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Acentec's MedInformatix' EHR Solution Achieves ONC Meaningful Use Certification

Drummond Group Certifies Software's Ability to Enable Eligible Professionals to Earn Incentives Through IT for Enhanced Healthcare Quality, Patient Safety, Cost Reduction and Improved Outcomes. Acentec today announced that MedInformatix Electronic Health Records (EHR) is among the industry's fi ... Continue Reading

Alcohol and VTE

The American College of Cardiology released a study this week showing daily alcohol consumption may reduce the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in older women. The study was focused on a variety of diet factors, but alcohol was found to be the best contributing factor, having a 26% decreased in Continue Reading

A Closer Look at VNUS Closure FAST

Last week, we mentioned that two of our doctors (Dr. Almeida in Miami and Dr. Kaufman in Colorado) had gotten media attention for the work that they're doing using an innovative new approach to vein treatment. Those articles gave you a brief look at the VNUS Closure FAST treatment that they're being Continue Reading

Aisle Please

Next time you are asked if you'd like an aisle or window seat, you should probably say 'aisle take that one please.' We all know traveling overseas or even domestically in cattle class can be quite strenuous and uncomfortable on our legs and our veins. Recent studies are showing that window seats ar ... Continue Reading

Affording Your Vein Treatment: Fitting Beauty Into the Budget

In today's economy, you may feel that your vein-free dreams are never going to be realized. But with so many options available for managing the cost of cosmetic venous treatments like endovenous ablation and sclerotherapy, why wait to get your veins treated? Consider these options when exploring Continue Reading

A Closer Look at Syris Scientific

There are many different aspects of the vein treatment industry which are important to take a look at if you are going to have a thorough understanding of what the entire field is all about. You'll want to know about the medical treatments that are available for problems such as varicose veins. You ... Continue Reading

American Board of Phlebology 2011 Exam Cycle Underway, Application Deadline February 28, 2011

Reston, VA, January, 2011 - The American Board of Phlebology opened their fourth phlebology exam cycle on October 1, 2010. Applications will be accepted until February 28, 2011, and should be submitted online at http://www.abph.net/application/default.asp. This computer-based exam will be administer ... Continue Reading

Air Pollution and DVT

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) which has generally been linked to prolonged hours of immobility, sitting, standing, long-haul flights and genetics may now have a new cause. Recent research suggests that air pollution may adversely impact your vein health. For years studies have shown the negative effe ... Continue Reading

AngioDynamics Doing Well Despite Patent Infringement

There have been a series of patent infringement litigations cases in the vein treatment world in the past year. Although there are various defendants and plaintiffs in these lawsuits, the bulk of what's going on is that Diomed has sued several other companies for infringing on patents in the use of ... Continue Reading

All Natural

With the Holiday Season rapidly approaching, I thought it would be a good idea to outline some home remedy treatments for getting rid of pesky, ropy and unattractive varicose veins. You don't want to be seen at your favorite hot spot or Thanksgiving fete with red unpleasant veins popping out of your Continue Reading

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