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2014-08-07 12:27:40

BOSTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CompuGroup Medical US (CGM) has announced the appointment of Werner Rodorff as Chief Executive Officer and Senior Vice President North America, effective immediately. Werner's appointment follows the departure of Norbert H. Fischl, former Chief Executive Officer of CGM US and Senior Vice President North America. Kent Brostrom, who joined CGM US in 2013, remains on the executive team as Chief Operating Officer, CGM US. The leadership transition...

2014-08-06 12:29:23

Acquisition sets the stage for Practice Fusion's vision of a telemedicine platform SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Practice Fusion, the nation's largest cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) platform, today announced the acquisition of Ringadoc, an innovator of next-generation patient-doctor communication tools. This acquisition gives Practice Fusion a springboard for entry into the telemedicine market, an industry expected to swell to $4.5 billion in 2018....

2014-08-06 08:42:25

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenerationOne, a leader in mobile health (mHealth) technology solutions, today announced that engagement behavior designer Kyra Bobinet, MD., M.P.H., will serve as a consultant to the company. Her specific responsibilities include analyzing GenerationOne's mHealth Connect(TM) product and its implementation as well as developing algorithms for its application to particular medical conditions, such as diabetes. Dr. Bobinet is CEO of...

2014-08-05 23:08:18

Partnership Accelerates High Quality Healthcare by Increasing Rural Community Access to Medical Specialists Itasca, IL (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Tazca Connects and Telehealth International Partnership (TIP) to deploy turnkey Telehealth solutions for disadvantaged rural areas worldwide based on affordable 4G LTE-as-a-Service. The partnership accelerates high quality healthcare by increasing rural community access to medical specialists. “TIP and Tazca Connects have partnered to increase...

2014-08-04 23:06:53

Diet Doc has partnered with Telemedicine, the nation’s most innovative and modern approach to health care, to bring safe and fast weight loss to patients in even the most remote areas of the country. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 By joining forces with the national Telemedicine system, Diet Doc now has the ability to help patients in any part of the country lose unhealthy and embarrassing excess fat. Even those who have battled a lifelong struggle with weight loss can now shed...

2014-08-04 23:00:45

Alliance will promote the sharing of electronic health records for doctors and patients in South Jersey Newark, NJ (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 NJSHINE, an electronic Health Information Organization (HIO) serving Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem Counties in New Jersey announces the formation of an alliance with the New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center (NJ-HITEC) to promote the sharing of electronic health information between...

2014-08-04 16:26:17

ReportsnReports.com adds "Digital Pathology Market by Slide Scanners (Whole Slide Imaging), Analytics (Image Analysis Software), Delivery Modes (Web Based/Cloud Based) & by Whole Slide Image Storage - Global Forecasts & Trends to 2018" global research report to its store. DALLAS, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The global digital pathology market was valued at an estimated $250.2 million in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.8%, to reach an estimated $437 million by...

2014-08-04 12:55:09

University of Exeter Demand for general practice appointments is rising rapidly, and in an attempt to deal with this, many practices have introduced systems of telephone triage. Patients are phoned by a doctor or nurse who either manages the problem on the phone, or agrees with the patient whether and how urgently they need to be seen. A new large study, published in The Lancet on 4 August 2014 and funded by the UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), has investigated the...

2014-08-04 08:28:39

Study of 897 SHL subscribers resulted in 5.8% readmission rate at 30-days, as compared to standardized rates of around 20% TEL AVIV, Israel and ZURICH, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SHL Telemedicine Ltd. (SIX Swiss Exchange: SHLTN, OTCPK: SMDCY), a leading provider and developer of advanced personal telemedicine solutions, today announced results from a study on hospital readmission rates for patients who have suffered from acute myocardial infarction (AMI). The study, which was...

2014-08-04 08:27:26

Overcomes Major Industry Hurdles by Allowing Eligible Hospitals to Gain MU 2 Attestation Even if Affiliates Not Equipped with Direct Secure Messaging; Includes "Universal" Viewer to Easily Read Continuity of Care Documents FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DataMotion, an experienced health information service provider (HISP) with the industry's leading record of customer deployments and Meaningful Use Stage 2 (MU2) attestations, today announced the DataMotion(TM)...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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