Latest Floating Hospital Stories

2014-07-28 08:25:13

Month-Long Fundraiser Will Kick-Off With Event at Fenway Park FRAMINGHAM, Mass., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Farms, leading convenience and gasoline retailer, today announced the launch of its 2014 Cups for Kids campaign, a month-long fundraiser that will benefit pediatric care programs at several hospitals throughout the Northeast. During the month of August, five cents from every iced coffee or Chill Zone beverage purchased at specified locations will go directly to...

2014-07-08 08:31:47

BOSTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plexus Information Systems, Inc. (Plexus IS), a market-leading provider of Anesthesia Information Management Systems (AIMS), announced today that Tufts Medical Center went live with Anesthesia Touch(TM), a full-featured AIMS that automates the anesthesia documentation process. The clinicians utilize the iOS iPad technology in their preoperative and postoperative rooms and the Windows touchscreen technology in their intraoperative rooms. Tufts...

2013-06-28 23:24:53

The Floating Hospital opens two new Reach Out and Read children's literacy programs in Long Island City Long Island City, NY (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 The Floating Hospital, which provides health services to the homeless shelter population as well as the local communities of Long Island City and Queensbridge Public Housing, is making children's literacy a priority for the families it serves. Currently, the Hospital offers the Reach Out and Read children's literacy program to the...

2011-07-22 10:29:00

Seasoned leader from region's most successful physicians' networks assumes presidency of nationally-renowned academic medical institution BOSTON, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children announced today that Eric J. Beyer has been selected as its next President and Chief Executive Officer - assuming leadership of the hospital October 1 as outgoing President and CEO Ellen Zane retires. Beyer has been President and CEO of the Tufts...

2011-02-18 06:00:00

Zane and team credited with transforming the academic medical center Zane will serve as a Vice Chairman of institution's Board of Trustees BOSTON, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ellen Zane, president and CEO of Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children for more than seven transformative years, announced that she will retire from her current role in the fall. Zane will continue to consult with the hospital for a year after her retirement and will serve as a Vice...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'