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2014-06-25 12:27:35

Innovative approach addresses issues such as conflicting medications or the need for follow-up tests and may be adapted by other organizations PASADENA, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative framework for identifying and addressing potential gaps in health care in outpatient settings using electronic clinical surveillance tools has been used to target patient safety across a variety of conditions, according to a study published today in the journal eGEMs....

2014-06-24 23:10:07

CarePlus was awarded a grant from the New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services to provide services to those with mental illness in Bergen County, New Jersey. Paramus, New Jersey (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Care Plus NJ, Inc. (CarePlus) was awarded a $300,000 grant from the New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) to provide the Involuntary Outpatient Commitment (IOC) program to those with mental illness in Bergen County, New Jersey. The program is...

2014-06-24 16:24:24

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA), a leading health care services and technology company focused on the alternate site health care provider marketplace, announced the completion of its seventh annual MHA Independent Long Term Care Pharmacy (LTCP) Member Study. This study was first introduced in 2008 to provide MHA LTCP members and other industry stakeholders with insight into the operations of independent long term care...

2014-06-24 08:31:46

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Geneia Institute and Villanova University College of Nursing today jointly announced a strategic educational partnership to help meet the staffing needs of accountable care organizations (ACOs), patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs), and other risk-based health care models. The first course created as a result of this unique collaboration - Coordinating Care in a Fragmented System - gives frontline nurses and social workers the...

2014-06-23 23:04:33

Health policy expert Don Berwick brings more than 400 to Albany, NY to discuss the future of health care in the Capital Region. Albany, NY (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 A lively debate in Albany as business, policy, and health care professionals gathered to discuss the future of health care in the Capital Region. The event, which was co-sponsored by CDPHP and the University at Albany School of Public Health, featured a keynote address by leading health policy expert Dr. Donald Berwick. “Never...

2014-06-23 04:20:42

ABU DHABI, UAE, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Center has admitted its first patients into the newly opened Abu Dhabi facility this month. Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Center offers specialized and dedicated medical care and rehabilitation services to patients requiring short-term comprehensive rehabilitation and long term care for patients with chronic illness or injury. (Photo:...

2014-06-18 23:03:47

As master contract expiration approaches, “informational picket lines” educate patients & the public about CEOs who are threatening the quality of healthcare & jobs for New Yorkers New York, NY (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 On Wednesday, June 18, thousands of nurses and caregivers held protests for quality care and good jobs at 100 facilities throughout the New York City area. The “informational picket lines” at hospitals, nursing homes, clinics and other facilities mark the...

2014-06-18 12:38:38

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA), a leading health care services and technology company focused on the alternate site health care provider today announces that Michelle Templin, Vice President Strategic Business Development, MHA ACO Network, will be a panelist at the Fifth National Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Summit taking place June 18-20(th), 2014, in Washington DC. The panel discussion titled "Caring for and...

2014-06-16 23:12:35

As summer begins, hundreds of Child Family Health International students will travel abroad to learn from regional health experts. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Carla Plaza is a former teen mom from Peru who graduated last June with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Irvine in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. As accomplished as she is, Plaza is determined to achieve even more. Two years ago, she joined Child Family Health International - CFHI,...

2014-06-16 12:28:53

Awards Presented at 30th Annual Meeting LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eight individual New York healthcare providers and groups of providers - including all 11 hospitals of New York City's Health and Hospitals Corporation, which worked to reduce hospital-acquired infections, and one group of 28 Capital District healthcare organizations that collaborated to improve transitions of care -- have been named recipients of the 2014 IPRO Quality Awards. The awards,...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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