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2014-06-10 23:17:34

MyoWorx® will officially split from MMTR Health on June 10th, 2014 creating two independent companies. Guelph, Ontario (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 MMTR Health, a well-known physiotherapy clinic located in Guelph, Ontario, will continue to offer the treatment program to patients. However, MyoWorx® will be taking the driver’s seat on all future medical endeavors, starting with concussion. MyoWorx® will now be able to pursue their calling on developing formal certification and...

2014-06-06 08:25:02

Daylight IQ(TM) Renewed as Disease Management Solution for CAHF Members SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Association of Health Facilities (CAHF) has renewed its Preferred Provider relationship with COMS Interactive (COMS or Clinical Outcomes Management Solutions). With a goal of providing clinically-advanced products and services to the Association's member base, CAHF offers a limited number of opportunities to key industry partnerships....

2014-06-04 16:25:39

Collaboration among Experts in Geriatric Research and Care, Older Adults and Caregivers Aims to Stem Debilitating Problem Affecting One in Three Older People WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and the National Institute on Aging (NIA) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) today announced a five-year, $30 million national study of the effectiveness of a multi-pronged strategy that includes deploying nurses...

2014-06-04 15:11:51

King's College London Over 35,000 people lived to 100 years or more in England over the last ten years, with a large proportion subsequently dying from frailty exacerbated by pneumonia, according to a new study by King's College London. With the number of centenarians set to grow, end-of-life care needs to be tailored to the increasing frailty in this age group, warn the King's palliative care researchers. Boosting care home capacity and planning health services for the rise in...

2014-06-04 12:25:06

Thought Leaders Outline Team-Based Approach to Patient-Centered Care BOSTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Thomas H. Lee, Press Ganey chief medical officer, and Dr. Toby Cosgrove, Cleveland Clinic CEO, have published an article in the June issue of Harvard Business Review. The article, "Engaging Doctors in the Health Care Revolution," provides strategies to engage physicians in redesigning care delivery to be more patient-centered. As health care leaders and practicing...

2014-06-04 11:55:34

PLOS Centenarians are more likely to die of pneumonia and frailty or "old age" and less likely to die of the chronic conditions often associated with old age, such as cancer or ischemic heart disease, compared with older adults younger than 100 years, according to a study by Catherine Evans and colleagues from King's College London, London, UK. Centenarians were most likely to die in a care home (61%) or hospital (27%) and less likely to die at home (10%) or in hospice care (0.2%). Higher...

2014-06-02 20:22:53

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Staffing Network Healthcare, LLC ("MSN") today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement whereby Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. will acquire substantially all of the assets and business of Medical Staffing Network and assume certain operating liabilities of MSN. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121119/FL15886LOGO "I am confident that the combination of our two companies is a strong, strategic fit that will...

2014-05-31 23:03:45

More than 100 cancer survivors and their guests, along with the physicians, radiation therapists, nurses and other medical professionals who helped them fight their battles, are expected to turn out for the Annual Cancer Survivor’s Picnic, sponsored by Humility of Mary Health Partners Cancer Centers. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 What:     Annual Cancer Survivor’s Picnic, sponsored by Humility of Mary Health Partners Cancer Centers More than 100 cancer...

2014-05-31 23:01:15

Ce-Classes.com announces the deployment for the new required renewal course for Licensed Florida therapists. This course is available online 24 hours a day. (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Ce-Classes.com has announced that they are now offering a new continuing education course. The course is required for renewal; Florida Laws & Rules Renewal Course for Social Workers, Counselors and Family Therapists licensed in Florida under Chapter 491. The course has been created in response to new...

2014-05-30 23:05:34

Dr. Ross to play a pivotal role in product strategy and efforts to equip and support medical practices in improving the use of prescription drugs. McLean, Va. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Today, RxAnte Inc., a health care predictive analytics and technology-enabled services company that improves the use of prescription medications, announced that Michael Ross, M.D., has joined RxAnte’s leadership team as Chief Medical Officer, effective May 12th. Dr. Ross is a veteran of the healthcare and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.