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2014-05-21 23:09:26

Healthpointe welcomes Dr. Cristian Santizo into their multidisciplinary team. La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Healthpointe is pleased to announce the addition of a new board certified Occupational Medicine physician, Dr. Cristian Santizo, to their Ontario center. Dr. Cristian Santizo specializes in treating musculoskeletal pain syndromes and treating various ailments related to occupational health. Dr. Santizo completed his Medical Degree at the Yeshiva University – Albert Einstein...

2014-05-21 16:27:21

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH), one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, was recently named among "America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies" by Forbes Magazine. Each year, Forbes works with GMI Ratings, a provider of research, data and analytics on environmental, social, governance (ESG) and forensic accounting risks affecting the performance of public companies, to identify the...

2014-05-21 12:28:16

LONDON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Endocrine Testing Market (E2, FSH, hCG, LH, DHEAS, Progesterone, Testosterone, TSH, Prolactin, Cortisol, Insulin Tests and Others)- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 -...

2014-05-20 23:10:11

Dr. Arnold C. Yuan joins the ranks at Healthpointe Medical Group La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Healthpointe is pleased to announce the addition of Occupational Medicine physician, Dr. Arnold C. Yuan, to their Irwindale center. Specializing in the field of Occupational Medicine, the esteemed Dr. Yuan aims to focus his efforts on workplace healthy and safety. As an Occupational Medicine physician, Dr. Yuan has joined Healthpointe’s Irwindale center in order to continue his efforts...

2014-05-20 08:28:09

Activate Network's Physician Influence and Adoption Modeling Become Part of Decision Resources Group's Life Sciences Data and Analytics Services BURLINGTON, Mass., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group (DRG), one of the world's leading firms focusing on healthcare insights, data and analytics, and services, today announced that it has signed a strategic channel alliance agreement with Activate Networks, Inc. This expands on a multi-year research collaboration between...

2014-05-19 23:11:17

New data summarizing concierge medicine and direct-pay physician salaries in the U.S. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Concierge Medicine Today, the industry’s oldest national trade publication for the direct primary care and concierge medicine marketplace, released data this week summarizing concierge medicine and cash-based physician salaries in the U.S. The data is based upon surveys, polling analysis and verbal responses received from concierge doctors throughout the U.S. during the...

2014-05-19 23:00:28

In all, 960 graduates – a record total -- participated in WesternU’s five Commencement ceremonies, which included the colleges of Allied Health Professions, Podiatric Medicine, Dental Medicine, Graduate Nursing, Optometry, Osteopathic Medicine, Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine, as well as the Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences. Pasadena, California (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Health science professionals will be on the front lines as the Affordable Care Act takes full effect over the...

2014-05-15 23:09:33

5th App from MDLinx, a leading healthcare brand where physicians find the most up-to-date, valuable clinical and medical information, helping them make the most informed decisions for the health of their patients. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The new innovative MDLinxCME App was created to help practitioners fulfill their continuing medical education (CME/CE) requirements and enhance their CME experience -- right on their Apple and Android devices. All CME activities are accredited...

2014-05-15 23:09:16

Electronic Health Records system from Objective Medical Systems vastly improves exchange of information. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Objective Medical Systems, LLC has today announced that its Electronic Health Record (EHR) system has earned Meaningful Use Stage 2 Certification from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. This certification represents a significant step toward enabling cardiovascular practices across the nation to select an EHR...

2014-05-15 16:27:39

The Advisory Board Company honors Nashville-based Accountable Care Organization and South Carolina-based health system with national awards for successful physician partnership WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MissionPoint Health Partners and Hospital Corporation of America's South Atlantic Division were selected from more than 900 hospitals nationwide to receive the 2014 Crimson® Physician Partnership Award presented today by The Advisory Board Company at its national Crimson summit...


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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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