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2014-07-24 08:34:42

Places in top five for 13 performance categories in national survey of more than 18,000 physicians across 25 specialties AUSTIN, Texas, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- e-MDs, a leading provider of electronic health records (EHRs) and practice management (PM) solutions, is ranked fifth overall in the Medscape EHR Report 2014 and in the top five in 13 other categories, the company announced today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140310/MM80554LOGO The report, released earlier this month, is...

2014-07-23 23:17:22

Experienced physician returns for 5th term as President of medical staff. Plans to continue building atmosphere of mutual cooperation to serve community. Bayonne, NJ (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 CarePoint Health is pleased to announce that Dr. Howard Levine has been recently elected as the President of the medical staff at Bayonne Medical Center. The election marks the 5th time Dr. Levine will serve as President, as voted on by the physicians on staff. The office of President represents the...

2014-07-23 23:15:28

Hawthorne Wellness Center Comes Highly Recommended By Power Liens, The Largest Directory Of Physicians Working On Lien And Letter Of Protection (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 With the expansion of their online directory of over 4,000 physicians, Power Liens has a special designation for their 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 has been screened and...

2014-07-23 23:15:20

After a long search for the right HIPAA-secure mobile health communication solution, Docbook Enterprise is set to connect one of the largest physician networks in Texas into one real-time communication platform. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 DocbookMD, a HIPAA-secure mobile communication company, is in the process of deploying one of the largest physician-centric mobile communication solutions in Texas at Memorial Hermann Physician Network (MHMD) in Houston. Created by Austin-based...

2014-07-23 23:01:45

Albert Weber Follows the Sara Soulati Health For Life Program as a Guide for Daily Nutrition and Meditation Toward Longevity Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Global Cardio Care, Inc., a management company for physician practices delivering Enhanced External Counterpulsation (EECP), is celebrating the 100th birthday of Albert Weber, a patient who receives EECP therapy at the health center. Weber has been plagued with angina pectoris and ischemic heart disease. Since receiving ongoing...

2014-07-23 23:01:11

Gulick and Rubens Chiropractic Comes Highly Recommended by Power Liens, the Largest Directory of Personal Injury Physicians Working on Lien and Letter of Protection (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 With the expansion of their online directory of over 4,000 physicians, Power Liens has a special designation for their most experienced and trusted doctors. Personal injury attorneys are constantly seeking reputable doctors for their clients who work on a lien basis, so Preferred Providers are screened...

2014-07-23 08:32:03

EZDoctor levels the playing field for physician referrals by eliminating doctor listing fees, increasing the integrity of its physician information. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EZDoctor (https://ezdoctor.com/), the innovative leader in online medical appointment booking, announced today it is permanently eliminating fees required from doctors to be listed on its site, greatly increasing the integrity of its online physician information while offering the...

2014-07-22 16:27:34

CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Osteopathic Association's House of Delegates approved a policy recognizing that same-sex households need to have access to health insurance and health care, and supporting measures to eliminate discriminatory coverage. A study in Pediatrics found that children with same-sex parents are less likely to have private health insurance than children with married opposite-sex parents, particularly if they live in states that do...

2014-07-22 08:30:46

Innovation from PrimaCare, one of the Metroplex's largest urgent care providers, and Physician Care Direct reflects growing demand for health coverage workers can afford DALLAS, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextCare Holdings, Inc. and Physician Care Direct have teamed to help small- and medium-size employers manage the skyrocketing cost of providing employees with health insurance. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140310/MM80608LOGO According to the Centers for Medicare and...

2014-07-21 23:00:29

Ginoza & Nakano Chiropractic Comes Highly Recommended by Power Liens, the Largest Directory of Personal Injury Physicians Working on Lien and Letter of Protection Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 With the expansion of their online directory of over 4,000 physicians, Power Liens has a special designation for their most experienced and trusted doctors. Personal injury attorneys are constantly on the hunt to find doctors for their clients who work on a lien basis, so...


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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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.