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2012-09-25 23:00:48

Barton Associates, a leading national locum tenens agency, announces the launch of an interactive guide to state nurse practitioner scope of practice laws. Barton Associates is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional national staffing offices in Hardwick, MA, Enfield, CT, and Jupiter, FL. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 25, 2012 Barton Associates is excited to announce the launch of its Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice Law Guide, an interactive tool that displays information about the...

2010-08-18 18:00:00

HERNDON, Va., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- FedResults, Inc. the premier provider of Government business development services and Global Medical Center, Inc (GMC) announce a strategic partnership utilizing FedResults' TeamINFO Services. This partnership enables GMC to quickly expand and capture a share of federal government marketplace with an experienced mentor well known to the government sector. GMC is uniquely positioned to meet the growing demand for 'just in time' pre-deployment reviews to...

2010-04-15 13:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As trees blossom and shed their pollen and grasses and weeds germinate in yards and fields across America, allergy sufferers are retreating indoors with seemingly no relief in sight. MinuteClinic, the walk-in medical clinic inside select CVS/pharmacy stores, can help patients breathe easier and take control of their allergies this spring with treatment services available seven days a week, including weekday evening hours. "It's simple to...

2010-04-13 07:00:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As health care reform proceeds toward implementation, Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS), in collaboration with Medical Mutual of Ohio®, are hitting the ground running by delivering improved patient safety, reducing prescription drug costs and boosting physician practice efficiency through an initiative that encourages ePrescribing in Ohio. The program, which began in March 2010 and runs through September...

2009-08-11 09:00:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the pioneer and largest provider of retail-based health care in the United States, is now offering a first-of-its kind rapid conjunctivitis (pink-eye) test at its 23 locations inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in the Atlanta area. The rapid test is a pilot project conducted in partnership with Rapid Pathogen Screening, Inc (RPS). MinuteClinic hopes to offer the test nationally at a future date in its clinic locations in 25 states. The...

2009-06-24 07:00:00

Three of the Six Physicians Honored by Surescripts Use Allscripts Electronic Health Record and ePrescribing Solutions CHICAGO, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX) today congratulated three of its clients who together accounted for half of the "E-Prescriber of the Year" award winners announced Monday by Surescripts as part of that organization's Fourth Annual Safe-Rx(TM) Awards. Safe-Rx is an annual award that recognizes how e-prescribing enhances patient safety by...

2009-02-13 14:01:00

PORTLAND, Oregon, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Women's Healthcare Associates, LLC, the Oregon-based obstetrics, gynecology, midwifery, maternal fetal medicine and genetics practice, has announced that Helen Welch, CNM, MSN, has been honored by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners State Award for Clinical Excellence. Ms. Welch, who is based at Women's Healthcare Associates' Peterkort South office in Portland, received the honor in a recent ceremony. American Academy of Nurse...

2008-07-27 18:00:18

By SUE VORENBERG George Schwartz, a Santa Fe doctor accused of prescribing unusually large amounts of painkillers and narcotics to his patients, has reached an agreement with the state Medical Board to surrender his medical license but continue his consulting practice. In the "agreed order" with the board, signed June 27, Schwartz essentially agreed to retire. "(Schwartz) does not admit any wrongdoing, but desires an amicable resolution of this case in order to devote more time to his...

2008-07-21 03:00:16

By Lofton, Lynn Nurse practitioners are stepping in to help meet primary healthcare needs in Mississippi, and their number is growing. They are especially helpful in medically underserved rural areas. State law requires nurse practitioners to work under the supervision of a licensed physician, but they do not have to be on site with the physician. Under this supervision, nurse practitioners can diagnose and treat routine, common and self-limiting illnesses. They can also follow up and...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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