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2009-12-01 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Compressus, leaders in interoperability of disparate healthcare IT systems, today announced it has received a notice of allowance from the United States Patent & Trademark Office for its patent application entitled "Autonomous Routing of Network Messages Within a Healthcare Communication Network" patent. The company made the announcement here at the 95th Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Nov. 29 - Dec. 4, 2009. The...

2009-02-03 07:00:00

Janine Broda Elevated to Chief Marketing Officer and PACS Industry Veteran Shawn Gibbons Joins as MEDxConnect(TM) General Manager WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Compressus, Inc., leaders in healthcare IT systems interoperability solutions, bolstered its executive team with the promotion of Janine Broda to chief marketing officer and the recent appointment of Shawn Gibbons as vice president and general manager of the MEDxConnect(TM) division. Proven to increase physician efficiency,...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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