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2014-02-26 16:25:14

Contact Rick Gore, Executive Producer, Rickgore45@gmail.com, (703) 608-3700 COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Short North Stage, the professional theater company dedicated to bringing first-class live performances to the Short North Arts District, will present The Who's Tommy on April 10 - 29 at the landmark Garden Theater, 1187 N. High Street, Columbus, Ohio. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120123/MM39893LOGO Short North Stage's performance of The Who's...

2014-02-25 23:02:53

Medorizon helps with a significant overhaul to a 30-year code set used to document the ICD (international classification of diseases) to the new ICD-10 code set while processing medical billing Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Medorizon assists with a significant overhaul to a 30-year code set used to document the international classification of diseases (ICD-9). This transition means significant changes for every healthcare provider and payor. Most healthcare organizations are...

2014-02-21 23:25:38

VitalWare, the leader in business intelligence for ICD-10 and beyond, today announced they were selected, along with DCBA, to provide Western Reserve Hospital, located in Cuyahoga Falls, OH, with ICD-10 upfront risk analysis using the company’s VitalAuditor Jump Start, VitalCDI and DCBA’s professional services. Yakima, Washington (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 VitalWare, the leader in business intelligence for ICD-10 and beyond, today announced they were selected, along with DCBA, to...

2014-02-21 08:25:23

Trial Seeks to Examine the Effects of INVOKANA® on the Progression of Diabetic Nephropathy RARITAN, N.J., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) today announced the initiation of CREDENCE (Canagliflozin and Renal Events in Diabetes with Established Nephropathy Clinical Evaluation), a global, multicenter study of INVOKANA(®) (canagliflozin). This Phase 3 study is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel group trial designed to enroll...

2014-02-20 23:28:14

This year’s HIMSS ICD-10 Symposium in Orlando FL on Sunday, February 23, 2014, is set to deliver some of the best content and speakers on the hard topic of ICD-10 compliance. Jvion, the leader in ICD-10 analytics, drove the agenda and content for what is expected to be a record crowd. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 This year’s HIMSS ICD-10 Symposium titled “Stop Being Polite and Start Getting Real about ICD-10” is set to deliver some of the best content and speakers on the...

2014-02-19 23:32:19

Later this month, BridgeFront travels to Orlando to exhibit at HIMSS14, highlighting its role-based ICD-10 education. Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 As the excitement of one of healthcare's largest national tradeshows grows, BridgeFront will be there at booth #3805 highlighting its role-based ICD-10 Education Program. HIMSS14 takes place in Orlando, Florida from February 24-27, 2014. Visit BridgeFront's booth #3805 for great giveaways and detailed information about our...

2014-02-19 12:48:09

A second study by World Health Organization suggests keeping vaccines at ambient temperatures during campaigns could cut storage and transportation costs in half The first mass vaccination campaign conducted in Africa with a vaccine that does not require constant refrigeration succeeded in providing complete coverage while ensuring the vaccine stayed viable even in ambient temperatures up to 39°C (102.2°F), according to a study published online today in the journal Vaccine. Conducted...

2014-02-18 16:26:18

Jopari Executives to Contribute Testimony at Washington D.C. Hearing on Feb 19th CONCORD, Calif., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jopari Solutions, a principal supplier of integrated medical transaction EDI services to the Property & Casualty and healthcare industries, announced that Jopari Executive Vice President Sherry Wilson and Senior Vice President Don St. Jacques will contribute testimony at the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) Subcommittee on...

Malaysia Confirms H7N9, Cases Continue To Surge In Mainland China
2014-02-18 07:37:14

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last week on Feb 12, The World Health Organization (WHO) was informed of a single case of laboratory-confirmed human infection with avian influenza A (H7N9) virus from the Ministry of Health of Malaysia. This is the first case to be reported from Malaysia since the bird flu first broke out nearly a year ago. The case was in a 67-year-old woman who was on tour from Guangdong Province, China. She arrived in Malaysia with a 17-member...

2014-02-14 23:23:18

The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP) announce a featured session for its 2014 Conference: “Getting Paid for Innovation and High Value Outcomes: The Path to Cost Effective, Accessible Health Care for All”. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Friday, May 2, 2014 Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The ICD-10 conversion date is approaching…are you ready for October? Who is...


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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
2012-06-04 20:04:03

The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is a public health journal established in 1947 and published monthly by the World Health Organization (WHO). The editor-in-chief is Adetokunbo O. Lucas. The journal aims to offer publish health policy and practice guidance based on the best evidence available, while encouraging closer links between scientific investigation and the art of helping populations to lead healthier lives. Articles are published in English and abstracts are available...

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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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