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Health News Archive - August 01, 2007

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bravo Health Inc. announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Senior Partners, a Medicare health plan product serving approximately 22,800 Medicare-eligible individuals in Philadelphia and surrounding counties.

By Alexander, Jeffrey A Weiner, Bryan J; Shortell, Stephen M; Baker, Laurence C Abstract. The authors examined how the association between quality improvement (QI) implementation in hospitals and hospital clinical quality is moderated by hospital organizational and environmental context.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth, the nation's largest provider of hospital-based clinical outsourcing services, today announced the appointment of David C.

Wendy Shalit is loathed by a certain kind of feminist.

SEATTLE, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) has taken the first major step toward acquiring a powerful, cost-effective proton therapy delivery system designed to aid patients who need highly targeted radiation therapy.

Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.