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BOSTON, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pediatric Physicians' Organization at Children's (PPOC), a preferred Boston Children's Hospital Community of Care member and one of largest
Physician-led locum tenens placement firm supports urgent care center growth through non-traditional approaches to locum tenens physician, nurse practitioner and physician assistant staffing
Is Dr. Oz Selling Snake Oil or Survival? NEW YORK, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- 81 percent of US physicians polled on SERMO, the top social network for doctors, want Dr.
Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Consultants (PCCS) recently completed implementation of the company's MD Coder 10 Charge Capture solution across their entire enterprise with 100%
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Evidence reveals that engaged physicians are linked to superior patient care, lower costs, greater efficiency, and improved quality and patient safety.
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Family medicine sees 10% pay increase; physician participation in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) continues dramatic rise NEW YORK, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health
The American Association for Physician Leadership® has named Northwestern Medicine’s Academy for Quality and Safety Improvement as the 2015 winner of the Leape Ahead Award.
PITTSBURGH, Apr. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Acusis® provides clinical documentation specialists to enter patient encounter summaries directly into a client's preferred EHR system.
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 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...
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,...
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 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...
- The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
- In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.