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2014-10-24 12:26:35

Oscar F. Lovelace, Jr., MD, earns prestigious national award for dedication to patients and community WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Family Physicians has named Oscar F. Lovelace, Jr., MD, the national 2015 Family Physician of the Year at its annual Assembly. The award honors one outstanding American family physician who provides patients with compassionate, comprehensive care, and serves as a role model in his or her community, to other...

2014-10-23 08:35:14

The NAMSR and its RMSR Medical Sales Training Program has been named the sole approved accreditor of certification bodies for entry level Medical Device & Equipment Sales or also known in the medical industry as DME Reps. ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The NAMSR (National Association of Medical Sales Representatives) RMSR Certification has been recently cited with the U. S. Department of Labor Certification Board. The NAMSR has been named the sole approved...

2014-09-24 23:09:21

The PracticeMatch Philadelphia Career Fair will take place Wednesday, October 1, 2014 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the Sheraton Philadelphia University Hotel, 3549 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 PracticeMatch, a leading provider of physician data and services to in-house physician staffing professionals, will be hosting a physician career fair in Philadelphia, PA. The PracticeMatch Philadelphia Career Fair is a free event designed specifically for residents,...

2014-09-17 23:16:00

Daniel S. Lann, MD, FACEP to Lead New Facility Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Daniel S. Lann, MD, FACEP as the Medical Director of its new Thornton-136th facility. “We are pleased to announce Dr. Lann as the facility medical director of our new Thornton facility,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room....

2014-09-15 23:11:30

PracticeLink to host physician job fair in Chapel Hill to connect recruiters with providers. Chapel Hill, NC (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 More than 30 million additional Americans have access to health insurance due to the Affordable Care Act. This fact begs the question “are there enough physicians to see them all?” As health care reform and an aging population create a demand for doctors that far exceeds the supply, health care organizations are trying to stay on top of the...

2014-09-15 16:29:16

New training model prepares physicians for 21st century health care HONOLULU, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients in today's changing health care landscape are receiving primary and specialty care more frequently in an outpatient setting versus a hospital. In an effort to stay ahead of the curve and to ensure that patients continue to receive high quality medical care; Kaiser Permanente Hawaii announced today the launch of its new internal medicine residency program. The...

2014-09-10 12:28:14

Top-tier performance for U-M Health System residency programs in all 20 specialties rated in Doximity/U.S. News poll ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Doctors nationwide rate the University of Michigan Health System as one of the best places for young doctors to train in their chosen field, across 20 medical specialties, according to a new ranking released today. U-M residency programs earned a top spot in the country in all ranked specialties, from...

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...

2014-09-03 12:28:27

Facing Higher Costs, MCOs Will Push for Lower-Cost Treatments, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that surveyed managed care organizations (MCOs), psychiatrists and primary care physicians (PCPs) anticipate a significant increase in demand for drugs treating major depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, owing to the expansion of Medicaid (in 24 states) and the availability of affordable...

2014-08-27 12:27:48

Factors Driving This Change Include Proliferation of Healthcare Technology and Changes in Compensation, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that surveyed managed care organizations (MCOs), endocrinologists and primary care physicians (PCPs) anticipate the percentage of their beneficiaries and patients with type 2 diabetes enrolled in population health management (PHM) programs will increase over...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin