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2014-10-30 23:18:13

JB Communications and MediWebPR current findings pertaining to online profile management for healthcare professionals proves out what the study discovered earlier this year: people pay attention to online reviews. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) which illustrates the upward trend of online reviews shaping consumer impressions of doctors in selecting healthcare providers backs up the findings of JB...

2014-10-30 23:13:09

Healthcare startup Medtrics Lab’s Medtrics is an institutional level cloud-based platform that helps hospitals, medical schools, and universities manage all aspects of their training including scheduling, performance evaluations, demographics data, procedure credentialing and all other data necessary to maintain their accreditation. Lewisburg, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), which oversees all physician training,...

2014-10-30 23:02:52

New White Paper Shares the Implications of Burnout and how Organizations can Support Physicians to Ensure the Best Possible Healthcare Experience Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 A new white paper released by The Beryl Institute explores the impact of physician burnout on the delivery of care and overall patient experience. The paper “An Invisible Barrier to Compassionate Care: The Implications of Physician Burnout on Patient & Family Experience” reports the significance and...

2014-10-29 23:11:49

Sargas Pharmaceutical Adherence and Compliance (SPAC) International launches I Phone and Android applications for cancer patients and caregivers to exchange their health information via the cloud applications and portals developed for their physicians and pharmacies. SPAC is offering a special promotion for California medical oncologists through their state society membership of ANCO and MOASC said Git Patel CEO of Sargas. Bakersfield, California (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The nation’s...

2014-10-29 23:11:16

New Updox Feature Integrates Online Bill Pay Components with CRM Platform to Help Medical Practices Improve Cash Flow and Expand Revenue Streams Dublin, Ohio (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Updox, the industry leader for physician connectivity and CRM solutions for health care, today announced the integration of online bill pay and credit card processing components within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform. Through the Updox Patient Payments feature, patients are able to enter...

2014-10-29 23:01:06

Dr. Atonis Pax is now offering occupational medicine services to the Healthpointe clinic in Long Beach. (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Healthpointe’s occupational medicine program is designed to return injured workers back to work promptly and in their best condition possible. Among the many services offered through the program are: on-site safety training and ergonomic assessments, pre-employment screenings and physicals, physical therapy, pain management, and consultations with specialists...

2014-10-28 23:16:57

Springfield, IL recently welcomed the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team to play in the Wounded Warrior Softball Invitational, and local chiropractor Dr. Bryne Willey of AlignLife of Springfield was asked to be the team physician for the event. Springfield, Il (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Springfield, IL recently welcomed the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team to play in the Wounded Warrior Softball Invitational, and local chiropractor Dr. Bryne Willey of AlignLife of Springfield was...

2014-10-28 23:14:45

Website healthbeautydistributors.com provides access to premier skin care products and devices from a variety of manufacturers to licensed medical professionals, also a select few prescriptive devices direct to patients with prescriptions. Now expanding its reach from regional to the entire United States. New Jersey, US (USA, United States) (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 healthbeautydistributors.com has been in business since 2005 and seeks to further promote its physician buying group...

2014-10-28 23:01:52

American HealthCare Lending will showcase their innovative non-recourse patient financing platform designed to bridge the patient affordability gap caused by rising healthcare costs at the MGMA 2014 Annual Conference Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 American HealthCare Lending (AHCL) the leading non-recourse patient financing platform serving health systems, physician groups, surgical centers, and other healthcare providers, will exhibit their innovative financing platform at...

2014-10-27 23:09:35

Sara Soulati, CEO and founder of Global Cardio Care, is celebrating two years with the physician practice she manages at Global Cardio Care West Los Angeles. The center delivers EECP therapy combined with The Sara Soulati Health For Life Program. Los Angeles CA (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 Sara Soulati, CEO and Founder of Global Cardio Care, Inc., is celebrating the two-year anniversary of Global Cardio Care-West Los Angeles, the physician practice she manages dedicated to delivery of...


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Coronary Angiography
2013-07-29 11:05:01

A coronary angiography, also known as a coronary catheterization, is a procedure that gives both visual and tactical access to coronary circulation and blood filled chambers of the heart for both diagnostic and interventional purposes. It is one of many diagnostic tests used in cardiology. More specifically, coronary catheterization recognizes occlusion, stenosis, thrombosis or aneurismal enlargement of the walls of the coronary arteries; heart chamber size; heart muscle contraction...

Sigmoidoscopy
2013-03-04 10:30:47

Sigmoidoscopy is a medical procedure in which the physician is able to visualize the inside walls of the large intestine with a scope placed in the rectum. Only the distal part of the colon, or the sigmoid, is examined as opposed to the entire bowel in a colonoscopy. Reasons for procedure The use of this procedure is mainly for early detection of colorectal cancer, vascular abnormalities or polyps. Studies have shown that this procedure has aided in early detection of colorectal cancer...

Gastroscopy
2013-03-04 10:13:56

The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...

2012-11-26 22:58:54

Percussion is a technique used during a clinical examination to elicit sounds while tapping on the body surface. These sounds can give clues to physicians as to the state of the underlying structures. Percussion can be utilized during well checks or during development of the physician’s differential diagnosis. Percussion was introduced to distinguish between empty and filled barrels of liquor until Dr. Leopold Auenbrugger introduced the technique to medicine. How the Method is Performed...

Palpation
2012-11-26 20:39:45

Palpation is a technique used by a physician or medical provider during a physical examination. By placing hands on a patient, data can be gathered that is otherwise unknown by visualization only. What Information it Provides Information such as the temperature of the skin, the moistness or dryness of the skin, the shape of a structure, the location of pain, the radiation of the pain, the quality of function, strength of a structure, amount of swelling, sensation, circulation and so...

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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.