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2014-07-04 23:01:36

Government Investments and Cloud-Based Solution to Boost the Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) Market http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/computerized-physician-order-entry-reports-4523089084.html (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 The overall computerized physician order entry (CPOE) market is poised to witness a growth of 6.5% from $938.4 million in 2013 to $1288.0 million in 2018. The market is witnessing a number of technological advancements, due to government initiatives in...

2014-07-03 23:06:07

Seattle Met’s annual ‘Top Doc’ list of 2014 this year includes six physicians from Western Washington Medical Group. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Western Washington Medical Group is pleased to announce that six of its doctors have been named to the Seattle Met’s “Top Doc’ list for the year 2014. While Western Washington Medical Group has a broad range of experienced and highly skilled providers, these top six stood out among their peers. Their staff winners include;...

2014-07-03 23:04:13

100 Physician Leaders to Know in the ASC Industry Are Named in Becker's ASC Review Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) July 03, 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 surgery center physician owners, operators and corporate leaders who have distinguished themselves in the ambulatory surgery center industry. Several of these physicians are pioneers in the ambulatory surgery...

2014-07-02 23:12:48

Aureus Medical Group, a nationwide leader in healthcare staffing, will exhibit at the Nebraska CareerMD Career Fair July 15, 2014. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Aureus Medical Group (web: aureuslocumtenens.com), a national leader in healthcare staffing, including Physician jobs, has announced that it will participate as an exhibitor at the CareerMD Career Fair to be held Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at the Hilton Omaha in Omaha, NE. CareerMD Career Fairs provide employers with an opportunity...

2014-07-01 16:29:57

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH), one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced today that Lynn Massingale, MD, co-founder and executive chairman of TeamHealth, won the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year(TM) award for the Southeast Region in the Services category. EY announced the award recipients on June 26 at a gala in Atlanta, Ga., where one winner was selected for each of...

2014-06-30 23:04:45

Healthpointe is treating patients with a combination of western medicine and a holistic approach to patients’ well-being. La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Healthpointe is now providing holistic medicine for patients who seek a natural alternative to traditional healthcare. According to the American Holistic Medicine Association, holistic medicine is “the art and science of healing that addresses care of the whole person – body, mind, and spirit.” Healthpointe exemplifies...

2014-06-29 23:03:31

Appilicious is revolutionizing personal healthcare through remote monitoring of weight-loss patients. Connecting the doctor's office to the patient's mobile app which is wliminating the information void between office visits. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 Appilicious App Development out of the tech hub of downtown Austin Texas is providing innovative technology solutions for weight-loss physicians. The focus is on setting up doctors with the company’s online monitoring...

2014-06-26 23:11:29

Team Care Medicine is offering the Kindle edition of The Familiar Physician for 99 cents in recognition of the pioneering work of Paul Grundy, MD. Yorktown, VA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 As a tribute to the ongoing efforts of IBM’s Paul Grundy, MD, and his advocacy on behalf of the Patient-Centered Medical Home, Team Care Medicine and author Peter Anderson, MD, have made the Kindle edition of The Familiar Physician available for the special summertime price of 99 cents, from June through...

2014-06-26 23:00:22

Author Dan Andrews gives an engrossing account of his life as a doctor in ‘44 Years On The Frontline of Medicine’. Gatesville, Texas (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Being a doctor can be quite exciting, what with all the interesting patients and cases that come through the hospital doors every day. In “44 Years On The Frontline of Medicine” (published by Xlibris) author Dan Andrews writes down his many experiences in the world of medicine, and how they came to influence his life. “44...

2014-06-26 16:24:39

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IHA, the area's leading physician group practice, and Michigan Heart (MH), a nationally recognized cardiology practice, are pleased to announce their integration effective June 29, 2014. "After a long history of working together, discussions over the last six months determined that integration offered the best way for our groups to work much more closely to improve patient care and deliver greater value to consumers," said...


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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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