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2014-02-11 08:33:17

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialists On Call, Inc. ("SOC" or "the company"), a leading provider of specialty physician consultations to acute-care hospitals via telemedicine, today announced that an affiliate of Warburg Pincus, a leading global private equity firm focused on growth investing, has invested $32 million in the company to fund future growth initiatives. Established in 2007, SOC is a fast-growing provider of specialty physician services that provides...

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2009-11-02 15:20:00

NIU scientists: Young tyrannosaurs did serious battle against each other We all know adolescents get testy from time to time. Thank goodness we don't have young tyrannosaurs running around the neighborhood. In a new scientific paper, researchers from Northern Illinois University and the Burpee Museum of Natural History in Rockford report that adolescent tyrannosaurs got into some serious scraps with their peers. The evidence can be found on Jane, the museum's prized juvenile Tyrannosaurus...

2008-10-22 09:00:42

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialists On Call, Inc. (SOC), announced today that it recently performed its 5,000th emergency neurology consultation via telemedicine since the Company's inception in 2005. In addition, SOC announced that it has reached several other important operational milestones including completing to date more than 3,500 emergency consultations specifically for cerebrovascular (stroke and TIA) patients, and within these more than 350 cases in which...


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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