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  • AGA: Adverse Events Rare When Professionals Administer Propofol
    Propofol is safe for advanced endoscopic procedures with a low rate of sedation-related adverse events when administered by a trained professional, according to a new study in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological ...More
    March 3, 2010 Posted in News
  • US Endoscopy Releases Entrada Colonic Overtube
    US Endoscopy, an endoscopy design and manufacturing company, today announced the release of the Entrada™ colonic overtube. The Entrada™ colonic overtube offers more control during colonoscopy in patients with difficult anatomy, specifically tortuous sigmoid looping, ...More
    March 3, 2010 Posted in News
  • SourceMedical Launches Hosted Application Environment Specifically Designed for Ambulatory Surgery Centers
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.– SourceMedical (www.sourcemed.net), the leading provider of ambulatory surgery, specialty hospital, and therapy application software, announced today plans to deliver a hosted application specifically for ASCs. “SourceMedical’s hosted ...More
    March 3, 2010 Posted in News
  • New Virginia DMRC CEO Plans to Oppose COPN for Centra ASC
    Danville Regional Medical Center’s new CEO, Eric Deaton has plans to oppose the Virginia Certificate of Public Need (COPN) application for Centra's request to open an ambulatory surgery center, stating that DRMC provides the same services that are being proposed.Along ...More
    March 2, 2010 Posted in News
  • MGMA CEO Jessee to Retire in 2011
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.– William F. Jessee, MD, FACMPE, FACPM, president and chief executive officer of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), announced today to staff and MGMA members that he will retire in the fall of 2011. Jessee has led MGMA for 11 years, ...More
    March 1, 2010 Posted in News
  • GE Clinical Knowledge Platform Set for Late 2010 Launch
    ATLANTA — GE Healthcare today introduced Qualibria, its new clinical knowledge platform that enables healthcare delivery organizations to improve performance against their quality targets. Qualibria gives clinicians more control over patient outcomes by bringing ...More
    March 1, 2010 Posted in News
  • Hep-C Tech Receives 30-Year Sentence
    Kristen Diane Parker, the surgical technician that infected over 18 hospital patients with Hep C by stealing Fentanyl-filled syringes and replacing the liquid pain killer with saline, learned her fate Wednesday afternoon, being sentenced to 30 years in prison.The Denver ...More
    February 25, 2010 Posted in News
  • AmSurg Announces Fourth-Quarter Net Earnings
    NASHVILLE, TN--Christopher A. Holden, president and chief executive officer of AmSurg Corp. (NASDAQ: AMSG), today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2009. Revenues increased 10 percent for the quarter to $168,611,000 from ...More
    February 24, 2010 Posted in News
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Partners with Implantable Provider Group as Designated Vendor
    Implantable Provider Group (IPG) is pleased to announce a significant agreement with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc. (BCBSF) to be its designated implantable device management vendor for its extensive provider network. IPG will handle device coordination, ...More
    February 24, 2010 Posted in News
  • HealthCare Partners Selects Aternity’s Application Performance Management Platform
    BOSTON--Aternity Inc., the industry’s technology leader in end user experience management solutions for Global 1000 enterprises, announced today that HealthCare Partners, a top-rated coordinated-care medical group in Southern California, has selected the Aternity ...More
    February 24, 2010 Posted in News