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2009-10-06 07:00:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- University Physician Associates (UPA), the faculty practice for University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, has selected PDS to implement the PRISM suite of tools for data warehousing, analytics, and dashboard reporting. PDS is building a star-schema data warehouse from transactional data extracted out of UPA's Allscripts-Misys Vision practice management system. The PDS PRISM Analytics platform derives unique data marts to provide 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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