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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...

2014-08-19 08:29:24

Spokane's Rockwood Clinic adopts innovative health plan delivery model, designed to quell rising health insurance premiums SPOKANE, Wash. and CARY, N.C., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rockwood Clinic and Physician Care Direct today announced the introduction of the Employer Health Ownership Plan(TM) (EHOP(TM)) powered by Physician Care Direct for businesses in Rockwood's catchment area of eastern Washington and North Idaho. A new approach to health insurance, the EHOP is designed to...

2014-08-19 08:29:09

Physician names are now in 62 million MedPar inpatient records and over 158 million outpatient records PHOENIX, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intellimed is pleased to announce the availability of the 2012 MedPar Inpatient and Outpatient data including attending and operating physicians associated with each case. The physician's specialty and address are also available in the physician list. This was another step in their effort to improve transparency for all providers of CMS...

2014-08-18 23:01:25

Dr. Steve Smith's practice, Smith Chiropractic, based in Buena Park, comes highly recommended by Power Liens, the largest directory of physicians working on lien and letter of protection. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 With over 4,000 physicians in their network, Power Liens has a special designation for their most experienced and trusted doctors, who consistently deliver quality care. When you see the Power Liens designation of “Preferred Provider,” you can rest...

2014-08-14 23:11:50

The comprehensive spine center is experiencing growth during their tenth year since opening the flagship clinic in Southlake in 2004. Southlake, TX (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Spine Team Texas, provider of world-class spine care, responds to patient demand by expanding their Fort Worth-Alliance clinic, opening a new clinic in Bedford, Texas, and hiring a physiatrist and two physician assistants. The comprehensive spine center is experiencing growth during their tenth year since opening the...

2014-08-14 23:05:25

Dorminy Medical Center and Irwin County Hospital select Azalea® EHR and Azalea® RCM to improve workflow and medical billing processes. Valdosta, GA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Azalea Health http://www.azaleahealth.com, a leading provider of cloud-based healthcare solutions and services, announces two new hospital clients that serve patients in south Georgia -- Dorminy Medical Center Physician’s Group and Irwin County Hospital Physician Offices. The two hospitals are implementing...

2014-08-14 23:03:56

Dr. Joel Gutierrez's practice, Gutierrez Chiropractic, based in Pico Rivera, comes highly recommended by Power Liens, the largest directory of physicians working on lien and letter of protection. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 With over 4,000 physicians in their network, Power Liens has a special designation for their most experienced and trusted doctors, who consistently deliver quality care. When you see the Power Liens designation of “Preferred Provider,” you...

2014-08-14 12:28:39

Changing demographics are leading a growing number of people to rely on services like House Call Doctor Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Economics reports that, in the 1930s, a full 40% of patient treatment took place in the home. Since those days, the comfort of home care from an expert physician has become increasingly rare, but there are signs that house call doctors are beginning to make a substantial comeback. Data from Medicare Part B billings shows that...

2014-08-13 23:05:06

Dr. Hunt's practice, Hunt Chiropractic, based in Downey, comes highly recommended by Power Liens, the largest directory of physicians working on lien and letter of protection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 With over 4,000 physicians in their network, Power Liens has a special designation for their 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...


Latest Physician Reference Libraries

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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