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2014-10-01 23:13:15

Santa Clara dentist, Dr. Alan Frame, is now offering treatment for TMJ disorders. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Santa Clara dentist, Dr. Alan Frame, is now offering treatments for patients with TMJ disorders. TMJ refers to the temporomandibular joint, which connects the lower jaw to the skull. Problems with the bone, joint, or muscles in the area can lead to TMJ disorders and interfere with healthy function. Many factors can play a role in the onset of TMJ disorders. Symptoms...

2014-10-01 08:30:58

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sotera(®) Wireless today announced that Dr. Rosemary Kennedy, an internationally recognized informatics leader, has joined the Company in the newly created role of chief nursing officer. The appointment reinforces Sotera's commitment to providing practice leadership for nurses, a group that is highly engaged in the safety and care of hospital patients. "Rosemary has driven improvements in healthcare quality through the deployment of health...

2014-09-30 23:21:25

National Alliance for Caregiving to Participate in IOM Workshop on Home-Based Care Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Institute of Medicine (IOM) and National Research Council (NRC) are today convening a workshop on the Future of Home Health Care to study how future models of home-based healthcare can better serve patients and families. The workshop will also identify research priorities for the community to move the field forward. This work is key for patients and family...

2014-09-30 23:15:30

New and unique tools help solve complex medical billing and charge capture challenges, recovering otherwise lost revenue for hospitals. Plantation, FL (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 veEDIS Clinical Systems, LLC has developed technology that is unlike any in the industry, an EMR that assists hospitals to capture deserved-revenue through more complete and accurate documentation. This technology is non-interruptive to the clinical user, but helps to ensure the most complete documentation based...

2014-09-30 23:12:56

Patient engagement platform and revenue cycle management firm respond to growth in patient pay portion of hospital revenue Nashville, TN (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Responding to significant growth in the patient pay portion of hospital revenue, IngagePatient and PatientFocus have forged a partnership to help hospitals improve the patient’s experience in managing the total cost of care. “This is an opportunity to leverage patient engagement together with the last leg of the hospital...

2014-09-30 16:28:09

Team led by Duke University researcher to build patient registry, study therapies' effectiveness WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) today announced that AHRQ has selected the research team that will conduct a five-year, $20 million project funded by PCORI to evaluate the effectiveness of different treatment strategies for women with uterine fibroids....

2014-09-30 12:29:51

CHICAGO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety announced today that Kenneth P. Rothfield, MD, MBA has joined the PPAHS Board of Advisors. Currently serving his last month as Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology at Ascension Health's Saint Agnes Hospital (Baltimore) and Adjunct Associate Professor of Nursing at the University of Maryland, Dr. Rothfield will be assuming the role of System Chief Medical Officer at St. Vincent's...

2014-09-30 08:44:01

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLoop® released an app version of its doctor-patient platform today, which integrates with HealthKit in iOS 8 and allows people to share medical device and activity data with their doctors. The app harnesses native iOS technologies to enhance the HealthLoop experience for iPhone users, enabling patients to maintain a robust connection with their doctors between visits. "This new flood of wearable health devices and the data...

2014-09-29 23:03:55

Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith, Bishop Noel Jones and Dick Gregory Support The Sara Soulati Health For Life Program With EECP to As Way of Lifestyle Modification Los Angeles CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Sara Soulati, CEO and Founder of Global Cardio Care, Inc., the firm that manages physician practices delivering Enhanced External Counterpulsation (EECP), is aligning with African-American church leaders and activists to further spread a heart health message of prevention and lifestyle...

2014-09-29 08:31:04

Strongly Positive Results, Presented at European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2014 Congress, Demonstrated Oncotype DX® Prostate Cancer Test was an Independent Predictor of Tumor Aggressiveness REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced strongly positive results from an additional independent clinical validation study of the Oncotype DX® prostate cancer test, conducted in collaboration with the Uniformed Services University...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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