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2014-07-23 23:15:04

St. Anthony Hospital’s newly launched telepsychiatry program provides eight rural Oklahoma hospitals with needed access to a child and adolescent psychiatrist, and aims to improve psychiatric services across the state. St. Anthony’s telepsychiatry program is an expansion of their existing telemedicine program, the largest in the state, which has been used for radiology, cardiology, endocrinology, and dermatology for the past 4 years. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 St. Anthony...

2014-07-23 23:12:49

Fast-growing telehealth company MeMD recently announced Dr. Nicholas Lorenzo as its new Chief Medical Officer, bringing over 25 years of healthcare experience to the telemedicine service provider. Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Online medical service provider MeMD has appointed Dr. Nicholas Lorenzo as its new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Lorenzo joins the MeMD executive team with over 25 years of healthcare experience. “I am thrilled to be a part of this remote treatment model,...

2014-07-23 23:03:16

Surgeons at Christ Hospital operate using the da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical System. Investment in innovation brings state-of-the-art technology to Jersey City. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that Christ Hospital is the first hospital in New Jersey to receive the da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical System, the latest and most advanced robotics platform in the da Vinci series. This 4th generation robotic platform is a technological leap and a...

2014-07-23 23:01:47

The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) is seeking presenters for ATA 2015, ATA’s twentieth annual meeting and tradeshow focused exclusively on telemedicine, telehealth and mHealth. The meeting, expected to attract over 5,000 attendees and more than 250 cutting-edge healthcare technology vendors, will take place May 3-5, 2015, in Los Angeles. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) is seeking presenters for ATA 2015, ATA’s twentieth annual...

2014-07-23 12:31:26

DUBLIN, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Electrophysiology Ablation Catheters Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Catheter ablation is a minimally invasive procedure used to remove or destroy faulty electrical pathways from sections of the heart that promote irregular cardiac rhythms (also known as cardiac arrhythmias). Cardiac arrhythmias can be of several types, including...

2014-07-23 12:30:40

MINNEAPOLIS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of finger pulse oximetry and a leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, announced today that Mark VanderWerf, Nonin's Vice President of eHealth and OEM, has been elected Chairman of the American Telemedicine Association's (ATA) Industry Council and will join the ATA's Board of Directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140723/129715 The ATA is the leading international resource and advocate promoting...

2014-07-23 08:32:05

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A valuable tool for many health care providers, telehealth is increasingly becoming part of the conversation and overall strategy of health care delivery. Yet, for the person who is deaf or hard-of-hearing, telehealth and telemedicine advancements can pose a unique accessibility challenge. TTE Transcripts Worldwide, Ltd. offers captioning solutions to help health care practitioners, companies, and organizations make telehealth options...

2014-07-23 08:32:03

EZDoctor levels the playing field for physician referrals by eliminating doctor listing fees, increasing the integrity of its physician information. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EZDoctor (https://ezdoctor.com/), the innovative leader in online medical appointment booking, announced today it is permanently eliminating fees required from doctors to be listed on its site, greatly increasing the integrity of its online physician information while offering the...

2014-07-22 12:29:24

ATLANTA, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USTeleradiology (UST) announces that in December 2013 they were selected to provide Radiology Services to NorthBay Healthcare, a multi-facility hospital network outside of San Francisco consisting of NorthBay Medical Center and VacaValley Hospital, as well the Solano Diagnostic Imaging Centers in Fairfield and Vacaville, California. NorthBay Healthcare issued an RFP and after an extensive nationwide search which included several national...

2014-07-22 08:30:31

Accelerator Gives Capital Boost and High-Profile Mentoring to Health IT Startups NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York is at the forefront of the rapidly growing field of health information technology, thanks to a public-private partnership sponsored by the State of New York, the nonprofit New York e-Health Collaborative (NYeC), and the Partnership Fund for New York City, the investment arm of the city's leading business organization. Today, this partnership announced the...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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