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2014-07-02 23:01:18

Barnes-Jewish Hospital, consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best hospitals and heart and vascular centers, was recently honored with two prestigious awards: the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Foundation’s NDCR ACTION Registry®–Get With the Guidelines™ (GWTG) Platinum Performance Achievement Award and the American Heart Association’s (AHA) 2014 Resuscitation Quality Achievement Award. St. Louis (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Barnes-Jewish Hospital, consistently ranked as...

2014-04-14 23:06:39

The vision for universal image access is now a reality, driving higher quality, less expensive and more efficient care for patients. NEWTON, Mass. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 In April 2009, lifeIMAGE embarked on a mission to eliminate duplication of medical imaging exams to avoid $30 billion in annual costs, excessive and harmful radiation, and to promote faster, safer, higher quality care for patients everywhere. To fulfill this mission, lifeIMAGE builds and operates a network of cloud and...

2014-03-10 23:27:38

Modern Healthcare’s Inductees for the Health Care Hall of Fame Class of 2014 to be honored on March 23 at a gala in conjunction with the American College of Healthcare Executives’ 2014 Congress on Healthcare Leadership. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Modern Healthcare announced that Fred L. Brown was chosen as one of the latest inductees for the Health Care Hall of Fame. He joins only 95 other healthcare achievers to be honored since the inception of the Hall of Fame in 1988....

2014-03-05 16:26:13

ONTARIO, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare Services announced today that eight of its hospitals were recognized among the "100 Top Hospitals" in the nation by Truven Health Analytics, based on quality of care and patient satisfaction. Truven Health (formerlyThomson Reuters) is a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare. The Truven Health Analytics "100 Top Hospitals" award winners for Prime Healthcare were: Centinela...

2014-01-28 23:33:25

RestorixHealth board member Fred L. Brown has been inducted into Modern Healthcare’s Health Care Hall of Fame, one of the industry’s most prestigious recognitions. The Health Care Hall of Fame honors those who have made outstanding contributions to the healthcare industry. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 RestorixHealth board member Fred L. Brown has been inducted into Modern Healthcare’s Health Care Hall of Fame, one of the industry’s most prestigious recognitions. The...

2013-12-31 16:22:06

ONTARIO, Calif., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare Services announced today that it has completed the Rhode Island acquisitions of Landmark Medical Center and the Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island. Through their subsidiaries, Prime Healthcare Services and the non-profit Prime Healthcare Foundation now have more than 30,000 employees and own and operate 25 hospitals. "Prime Healthcare looks forward to working with the medical staffs and employees to make these...

2013-12-19 23:02:05

A 33-year-old man from Leasburg, Mo., is the first patient to receive a revolutionary form of highly accurate radiation treatment from the world’s first proton system of its kind. The treatment was administered today at the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. St. Louis (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 A 33-year-old man from Leasburg, Mo., is the first patient to receive a revolutionary form of highly accurate...

2013-11-13 23:25:12

Top Advancements in the Treatment of Structural Heart Disease is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, 6:30-9 p.m., at the Omni Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas. Saint Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 One of the most experienced teams of heart specialists in the country will hold a Continuing Medical Education (CME) titled Top Advances in the Treatment of Structural Heart Disease. The symposium, presented by Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Heart & Vascular Center...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.