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2014-07-30 16:29:01

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to advances in minimally invasive surgery, pain management, preoperative preparation and rapid rehabilitation methods, patients of Dr. Craig McAllister at EvergreenHealth in Kirkland, Washington, can now receive outpatient hip and knee replacement surgery. Dr. McAllister and EvergreenHealth were the first physician and hospital team on the West Coast to offer outpatient hip and knee replacement surgery. Dr. McAllister and his team...

2014-07-29 23:05:51

Technology to Play Major Role in Advancing Company’s Leadership Position in Innovation Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 PhyMed Healthcare Group, a physician-owned practice management company specializing in anesthesia, pain management and critical care, has named Ryan Dorr as its chief information officer. “Ryan came to PhyMed in May 2013 as our vice president of information technology, and has quickly become an essential part of our organization and leadership team,” says Dr....

2014-07-16 23:00:41

Becker’s Healthcare is seeking ten reviewers to attend Becker's ASC 21st Annual Meeting – The Business and Operations of ASCs. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Becker’s Healthcare is seeking ten reviewers to attend Becker's ASC 21st Annual Meeting – The Business and Operations of ASCs on October 23-25, 2014 at the Swissotel in Chicago. A Reviewer must be an administrator or physician that is affiliated with an ambulatory surgery center. Reviewers receive complimentary...

2014-07-14 12:27:05

SOMERS, N.Y., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We are pleased to announce Orthopaedic Associates of Central Maryland Surgery Center ("OACM") and the Ellicott City Ambulatory Surgery Center ("EC") have merged and will be operating out of Ellicott City Maryland. The OACM/EC merger is a joint venture between Merritt Healthcare and 14 leading Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine, Hand, Spine, Pain, GYN, and GI physician partners. The Facility will also accommodate the specialties of general...

2014-07-03 23:04:13

100 Physician Leaders to Know in the ASC Industry Are Named in Becker's ASC Review Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Becker's ASC Review released its annual "100 Physician Leaders to Know in the ASC Industry," list for 2014. The list is comprised of ambulatory surgery center physician owners, operators and corporate leaders who have distinguished themselves in the ambulatory surgery center industry. Several of these physicians are pioneers in the ambulatory surgery...

2014-06-30 16:26:23

Berry Bros. and O'Hair Shutters first ENTRUST clients to receive access to substantial SCN benefits DALLAS, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Surgery Center Network (SCN), the most comprehensive network of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) in the U.S., has announced third-party administrator ENTRUST, Inc., has begun embedding SCN's wide range of services into its clients' benefit plans. The first ENTRUST clients to gain access to SCN's services are Berry Bros. General Contractors in...

2014-06-26 23:03:45

Orthopedic spine surgeon, Dr. Hooman M. Melamed of the DISC Sports & Spine Center, discusses surgery need, patient health, process and recovery. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Every year, millions of Americans suffer herniated discs that—if left untreated—may cause excruciating pain and further damage to the spine. The microdiscectomy, one of the most commonly performed spine surgeries, is a safe, effective option for those patients who have not responded to more...

2014-06-13 12:24:28

Presentations Focus on Pain Management Billing & Coding and Managed Care Contracting ST. LOUIS, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three members of National Medical Billing Services' senior leadership team will be featured speakers Becker's 12(th) Annual Spine, Orthopedic, and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference. National Medical is a national healthcare revenue cycle management company that specializes in servicing ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and their affiliated surgeons. Both...

2014-06-12 12:26:11

NBA Star and Hall-of-Famer to Speak at Becker's Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference ST. LOUIS, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Medical Billing Services, a national healthcare revenue cycle management company that specializes in servicing ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and their affiliated surgeons, will sponsor the highly venerable National Basketball Association legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Keynote Address at Becker's 12th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and...

2014-06-10 23:09:53

Facilities in five states (California, Georgia, Virginia, Nebraska, and Utah) have added cash-pay prices to Pricing Healthcare's open, direct-pay marketplace. American Fork, UT (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Want to know what it would cost to have that surgery performed, either for yourself or for one of your employees? Current prices for a growing number of hospitals and surgery centers across the country can be found at PricingHealthcare.com. Pricing Healthcare began hosting facility price...


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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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