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2014-07-24 16:26:49

BINGHAM FARMS, Mich., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Physicians announced today that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has designated 134 United Physicians primary care practices representing 360 primary care physicians (PCPs) as Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH). The designation period runs from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. "Our physicians are dedicated to enhancing the overall health of our patient population and devoted to delivering high quality,...

2014-07-24 12:27:24

Growth in program's six years shows statewide transformation of care DETROIT, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now in its sixth year, the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Patient-Centered Medical Home designation program has influenced a transformation of care statewide as 1,422 physician practices, comprising 4,022 primary care doctors, have been designated as patient-centered medical homes for the 2014 program year. These practices care for more than 1.2 million BCBSM members in 78...

2014-07-21 23:02:46

Top doctor now part of a comprehensive network of physicians. Latest acquisition to expand health care options for Hudson County residents. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that a leading physician, Dr. Paresh Shukla, has joined our network, CarePoint Health Medical Group. Our system welcomes Dr. Shukla to the community. Hundreds of highly skilled and experienced physicians comprise CarePoint Health Medical Group, a comprehensive network of top...

2014-07-21 10:08:09

Wolters Kluwer Health Study shows increased use of treatment and screening recommendations after three-step initiative A performance improvement initiative for physicians can significantly increase their use of evidence-based practices in screening for and treating depression, in the July Journal of Psychiatric Practice. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. Led by Dr Michael E. Thase of the University of Pennsylvania Medical...

2014-07-14 20:21:20

Study Reveals the Potential for Program Failure. CHICAGO, July 14, 2014 /Good Intentions /- In a week long study conducted by De Paul University students, 294 physician offices were contacted from a list provided on the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation's physician profile search, and asked whether or not their practitioners would be certifying patients for the medical use of marijuana in Illinois. The offices ranged from small family practices with...

2014-07-10 12:30:55

Three-Year Grant to Support New Model of Care for Patients with Complex Cancer CLEVELAND, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced a three-year grant to University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center Seidman Cancer Center totaling $4.7 million to support a new national model aimed at improving care for patients with complex cancer. Titled "Evidence-Conformant Oncology Care," the project will test a unique model developed at...

2014-07-08 23:07:39

Screening for depression and then providing a telephone-delivered, nurse-led “collaborative care” intervention following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery not only improves health-related quality of life, physical functioning and mood symptoms, but also lowers medical costs and is highly cost-effective compared to doctors’ usual care, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Screening for...

2014-07-02 12:29:25

- New Monmouth County Location Marks Third New Jersey Practice - LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PM Pediatrics, an award-winning provider of specialized pediatric urgent care, serving patients from cradle through college, will open its doors in Holmdel, NJ on Monday, July 14. The new location marks PM Pediatrics' third New Jersey practice, and 11th overall in the New York Metropolitan area. The 4,770 square foot office is located at 2107 Route 35 at Holmdel Towne...

2014-06-24 12:28:17

National Survey by Jackson Healthcare Studies Physicians' Experiences with the Veterans Administration ATLANTA, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Half of the physicians who have experience practicing medicine at the Veterans Administration and the private sector since 2000 say the quality of care is worse in the VA system, according to a national survey of more than 1,500 doctors conducted by Jackson Healthcare. Fifty percent of the doctors who have practiced at the VA and in the private sector...

2014-06-23 12:29:42

Data Highlight Physician and Payer Receptivity to Emerging Agents for Treatment-Resistant Depression, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that surveyed U.S. psychiatrists are receptive to novel adjunctive therapies to antidepressants for treatment-resistant depression (TRD) and would prescribe Otsuka/Lundbeck's emerging atypical antipsychotic brexpiprazole to a mean 12 percent of their drug-treated...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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