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2014-04-23 23:13:18

Updox Joins 33 National Organizations to Advance Data Exchange for Improved Outcomes and Lowered Costs Dublin, Ohio (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Updox, the industry leader for physician connectivity and CRM solutions for health care, announced the organization became a founding member of Carequality, a new initiative dedicated to accelerating progress in health data exchange among multi-platform networks, healthcare providers, electronic health record (EHR) vendors and health information...

2014-04-23 08:31:46

University of Utah Health Care was the first academic medial center to post physician reviews online in Dec. 2012 and continues to advance its system. SALT LAKE CITY, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As other health care systems around the country prepare to follow in the footsteps of University of Utah Health Care --the first hospital system in the country to post online physician reviews and comments --Utah's only academic medical center is reporting new data about the...

2014-04-23 08:28:47

PHILADELPHIA, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stanson's next-generation clinical decision support and analytics solution fully integrates into EMRs, provides alerts to help providers keep care costs low, quality high Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today an agreement to market Stanson Health's next-generation...

2014-04-22 12:30:58

Cerner leader to discuss integrating clinical and financial solutions for practice profitability NORWALK, Conn., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Offering customizable, integrated clinical and financial solutions to physician practices of all sizes and specialties, Cerner will participate in UBM Medica's first Practice Rx conference May 2-3 at the Hyatt Regency in Newport Beach, Calif. In a session titled, "The Importance of Integrated Revenue Cycle Management and the Impact to Your...

2014-04-22 12:30:53

The Rounds Completes Seed Round To Help Physicians Connect & Collaborate Online HALIFAX, April 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The Rounds, a leader in physician-to-physician collaboration, today announced it has completed a $1 million seed capital fundraising effort. The fundraising effort closed today with a $250,000 investment from Innovacorp. The financing will help The Rounds accelerate growth across Canada and drive product development. With nearly 1500 physicians on board, The...

2014-04-22 08:33:03

- Imprimis' ophthalmic formulations now commercially available with a physician's prescription - SAN DIEGO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMMY), a vertically-integrated specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of proprietary sterile and topical compounded drug formulations, announced today its attendance and physicians' presentations at the upcoming American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)...

2014-04-21 23:11:11

Career Step will be exhibiting at the 2014 ICD-10/CAC Summit hosted by AHIMA in Washington, D.C. April 22 and 23 with information on its new assessment products and physician documentation training. Provo, UT (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, will be exhibiting at the 2014 ICD-10/CAC Summit hosted by the American Health Information Management Association in Washington, D.C. April 22 and 23. The company will be...

2014-04-21 16:25:22

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ninth annual MemorialCare physician advocacy days to educate state lawmakers on how their current and future decisions impact the health and wellness of California communities is set for April 22-23 in Sacramento. MemorialCare Health System, a leading Southern California not-for-profit integrated delivery system--with hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange counties--is the only health system that has created this...

2014-04-17 23:01:55

Brought to readers by The Leading Physicians of the World, The Waiting Room Magazine and its staff are hard at work finalizing the second issue, now in publication. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Brought to readers by The Leading Physicians of the World, The Waiting Room Magazine and its staff are hard at work finalizing the second issue, now in publication. An informative companion meant for easy reading, it is the magazine’s objective to educate patients on their own healthcare...

2014-04-16 12:30:05

USA TODAY Reports That Every Year 103,000 Medical Professionals Abuse Drugs, Placing Patient Lives At Risk SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A USA Today report finds that 103,000 medical professionals are abusing prescription drugs every year, yet most of the addicted doctors are never caught and place their patients at risk. California will be the first state in the nation to require random drug testing of doctors if voters approve an initiative measure...


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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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