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2014-05-29 10:46:14

Boston University Medical Center Since it started more than 30 years ago, funding the graduate medical education (GME) system has not evolved even as there has been a revolution in GME. The United States contributes almost $10 billion a year from Medicare into funding the GME system. However this system fails to provide the workforce needed for the 21st century and lacks the necessary transparency and accountability. With an aging population and millions of people newly registered for...

2008-07-25 15:01:08

By Michael Gilbert, The News Tribune, Tacoma, Wash. Jul. 25--A nurse who treated victims of one of the Army's worst air disasters and at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, took command Thursday at Madigan Army Medical Center. Maj. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho comes to Madigan after 15 months as commander of the Walter Reed Health Care System. She was also promoted earlier this month to command the Army Nurse Corps, a job she'll keep in her new post at Fort Lewis. Horoho was working in an...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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