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2014-09-09 16:26:33

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH), one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced the acquisition of the operations of Florida Gulf-to-Bay Anesthesiology Associates (FGTBA). Based in Tampa, Fla., FGTBA's more than 200 physicians and certified registered nurse anesthetists manage approximately 160,000 cases annually through anesthesia management services for eight hospitals and...

2014-09-08 23:09:43

Participants will learn best practices for Stark law compliance in physician compensation arrangements during the upcoming Sept. 18 webinar from Atlantic Information Services. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Compliance officers juggle many high-risk issues, but dollar-wise they all pale in comparison to settlements under the Stark physician self-referral law. “Stark Law DOs and DON’Ts: Best Practices for Your Physician Contracts,” an upcoming Sept. 18 webinar from Atlantic...

2014-09-08 23:06:10

Longtime Olathe physician moves practice to Overland Park Overland Park, Kansas (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Saint Luke’s South Primary Care welcomes CasSandra McKarnin, D.O., and her patients. The family medicine physician has cared for patients in Southern Johnson County for more than a decade, most recently in Olathe. “We are excited to welcome Dr. McKarnin to our staff,” said Annamarie Holmes, Director of Physician Practice Management for Saint Luke’s Medical Group. “Saint...

2014-09-08 23:00:47

Power Liens Designates Beverly Hills Chiropractic & Orthopedic Center as a “Preferred Provider” Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Power Liens has a special designation for the most experienced and trusted doctors, who consistently deliver quality care. When you see the Power Liens designation of “Preferred Provider,” you can rest assured that the practice has been screened and meets a standard of high quality care. Personal injury attorneys are constantly on the...

2014-09-08 16:25:44

Expands Anesthesia Presence in Nebraska KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings Inc. (NYSE:TMH), one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced the acquisition of the operations of Heartland Anesthesia Services, PC. Based in Omaha, Neb., Heartland Anesthesia Services' physicians and certified registered nurse anesthetists manage more than 10,000 cases annually through anesthesia management services...

2014-09-08 08:28:57

Leading hospitalist organization grows regional leadership team. TACOMA, Wash., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Physicians, a leading hospitalist organization focused on driving improvements in quality, satisfaction and financial performance of inpatient healthcare delivery, is pleased to announce the promotion of Lasongia Morton, MD to Regional Medical Director. Lasongia joined Sound Physicians in 2012 and most recently held the Chief Hospitalist position at Southern Regional...

2014-09-04 23:05:41

Dr. Keith Kausler's Orange Coast Chiropractic, based in Tustin, comes highly recommended by Power Liens, the largest directory of physicians working on lien and letter of protection (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 With over 4,000 physicians in their network, Power Liens has a special designation for the most experienced and trusted doctors, who consistently deliver quality care. When you see the Power Liens designation of “Preferred Provider,” you can rest assured that the practice...

2014-09-04 08:30:52

Newest Offering Improves Customer Financial Performance at Earliest Revenue Cycle Stage BOSTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedAptus® today announced the launch of MedAptus Provider Enrollment, the company's latest software component aimed squarely at effectively addressing the challenge of timely and complete physician credentialing. Partnering with MedAptus on this offering is Newport Credentialing Solutions, the nation's premier provider of cloud-based credentialing...

2014-09-04 08:30:46

Pennsylvania physicians say beating it begins with communications HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The simple fact of life for men is that as they age the risk of prostate cancer increases. And, it's one of those things that men cringe about. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show increasing risk as men age from their 50s into their 60s and then 70s. With the exception of skin cancer, the CDC says prostate cancer is the most common...

2014-09-03 23:15:27

Will Hamilton of PYA authored an article featured in “Becker’s Hospital Review” that delves into the increased scrutiny of hospital acquisitions of physician practices, the calculation of market share for antitrust law purposes, and steps for avoiding antitrust scrutiny. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 While the Affordable Care Act provides incentives to create large, integrated health systems with the goal of offering better quality care at more affordable prices, the...


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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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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