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2014-01-20 23:22:24

Smart healthcare leaders realize that they must manage their organization’s culture, or their culture will manage them. To succeed in the new economic landscape of reimbursement changes and shrinking profit margins, LifeWings, a patient safety consulting firm dedicated to helping hospitals change their cultures, reveals seven mistakes leaders make that are sure to doom their culture change project. Collierville, TN (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Hospitals everywhere realize 2014 is a year of...

2014-01-18 23:01:05

This industry has been burdened with cost pressures, including rising labor and liability expenses and the price of new technology. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on Specialist Doctors in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 The Specialist Doctors industry enjoyed a rise in demand in recent years, leading to increased industry revenue, employment and wages. An aging population and increasing occurrences of...

2014-01-16 23:25:05

MEDbase200 expands their US Physician Mailing List with a wide-array of additional data points, filters and selects, allowing for "drill-down refinement" and advanced targeting. Lake Forest, Illinois (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 MEDbase200 now offers enhanced filters for their Physician Mailing List. According to MEDbase200 President Sam Tartamella, the “MEDbase200 Physician Mailing List is one of the largest and certainly the most selectable physician lists on the market, with a...

2014-01-16 08:27:33

According to TAPA, Metroplex Physicians and Hospitals Hail Benefits of Scribe Program AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospitals everywhere are seeing an ever-increasing number of patients come through their emergency rooms. In spite of increased pressure, some facilities in Dallas/Fort Worth have been able to decrease wait times and increase patient satisfaction, thanks to a program that uses medical scribes to complete all documentation for the physician....

2014-01-16 08:27:08

WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CHE Trinity Health announced today that Brian Dietz, FACHE, will continue as president and chief executive officer of Saint Francis Healthcare, Wilmington, Del., following eight months of interim leadership in this role. Dietz brings more than 35 years of health care management experience in meeting quality and financial objectives to his position and a leadership approach that focuses on quality outcomes, employee and physician...

2014-01-15 23:29:33

Doctor Disability is now offering complimentary disability insurance quotes for physicians and dentists. Visit http://www.doctordisability to obtain a complimentary, no obligation disability insurance quote. San Clemente, CA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Doctors should protect their income by obtaining disability insurance because a disability can happen to anyone at any time without warning. Doctor Disability provides own occupation disability insurance to doctors and dentists. The...

2014-01-15 23:28:52

Career Step is now enrolling physicians in its ICD-10 Physician Education and Training programs, which provide physicians an overview of the coming ICD-10 changes and information on how documentation practices need to change for the new code set. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is now enrolling physicians in its ICD-10 Physician Education and Training programs. Announced at the American Health...

2014-01-15 23:24:25

Dr Steven Shoshany has been on the cutting edge of chiropractic treatment for over 15 years and is always expanding his offerings with the latest advances in non-surgical therapies and technology. This month he is proud to announce that in addition to cash, credit cards, and select insurance plans, he will also begin accepting Bitcoin digital currency. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Dr Steven Shoshany has been on the cutting edge of chiropractic treatment for over 15 years and is...

2014-01-09 23:04:57

Becker's ASC Review released its annual "100 Physician Leaders to Know in the ASC Industry" list for 2014. The list is comprised of ambulatory surgery center physician owners, operators and corporate leaders who have distinguished themselves in the ambulatory surgery center industry. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Becker's ASC Review released its annual "100 Physician Leaders to Know in the ASC Industry" list for 2014. The list is comprised of ambulatory...

2014-01-09 16:25:33

Board of Directors Begins Succession Process; Mr. Roth Remains CEO until Successor is Named KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Team Health Holdings Inc. ("TeamHealth" or the "Company") (NYSE: TMH), one of the largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals in the United States, today disclosed that its Chief Executive Officer, Greg Roth, has announced his desire to retire from his role as an officer and member of the Company's Board of Directors...


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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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