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2014-08-05 17:22:52

The use of medical consultations for surgical patients varied widely across hospitals, especially among patients without complications, in a study of Medicare beneficiaries undergoing colectomy (to remove all or part of their colon) or total hip replacement (THR).

2014-08-01 23:01:36

Healthcare Consultant Group’s Foundation Hosts Popular Event to Assist Healthcare Providers to Become More Proficient in the Use of Certified EHR Technology and the Affordable Care Act Legislation

2014-07-29 12:35:58

Poll Reveals Strong Support for Taking Action to Prevent Such Medical Treatment, says Compassion & Choices WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll shows that

2014-07-22 08:30:46

Innovation from PrimaCare, one of the Metroplex's largest urgent care providers, and Physician Care Direct reflects growing demand for health coverage workers can afford DALLAS, July

2014-07-21 16:26:03

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Figures release this week by international health insurance provider MediCare International show the potential cost of not having

2014-07-08 08:31:41

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EZDoctor (https://ezdoctor.com/), the medical appointment booking site,

2014-07-02 12:28:34

TORONTO, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - New research published by the Canadian Health Policy Institute (CHPI) shows that Quebec's

2014-07-01 10:21:50

Growth in health expenditure in the USA slowed dramatically between 2000 and 2011, bringing the growth rate of the country's health budget in line with other high-spending countries.

2014-06-25 08:32:10

Integration helps Rocky Mountain Health Plans increase efficiency in requesting, processing, and reporting prior authorizations SEATTLE, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MCG (formerly

2014-06-23 08:28:31

Transaction Will Result in Facility Level Profits ATLANTA, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AdCare Health Systems, Inc.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.