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2014-03-29 08:20:08

Allows quick and easy assessment of FFR values with Ultra-Thin Navvus(TM) MicroCatheter that can be used over standard 0.014 inch guidewires EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., March 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACIST Medical Systems, Inc., a Bracco Group company, pioneer and global market leader of advanced contrast delivery systems for cardiology, today announced at the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session in Washington, D.C. the global introduction of the new...

2014-03-28 23:27:59

Ace Medical Weight Loss Center newly launched the website called http://www.SlimPlateSystem.org to help physicians start weight loss services in their existing practices. This year, 100 physicians and practices will get free support and training to start their own weight loss practice. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 There are less than a few thousand physicians practicing obesity medicine and one third of the U.S. population need their help. Unfortunately, there are 300,000 primary...

2014-03-28 23:24:52

Doctor Eric Terrell was recently featured in Northern Virginia Magazines article "Top Chiropractors of 2013." Doctor Terrell is one of a number of chiropractors working to improve the overall effectiveness of our current healthcare system. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Doctor Eric Terrell was recently featured in Northern Virginia Magazines article "Top Chiropractors of 2013." Doctor Terrell is one of a number of chiropractors working to improve the overall...

2014-03-25 23:32:37

After raising $1.3 million in seed funding, the free iOS Smartphone app allows doctors to ‘publish’ findings, generate feedback, review conventional therapies, and incorporate new medicines into a collective knowledge base San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 More than 5,000 clinicians nationwide are already utilizing the newest breakthrough in modern collaborative medicine: SharePractice, the social medical platform for practicing healthcare professionals to connect and share...

2014-03-25 23:32:07

Work to address ICD-10’s financial impact has focused primarily on inpatient settings leaving gaps in risk related to professional fee reimbursements. Jvion—the leader in ICD-10 analytics—recently released guidance on the importance of understanding and addressing ICD-10’s potential repercussions for this significant and critical portion of provider revenues. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 With the ICD-10 compliance deadline looming, many providers are kicking their programs...

2014-03-25 23:26:30

Updox, the industry leader for physician connectivity and CRM solutions for independent medical practices, today announced that Pat Bickley joined the organization to lead Product Management. Bickley will steer defining new solutions for the platform that add value to the Updox Direct Network (UDN), the largest in the nation and used by more than 35 of the nation’s leading electronic health records (EHRs). Dublin, Ohio (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Updox, the industry leader for physician...

2014-03-25 23:04:10

14th Annual National Provider Enrollment Workshop 2014: Solve Your Medicare and Commercial Payer Enrollment Challenges Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 DecisionHealth, a leading source for health care news, analysis and instructional guidance, announced today that it will be including CAQH, a nonprofit alliance of health plans and trade associations aimed at simplifying health care administration, to enhance onsite training at the 14th Annual National Provider Enrollment Workshop...

2014-03-25 08:29:27

SAN DIEGO, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO) today announced top-line data from a proof of concept Phase 1/2 clinical trial evaluating the use of HTI-501 in the treatment of cellulite. The primary endpoint of the clinical trial was met, showing a statistically significant improvement in the appearance of cellulite in the areas of the patients' skin treated with HTI-501 as determined by physician assessment 28 days after treatment compared to...

2014-03-24 20:23:32

NORWALK, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bob and Carmen Pack, whose young children died as a result of physician overprescribing will turn in 840,000 signatures by 3 pm today to qualify a landmark patient safety act for the November ballot. Seven year old Alana and ten year old Troy were killed on a roadside by a doctor-shopping drug addict who ran them over after being overprescribed thousands of narcotics at Kaiser and falling asleep at the wheel. "The Troy and Alana...

2014-03-24 12:31:01

HAMDEN, Conn., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While hospice care can be requested by anyone, a patient's physician remains a key resource where authority, trust and expertise can make all the difference in making a hospice referral a timely, supportive and beneficial experience for both patient and family. For this reason, Mike Ferris, Principal, Simione Healthcare Consultants, tells hospice teams, and specifically those working in sales, to examine each physician's feelings about...


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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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