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2014-10-23 23:02:56

Orthopedic ONE is pleased to open a new Therapy Services site at 4611 Trueman Boulevard in Hilliard, just down the road from its Hilliard physician office on Trueman Court. The new site will begin seeing patients on Thursday, October 23. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Orthopedic ONE is pleased to open a new Therapy Services site at 4611 Trueman Boulevard in Hilliard, just down the road from its Hilliard physician office on Trueman Court. The new site will begin seeing patients on...

2014-10-23 23:01:03

SurveyVitals rates patient satisfaction; new feature offers direct contact with physicians. Orange, Calif. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Allied Anesthesia patients now have the opportunity to provide feedback to their physicians if they have a question or concern about their anesthesia experience. Last year, Allied Anesthesia hired an independent company called SurveyVitals to survey all of its patients, who are asked to rate the group on a scale of 1 to 5 on the quality of care they received....

2014-10-23 08:36:40

Company offers providers comprehensive ICD-10 training WAYNE, Pa., and MIAMI, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CareCloud, the leading provider of cloud-based practice management, electronic health records (EHR), and medical billing software and services, has partnered with Precyse/HealthStream to offer its clients a powerful and unique ICD-10 education program for the physician office/ambulatory market. Precyse and HealthStream have teamed together to offer a unique and comprehensive ICD-10...

2014-10-22 16:28:19

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH), one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced the acquisition of Premier Physician Services, Inc. (Premier). Based in Dayton, Ohio, Premier was established in 1987 and provides emergency department, hospital medicine, correctional care and occupational medicine management and staffing for facilities in Ohio and six other states. Through the...

2014-10-22 12:30:49

Physicians Express Concerns about His Qualifications with No Prior Healthcare Experience and Redundancy of New Role BOSTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SERMO, the leading social network of doctors in the U.S., announced today the results of recent polling of the SERMO physician community about the new Ebola Czar, Ron Klain. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/CG02301LOGO-b Seventy-nine percent of the respondents chose "No" when asked, "Do you approve of the newly...

2014-10-22 12:30:43

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Linda A. Walsh, MD, a family physician at Jarrettsville Family Care in Jarrettsville, Maryland, was awarded the 2014 Humanitarian Award by the American Academy of Family Physicians at its annual meeting. The Humanitarian Award honors extraordinary and enduring humanitarian efforts by AAFP members, both within and beyond the borders of the United States. Walsh is the medical director and chair of the Steering Committee for the...

2014-10-22 12:30:33

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Family Physicians held elections for its board of directors this week at its annual meeting. The board of directors advocate on behalf of family physicians and patients nationwide to inspire positive change in the U.S. health care system. The AAFP represents 115,900 physicians and medical students nationwide. -- Robert Wergin, MD, FAAFP, is president of the board. Wergin is a family physician in...

2014-10-22 08:30:39

Acquisition expands physician-practice footprint into seventh state with one of Colorado's largest and most respected physician practices DENVER, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA), a leading provider of population health and kidney care services, today announced that HealthCare Partners has entered into an agreement to acquire Colorado Springs Health Partners (CSHP), a multi-specialty medical group with more than 100 physicians at 11 locations...

2014-10-21 23:12:52

Venus Skin™ is the first direct to consumer program, available exclusively through our physician partners, that will offer patients 24/7 access to a unique, medical grade skincare formulation that takes only minutes to apply and shows results in 28 days or less. Toronto (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Global Aesthetic Technology Leader, Venus Concept, is pleased to announce the official launch of its newest business division, Venus Skin™, the first subscription based medical grade skincare...

2014-10-21 23:03:41

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) announced today that it has joined Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA) – one of the nation’s largest oncologist physician groups – to create an Episode of Care (EOC) program to deliver highly specialized care for breast cancer patients. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) announced today that it has joined with Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA) – one...


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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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