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2014-03-05 08:29:12

Agreement Includes Electronic Medical Record Integration and Clinical Collaboration To Increase Access To Care WOONSOCKET, R.I. and RADNOR, Pa., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the retail health care division of CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) and Main Line Health have signed a clinical collaboration to enhance access to high quality health care services at MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Under the agreement,...

2014-03-03 12:26:41

Facilities Honor Legacies of Tribal Leaders Rolin and Martin POARCH CREEK INDIAN NATION, Ala., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Poarch Band of Creek Indians today opened the doors of two new facilities that will provide health care services for the Tribe and its employees and long-term care and housing for its senior citizens, respectively. The Buford L. Rolin Health Clinic, named after the Tribe's current Chairman, and the Lavan Martin Assisted Living Facility, which honors the...

2014-02-24 23:02:34

Retail Medical Clinic Fills Void Between Urgent Care Clinics and Hospital Emergency Rooms Newbury Park, California (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Just nine months after opening the second Exer – More Than Urgent Care clinic in Calabasas, a third location has opened in the Newbury Park area of Thousand Oaks. The first location was opened in Beverly Hills in 2007. What makes Exer “more than urgent care”? Each Exer is staffed by board-certified Emergency Medicine doctors. The same expert...

2014-02-19 23:29:49

Maas Clinic’s to host 7th Annual Mission for Literacy Charity Event to donate 6,000+ books to Bay Area schools. San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 In response to California’s illiteracy rate of approximately 25%, The Maas Clinic & Appearance Care Center will host their annual Beauty for Books event on February 28, 2014. The campaign was created by Maas Clinic founder and physician, Dr. Corey S. Maas, to help improve literacy and reduce educational shortages in the...

2014-02-18 20:22:19

Additional safety improvements will help patients who are affected ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although the rates of serious surgical site infections (SSIs) following outpatient surgery are low, the number of patients who develop these serious infections is substantial and warrants continued quality improvement efforts because outpatient surgery is so common, according to a new study published in the February 19 issue of the Journal of the American...

2014-02-18 12:30:29

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Health Michael Wolf and Physician General Dr. Carrie DeLone today visited Hope Within Ministries, one of 40 new recipients to receive a grant through the department's Community-Based Health Care Subsidy Program. The center will use its $190,096 grant to enhance its free primary care services to the underinsured and financially challenged in Dauphin and Lancaster counties. The department's Community-Based Health...

2014-02-17 23:21:04

USDA awards Mercy $382,748 grant, benefitting school kids and communities in rural Midwest. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 For the third time, the USDA has awarded Mercy a $382,748 grant which will ultimately provide greater access to health care in some of Mercy’s most rural communities in Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. “Almost half of the communities Mercy serves in our four-state geographic footprint are in some of the most remote rural areas,” said Dr. Tim Smith, vice...

2014-02-10 23:04:15

The recent announcement by U.S. drugstore giant CVS that its locations will phase out sales of tobacco products is jarring but should not be surprising, according to healthcare market research firm Kalorama Information. Kalorama says much of the revenue lost will be replaced by new markets that may not have been sustainable if the firm didn’t make the move. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 The recent announcement by U.S. drugstore giant CVS that its locations will phase out sales...

2014-02-06 12:28:12

MARIETTA, Ga., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WellStar Health System (WellStar) and Mayo Clinic today announced that the metro Atlanta-based health system is joining the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a national network of like-minded organizations that share a commitment to better serving patients and their families. WellStar is the largest member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network in the southeast and the only member in metro Atlanta. Using digital technology to promote physician collaboration and...

2014-02-05 23:27:09

FastCare announced today that several top doctors in the Miami area have signed on to their extended team of medical professionals, ensuring FastCare can refer patients as needed. Miami, FL (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Urgent care, as opposed to traditional hospital care, has recently become a faster, more affordable, and more flexible alternative. Now, with urgent care centers appearing all over the United States, it is easier than ever before to get medical care for non-life-threatening...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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