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2014-02-25 12:27:45

Expansion creates one of the broadest networks for HMO patients in Illinois ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, DOWNERS GROVE, ELMHURST and NAPERVILLE, Ill., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Community Healthcare's (NCH) Physician Hospital Organization (PHO) has agreed to join Illinois Health Partners (IHP), effective immediately. More than 500 physicians who represent Northwest Community Health Partners, NCH's PHO, and NCH's Clinical Integration Program will be joining the IHP network,...

2014-02-25 08:33:33

EHE private provider network continues to expand as more employers realize the benefits of proactive preventive health, annual exams NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EHE International, the recognized leader in preventive medicine and annual physical exams with a nationwide physician network, today announced that the Burick Center for Health and Wellness in Mechanicsburg, PA has been named an EHE-certified preventive care center. Through Burick Center for Health and Wellness...

2014-02-24 23:29:43

New book by Editor, Michael Tetreault of Concierge Medicine Today explains the cost of a concierge doctor, how they work with insurance, FAQs and the 41 questions everyone should ask a concierge doctor. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 There is an estimated 5,500 concierge practices nationwide according to author and editor, Michael Tetreault of Concierge Medicine Today. And, about two-thirds of these doctors charge less than $135 a month. In a new book, “The Patients Guide To...

2014-02-19 23:30:54

Don Hicks, PA, now sees patients of all ages in Mexia Clinic Mexia, Texas (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Parkview Regional Hospital is pleased to welcome Don Hicks, a Physician Assistant, to the Parkview Rural Health Clinic in Mexia. Don sees all ages of patients for primary care needs, including acute illnesses, check-ups, sports physicals, health screenings and more. “We are thrilled that Don has joined us,” said Kevin Zachary, CEO of Parkview Regional Hospital. “He is a seasoned...

2014-02-19 23:24:16

Michael Weise Named Healthcare Business Development Director Burlington, MA (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Panviva Inc., the leader in business process guidance software, today announced the appointment of Michael Weise, a former IBM solution sales executive, as Healthcare Business Development Director. He is responsible for expanding and supporting the Panviva healthcare customer base. Health plans, healthcare providers and integrated healthcare delivery systems use Panviva SupportPoint to...

2014-02-19 20:21:52

~Unprecedented Transformation in Care Delivery across Australia and Asia-Pacific to drive Innovation and Efficiency SYDNEY, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Globally, the healthcare industry is in a state of accelerated evolution due to changing demographics and various market forces. These are giving rise to disruptions in the traditional industry value-chain and resulting in the transformation and collapse of traditional healthcare systems. The balance of consumers has shifted; with...

2014-02-19 08:33:44

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just five years after the enactment of the Affordable Care Act, there are nearly 600 accountable care organizations (ACOs) nationwide, and that number is expected to grow. Considered one of the critical success factors, 77 percent of ACOs rely on care coordinators who work closely with patients and their health care team to close gaps in care.[i] Care coordination requires a different set of clinical skills than traditional acute care, and...

2014-02-18 23:02:53

Executive and Physician Leaders Named for New Company Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Leaders at Abington Health, Aria Health, Crozer-Keystone Health System and Einstein Healthcare Network have named their collaborative organization and appointed executive and physician leadership to manage it. The initiative launched by the four regional health systems last year will be called Noble Health Alliance, reflecting the initiative’s mission to continuously improve the health of...

2014-02-18 12:30:58

LEAWOOD, Kan., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProPartnersMD, Kansas City's only medical practice just for men since 2001, announced the roll-out of a new practice model, ProPartnersMD DIRECT, effective immediately. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140218/CG65720) ProPartnersMD DIRECT is a direct primary care program offering comprehensive and unrestricted access to physicians as well as all diagnostic, treatment, preventive, and fitness services available at...

2014-02-18 12:29:45

Evidence-based Medicine Seen as Crucial in Providing Optimal Care to Newly Insured SEATTLE, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two new health plan CO-OPs established under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have selected clinical guidelines from MCG to help drive effective care for their members. MCG (formerly Milliman Care Guidelines, now part of the Hearst Health network) is a leading provider of healthcare guidance to payor and provider markets. (Photo:...


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American Family Physician
2012-05-03 12:17:03

American Family Physician is a peer-reviewed medical journal published biweekly by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). This journal is the successor to the journal GP (General Practitioner), which was first published in 1950 by the American Academy of General Practice, which was the predecessor organization to the AAFP. American Family Physician provides continuing medical education for family physicians and other primary care clinicians. It publishes original articles...

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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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