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2014-09-15 23:10:41

PT Management Support Systems (PTMS), the nationwide leader in helping healthcare organizations establish and manage physical and occupational therapy programs, announced that Cary Edgar will conduct a webinar addressing how outpatient physical therapy and occupational therapy benchmarks can be used to compare performance and drive improvements in quality and profitability on Wednesday, September 17 from 12-1 pm EST. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Mr. Edgar will share benchmarks...

2014-09-15 23:01:47

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation launches exciting and informative lecture series through SPD University. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation has just launched an exciting and informative lecture series through SPD University. Upcoming lectures will be presented by prominent leaders and researchers in the field of SPD. The first Signature Series lecture will broadcast live on September 16, 2014, 8:30-10:00 PM EST....

2014-09-12 16:23:47

Achievement Centers for Children's Intensive Therapy Clinic marks its 6th anniversary CLEVELAND, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For children and young adults with cerebral palsy and other neuromuscular disorders affecting their movement, strength, balance and coordination, daily activities can be a challenge. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 1 in 303 8-year-old children in the United States are affected by cerebral palsy, the most common motor...

2014-09-09 23:07:19

American Specialty Health (ASH), in collaboration with Cigna, is pleased to announce the launch of ASH’s Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy (“PT/OT”) Network in Texas effective today. The ASH PT/OT Network for Cigna in Texas comprises more than 600 PT/OT practitioners. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 American Specialty Health (ASH), in collaboration with Cigna, is pleased to announce the launch of ASH’s Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy (“PT/OT”)...

2014-09-09 23:06:44

Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation announces scholarship donation from Integrated Listening Systems. Applications for The iLs Mentorship Scholarship Award will be accepted through October 24, 2014. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation today announced a scholarship donation for its popular Level 1 Intensive Mentorship training programs from Integrated Listening Systems (iLs). iLs is a multi-sensory assessment and training...

2014-09-04 23:11:41

Hoggan Scientific, LLC, a recognized world leader in the design, manufacture and sales of medical physical evaluation and industrial testing products, continues to expand its growth into new global markets to make available to healthcare and ergonomic professionals. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Hoggan Scientific is pleased to announce the company’s strong growth with the introduction and global expansion of its medical dynamometers, ergonomic force gauges, and data...

2014-08-29 23:06:54

Children with sensory issues often have developmental delays. What occupational therapy does for kids with SPD is to help both the child and the family learn strategies and tools to help the child at home and at school. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 For most kids, sensory processing occurs without conscious thought and these skills are automatic. But for some kids, sensory information goes into the brain but does not get organized into appropriate responses. For some of these...

2014-08-28 23:16:09

HealthPostures a leading national designer and manufacturer of sit to stand ergonomic office equipment, has announced that it has entered into a new dealer partnership with major office supplier FSI Office. Burnsville MN (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 HealthPostures, a leading national designer and manufacturer of industrial and office ergonomics equipment, has announced that it has entered into a new dealer partnership with office supplier, FSI Office. The partnership will put...

2014-08-19 12:29:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Net Health, the leader in software solutions for specialized outpatient care, has been selected as one of Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work in Healthcare for the year 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140813/135790 "We're very proud of our corporate culture," said Net Health CEO, Anthony Sanzo. "It is an honor to be named to this list, as it affirms our passion for creating a work environment where our employees can...

2014-08-15 23:03:31

Dr. Patrick Walsh, Director of the Marianjoy Psychology Department and Coordinator of the Brain Injury Program, has been appointed to the State of Illinois Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Advisory Council. This advisory council makes recommendations to the governor for developing and administering a comprehensive State Plan to provide services to individuals with brain or spinal cord injuries and to help prevent new injuries from occurring. Wheaton, Illinois (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Dr....


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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