Providence Health & Services, Renton, Wash. -- Dean Gruner, MD, president and CEO, ThedaCare, Neenah, Wis. -- Mark E. Larmore, CPA, group senior vice president, CFO and...

2014-06-24 16:24:33

IRVING, Texas, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help hospitals and health systems lower costs and better serve patients, Novation today announced enhancements to its industry-leading NOVAFOOD(TM) portfolio and a new Food Standardization program. Through an expanded number of offerings, hospitals can save an average of 25 percent on a broader range of food categories. In addition, they can participate in increased cash rebate opportunities for standardizing that are about 7...

2014-06-24 08:30:59

IRVING, Texas, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valley Medical Oncology Consultants (VMOC) and Caris Life Sciences announced today a collaboration to establish a clinical molecular profiling program that enables more personalized treatment for cancer patients in the San Francisco Bay Area. This program will leverage the power of Caris Molecular Intelligence(TM), the industry's leading comprehensive tumor profiling service, to better target therapy options based on a patient's unique...

2014-06-19 16:25:39

VHA Expands Availability of Enhanced VHA LYNX Suite to All Hospitals Nationwide IRVING, Texas, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national health care network, announced enhancements and new applications to VHA LYNX, its suite of supply chain management tools. The VHA LYNX suite is designed to help hospital supply chain leaders reduce costs, and improve operational efficiencies and overall financial performance. VHA LYNX is available to all hospitals and health systems...

2014-06-18 16:26:58

IRVING, Texas, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national health care network, announced today that its member-driven supply networks delivered a combined savings of $272 million on network contract spend to members in 2013. VHA pioneered the member-driven supply network concept and currently facilitates 14 networks nationwide--the largest number in the industry. Through VHA SupplyNetworks, groups of VHA members join together to reduce supply chain costs and increase...

2014-06-12 08:30:16

IRVING, Texas, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For a wide range of health care technology suppliers, the upcoming Novation Innovative Technology Expo offers an opportunity to showcase products that improve patient outcomes and increase safety to experienced clinicians from health care organizations across the nation. Novation, the leading health care expertise, analytics and contracting company for the more than 100,000 members of VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association and...

2014-06-11 16:22:04

IRVING, Texas, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE: DAR) announced today that management will present at the Oppenheimer 14(th) Annual Consumer Conference to be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston. Randall C. Stuewe, Darling's Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present June 25(th), at 2:25 p.m. ET, and will hold one-on-one meetings throughout the day. The investor presentation will be webcast and accessible via the Investor Relations section of the...

2014-06-05 08:28:09

Median Overall Survival was 8 Years Longer for Women who were Treated with Therapies Consistent with Caris Molecular Intelligence(TM) Tumor Profiling Prediction and was 2 ½ years Longer after Recurrence IRVING, Texas, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caris Life Sciences® and investigators from Inova Fairfax Hospital presented the first clinical outcomes data presentation from the Caris Registry(TM) at the 50(th) annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago,...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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