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Celebrating 60 years of history

On October 22, 2014, St. Anthony’s at Southwest Medical Center celebrated its 60th anniversary with a barbecue luncheon for physicians, staff, patients and guests. Over the years, tens of thousands of patients from south St. 78 more words

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The works of the flesh

“Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions, envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these.”  378 more words

Mandatory Compliance Programs Are Coming

Does your medical practice or healthcare entity have a compliance program in place?  If not, the organization could be at significant risk of violating relevant healthcare laws, even just through inadvertence.  718 more words

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Top 10 physician specialties that will grow the most by 2025

Growth in Number of Physician Specialists: 2010 to 2025

Important note: This source EXCLUDES primary care physicians.  The analysis was for non-primary care specialists only. 119 more words

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Minimally invasive surgery: Discussion with Covidien's Chief Medical Officer

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Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) has been broadly available for well over a decade, yet penetration is widely variable. Open surgical approaches are still common for many surgeries including hysterectomy and colorectal. 61 more words

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Is Your Doctor a Critical Thinker?

If you feel as I do, you should hope so.  But . . . doctors are people, too, and they are sometimes prone to diagnostic error.  519 more words

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Mauna Kea Technologies: Physicians Using Optical Biopsy with Cellvizio Discover a New Diagnostic Criterion Specific for Benign Pancreatic Cysts and Invisible with Other Imaging Technologies


PARIS, Oct 21, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) Findings from prospective multicenter CONTACT 1 study published in peer-reviewed journal Endoscopy. Regulatory News: Mauna Kea Technologies (Euronext : MKEA FR0010609263), inventor of Cellvizio, the multidisciplinary optical biopsy platform, today announced results from a prospective multicenter study showing that optical biopsy procedures performed with Cellvizio successfully confirmed the presence of benign pancreatic cysts in 100% of patients where a superficial vascular network was observed. 67 more words