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2014-09-02 23:00:55

Tohobanion Chiropractic, based in Los Angeles, comes highly recommended by Power Liens, the largest directory of physicians working on lien and letter of protection Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 With over 4,000 physicians in their network, Power Liens has a special designation for the most experienced and trusted doctors, who consistently deliver quality care. When you see the Power Liens designation of “Preferred Provider,” you can rest assured that the practice...

2014-09-02 16:25:46

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH), one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced a merger with the operations of Trident Emergency Physicians (TEP) expanding its presence in Charleston, S.C., and its relationship with HCA Healthcare. TEP is a 30-year-old physician practice that manages and staffs two emergency departments and two free-standing emergency departments within...

2014-08-31 23:01:44

Updox, the industry leader for physician connectivity and CRM solutions for health care, will be exhibiting at ENGAGE14, the premier educational and networking event for more than 3,000 Greenway Health customers, held Sept. 4-7, 2014, at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. Dublin, Ohio (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Updox, the industry leader for physician connectivity and CRM solutions for health care, will be exhibiting at ENGAGE14, the premier educational and...

2014-08-29 23:11:43

Joint Venture with DuPage Medical Group Helps Patients Throughout Will County. JOLIET, IL (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Meridian Medical Associates, a leading multi-specialty physician group in Will County, is welcoming Dr. Dalip Pelinkovic, a leading spinal surgeon specializing in complex cervical spine surgery, to the Meridian Medical Associates family as part of a joint venture with DuPage Medical Group. Dr. Pelinkovic will begin providing Orthopaedic spinal services to Meridian Medical...

2014-08-29 23:10:32

Recently, the Illinois Department of Public Health issued a notice of proposed rule changes that aim to limit the exposure that physicians can seek using traditional methods found in the marijuana industry. Normally, physicians have benefited from the option of using local dispensaries to advertise to new or future patients. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Under Section 946.300, Qualifications for the Certifying Physician, it states in section b) that “The physician shall not…advertise in a...

2014-08-29 23:07:37

AudioEducator will conduct a LIVE webinar on the strategies to smoothen the transition process of retiring, buying & selling the physician practice. Durham, NC (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 In 2014, industry veterans are expecting a record-break in terms of physicians retiring, merging or selling their practices. The Deloitte’s 2013 Survey of U.S. Physicians* suggest that many physicians are likely to retire earlier than planned in the next two to three years. According to the survey,...

2014-08-28 23:17:51

MarijuanaDoctors.com is enthralled to announce the addition of its newest California physician, James Patel M.D. of Livermore, California. As always, MarijuanaDoctors.com prides itself on affiliating with only the best and most qualified physicians, and in accordance with that, we are excited to introduce the public and our patients to Dr. Patel’s practice. Livermore, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 MarijuanaDoctors.com is enthralled to announce the addition of its newest California...

2014-08-28 12:30:46

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- OCHIN, Inc., one of the nation's largest nonprofit Health IT and professional services organizations, and the Oregon Medical Association (OMA), a nonprofit organization that serves and supports physicians and physician assistants in their efforts to improve the health of Oregonians, have just announced their line-up for the second, coordinated healthcare conference in the fall of 2014, the cHealth Innovation Symposium. The...

2014-08-27 23:03:10

This new $5 million outpatient campus offers three physician practice locations and laboratory services, including a blood draw site. Abington, PA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The newest Abington Health Center opens in Lower Gwynedd, PA on Monday, September 8, 2014. This new 15,000 square foot, $5 million project is an outpatient campus that features three primary care practices and walk-in laboratory services. “Adding a fifth outpatient facility is a very exciting endeavor for Abington...

2014-08-27 12:31:25

LONDON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Medical Affairs Reputations in Oncology: Oncologists Rate Key Products and Companieshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2313371/Medical-Affairs-Reputations-in-Oncology-Oncologists-Rate-Key-Products-and-Companies.html As the oncology drug market continues to face significant road bumps in terms of development costs and pricing requirements, the role of Medical Affairs teams working with...


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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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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'