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2014-02-06 23:03:53

Delaware-Based Health System Is Newest Member of NPSF Stand Up for Patient Safety Program Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) is proud to welcome Christiana Care Health System as the newest member of the NPSF Stand Up for Patient Safety Program. “Stand Up for Patient Safety member organizations are providing the leadership necessary to create measurable improvements in the safety and care of patients across the country,” said Tejal K....


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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