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2014-02-26 00:22:16

--The Most Complete Information on America's Nursing Facilities-- WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, publisher of Best Hospitals and Best Children's Hospitals, today released its Best Nursing Homes 2014, highlighting the top nursing homes in every state and nearly 100 major metropolitan areas. The ratings cover almost 16,000 nursing homes nationwide and are freely available at http://www.usnews.com/best-nursing-homes. (Logo:...

2014-02-24 12:27:37

HOUSTON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Charles Macias, director of the Evidence Based Outcomes Center/Center for Clinical Effectiveness and chief clinical systems integration officer at Texas Children's Hospital, and Kathleen Carberry, RN, MPH, director of the Texas Children's Hospital Outcomes and Impact Service, will present two informative talks on using data to improve patient outcomes and drive efficiency in health care delivery at the 2014 Annual Healthcare Information...

2014-02-24 12:25:31

Variations as much as nine-fold in some cases, reinforces need for standardized practices to cut costs and improve quality, says new study ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Costs of care differ significantly across hospitals for children born with heart defects, according to new research led by a University of Michigan researcher. Congenital heart defects are known to be the most common birth defects, impacting nearly 1 in every 100 births. The cost of care...

2014-02-24 08:30:08

Policy statement suggests ways to improve drug safety and efficacy in children, aligning with mission of Children's Mercy to improve patient outcomes KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With less than half of medications including specific labeling for children, Kathleen Neville, MD, MS, a physician at Children's Mercy Hospital, recently led an American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) committee in updating the policy with new recommendations guiding the off-label use of...

2014-02-24 08:29:23

PeriCALM's obstetric nursing content to be built into one Allscripts electronic health record solution to resolve interface issues CRANBURY, N.J., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) in Cleveland, Ohio, one of the nation's leading healthcare systems, will implement PeriGen's PeriCALM(®) patented, FDA-cleared clinical decision support and fetal surveillance solution at two hospitals, UH MacDonald Women's Hospital in Cleveland and UH Geauga Medical Center in Geauga...

2014-02-17 08:27:08

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Colloquium announced today the launch of the final group of charter pediatric hospitals to enter the Colloquium joining the original 2013 charter members. Colloquium pediatric member hospitals are committed to excellence in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric heart failure. The new charter hospitals are: -- Holtz Children's Hospital/Jackson Memorial Medical Center (Miami, FL) -- Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's...

2014-01-31 08:23:55

Premier healthcare software/technology solutions company's digital media integrated video network will engage patients and visitors with educational information and profiles of healthcare providers for one of the top hospitals in the nation BOSTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston-based Aceso(TM) Interactive has completed the installation of its Hospital TV Network, ("HTV"), at Swedish Health Services, Issaquah, Washington Campus. Aceso's network of digital screens enables...

2014-01-29 16:28:58

CINCINNATI, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have developed a tool that allows caregivers to quickly and accurately predict the risk of death in children with septic shock - a systemic infection that damages vital organs and one of the leading causes of death among hospitalized children. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO) Reporting their results Jan. 29 in PLOS ONE (published by the Public Library of Science), researchers say the...

2014-01-29 08:29:49

HOUSTON, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Surgery at Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce the 2014 Surgical Seed Grant Award recipients. These grants, of up to $50,000 per project, will allow surgery researchers to generate the preliminary data necessary for National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant applications and other extramural funding. For more information please visit: Established in 2011, these awards were designed primarily to support...

2014-01-28 08:29:58

Top Masters in Healthcare Administration announces the publication of an article that lists 20 of the most innovative pediatric surgeons alive today. CHICAGO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty of the world's most renowned pediatric surgeons are featured in a new web article published by Top Master's in Healthcare Administration. "20 Most Innovative Pediatric Surgeons Alive Today" profiles the career achievements of 20 medical doctors who are saving and improving the lives of children...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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