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2014-07-01 16:29:53

Acquisition Preserves Critical Acute Care Hospital GARDEN CITY, Mich., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare Services announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Garden City Hospital (GCH), located in Garden City, Michigan. Prime Healthcare plans to invest at least $35 million in infrastructure and capital improvements beyond routine replacements and additions into Garden City Hospital. It will also continue to provide charity care at the existing level or...

2014-05-20 23:08:40

A Florida federal court ordered a Brevard County oncologist and two cancer treatment centers to pay $89.6 million for Medicare fraud. ARONOVITZ LAW, a Miami qui tam and personal injury law firm, represented the whistleblower. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 A Brevard County radiation oncologist and the two cancer treatment centers he operated have been ordered to pay the United States $89.6 million for defrauding Medicare in violation of the federal False Claims Act. On May 14, 2014,...

2014-05-20 20:22:14

In the news release, Doll Amir Files Contempt Motion Calling For Chino Valley Medical Center's Chief Medical Officer To Be Jailed For Willfully Flaunting Judge's Order, issued 20-May-2014 by Doll Amir & Eley, LLP over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the headline has changed to "IPMG Files Contempt Motion..." rather than "Doll Amir Files Contempt Motion..." to reflect Doll Amir& Eley's client IPMG as the litigant. The complete, corrected release follows: IPMG Files...

2014-05-20 16:26:54

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. James M. Lally, the Chief Medical Officer of Chino Valley Medical Center, should be jailed for contempt of court after intentionally violating a court's preliminary injunction more than 300 times, according to a plaintiffs' motion filed in San Bernardino Superior Court. Click for Doll Amir Contempt Motion - http://origin-qps.onstreammedia.com/origin/multivu_archive/ENR/Doll-Amir-Contempt-Motion.pdf Judge Janet M. Frangie...

2014-05-13 23:13:12

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging healthcare accounting or Medicare coding insiders with proof their hospital or healthcare facility is involved in fraudulently upcoding Medicare bills to call them anytime at 866-714-6466 because of a recent Justice Department settlement regarding inflating Medicare bills. The reward potential for this type of information can be enormous. (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "We know that Medicare fraud is a...

2014-04-28 23:11:18

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is ramping up their efforts to get employees of companies overbilling Medicare for hospice services for our nation's terminally ill to call them immediately at 866-714-6466, because of a recent settlement. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "We think there is nothing lower than a company overbilling Medicare for hospice services that are inflated because hospice is designed to...

2014-04-08 20:21:30

ONTARIO, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare Services announced today that it now has a da Vinci robotic unit at five hospitals - Chino Valley Medical Center, Desert Valley Hospital and San Dimas Community Hospital in California; Providence Medical Center in Kansas; and St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Nevada - continuing the health system's efforts to stay at the forefront of medical innovation. Prime Healthcare will be adding additional da Vinci Surgical...

2014-03-31 23:29:11

Boca Health Remedies, Inc., has developed GermWarrior™, a Nasal Inhaler Developed to Fight Against Commonly Encountered Airborne Germs and Help Boost Immune Defenses Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Everyone has his or her own particular list of must-have travel items. For some, they can’t imagine traveling without their headphones or their favorite magazines. Others simply can’t leave behind a sleep mask or a neck pillow. Ask travelers to pick just one indispensable item,...

2014-03-05 16:26:13

ONTARIO, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare Services announced today that eight of its hospitals were recognized among the "100 Top Hospitals" in the nation by Truven Health Analytics, based on quality of care and patient satisfaction. Truven Health (formerlyThomson Reuters) is a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare. The Truven Health Analytics "100 Top Hospitals" award winners for Prime Healthcare were: Centinela...

2014-01-23 16:24:50

INGLEWOOD, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centinela Hospital Medical Center, an affiliate of Prime Healthcare Services, is proud to announce that it was ranked among the top 25 hospitals in the nation by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) Hospital Value-Based Purchasing program. It is one of only two California hospitals ranked among the top 25. A hospital's individual score within the Value-Based Purchasing program for fiscal year 2014 was focused on three...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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