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2010-10-11 15:05:00

Parents rate research on environmental effects, childhood diseases, and causes of childhood injuries less important ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year, hundreds of millions of public and private dollars are spent on medical research to improve the health of children - yet parents have little input regarding how those dollars should be spent. A poll released by the C.S. Mott Children's National Poll on Children's Health shows that nearly 9 in 10 parents rank...

2010-08-16 16:01:00

Admitting mistakes did not lead to more malpractice claims ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan's program of full disclosure and compensation for medical errors resulted in a decrease in new claims for compensation (including lawsuits), time to claim resolution and lower liability costs, according to a study published Aug. 17 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. "The need for full disclosure of harmful medical errors is driven by both ethics...

2010-07-21 15:56:00

Selection of Epic Systems Corp. as primary vendor paves the way for UMHS to leapfrog over other medical centers ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Forget paper charts, computer systems that don't "talk" to one another and digital medical records that aren't easy to share. The University of Michigan Health System has just embarked on a multi-year journey to completely transform the way its physicians, nurses, other care providers and administrators use information...

2010-06-18 08:10:00

Dad Nich Pollak says having his babies home after eight months at the hospital is the best gift a dad could have ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Sunday, many fathers will settle in for a nice BBQ, go fishing with the kids or play with a new electronic gadget. For one dad, who works nights and weekends and stays home with the kids during the day, having his whole family home is the best gift he could hope for. "It's been a long road over the last eight months of...

2010-04-16 10:07:00

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health finds nearly 9 in 10 parents choose to discuss and reason with their misbehaving children, while 1 in 5 use spanking, 1 in 10 use paddling for discipline ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Misbehaving is part of growing up and learning right from wrong. Parents' choices of discipline for their kids today include a wide range of options, from verbal discussions to physical punishment. But these days, how do...

2010-01-20 12:09:00

1/3 of parents give primary schools an "A;" less than 1/4 give secondary schools an "A" ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- School psychologists, counselors and social workers are often the first line of support for children with behavioral, emotional or family problems. Problems can range from attention deficit disorder and homelessness to depression and bullying all of which can make academic success a challenge. The C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on...

2009-12-14 11:00:00

Regents will be asked to approve naming the women's hospital -- located within the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and Women's Hospital complex -- after Ted and Jane Von Voigtlander ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan Health System has received a $15 million gift from the Ted and Jane Von Voigtlander Foundation, the largest gift ever made to the Health System for women's health. It will support the construction of a new women's hospital. The gift...

2009-06-18 16:45:00

Fiscal year ends with positive margin after midyear cost-cutting efforts, but new fiscal year presents fresh challenges ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite a very challenging economic environment, the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers will end the fiscal year in the black later this month, according to preliminary results presented today at a meeting of the U-M Board of Regents. It is the thirteenth year in a row that the UMHHC has had a positive...

2008-10-13 09:00:48

Eclipsys Corporation(R) (NASDAQ: ECLP), The Outcomes Company(R), today announced that the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS), Ann Arbor, Mich., recently deployed Eclipsys' Sunrise Acute Care(TM) across its entire 913-bed inpatient delivery system. The successful enterprise-wide initiative improves UMHS' advanced medical information capabilities to new levels with clinicians across the organization, providing quick access to standardized order sets and related tools as part of the...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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