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2014-05-06 08:36:23

ShoreTel unified communications improve mobility, collaboration, and care coordination for hospitals, physician practices and extended care providers SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ShoreTel® (NASDAQ: SHOR), the leading provider of brilliantly simple phone systems and unified communications solutions, today announced a vertical sales program focused on the healthcare industry, with dedicated programs to deliver solutions to hospitals, physician practices and extended care...

2014-05-05 23:10:41

The iDocuMint solution bridges the gaps between what physicians document, and coders need to code. It also offers an easy to use ICD-9 favorites list that provides a simple list of ICD-10 required components for Physician education. VitalWare will be demonstrating the solution at ACDIS in Booth 129 in Las Vegas on May 7-9, 2014. Yakima, Washington (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 VitalWare™, the leader in healthcare intelligence for ICD-9 and ICD-10 coding, today announced a new web site,...

2014-05-05 23:10:13

Online Compliance Tool Simplifies and Organizes Compliance Efforts Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 AAPC (http://www.aapc.com), the leader in advancing the business of healthcare, is pleased to introduce 7Atlis, a web-accessible, affordable, total OIG compliance management solution for physician practices. The solution simplifies the complexities compliance officers face today to provide comprehensive and accurate oversight in administering their compliance program. 7Atlis...

2014-05-05 20:24:11

LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:EMR 2014: The Market for Electronic Medical Recordshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/ehealth/emr_2013_market_electronic_medical_records.htmlKalorama has continuously examined the fast-changing market for electronic medical records (EMR) for nearly a decade, and each year we produce a comprehensive report of our findings. Our report has become the industry standard, oft-quoted by...

2014-05-04 23:00:30

Famous directory includes 15 new offices and new medical specialties throughout Los Angeles, Riverside, Orange, and San Diego Counties. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 04, 2014 Doctors on Liens™, the leading network of qualified medical professionals specializing in med/legal evaluations and treatments for personal injury and workers' compensation cases, has continued its steady growth in early 2014. The new medical offices include medical specialties and locations highly requested by...

2014-05-03 23:03:02

Dbtech announced today an agreement with Virtua Health for the implementation of dbtech’s eFolders solution. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 Virtua has been leveraging dbtech’s Ras content management platform for multiple IT platforms since 1998, and in recent years has relied on dbtech’s Scan to Ras function for the capture of physician and government affairs documentation. In 2014 Virtua attended a dbtech eFolders webinar and soon began to investigate how eFolders could serve...

2014-05-02 23:08:16

Comprehensive Smartphone Solution Tackles Healthcare Communication Challenges Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Voalte, the leader in healthcare communication technology, today released its latest white paper, “Physician communication: 3 key elements to secure texting.” The white paper explores the ramifications of outdated communication technology and the impact of a secure texting model for physicians both inside and outside the hospital. Citing a 2013 study by The Joint...

2014-05-02 16:24:18

New iConnect® Network partnership with ADS delivers real-time clinical data directly into referring physicians' EHRs enabling increased referrals while satisfying regulatory requirements and reducing costs PARAMUS N.J., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Data Systems Corporation (ADS), a leading provider of healthcare automation including MedicsRIS(TM), MedicsDocAssistant(TM) EHR for Radiology, and MedicsPremier(TM) PM, today announced a new strategic partnership with Merge...

2014-05-02 12:25:17

Study in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association Finds Wikipedia Articles Contradict Peer-Reviewed Medical Literature CHICAGO, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It might be convenient to research medical conditions online but a study in the May issue of The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA) found nine out of 10 public-edited Wikipedia articles on common medical conditions contained factual errors when compared to peer-reviewed resources. Authors of the...

2014-05-01 16:31:45

DENVER, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) today announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. Income from continuing operations attributable to DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. for the three months ended March 31, 2014 was $183.3 million, or $0.85 per share. This compares to adjusted income from continuing operations attributable to DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. for the three months ended March 31, 2013 of $196.9 million, or $0.92 per share,...


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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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