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2014-09-18 23:03:06

In her new position as Chief Medical Director, Dr. Ellen Brown is responsible for the medical component of Pathway’s hospice patient care programs. Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Pathways Home Health & Hospice has promoted Dr. Ellen Brown to the position of Chief Medical Director. Prior to accepting the directorship, Brown served as Medical Director for several Pathways programs including Pathways KIDS, adult palliative care, and hospice teams that cared for...

2014-09-13 23:02:29

Acclaimed Surgeon/Sculptor Southwick, renowned Sculptor Lucchesi and spouses to be honored in Branford September 21st. Branford, Connecticut (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 On Sept. 21, acclaimed doctor and sculptor Wayne O. Southwick, M.D., Chairman of the Board, and his mentor, world-renowned Italian sculptor Bruno Lucchesi, will be honored with their spouses at their poignant bronze sculpture crafted for the country’s first hospice, The Connecticut Hospice, Inc. in Branford, CT. The...

2014-08-31 23:04:19

Olympic-sized, heated pool on Long Island Sound soothes mind and spirit of Hospice families, staff and local residents. BRANFORD, CT (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Spanning four decades as the country’s first hospice, The Connecticut Hospice, Inc. is also the nation’s first palliative teaching hospital with an Olympic-sized, heated outdoor pool available to soothe mind and spirit of hospice family members, staff and local residents at it spectacular setting by Long Island Sound. Manager of...

2014-08-28 23:16:07

VNA of Somerset Hills Nurse Honored by Leading Home Care and Hospice Association Basking Ridge, NJ (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Gail Bechtold, RN, of Basking Ridge, NJ, has been selected as the 2014 Home Care & Hospice Nurse of the Year from New Jersey. The annual Nurse of the Year Recognition Program, presented by National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and Home Healthcare Nurses Association (HHNA), spotlights the nation’s top 50 home care and hospice nurses. Honorees...

2014-08-28 08:28:13

HAMDEN, Conn., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Faced with an active stream of competition and a high probability for integration, today's successful home care and hospice organizations are addressing industry issues with greater scrutiny over their operations and new benchmarking tools to understand the strategies that drive financial performance. According to David J. Berman, Principal, Simione Healthcare Consultants, many high-pressure situations can be minimized if home care and hospice...

2014-08-20 23:07:48

Collaborative Project with Hispanic Communications Network (HCN) to Recruit, Interview, and Broadcast Bilingual Role Models Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) has received a five-year, $1.24 million Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) grant from the National Institutes of Health to support NAHN’s collaborative project with the Hispanic Communications Network (HCN) entitled Hispanic Role Models in Health Careers. This...

2014-08-06 23:11:10

Hope Palliative & Hospice Care announces the appointment of Ms. Corinne Brokopp as the Office Manager and Human Resources Specialist of their Palatine, IL office. Palatine, IL (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Hope Palliative & Hospice Care announced today the appointment of Ms. Corinne Brokopp to serve as their Office Manager and Human Resource Specialist. Ms. Brokopp comes to Hope Hospice with a great deal of professional experience in administrative support, sales management, and...

2014-08-06 23:08:47

Dundas Data Visualization announces that a National Health Service (NHS) Trust in the UK has chosen Dundas Dashboard as its dashboard and data visualization platform. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Today, Dundas Data Visualization announces that a National Health Service (NHS) Trust in the UK has chosen Dundas Dashboard as its dashboard and data visualization platform. The NHS provides public health care in the UK and Devon Partnership NHS Trust provides mental health and learning...

2014-07-24 23:13:39

Professional Healthcare at Home, an affiliate of Kindred at Home, is pleased to announce that Karen Schulkin, a nurse with the company’s Pleasant Hill, CA, home health care agency, has been named a Top 10 Finalist for the 2014 Home Care & Hospice Nurse of the Year Award presented by the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC). Pleasant Hill, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Professional Healthcare at Home, an affiliate of Kindred at Home, is pleased to announce that Karen...

2014-07-24 16:26:34

BURLINGAME, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ECC West Africa, LLC (ECC) signed a contract in Denver, Colorado with University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan Board of Management for the first phase of a development project to finance, design, construct, and operate and maintain a new, state-of-the-art Cancer Institute in Ibadan, Nigeria. Under the first of the 4-phase project, ECC will conduct feasibility studies and prepare scoping documents and funding applications. UCH Ibadan...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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