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EMR Software to Be Funded By New Economic Stimulus Plan

2009-04-09 | The economic stimulus plan signed by President Obama includes funding for the long awaited EMR software (electronic medical records software, or electronic health record) for doctor's offices and can result in better patient care and treatment.


Study Confirms: Your Hidden Food Allergies Are Making You Fat

2009-04-06 | Researchers confirm the benefit of The ALCAT Test to help chronic symptoms such as obesity, IBS, migraine and arthritis.


Computerized Physician Order Entry May Be a Key Indicator in the 'Meaningful Use' of Electronic Medical Records

2009-04-06 | New KLAS report on CPOE looks at which EMR solutions are achieving the most adoption among physicians


Medicine is a Business Already! -- How Physicians Can Learn to Manage the Business of Medicine

2009-04-03 | Physicians can learn to manage their practices by attending webinars in the "MBA in a Day for Physicians" series. Marica Pook, MD, and Suzanne DeVenny, MS, certified QuickBooks bookkeeper host the webinars, full information specific to physicians and medical practices.


National Healthcare Reformer, Gerry Purcell, Announces Campaign For Georgia Insurance Commissioner

2009-04-03 | Gerry Purcell of Alpharetta, Georgia announced today that he is running for the office of Georgia Insurance Commissioner. Gerry is a fresh new face and voice in the Republican Party. He is known as a dynamic speaker and is exactly the kind of communicator and leader the Republican Party needs now.


Eating Disorder Clinical Experiential Training Program

2009-03-28 | New Realities of Southern California is offering an intensive clinical experiential training program in the treatment of eating disorders


What to Expect Before LASIK

2009-03-26 | The most commonly performed refractive surgery for vision correction is LASIK, offering an immediate improvement in vision and very minimal post-surgical discomfort.


KLAS Releases EMR Toolkit to Aid Healthcare Providers with Stimulus-Related Technology Decisions

2009-03-24 | Toolkit offered as a complimentary resource to all providers and includes performance ratings and analyses for inpatient and outpatient EMR vendors


Fort Lauderdale Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Charles Nottingham and the Extreme Makeover Dental Lab Film Dental Documentary

2009-03-20 | Smile South Florida Cosmetic Dentistry & Extreme Makeover Dental Lab to produce dental documentary with Plum TV in Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach, Miami, & Florida.


Can Diet And Exercise Give You Flat Abs Or Do You Need A Tummy-Tuck? Find Out What Columbus, Ohio Plastic Surgeon Has To Say About This

2009-03-20 | Dr. Houser, Columbus Ohio plastic surgeon, discusses abdominoplasty (tummy-tuck) with Gail Hogan on Daytime Columbus. A tummy tuck actually repairs the stretched abdominal muscles, creating an "internal corset" and leaving the patient with a tight, firm abdomen.


Physicians Turn to Medical Mystery Shopping to Ensure Patient Satisfaction and Attract New Patients to Their Medical Practice

2009-03-18 | In today's economy physicians are struggling to keep their practices full and attract new patients. When it's all said and done patients are consumers, they have choices. Medical mystery shopping helps ensure that a medical practice is getting a high rating when it comes to patient satisfaction.


Author of Diet Book Reveals All Ideas of Book on Google Video in order to Spark a Global Health Movement

2009-03-07 | The Pen and Paper Diet is so basic that a person does not have to buy the book to begin the program.


The Pen and Paper Diet is Supported by Research from the Harvard School of Public Health, the Pennington Biomedical Research Center and the Kaiser Permanente's Center for Health Research

2009-03-04 | Although no official endorsement has been made yet, recent significant findings from research studies by these three organizations (tracking calories and food journaling are key to weight loss) are the main parts of The Pen and Paper Diet.


Fairy LiceMothers Granting Wishes by Removing Itches

2009-02-28 | Lice treatment center now open in Oceanside, Long Island


World-Wide Virtual Vigil Being Held For Brain Tumor Awareness

2009-02-18 | Miles for Hope, a non-profit organization sponsored by AirTran Airways has created a virtual vigil and hope to have one million people light a virtual candle by April 10, 2009 to raise brain tumor awareness world-wide.


GMHBA Joins Moneytime's Health Insurance Comparison Platform

2009-02-12 | GMHBA has become another of Australia's leading health insurance companies to join forces with moneytime, the comparison engine that allows people to compare and buy health insurance online.


Pulmonary Embolism and Aneurysm

2009-02-04 | When we visit a doctor, we expect to receive the best treatment and care available. But what happens when the medical professionals we trust fail to notice or diagnose a serious medical condition that can or does result in death?


Wrongful Death

2009-02-04 | Wrongful death can be the result of a wide range of events or accidents. The most common causes of wrongful deaths include automobile accidents, medical malpractice and construction or job-related accidents.


What is Erb's Palsy?

2009-02-01 | Erb's palsy is a preventable birth defect that affects the shoulder, arm and hand. It is one of several possible brachial plexus injuries caused by shoulder dystocia during childbirth; it is usually preventable.


Types of Traditional Care (Surgery, Chemotherapy, and Radiation Therapy)

2009-02-01 | The key to long-term survival from treatment of mesothelioma is early diagnosis, which enables the greatest potential for success from standard therapies. Standard therapies include surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy.