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2011-07-11 16:30:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- onFocus Healthcare, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Richard Crook to its leadership team. Crook brings 20 years of sales management experience to his position as vice president of sales. Most recently, he served as a national account manager at Healthcare Management Systems, which develops information technology solutions for community hospitals and healthcare facilities. Earlier in his career, he led sales and account...

2011-06-28 00:00:33

TriMed Media Group is pleased to announce the launch of a new monthly magazine, web site and newsletter for hospital executives, department administrators and managers called Healthcare Technology Management. Providence, RI (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 TriMed Media Group is pleased to announce the launch of a new monthly magazine, web site and newsletter for hospital executives, department administrators and managers called Healthcare Technology Management. The newly created multimedia brand...

2011-06-21 00:00:28

B. E. Smith has been retained to lead a national CFO search for St. Mary's Health Center in Jefferson City, Mo. The top executive search firm in the healthcare market, B. E. Smith is the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers. Lenexa, Kansas (PRWEB) June 20, 2011 B. E. Smith has been retained to lead a national CFO search for St. Mary's Health Center in Jefferson City, Mo. The top executive search firm in the healthcare market, B. E. Smith...

2011-06-17 17:10:00

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Availability of financing and incentives are among the key elements to driving increased energy efficiency in buildings, according to leaders who attended the North America Energy Efficiency Forum. The forum, co-sponsored by Johnson Controls and the U.S. Energy Association, examined how advanced efficiency technologies, energy policies and consumer education can improve energy security, global competitiveness and accelerate economic growth. U.S....

2011-06-14 10:45:00

Summit will bring together military leaders, CEOs, and policymakers to address the intensifying threats posed by our nation's oil dependence WASHINGTON, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE) has announced a high-profile roster of business executives, former military leaders, and government officials will participate in the National Summit on Energy Security, to be held in Washington DC on July 12 and 13. The summit will include a slate of...

2011-05-26 00:00:29

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national CEO search for Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) in Harris, N.Y. The top executive search firm in the healthcare market, B. E. Smith placed more than 300 senior-level healthcare executives into organizations worldwide last year. Lenexa, Kan. (PRWEB) May 25, 2011 B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated...

2011-05-12 12:34:00

CHICO, Calif., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dan Neumeister, FACHE, principal of Neumeister Healthcare Management Services (NHMS), a regional healthcare management services firm, has been selected by Chase Brexton Health Services (CBHS) of Baltimore, MD to serve as interim chief executive officer (CEO) effective May 1, 2011. Neumeister is serving in this capacity until the health center's CEO Search Committee permanently fills the position. As CBHS's top pick for interim CEO, Neumeister...

2011-05-03 12:56:29

Leading British and Australian researchers have called for a fundamental change in the way western governments encourage innovation. In a controversial new report they argue that, while innovation policy is a major preoccupation of governments in the UK, Australia and the west generally, it does not work as well as it should because it fails to address the biggest hurdles faced by innovators. The report, entitled "ËœState of Uncertainty', was written by Hasan Bakhshi, a director at...

2011-04-28 00:00:28

The Heartland Institute "“ a 27-year-old national nonprofit public policy research organization "“ is pleased to announce Peter Ferrara has joined the organization as senior fellow for entitlement and budget policy. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 27, 2011 The Heartland Institute "“ a 27-year-old national nonprofit public policy research organization "“ is pleased to announce Peter Ferrara has joined the organization as senior fellow for entitlement and budget policy....

2011-04-18 12:50:00

CHICAGO, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Resurrection Health Care President and CEO Sandra Bruce has been named one of the nation's Top 25 Women in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110418/DC84986) The recognition program honors those female healthcare executives who are making a positive difference in the industry. Modern Healthcare accepted nominees from all sectors of the industry, including hospitals, health systems,...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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