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2014-03-18 08:32:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. and MIAMI, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Blue, Baptist Health South Florida and Baptist Health Quality Network (BHQN) announced the execution of an accountable care agreement that aims to improve the quality and efficiency of patient care in South Florida. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120904/MM67207LOGO Through this arrangement, the organizations plan to improve the patient experience, while also decreasing medical costs, by enhancing the...

2013-12-10 08:29:52

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Babies are back at Baptist for the first time in eight years! On Sunday, December 1, Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans completed the move of its Women's Services departments and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) from the Jefferson Highway location to the brand new Women's Pavilion at Ochsner Baptist hospital. Thirty-one NICU babies, eight women and three newborns were transferred to Ochsner Baptist during this timeframe. Acadian...

2013-12-04 23:24:22

Extending Excellence beyond the Physical to the Virtual Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 MEDSEEK is partnering with Baptist Health South Florida, the largest not-for-profit healthcare organization in South Florida, to provide patients the tools to manage their health online with the MEDSEEK Empower enterprise patient portal. Integration between inpatient and outpatient systems was a key driver in Baptist Health South Florida’s selection of a patient portal partner. “We want...

2013-10-21 23:03:06

LifeFlight, the first air medical transport program of its kind in the northeastern United States, has completed more than 70,000 missions in a four-state area: western Pennsylvania, southeastern Ohio, northern West Virginia and western Maryland. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Allegheny Health Network’s LifeFlight air medical transport program, the first service of its kind in the northeastern United States, is marking 35 years of helping critically injured people get...

2013-08-21 23:22:14

North Central Baptist Hospital has expanded to meet the needs of the community for additional women and children services. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 To meet the increased need of the community in the Stone Oak area for additional women and children services, North Central Baptist Hospital welcome patients to its new neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The new NICU represents a sizeable investment by Baptist Health System in the San Antonio community and is a part of a...

2013-06-20 12:30:09

GULF BREEZE, Fla., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Andrews Institute Spine Center and Baptist Hospital are now offering O-arm® technology, providing Andrews Institute neurosurgeon Brett Reichwage, M.D., the most advanced scanning technology available. The O-arm allows for precise placement of spinal instrumentation during surgery. Baptist Hospital is currently Pensacola's only hospital with this advanced surgical equipment. (Photo:...

2013-05-02 23:21:50

Capital Health today announced that Raritan Bay Medical Center (RBMC) has joined the Capital Institute for Neurosciences Network, a collaborative group of participating health care facilities with whom Capital Health will work to continually improve the availability of advanced diagnostics and treatment for patients with neurological disorders. Perth Amboy, NJ (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Capital Health today announced that Raritan Bay Medical Center (RBMC) has joined the Capital Institute for...

2013-03-19 23:01:21

Selection of Baptist Health Paducah on list of “Best Hospitals for Patient Experience in Obstetrics” is based on women´s preferences, recommendation rating and clinical excellence Paducah, KY (PRWEB) March 19, 2013 Baptist Health Paducah has received the Women´s Choice Award from WomenCertified® distinguishing it as one of the 2013 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience in Obstetrics. The award is based on robust criteria that include female patient satisfaction...

2013-01-23 23:01:37

North Side Baby Boom Means Expansion for North Central Baptist Hospital San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 North Central Baptist Hospital (NCBH) is bursting at the seams with babies, leading to a major expansion project at the hospital. “We are single-handedly populating the earth” said NCBH president Bill Waechter at recent “sky breaking” ceremony. “Stone Oak continues to see double digit growth of women of child bearing age. “We´ve outgrown...

2012-11-05 16:26:32

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth has expanded its Alabama presence through the acquisition of certain assets of Alabama ER Administrative Services, PC (AERAS) and by partnering with the physicians of ER Med, LLC, the physician groups that provided services to the emergency departments of Baptist Medical Center South, Baptist Medical Center East and Prattville Baptist Hospital in Montgomery, Ala. On November 1, TeamHealth commenced services for these emergency...