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Genetic Research Reveals Eight Distinct Types Of Schizophrenia

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Schizophrenia is not a single disease, but a group of eight genetically distinct disorders - each with its own unique set of symptoms, according to new research published online Monday in The...

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2014-09-15 23:01:24

Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific has created a pilot program, the Longitudinal Chronic Care Course, that pairs students with Western Diabetes Institute patients. Students will establish long-term relationships with patients and their families and they will learn about living with chronic diseases on a daily basis. Pomona, California (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (COMP) student Kenneth Chang, DO...

2014-09-15 12:27:39

Investment Led by Major U.S. Health Systems, Believe VisitPay® Will Positively Disrupt Way Patients Manage and Pay Medical Bills BOISE, Idaho, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iVinci Health LLC, the company behind the healthcare industry's first and only comprehensive Patient Revenue Management system, branded as VisitPay®, has successfully closed $5 million in new funding. The company also announced the launch of a new extension to VisitPay® - an online Payment and Financing Portal...

2014-09-11 20:21:46

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health care stakeholders convened on Capitol Hill today to discuss the importance of preserving patient access to community-based care at a briefing organized by the newly formed Patient Access to Community Treatment (PACT) Coalition, comprised of patient advocacy organizations, provider groups and health care distributors. During the briefing, expert panelists discussed both the financial and quality of life benefits of community-based...

2014-09-08 08:31:36

-- Oregon Presents Great Opportunities -- FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Generation Management Corp. (OTCQB:NGMC) announced today its wholly owned subsidiary, NextGen Cannabis Consulting LLC, has entered into an agreement with the Shevin and Clark Consulting Firm to expand operations into the State of Oregon. NGCC will initially apply for 3 dispensary licenses while identifying key retail locations. NextGen Cannabis Consulting LLC recently opened and is operating...

2014-09-04 23:11:13

National mental health and suicide expert, Lucinda Bassett, highlights the shortcomings of the US healthcare system for those struggling with mental illness, and why she believes greater access to inpatient treatment is a key for long-term recovery and suicide prevention in the wake of Robin Williams' death. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Following the recent suicide of actor Robin Williams, national mental health expert...

2014-09-04 23:08:41

MyRounding, the industry leader in digital health solutions for patient experience, today announced that it has entered into a partnership with Studer Group to create a rounding tool: Studer Group Rounding. Denver, Colo. (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 This partnership and data collection software will ensure that healthcare organizations working with Studer Group will now be able to capture real-time patient feedback as well as increase levels of staff and physician engagement using any...

2014-09-03 23:06:57

Aptel Research and Patient Power have announced key results from the Patient Power Summer 2014 Survey which demonstrate the high level of online engagement of cancer patients and their frequent reliance today on online patient communities as a primary source of credible and up-to-date health information. Cambridge, MA and Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Aptel Research, a respected healthcare market research firm, and Patient Power, a leading producer of online educational content...

2014-08-29 12:22:25

The Miami medical waste disposal company now offers their services all over the Sunshine State with flat monthly fees, no complicated contracts, and a free 5 minute assessment quote. MIAMI, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Miami-based Medical Waste Management, a licensed and insured Florida medical waste removal company, announced today that the company has expanded its services to encompass all of the Sunshine State. Medical Waste Management specializes in Medical Waste...

2014-08-28 23:09:49

Custom tools guide payers to select laboratories that best meet their testing needs. Lansdale, pA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Genetic testing for multiple diseases and conditions is now available throughout the world, with large reference laboratories as well as smaller providers supplying such services. Since laboratories differ with regard to the genetic variants analyzed, the methods used, turnaround times, and costs, payers may struggle to find the most appropriate laboratory providers...

2014-08-27 23:03:52

NPSF Board Members and Lucian Leape Institute Members Also Named to Modern Healthcare List Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS, president of the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) and the NPSF Lucian Leape Institute, is among the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare announced in the August 25 issue of Modern Healthcare magazine. Also on the list are NPSF board members Jonathan Perlin, MD, PhD; and Andrew Sussman, MD, MBA; NPSF Lucian Leape...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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