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2014-04-08 12:30:39

NORCROSS, Ga., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a testament to its focus on quality, PruittHealth announced that twenty-two of its five-star healthcare centers were named to the U.S. News & World Report's Best Nursing Homes list for 2014. Now in its sixth year, the list of U.S. News' Best Nursing Homes is designed to help the millions of Americans who will spend time in such a setting this year. And according to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, about 60 percent of individuals...

2014-04-07 12:34:07

Supplemental Health Care CEO Provides Advice on Workforce Solutions and Strategies PARK CITY, Utah, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's healthcare system is entering a new era that will require more innovative and creative staffing solutions to meet increased patient demands and provide quality patient care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110728/CL43247LOGO Implementation of the Affordable Care Act combined with an aging workforce and more seniors in the U.S....

2014-04-06 23:00:22

Administrators at 3 NJ nursing homes, part of Windsor Healthcare Communities, are honored by leading national nursing home association for leadership and top performance. Buckingham at Norwood Care & Rehabilitation Center, Canterbury in Cedar Grove and Windsor Gardens in East Orange earn top marks. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 Administrators at three Windsor Healthcare Communities in New Jersey today received leadership awards at the American College of Health Care...

2014-04-04 23:30:27

Specialized podiatry team offers pioneering care for sports related injuries. Advanced treatment options now available in Hudson County. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 CarePoint Health – Hoboken University Medical Center now offers cutting-edge reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle. A specialized podiatry team, led by Dr. Thomas Azzolini, leverages expertise, experience and advancements in technology to offer procedures and techniques that enhance healing, allow for fast...

2014-04-03 08:29:37

MARSHFIELD, Wis., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A newly-formed institute within Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation (MCRF) will tackle some of the biggest questions surrounding better integration of medical and dental care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140403/CG96981 The Institute for Oral and Systemic Health (IOSH), unveiled today, is an outgrowth of an already nationally-leading dental informatics research program at MCRF. IOSH was developed in collaboration with the...

2014-04-02 12:32:03

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) -- Home health care is an essential part of the nation's health care system. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140402/PH96469) Rapid advances in technology and new ways health care is provided to patients have created new opportunities to receive care at home. The health care community is constantly evolving and understanding that not only does home health care reduce the overall cost of treatment, it also improves the...

2014-04-02 11:21:42

New research highlights inadequate and uncoordinated approach Care of patients with heart failure in the UK is inadequate and has not changed in a decade, according to new research published in BMJ Open. The findings by a team at Durham University and Darlington Memorial Hospital - and funded by national charity Heart Research UK - highlight inadequacies in heart failure care as well as an uncoordinated approach to diagnosis and management of the condition between primary and secondary...

2014-04-01 23:27:04

CarePlus has announced their membership in the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute. Paramus, New Jersey (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 To further their commitment to quality, innovation, and cost containment in the field of integrated primary and mental health care, Care Plus NJ, Inc. (CarePlus) has announced their membership in the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute (NJHCQI). As a leading provider of outpatient mental health care for adults and children in the northern New Jersey...

2014-03-27 23:02:36

CarePoint Health - Christ Hospital has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services available in hospitals. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 CarePoint Health - Christ Hospital has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of...

2014-03-27 23:02:34

Healthpointe is increasing the functionality of damaged limbs through its orthotic and prosthetic medical devices. La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Healthpointe is proud to offer the assessment, fabrication, and customization of custom and OTS orthotic braces and prosthetic limbs as one of its highly specialized services. Healthpointe medical clinic is boldly exploring the use of artificial structures, such as prosthetics and braces, to help strengthen and modify the skeletal system....


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  • A spider.
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