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2014-06-13 12:25:09

Medicare's physician-payment data reveals high billing outliers PHOENIX, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Over one thousand primary care physicians providing hospital-based services billed Medicare more than five times the average, raising questions about their billing practices, according to a detailed analysis published by Abhay Padgaonkar, President of Innovative Solutions Consulting. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140613/117778) The independent billing practice analysis...

2014-06-12 23:07:44

After being dismayed by the Obama workout video on CNN, Master Trainer Mike Whitfield uploads a special video for the President. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Personal trainer Mike Whitfield is a well-known contributor to Men’s Health Magazine and helped thousands of clients realize dramatic change through his Metabolic Finishers programs. But when Whitfield watched with the rest of the country as CNN aired the Obama workout video, he decided to volunteer his services to the...

2014-06-12 16:26:12

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Alex Rosenau, DO, FACEP, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). "The American College of Emergency Physicians congratulates our esteemed colleague, Dr. Steve Stack, on his election to head the American Medical Association (AMA). Dr. Stack will be the first emergency physician to lead the AMA and - at age 43 when he assumes office - its youngest president in 100 years....

2014-06-12 16:25:43

But More Must be Done to Further Drive Down Cigarette Smoking and Stubbornly High Rates of Cigar and Smokeless Tobacco Use WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO In terrific news for America's health, the CDC's National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) released today shows that the smoking rate among high school students dropped to...

2014-06-12 16:20:49

DETROIT, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Under its "Talented Workforce Initiative," the Great Lakes Manufacturing Council announced today that the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) was selected as the "Best U.S. National Program" for workforce development. The Council created this Initiative to identify the "most imaginative and effective solutions for building the region's pool of manufacturing talent." "It is an honor to receive this prestigious recognition from the...

2014-06-11 23:05:55

Annual Award Recognizes Healthcare Organizations for Extraordinary Contributions to the Healthcare Industry Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Professional Research Consultants (PRC), a nationally-recognized healthcare custom market research company, awarded The Beryl Institute and its leaders, Founder Paul Spiegelman and President Jason Wolf, with the 2014 President’s Award in recognition of their extraordinary contributions to the healthcare industry. The Beryl Institute was honored...

2014-06-10 20:24:14

Costa Rica will set the tone for the new Intel technology in the world NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The President of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solis; the Minister of Foreign Trade, Alexander Mora; and the President and Director General of the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE), Jose Rossi and Gabriela Llobet announced today in New York that Intel will open in Costa Rica a one-of-a-kind Mega Lab for the validation and testing of its products in...

2014-06-10 16:24:56

SEATTLE, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RealNetworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNWK) today announced that highly regarded mobile industry executive Mike Mulica, former CEO of Openwave, has joined the company as President of Worldwide Sales and Business Development. In this new role, Mulica will oversee sales, business development, and partnerships at Real. "Mike is a world-class executive who has built and run major mobile internet businesses at a series of leading globally focused public and...

2014-06-10 16:22:10

CHICAGO, June 10, 2014 Association of Equipment Manufacturers President Dennis Slater welcomed news on Tuesday that President Obama had signed into law a $12.3 billion water resources bill that will improve U.S. infrastructure, contribute to economic growth and bolster international trade. "I'm pleased that President Obama was able to sign the Water Resources Reform and Development Act into law," said Slater. "I want to thank members of Congress from both parties for working...

2014-06-10 12:36:15

Top three contestants to receive Silver iPad Air(TM) or a Microsoft Surface(TM) MERRIFIELD, Va., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Draft Ben Carson for President Committee, a political action committee formed to draft Dr. Ben Carson into the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, today announced the three winners of its video contest to spread the word about why Dr. Carson should run for the 2016 Republican nomination. The winning videos were chosen based on...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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