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2013-06-21 23:01:15

Presenters to Collaborate to Accelerate Much-Needed Treatments for Patients Horsham, Pa (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Ashley Appell, 26, has a rare disease that could kill her at age 30. Appell and her fellow panelists at the DIA 2013 49th Annual Meeting, taking place June 23–27 in Boston, hold the power to help develop a drug that can save her and others with Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome. The meeting, beginning on Monday at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, will include thousands...

2013-06-14 23:23:07

The video of the Fifth Care Coordination Summit that took place May 7-8 in Washington, D.C., is soon to be available for healthcare professionals to share with their teams. The Care Coordination Summit: Paving the Way Toward a Sustainable Healthcare System firmly embraces the need to create a sustainable healthcare system that will subsist long into the future. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 The video of the 5th Care Coordination Summit that took place May 7-8 in Washington, D.C., is...

2013-06-12 23:21:40

The Take-Charge Patient, by patient advocate and award-winning author, Martine Ehrenclou, has won 16 book awards. The most recent is gold winner of The Benjamin Franklin Awards sponsored by the IBPA. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 The Take-Charge Patient: How You Can Get the Best Medical Care by patient advocate and award-winning author, Martine Ehrenclou, M.A., is a gold winner in The Benjamin Franklin Awards for best reference book in 2013. It has also won finalist in the self-help...

2013-05-30 23:30:40

It's not how care providers keep patient records that matters; it's how easily they can access a patient's complete record from all their providers at the point of care. MedKaz is the only system that makes them accessible anytime, anywhere. Brownsville, VT (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 In February, the Defense and Veterans Affairs Departments stopped trying to develop a single electronic medical record system that would serve all branches of the military and the VA. After spending five years and...

2013-05-24 23:35:04

Founding Registry Partners voice strong support for the shared, open-access registry able to collect data on any disease San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 PatientCrossroads today announced that the CONNECT open-access patient registry is now available for patient communities and disease organizations — including patient advocacy groups, pharmaceutical companies and medical researchers — to join. Founding Registry Partner organizations, which collectively represent 70 diseases,...

2013-05-22 23:17:32

New White Paper Highlights Importance of Including Patient Voices in Healthcare Improvement Efforts Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 The Beryl Institute releases its latest white paper, Voices of Patients and Families: Partners in Improving Patient Experience, in an effort to highlight the importance of including patient input and listening to and acting on patient feedback when planning and evaluating patient experience efforts. The paper shares insights on patient experience gained in...

2013-05-22 23:02:39

Late stage cancer patient and advocate uses navigational and educational skills acquired during her own health journey as the basis for a health literacy program which includes an introduction to health and the Affordable Care Act on the Internet. The program will launch the same day the Affordable Care Act goes into effect, October 1, 2013. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 After being diagnosed with metastatic carcinoid cancer, patient advocate Suzi Garber learned there was no cure...


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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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