Arizona Pain Specialists Contend Recent Vertebroplasty Studies are Misleading: Studies Actually Show it is Effective at Reducing Pain
Two studies released August 6, 2009 in the New England Journal of Medicine claim to demonstrate that vertebroplasty, a procedure to treat some painful spine fractures, is not effective. According to several authorities in the field, this is incorrect, as both studies actually demonstrate a signi...
California Cancer Specialists Medical Group, Inc. Opens Outpatient Cancer Center in South Pasadena, Calif., With Renowned Medical Staff, State-of-the-Art Technology
SOUTH PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- California Cancer Specialists
Medical Group, Inc. opened its first free-standing multi-specialty cancer center in South Pasadena. The 22,000 s.f. facility, operating under the banner, South Pasadena Cancer Center, will provide outpatient ser...
Masimo Debuts New Rad-8(R) Pulse Oximeter to Largest Gathering of Sleep Specialists From Around the World at SLEEP 2009
New Features and Design Optimize Care and Process Efficiencies for Clinicians in both the Sleep Center and Homecare Environments
IRVINE, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI ), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low-Perfusion pulse ...
Surveyed Specialists Foresee Greater Use of Parenteral Outpatient Therapy for the Treatment of Osteomyelitis
A Drug's Safety Profile is the Leading Attribute in Antibiotic Selection, According to a New Report from AMR and Decision Resources
MALVERN, Pa. and WALTHAM, Mass., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Arlington Medical Resources (AMR) and Decision Resources find that in addition to surveyed infectious d...
Texas Health Dallas' New Intensivist Program Puts Critical-Care Specialists in the ICU - All the Time
DALLAS, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is the first major medical center in North Texas to implement an intensivist program that puts the care of ICU patients under the guidance of board-certified critical care physicians, who directly oversee patient c...
Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists to Expand Comprehensive Eklin Digital Practice(R) Solutions
HOUSTON and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulf Coast
(GCVS), one of the top veterinary care facilities in
the nation, announced it will be installing the VIA(R) practice management
software system and Philips ultrasound platforms from Eklin Medical Systems...
Medical Specialists of the Palm Beaches Selects Allscripts Electronic Health Record to Connect and Automate 85 Physicians
CHICAGO and LAKE WORTH, Fla., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allscripts
announced today that Medical Specialists
of the Palm Beaches (MSPB) has
selected the Allscripts Enterprise Electronic Health Record (EHR) to automate
and connect their 85 physicians.
Aurora and Associated Surgical & Medical Specialists Announce Surgery Center Joint Venture
MILWAUKEE, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Aurora Health Care and Associated Surgical & Medical Specialists, one of the area's premier ambulatory surgery centers, announced today that they have entered into an agreement to have the two organizations jointly operate the surgery center in Franklin.
Dallas Addiction Specialists Reveal Discovery in New Book
DALLAS, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Sandy Mullen and Cathy
Napier began comparing notes and observations about patients they were
caring for in the eating disorders unit at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas,
a surprising discovery surfaced: the seemingly successful treatment of a
Association for Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS) Finalizing Requirements for Professional Certification
With its membership pushing 2,000 members, ACDIS--the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists--passes its one-year anniversary and sets its sights on professional certification for members at its May 2009 annual conference in Las Vegas. In October, a 12-member board of exper...
Ingenious Med Adds Specialists to Clientele, Cardiovascular Group
ATLANTA, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Ingenious Med (IM), the leader in
inpatient practice management, is excited to continue to add additional
specialty groups and meet the increasing demand for a revenue cycle
management system that can be utilized enterprise wide. Specialists
Midwest NeuroSurgery & Spine Specialists Chooses Intergy EHR by Sage
Nebraska neurosurgeons to deploy integrated electronic health record and physician practice management solution to streamline workflow and facilitate clinical outcomes measurement
TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest NeuroSurgery & Spine
Specialists, an eight-neurosurg...
South Carolina Veterinary Specialists Installs State-of-the-Art Eklin Digital Practice(R) Technology
Leading Veterinary Care Provider Uses Cutting Edge Digital Radiography,
Ultrasound and Management Practice Software to Support Advanced Diagnoses and Treatment Needs
COLUMBIA, S.C., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- South Carolina Veterinary
Specialists (SCVS), a leading region...
NeoVista Presents Anatomic Outcomes of Novel Wet AMD Therapy at 2008 American Society of Retina Specialists Meeting
MAUI, Hawaii, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoVista, Inc., presented
yesterday the anatomic effects of the company's novel epiretinal
brachytherapy device on choroidal neovascular lesions in an analysis at the
American Society of Retina Specialist's (ASRS) 26th Annual Meeting. The
12-month data pre...
Fertility Specialists Decry Men's Reluctance to Seek Infertility Treatment
Most patients assume infertility is female issue, though almost half
infertility cases due to male factors or a combination of male and female factors
PURCHASE, N.Y., May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Among couples who struggle to
achieve pregnancy, the majority assume i...
Georgia Cancer Specialists to Sponsor Sixth Annual 'Totes 2 Tots' Suitcase Drive for Foster Children
GCS and WSB-TV Partner to Collect Bags at 25 Georgia Locations
ATLANTA, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Cancer Specialists
(GCS) -- the
largest private oncology/ hematology practice in the Southeast -- will team
up with WSB-TV for the sixth annual "Totes 2 Tots" suitcase drive. The
Northern Fertility & Reproductive Associates Adds Two Local Infertility Specialists to Staff, Opens New Offices In Center City And Blue Bell
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Fertility and
Reproductive Associates is pleased to announce the addition of two, local
board certified infertility specialists
to the staff. Drs. Benjamin Gocial
and Jacqueline Gutmann have joined Drs. Martin Freedman and Arthur
Castelbaum, and ar...
Training Medical Warriors: Tropical Medicine Specialists Who Ward Off Bioterrorist and Global Health Threats Pass the Torch to the Next Generation
One Society's Mission to Protect World Health
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 1963, when Karl
Johnson, M.D., chose to set up a laboratory in Bolivia for the National
Institutes of Health instead of taking a job working on a vaccine for the
common cold, littl...
The Cardiovascular Multimedia Network (CVMD) and the International Society of Endovascular Specialists (ISES) Join Forces to Educate Practitioners Worldwide Through Electronic Media
PHOENIX, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Society of
(ISES), and the internet-based podcast and web
site, Cardiovascular Multimedia Information Network (CVMD.org) have
announced a partnership which will allow both sites to provide
cutting-edge, relevant educati...
Jefferson specialists studying innovative surgery for effectively treating sleep apnea
Sleep disorder and ear, nose and throat specialists
at Thomas Jefferson University are examining an innovative procedure to treat obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.
In the procedure, known as Genial Bone Advancement Trephine (GBAT), a small portion of the lower jaw which attaches to the tongue i...
Videoconferencing can increase patient access to stroke specialists
High-quality videoconferencing can increase patient access to stroke specialists, especially in rural or other underserved areas; and a transient ischemic attack (TIA), once known as a "mini" or "warning" stroke, should be treated with the same urgency as a full-blown stroke, according to two sepa...
MesotheliomaHelp.net Announces Expanded Information on Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma Specialists
MesotheliomaHelp.net has expanded its information section on lung cancer and mesothelioma specialists
into one of the most comprehensive treatment resources available for patients with asbestos-related diseases. Our searchable, easy-to-use database contains doctor profiles and hospitals records f...
Stimulus Funds Arrive for Doctors, Surgeons & Specialists
BIRMINGHAM, Mich., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- PoggiCo Development is pleased to announce the availability of low cost government guaranteed loans for use in purchasing new medical office condominiums in Macomb County. One objective of the February stimulus bill is to assist small businesses in acqu...
For Primary Care, More Patients Are Seeing Specialists
Even prenatal care visits to family doctors are declining, researchers find
TUESDAY, March 10 (HealthDay News) -- Specialists
are increasingly providing routine and preventive services that have traditionally been handled by primary care doctors, a new study has found.
"In a nationa...
Wound Care Certification Course Endorsed by the American College of Certified Wound Specialists
GREAT RIVER, N.Y., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- WoundEducators.com, LLC, an online educational company committed to promoting the practice of evidence-based wound management, is proud to receive endorsement from The American College of Certified Wound Specialists
for our online course in wound manageme...
Targeted Prostate Cancer Biopsy and Cancer Treatment Earns Acceptance From Nation's Top Prostate Specialists
TargetScan(R) Technology passes 3,500-procedure milestone as the system becomes available in more medical centers and private practices across the country
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- To date, more than 3,500 prostate biopsies and subsequent cancer treatment procedures have been conduct...
Blacks not receiving chemotherapy for rectal cancer, despite seeing cancer specialists
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Black patients and white patients are seeing rectal cancer specialists
at similar rates, but blacks are still less likely to receive chemotherapy or radiation therapy, according to a new study from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.
The study found blacks ...
IPS Secures National Contract to Deliver FOCUS Healthcare Provider Network Access to Pain Management Specialists
ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Integrated Pain
Solutions, LLC (IPS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of PainCare Holdings, Inc.
(Amex: PRZ ), today announced that it has signed a national contract with
FOCUS Healthcare Management, Inc. to deliver access to IPS' proprietary
Number of Specialists Best at Treating Children's Fractures Decreasing
Fractures are a common injury among children, yet the number of pediatric orthopedists trained to deal with the special musculoskeletal problems// of children is decreasing nationwide. The management of fractures in children is usually different than in adults. Specialized knowledge and training is...
Paucity of specialists sends emergency department on a spin
The Whanganui District Health Board Hospital is experiencing a dearth of specialists, which was confirmed by the Hospital general manager, Sue Capenerhurst.//
Mrs. Capenerhurst explained that the hospital will have to put up with the shortfall in obstetricians till end-December as the pediatr...
Many Kidney Specialists Feel Unprepared for End-of-Life Decisions
Sixty percent of nephrologists don't feel well prepared to make the decision to stop dialysis in kidney disease patients nearing the end of life // , reports a study in the November Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.
Nephrologists who are more experienced and more familiar...
Improved Patient Care from Blood Specialists with New Web based Tool
The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)and the American Society of Hematology (ASHTM) have announced the development of the first performance evaluation tools for// blood specialists.
ASH and ABIM have co-developed the Hematology Practice Improvement Module (PIM), which is a web-based...
Credentials Of Specialists Need To Be Checked
New study suggests that people could be putting their health at risk by failing to check the credentials of physiotherapists, chiropodists, dieticians and other health professionals.//
The survey of more than 2,100 adults in the UK conducted by the Health Professions Council (HPC), found that ...
Vets To Team Up With Human Health Specialists
According to top health officials of America, doctors who look after animals are best placed to deal with recent human health scares .
Urging veterinarians to work more closely with human health experts in dealing with contagious diseases, Dr. Julie Gerberding, director of the Atlanta-based f...
Potential Of Epilepsy Surgeries Are Not Fully Harnessed Say Brain Specialists
According to researchers, when drugs do not completely control epilepsy, surgery often can, and the sooner it is done, the better.
Yet epilepsy specialists
are struggling to get that message to tens of thousands of adult patients, as children go under the knife at younger ages.
Says Dr. ...
Retiring Government Doctors to Be Reappointed to Overcome Paucity of Specialists
The government of the southern Indian state of Kerala will now reappoint retiring government doctors to overcome the paucity of specialists// in certain areas.
State Health Minister P.K. Sreemathy said retiring specialist doctors in four disciplines, general medicine, surgery, gynecology and an...
Extend Cervical Smears to Younger Women, Insist Specialists
Two scientists have come out strongly against the NHS's decision to restrict screening for cervical cancer to those in the age group 25 to 29, leaving// out women in their early twenties.
According to the doctors, Consultant cytopathologists Amanda Herbert, from Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foun...
Expanding Health Coverage May Not Improve Access
...re of all goods and services produced in the United States.
Meanwhile, a worsening shortage of primary-care providers and rising demand for certain specialists
will continue to strain the system, perhaps creating long waits for appointments.
The existing health-care delivery system cannot seamlessly respon...
Electronic Health Records Help Cardiac Patients Remain Healthy
... nine states and the District of Columbia . Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal physicians, specialists
and team of caregivers. Our expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health p...
CIBER Completes Commercial Software Redesign; Awarded New Contract From TeleTracking Technologies
... offices in Asia/Pacific. Operating in 18 countries, with more than 8,500 employees and annual revenue of approximately $1.2 billion, CIBER and its IT specialists
continuously build and upgrade clients' systems to "competitive advantage status." CIBER is included in the Russell 2000 Index and the S&P Small ...