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2013-05-13 23:03:09

Northwestern Illinois patients in need of behavioral health care will now have access to comprehensive resources at two local hospitals, Midwest Medical Center in Galena and FHN in Freeport, thanks to a new pilot program utilizing state-of-the-art telemedicine services. InSight Telepsychiatry, LLC will provide emergency behavioral health evaluations via telepsychiatry. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Northwestern Illinois patients in need of behavioral health care will now have access to...

2011-04-28 11:11:00

Patient Story: Telemedicine Saved Her Life TAMPA, Fla., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the American Telemedicine Association: WHAT: How can telemedicine save health care dollars while saving lives? How is the booming field of mobile-health technology helping to improve the quality of life for patients with chronic conditions and save them in emergency situations? Are remote medical technologies working well for mental health patients as...

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2006-10-09 08:15:15

DALLAS -- Psychiatrists, often in need and hard to find in rural areas, are increasingly turning to video to treat their far-flung patients, illustrating one of the latest growth areas of telemedicine. Anthony Presciano said he probably wouldn't get treatment for his post-traumatic stress disorder if he had to drive the 60 miles through heavy traffic to see his therapist in Dallas. Instead, the 60-year-old Vietnam War veteran travels less than 15 miles from his north Texas home of Argyle to a...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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