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2011-03-12 00:00:29

Four full-service Quorum Health Resources (QHR) hospital clients in North Carolina have been recognized for being among the "Best Hospitals in North Carolina." The hospital rankings, based on Medicare data and compiled by Health Grades, Inc. for Business North Carolina magazine, were published in this month's issue. Brentwood, TN (Vocus/PRWEB) March 11, 2011 Four full-service Quorum Health Resources (QHR) hospital clients in North Carolina have been recognized for being among the "Best...

2008-11-13 12:00:24

Health Grades, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGRD), the leading healthcare ratings company, today announced that Kerry Hicks, President and Chief Executive Officer of HealthGrades, will be presenting at the 20th Annual Piper Jaffray Conference at the New York Palace on Tuesday, December 2, 2008 at 4:30 pm Eastern Time. A link to the live webcast of HealthGrades' presentation will be available through the Investor link on the Company's website, www.healthgrades.com. A replay of the presentation will be...

2008-10-15 18:00:23

Health Grades, Inc. (Nasdaq:HGRD) today announced plans to release third quarter results for the period ended September 30, 2008 before the market opens on Thursday, October 30, 2008. The Company will host a conference call, which will be broadcast live over the Internet at 11:00 am ET/9:00 am MT that same day to discuss the results. The broadcast will be available on the Investor Relations section of the Company's website located at www.healthgrades.com. Please allow extra time prior to...

2008-10-14 09:00:00

Patients have on average a 70 percent lower chance of dying at the nation's top-rated hospitals compared with the lowest-rated hospitals across 17 procedures and conditions analyzed in the eleventh annual HealthGrades Hospital Quality in America Study, issued today by HealthGrades, the leading independent healthcare ratings organization. While overall death rates declined from 2005 to 2007, the nation's best-performing hospitals were able to reduce their death rates at a much faster rate...

2008-10-14 09:00:45

Health Grades, Inc. (Nasdaq:HGRD), the leading healthcare ratings company, announces the acquisition of WrongDiagnosis.com, a highly trafficked health information and community Web site. According to comScore MediaMetrix's September rankings, the combined HealthGrades' sites will comprise the 9th largest ad-supported healthcare property, after considering the recent merger and acquisition activity among other health properties. WrongDiagnosis.com was owned by Adviware Pty. Ltd., a...

2008-07-22 09:01:12

Health Grades, Inc. (Nasdaq:HGRD) today announced plans to release second quarter results for the period ended June 30, 2008 before the market opens on Wednesday, July 30, 2008. The Company will host a conference call, which will be broadcast live over the Internet at 11:00 am ET/9:00 am MT that same day to discuss the results. The broadcast will be available on the Investor Relations section of the Company's website located at www.healthgrades.com. Please allow extra time prior to the...

2008-06-24 09:03:24

Large variations among hospitals persist in the quality of maternity and cardiac care for women, according to a new study released today by HealthGrades, the leading independent healthcare ratings organization. The Fifth Annual HealthGrades Women's Health in American Hospitals study analyzes the quality of care at U.S. hospitals in 17 states for treatment of heart disease and stroke among women and for women giving birth, with ratings for individual hospitals posted to www.HealthGrades.com....

2006-07-31 09:00:55

Health Grades, Inc. (NASDAQ:HGRD) - Quarterly Revenues Grow 37% from Prior Year- - Quarterly Income from Operations Increases 85% from Prior Year - - Conference Call to be Held Today at 9:00 a.m. MT/11:00 a.m. ET - Health Grades, Inc. (NASDAQ:HGRD), the leading independent healthcare quality ratings company, today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2006. Total revenues for the quarter increased 37% to approximately $6.7 million from $4.9...


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