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2014-08-15 16:24:06

Partnership Saves More than a 1,000 Jobs and a Critical Safety-Net Hospital ONTARIO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare announced today that it has completed its acquisition of St. Mary's Hospital in Passaic, New Jersey. Prime Healthcare is committed to investing more than $80 million into St Mary's Hospital, which serves Passaic, Clifton, Wallington, Carlstadt, Rutherford/East Rutherford, and many other surrounding towns. "Prime Healthcare is excited about its first...

2014-08-12 23:10:32

Patient engagement is a leading concern for all New Orleans hospitals. Recognized as a leader in interactive patient care by GetWellNetwork, Inc., West Jefferson Medical Center has made great strides for the hospital and its patients. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 GetWellNetwork®, Inc., the leader in Interactive Patient Care™ (IPC) solutions, has announced West Jefferson Medical Center as one of the recipients of this year’s IPC Awards, which recognizes health care leaders...

2014-06-26 20:22:32

Sequoia also ranked highest in California REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital is among the top 15 hospitals in the country for heart surgery - and the highest rated in California, according to Consumer Reports hospital ratings released today. The ratings of 400 hospitals across the U.S. are based on data from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) and address two common heart surgeries - coronary artery bypass and aortic valve...

2014-06-25 20:22:11

Sequoia also re-certified as Advanced Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital has added cutting-edge technology to its Emergency Room team to combat stroke--a telemedicine robot designed to quickly diagnose patients with stroke symptoms. Sequoia is the first hospital on the Peninsula to offer this technology. The robot, called the RP-VITA(TM) and nicknamed "Rosie" after the robot on The Jetsons...

2014-05-01 16:33:27

Industry watchdog recognizes St. Mary's for a second consecutive time for its success in protecting patients from accidents, injuries and infections. SAN FRANCISCO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Mary's Medical Center has received another "A" grade for hospital safety, the highest possible, in the latest Hospital Safety Score from the Leapfrog Group, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections. The latest recognition, covering...

2014-03-06 23:29:17

The Center for Health Affairs' most recent Key Indicators Report showed a 19 percent increase in hospital observation services in the third quarter of 2013. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 The most recent Key Indicators Report showed a 19 percent increase in hospital observation services in the third quarter of 2013. According to the report, recent news stories have highlighted hospital patients who were displeased because they were unaware of the financial implications of...

2014-02-18 16:26:38

$110,000 benefits four San Francisco nonprofits, including programs for youth in the Tenderloin SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dignity Health Saint Francis Memorial Hospital has awarded $110,000 in grants to four San Francisco nonprofit organizations, funding programs for youth in the Tenderloin, healthcare assistance and food security. In accordance with Saint Francis' mission, the grantee organizations were recognized for their commitment to helping the poor and...

2014-02-11 16:26:07

Analysis of national data by The Society of Thoracic Surgery REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital Heart and Vascular Institute has been given the highest possible ranking by The Society of Thoracic Surgery (STS) for the best outcomes of three cardiac surgical procedures performed at the Redwood City hospital. Sequoia Hospital received a 3-star rating (out of a possible three) for all three measured procedures: Isolated Coronary...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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