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2014-09-11 12:26:51

Provider coalition including Atrius Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Lahey Health System, Mt. Auburn Hospital and Tufts Medical Center details concerns in Superior Court filing BOSTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of nonprofit hospitals and physician groups is urging a Suffolk Superior Court judge to reject a proposed settlement between the Attorney General's Office and Partners HealthCare System, Inc. (Partners) that would allow Partners,...

2014-09-08 00:20:15

Insulated packaging leader is the official sponsor of Refueling Station #6 in Wellesley, Massachusetts HOLLISTON, Mass., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cold Chain Technologies (CCT), a market leading global manufacturer of insulated packaging solutions is proud to announce its participation in the Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai on September 21, 2014 as the official sponsor of Refueling Station #6 in Wellesley, Massachusetts. As sponsor of Refueling...

2014-08-27 23:14:45

B-BIC announces its first two DRIVE grant recipients: Seemantini Nadkarni, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School Assistant Professor at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital for continued development of a low-cost, bed-side blood sensor; Jonathan Thon, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School Instructor in Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Joseph Italiano, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School Associate Professor of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital for...

2014-08-27 23:12:26

John Parrish, MD, and CEO of CIMIT, received the 2014 Distinguished Service Award at the annual Military Health Systems Research Symposium (MHSRS) for his exceptionally meritorious career in military health system research. BOSTON, MA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 John Parrish, MD, and CEO of CIMIT, received the 2014 Distinguished Service Award at the annual Military Health Systems Research Symposium (MHSRS) for his contributions to military medicine. Colonel Dallas Hack and Rear Admiral Bruce...

2014-08-04 23:02:10

The CoC Accreditation Program provides the framework for CarePoint Health – Bayonne Medical Center to improve its quality of patient care through various cancer-related programs that focus on the full spectrum of cancer care including prevention, early diagnosis, cancer staging, optimal treatment, rehabilitation, life-long follow up for recurrent disease, and end-of-life care. Bayonne, NJ (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS)...

2014-07-31 23:18:42

Northern Westchester Hospital has been re-accredited as a CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ employer for 2014, once again recognizing the Hospital’s extraordinary commitment to fighting cancer in the workplace. In 2012, NWH was the first and only hospital in Westchester County, NY to receive this accreditation. Mt. Kisco, New York (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH) is pleased to announce that it has been re-accredited as a CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ employer for 2014,...

2014-07-25 23:03:18

Harvard Neuro-Oncologist presents latest brain tumor research and treatment options at American Brain Tumor Association’s annual conference. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Progress in understanding the molecular genetics of brain tumors has ushered in a new era of promising brain tumor treatments, according to Patrick Wen, MD, professor of neurology, Harvard Medical School, director of the Center for Neuro-Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. At the American Brain Tumor...

2014-07-23 08:34:34

NEEDHAM, Mass., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EH&E, a leading provider of environmental and engineering consulting services, has won the 2014 IFMA Boston Excellence Award for Best Practices in Sustainability for a joint project conducted with Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH). The award honors a new approach -- commissioned by BWH and designed by EH&E -- that "sets a new benchmark" and establishes a "model of best practices" for the improvement of fire and life safety...

2014-07-22 16:27:10

BOSTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston received the American Hospital Association's (AHA) inaugural Equity of Care Award for its efforts to reduce health care disparities and promote diversity within the organization's leadership and staff. The award was presented July 21 at the Health Forum-AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego. To view the Digital Media Release, please click here:...

2014-07-17 12:29:43

CHENGDU, China, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From June 16 to June 19 of 2014, a delegation from West China Hospital, Sichuan University led by the President Li Weimin visited Mayo Clinic, the top medical institution of the United States as well as Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). The delegates from the Administrative Office, the Medical Affairs Department, the Operation Department, the Research Department, the Nursing Department and International...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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