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2014-07-17 12:29:45

Issues recommendations to broaden use HIGHLAND, Md., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Increasingly, US adults turn to the Internet for health information, but few use or fully understand the quality of care information they receive. The JKTG Foundation commissioned a team of Harvard health communication experts, led by K. Viswanath, PhD, to summarize why and recommend how the use and understandability of quality measures can be improved. The paper, "Communication and Quality of Care:...

2014-07-17 12:26:57

LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/552776/Global-Picture-Archiving-and-Communication-Systems-PACS-Industry.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) in US$ Million by the following Product Segments:Software, Hardware, and Services. The analysis is also done by the...

2014-07-17 08:28:29

DICOM Grid offers essential tips for accessing, sharing, and storing medical images electronically PHOENIX, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In today's world of connected care, departmentalized PACS and image management systems are no longer enough. Organizations are looking for a seamless way to distribute medical imaging data across the care continuum. How do you securely share studies over the Internet? How can you optimize your current infrastructure (PACS and EMR)? Photo -...

2014-07-16 16:23:49

Telephone medicine by Dr. Michael Farzam and HCDLA provides a resource for patients who can take care of themselves, but need primary care direction. LOS ANGELES, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's hurry-worry climate, who has time to visit the doctor? Fortunately new technology means you don't necessarily have to see a doctor, with services such as the burgeoning telephone medicine offered by House Call Doctor Los Angeles. Breaking ground in the kind of telemedicine Los...

2014-07-16 04:21:36

TYSONS CORNER, Va., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CareClix, a Washington, DC-based leading global provider of telemedicine solutions, has recently announced the availability of the CareClix Online Exam Suite. This SaaS-model web-based examination room enables physicians, behavioral health providers, hospital systems, insurers, and other healthcare providers such as veterinarians and dentists to be able to use the same proprietary technology and software to conduct their own...

2014-07-14 23:05:55

GIA announces the release of a trend report on Remote Cardiac Monitoring. The market for Remote Cardiac Monitoring is projected to witness strong growth driven by rising prevalence of cardiovascular diseases as a result of aging population and unhealthy lifestyles and diets. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Remote cardiac monitoring involves the use of communication technologies for continuous monitoring of cardiac patients. An evolutionary offshoot of...

2014-07-14 12:25:19

My Own Med, Inc. to showcase My Own Med in the Health Technologies category SILVER SPRING, Md., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- My Own Med, a mobile health connectivity platform, was selected as a finalist in SXSW V2Venture pitch competition in the Health Technologies category. The competition will take place on July 16 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. V2Venture is a fast-paced pitch event geared to take the most innovative startups through a rigorous review and rehearsal...

2014-07-14 08:27:16

Chicago based health startup Symbiosis Health expands its footprint CHICAGO, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Symbiosis Health, a Chicago-based healthcare startup, announced the launch of its services in New York. This announcement is consistent with the company's mission of expanding its footprint nationwide. Often described as the Expedia of healthcare, Symbiosis Health is an online market place for medical services that empowers consumers to compare pricing from different providers...

2014-07-09 08:28:49

Patient Engagement Technology Focuses on Bolstering Care Management Programs with Tailored Health Interventions to Foster Positive Behavioral Changes NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sense Health, a New York City-based healthcare company focused on supporting underserved patients through mobile technology, has announced results from a randomized control trial that focused on engaging a high-cost Medicaid population. The study utilized Sense Health's mobile care management...

2014-07-08 23:14:07

With all the fancy technology around us such as electronic medical records, medical image transfers, or telemedicine, it’s easy to forget that the priority is the patient; an individual person with unique needs, concerns, and feelings. That’s where medical collaboration comes in. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Healthcare technology has evolved immensely in the past few years. Electronic medical records, medical image transfers, or telemedicine, it’s easy to forget that the...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'