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2014-03-20 23:33:09

Aureus Medical Group's physician division will exhibit at the Wisconsin CareerMD Career Fair on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) March 20, 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, April 1, 2014 in Madison, Wisconsin. CareerMD Career Fairs provide employers with an opportunity to meet...

2014-03-20 23:21:35

What is the BEST way to enhance physician productivity and patient safety when implementing a new EHR? Attend this encore presentation of our Complimentary EHR Consultant Webinar on April 8th to find out. Renton WA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 In February, Versio by ScribeRight (known as Versio) held a free consultant webinar to talk about the painful process of implementing a new Electronic Health Record system and what often happens to the legacy patient data. The webinar was designed to...

2014-03-19 23:30:59

The Leading Physicians of the World is introducing a new radio program, FindaTopDoc Radio, featuring interviews from healthcare professionals live on the air. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 The Leading Physicians of the World is introducing a new radio program, FindaTopDoc Radio, featuring interviews from healthcare professionals live on the air. It is targeted towards the everyday patient as well as the seasoned professional, and is in its early stages of development. The Leading...

2014-03-19 23:30:01

Poliwogg partners with SoPE, a global biomedical and healthcare innovation network. Poliwogg and SoPE share the common goals of accelerating healthcare innovation and encouraging investment and support for new therapies and approaches. New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Poliwogg Holdings, Inc. (“Poliwogg”), a financial services firm focused on creating new investment opportunities in healthcare, announced today that it is partnering with the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs...

2014-03-18 16:23:37

Percentage of rural placements, female physicians, and DOs also grew on a national scale DALLAS, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Physician Assistants (PAs) were among the most frequently placed providers in 2013, based on hiring activity from over 200 hospitals and healthcare systems nationwide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120214/DA52850LOGO The Medicus Firm, a leading national physician and advanced provider search firm, releases the annual provider placement summary report to track...

2014-03-18 08:32:11

RICHMOND, Va., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Physician Life Care Planning, a healthcare information services company which provides physician-directed Life Care Plans and other high quality medical-legal services, announced today the addition of Douglass A. Wayne to it's team of board certified Physician Life Care Planners. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140318/MN82999) Dr. Wayne is the first practicing physician in Virginia to complete formal certification as a...

2014-03-14 23:23:33

Aureus Medical Group, a national leader in healthcare staffing, will participate as an exhibitor at the CareerMD Career Fair on Monday, March 24, 2014 in Chapel Hill, NC. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) March 14, 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 Monday, March 24, 2014 in Chapel Hill, NC. CareerMD Career Fairs provide...

2014-03-14 23:02:15

A new study released at a meeting of the American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association (AMRPA) demonstrates that patients treated in inpatient rehabilitation hospitals and units, like Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital in Wheaton Illinois, experience better long-term clinical outcomes than those treated in nursing homes. The study is the most comprehensive national analysis to date that examines the long-term outcomes of clinically similar patient populations treated in inpatient...

2014-03-14 23:01:53

Summit Care Exchange to Enable MU Stage Two Transition of Care Data Exchange/Direct Messaging Braintree, Massachusetts (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Summit Healthcare, a leading provider of healthcare system integration technologies, today announced an expanded partnership with Capital Region Medical Center, a 100-bed, full-service facility in Missouri. Capital Region Medical Center (CRMC) is a full-service hospital, with an extensive clinic system of urgent care centers, specialty physician...

2014-03-13 16:27:23

Decision Alleviates Concerns Over Potential for Organ Rejections, Preserves Physician Discretion Over Patient Care WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kidney Care Partners (KCP) voiced strong support for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner's announcement that CMS would not finalize proposals to lift the protected class definition on three drug classes, including life-sustaining immunosuppressive drugs, that transplant...


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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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