Archive for August, 2011

Radiologists urged to study federal regulations relating to meaningful use

Authors of a study in the Sept. issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology say, with an estimated $1.5 billion in potential bonus payments for radiology professionals at stake, radiologists should study and respond to recent federal regulations related to meaningful use of complete certified ambulatory electronic health records and their equivalents.

Storm exposes bees and draws swarm of people

Tropical Storm Irene moved through New York City on Sunday knocking out power, causing flooding in some neighborhoods and knocking over trees. (32 secs ago)

Dehydrated but on fluids, Anna Hazare on way to recovery

On Monday, Anna was fed oral fluids like coconut water mixed with honey and other juices to maintain the electrolyte balance. (1 min ago)

Solis known as a giving supervisor, friend

Share: digg facebook twitter His faith helped him through the difficult times, and he was always thinking about everyone else.? (22 secs ago)

Clinic checkup

U.S. Sen. Kent Conrad spoke to attendees during a meet and greet and tour of the Williston Community-Based Outpatient Clinic on Wednesday. Conrad toured the veterans health care clinic, which was constructed with federal funding that Conrad helped secure. (1 min ago)

More synthetic marijuana drug busts

Here we go again. Local police seize synthetic drugs from multiple convenience stores. The question is, are they even illegal? (22 secs ago)

Johnson County won’t fight nursing home chain

IOWA CITY Johnson County officials have decided not to fight a nursing home chain’s attempt to be reclassified as a residential property, citing a recent Iowa Supreme Court ruling showing a broad interpretation of residential housing. (49 secs ago)

Fire grows to 5,729 acres

The Red Rock Fire in the Gros Ventre caused a thick layer of smoke to settle over Jackson Hole on Wednesday morning, with fire personnel reporting that the blaze more than doubled in size since Monday night. (18 secs ago)

Allen hits pair of homers as A’s down Yankees

Brandon Allen hit two tape-measure homers, Eric Sogard connected for one that barely cleared the wall and the Oakland Athletics hung on to beat the New York Yankees 6-5 on Tuesday night. (29 secs ago)

Police investigate Craig Thomson

NSW police say they will investigate allegations that federal Labor MP Craig Thomson misused his union credit card. (8 secs ago)