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2014-08-28 12:30:46

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- OCHIN, Inc., one of the nation's largest nonprofit Health IT and professional services organizations, and the Oregon Medical Association (OMA), a nonprofit organization that serves and supports physicians and physician assistants in their efforts to improve the health of Oregonians, have just announced their line-up for the second, coordinated healthcare conference in the fall of 2014, the cHealth Innovation Symposium. The...

2014-08-27 23:03:10

This new $5 million outpatient campus offers three physician practice locations and laboratory services, including a blood draw site. Abington, PA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The newest Abington Health Center opens in Lower Gwynedd, PA on Monday, September 8, 2014. This new 15,000 square foot, $5 million project is an outpatient campus that features three primary care practices and walk-in laboratory services. “Adding a fifth outpatient facility is a very exciting endeavor for Abington...

2014-08-27 12:31:25

LONDON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Medical Affairs Reputations in Oncology: Oncologists Rate Key Products and Companieshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2313371/Medical-Affairs-Reputations-in-Oncology-Oncologists-Rate-Key-Products-and-Companies.html As the oncology drug market continues to face significant road bumps in terms of development costs and pricing requirements, the role of Medical Affairs teams working with...

2014-08-26 16:28:48

NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AccentHealth today released a white paper presenting recent study findings that confirms the physician's active role in consumer over-the-counter (OTC) medication selections and purchases. The study was designed to explore both physician and consumer perceptions of OTCs, the sources of information used when making treatment selections, and the role of the physician in consumer use of OTC medications....

2014-08-26 16:28:43

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of TeamHealth Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH), one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced the appointment of Michael D. Snow as the company's president, CEO and board member effective September 1, 2014. Snow joined TeamHealth on April 22, 2013, as president, assuming responsibility for the company's operations, revenue cycle, administrative services, sales,...

2014-08-24 23:02:24

New Online Feature Launches During Start of Association of Staff Physician Recruiters (ASPR) Conference in Minneapolis, MN Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) August 24, 2014 Each month, thousands of physicians search for new job opportunities through PracticeMatch‘s Physician Career Center. Now PracticeMatch is expanding its physician reach with a new online feature, created through a partnership with another leader in Physician and Healthcare Placement, MDLinx Career Center. This powerful new...

2014-08-21 23:01:30

More and more millenials are opting for alternative medical treatments. Corona, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Recently, Van Uden Center has noticed a new trend among their patients. Alternative medicine is on the rise and much of that has to due to millenials. According to The Fiscal Times, young people are becoming more accepting of alternative medical treatments over conventional medicine. The Fiscal Times published an article on July 14 discussing how many millenials are embracing...

2014-08-20 08:28:38

One of the leading revenue cycle management companies offers providers comprehensive ICD-10 training WAYNE, Pa. and ALPHARETTA, Ga., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Precyse and HealthStream are teaming with TriZetto Corporation's Provider Solutions business unit to offer a unique and comprehensive ICD-10 education solution that is delivered exclusively through HealthStream's workforce development platform. TriZetto's more than 240,000 healthcare provider clients now have the opportunity to join...

2014-08-19 23:14:40

Voyance’s National APEX Quality Award recognizes outstanding healthcare organizations that have demonstrated the highest level of excellence in patient satisfaction and overall care. The 2013/2014 winners include ambulatory surgery centers, catheterization laboratories, diagnostic imaging centers, endoscopy centers, hospitals, physician practices, and therapy and rehabilitation centers. Branford, CT (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Voyance is very excited to announce the healthcare industry’s...

2014-08-19 23:01:19

Dr. Mehrdad Karimianpour's practice, Accident and Injury Center, based in Garden Grove, comes highly recommended by Power Liens, the largest directory of physicians working on lien and letter of protection. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Accident and Injury Center, a Leading Chiropractor on Lien, Receives the Coveted “Preferred Provider” Designation from Power Liens Dr. Mehrdad Karimianpour's practice, Accident and Injury Center, based in Garden Grove, comes...


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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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