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2011-03-16 08:30:00

COLUMBIA, S.C., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Major health care players in South Carolina have joined in a unique initiative to enhance the state's competitiveness by improving the health of the state's citizens. BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, Health Sciences South Carolina and the South Carolina Hospital Association have formed the South Carolina Partnership for Health, committed to "The Triple Aim," a concept and strategy developed by the Institute for Healthcare...

2011-01-12 13:54:00

Safe Table Learning Collaboratives Recognized for Advancing Best Practices SEATTLE, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA) today received the 2010 John M.

2010-12-06 07:00:00

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- If value-based purchasing (VBP) was in effect today, approximately 4,100 hospitals would be subject to the program and all but 100 hospitals would lose money.

2010-11-17 18:27:00

Discussion of $500 Billion Medicare Cuts in Federal Health Reform Bill Underscores Senator's Understanding of Utah Seniors' Needs and Concerns SALT LAKE CITY, Nov.

2010-11-16 11:11:00

Collaboration of public agency with private health care stakeholders will catalyze local projects WASHINGTON, Nov.

2010-11-05 13:32:00

Set of eight national priorities offers significant opportunity for improving quality of care, affordability, and health WASHINGTON, Nov.

2010-10-20 08:00:00

DUBLIN, Ohio, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cardinal Health Foundation today announced that, for the fourth consecutive year, it will award more than $1 million in grant funding to help U.S. hospitals, health systems and community health clinics improve the efficiency and quality of care.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.