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2014-04-15 12:30:00

BOSTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute for Healthcare Optimization (IHO) has been awarded a three year grant from NHS National Services Scotland to implement a nationwide patient-flow initiative to improve their healthcare delivery system, and to build a sustainable platform for wide scale adoption of IHO's methodology. Over the next three years, IHO will guide NHS Scotland leaders, managers, and clinicians on technical, methodological, and change-management issues to...

2014-04-09 08:31:37

Thirty of the world's most inspiring-looking counseling centers are featured in a new article by BestCounselingDegrees.net WILMINGTON, Del., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty of the world's most inspirationally-designed counseling centers are named in a new article on BestCounselingDegrees.net. The "30 Most Inspiring-Looking Counseling Centers in the World" highlights the architecture of counseling practices in the United States and several other countries. Best Counseling...

2014-02-19 16:25:20

NHS to appoint former Philadelphia City Managing Director Joseph S. Martz as successor PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- M. Joseph Rocks announced today that he will step down as Chief Executive Officer of NHS Human Services following a remarkably successful 14-year tenure that transformed the Lafayette Hill, Pa. organization into one of the largest non-profit human service providers in America, with more than 10,500 employees working at over 650 facilities in seven...

2014-02-06 23:28:30

Philadelphia Flyers Alumni Will Go Head to Head Against the NHS Blues in the Hockey Benefit Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 NHS Human Services Foundation will host the 10th Annual Goals for Giving Hockey Benefit on Sunday, March 23, 2014 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Flyers Skate Zone in Northeast Philadelphia. Each year, the Philadelphia Flyers Alumni Team laces up its skates to challenge the NHS Human Services Blues team to raise money to support the mission of the NHS...

2011-05-24 18:38:18

Electronic medical records (EMRs) have been in use for more than 30 years, but have only increased in utilization in recent years, due in part to research supporting the benefits of EMRs and federal legislation. As EMRs have become a standard in medical care, there is a need for additional research of how the system and usage can be refined. A group of researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital have done just that, and discovered that one way false information can make its way into EMRs is...

2009-09-01 13:44:00

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Neighborhood Housing Services of San Antonio (NHS) announces the retirement of Robert Jodon, Executive Director, effective December 31, 2009. Jodon has served as Executive Director of NHS for 15 years and has grown the organization from an entity with an operating budget of $442,000 in 1994 when he started, to a current operating budget right at $1 million. Since 1995 NHS has completed more than 125 rehabs; built more than 300 new...

2009-06-23 08:30:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It took a 43-year career in medicine to get it, but David Lichtman, MD, chair of Orthopaedics at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, finally received his bachelor's degree last month. Dr. Lichtman can now add "Bachelor of Science from Tufts" to his resume. He enrolled in a unique degree program at the university in 1959 - it allowed him to receive both his BS and MD after three years of undergraduate work and completion...

2008-10-14 00:00:40

Two new hospital managers have been appointed to run county emergency and planned care services. Helen Sirs has taken up the post of general manager for emergency care and Lincoln, Louth and Grantham hospitals, while Hayley Jackson has been appointed as general manager for planned care at the same hospitals. Ms Sirs has held management jobs at United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust for seven years while Ms Jackson joined Lincoln County Hospital as a physiotherapist in 1995. (c) 2008...

2008-10-04 12:00:20

THE Health Service Forum SE has been campaigning since 2005 to highlight the inadequacies of the NHS in dealing with the immediate aftermath of a stroke or transient ischaemic attack(TIA) (Scottish hospitals 'failing stroke patients', October 1). In 2005 the National Audit Office published a report entitled "Reducing brain damage: Faster access to better stroke care". Guidelines on the treatment of stroke patients produced by the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) were last...

2008-10-04 09:00:20

By Frank Urquhart HEALTH boards across Scot-land were yesterday ordered to tighten up procedures for storing and disposing of patients' files following the discovery of personal medical records at a disused hospital in Tayside. Nicola Sturgeon, the health secretary, issued stringent new rules to protect patient privacy after publication of a damning report into the discovery at the former Strathmartine Hospital on the outskirts of Dundee. The documents found at the abandoned hospital,...