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2014-09-09 08:31:06

Funds from 2nd Annual "Apps Save Lives" Golf Tournament to support expanded global mission READING, Mass., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health eVillages, a program founded by Donato Tramuto and Physicians Interactive in partnership with the not-for-profit Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights (RFK Center), raised nearly $50,000 at its Second Annual "Apps Save Lives" Golf Tournament in New Jersey. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140220/MM69228LOGO The...

2014-09-05 23:06:30

E3 Grant Program supports health care providers improving the effectiveness, excellence and efficiency of patient care (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The Cardinal Health Foundation announced it has awarded Senior Independence in the Greater Toledo region grant funding from the E3 Grant Program to implement best practices and help improve the effectiveness, efficiency and excellence of patient care. The grant of $31,500 supports the Home to Stay program. Born of the partnership between Senior...

2014-09-05 08:23:05

State of the Art Dental and Healthcare Services for 1,000 Patients COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland (UMD) Terrapins' basketball court at the XFINITY Center (formerly the Comcast Center), will transform into a mobile dental clinic with 100 dental chairs, to provide $1 million of free dental care to more than 1,000 underserved, uninsured, and underinsured adults. The dental clinic is part of the two-day Mid-Maryland Mission of Mercy and...

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2014-09-04 11:19:16

Looking at your Facebook news feed, it might be easy to think that we’re in the midst of another Baby Boom. After all, it seems like everyone has at least a few friends who are expecting a baby, have recently had a baby, or are trying to have a baby. You might be surprised, then, that the fastest growing segment of the population isn’t the under-3 crowd, but it actually at the other end of the lifespan. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, people over age 65 comprise more than 14...

2014-09-04 08:31:24

HARRISON, N.Y., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transamerica Retirement Solutions, a sponsor of the Institute for Diversity in Health Management ("the Institute"), is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Leaders in Health Care Scholarship. This year's winners, Sheryl Muirhead-McCrae and Tina Huynh, will each receive a $5,000 scholarship toward pursuing an advanced degree in health care administration. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140828/141110 Each year, two...

2014-09-03 12:31:49

Online technology platform delivers multi-carrier solutions to agents for their healthcare clients. CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insurance Noodle today announced the launch of the first-ever integrated facility for allied health services across the United States, bringing together the power of several leading markets via a single online access point. By accessing Insurance Noodle's proprietary technology platform, agents can simultaneously market an account to all available...

2014-09-03 12:31:26

President and CEO Janet Elkin, Three Others are Panelists at Gathering of Staffing Executives PARK CITY, Utah, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four executives from Supplemental Health Care - led by President and Chief Executive Officer Janet Elkin - will showcase their wide-ranging expertise in panels at the upcoming 2014 Staffing Industry Analysts' Healthcare Staffing Summit, scheduled for Sept. 8-10 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel. Elkin's session, entitled "Physical and Occupational Therapy:...

2014-09-03 08:34:43

Stanson's evidence-based Choosing Wisely® recommendations helps guide providers toward decisions that safely reduce unnecessary care. Coupled with relevant analytics, Stanson's solution supports organizations preparing for risk at the point of care. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawai'i Pacific Health, a nonprofit health care organization, announced today an agreement to deploy Stanson Health's alerts and analytics CDS system. Stanson's solutions are integrated in the...

2014-09-02 04:21:22

DENVER, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Colorado Rural Health Center (CRHC) - Colorado's nonprofit State Office of Rural Health and member-based association - today announced the launch of its new fully-featured website coruralhealth.org. The new site reflects CRHC's commitment to providing resources and tools for rural healthcare providers and its role as the clearinghouse for rural health information. Other integral features include the cross-platform integration...

2014-08-27 12:31:07

VICTORIA, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) has released a new report outlining 16 recommendations for police education and training to better prepare Canadian police personnel for interactions with people with mental illness. The report, entitled TEMPO: Police Interactions - A report towards improving interactions between police and people living with mental health problems, was launched at the 109(th) annual conference of the Canadian Association of Chiefs...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'