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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...

2014-07-03 23:07:37

Nurse.com, the largest print magazine and electronic publisher of employment opportunities, continuing education programming and news for registered nurses, receives 2014 APEX Award for End of Shift column. Hoffman Estates, IL (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The APEX Awards for Publication Excellence has honored Nurse.com with a 2014 award in the Regular Departments & Columns category for its End of Shift column. Recognizing excellence in publishing, this award lauds the individual...

2014-07-02 12:29:27

30-Year Healthcare Visionary Will Bring Evidence-Based Innovations Directed at Quality of Patient Care and Management of Vulnerable Health Populations NEW YORK, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) today announced the appointment of Rose Madden-Baer to Senior Vice President, Population Health Management. In this newly created position, Dr. Madden-Baer will collaborate with senior leadership in the development and oversight of...

2014-06-27 23:09:25

Partnership expands company's position as the single source solution for home health and hospice providers. Ozark, MO (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 HEALTHCAREfirst, the pioneer in Web-based software and services for home health and hospice care, announced today that it has teamed up with Pinnacle Quality Insight to offer its customers Home Health and Hospice CAHPS® surveys. Pinnacle Quality Insight, one of the industry’s leading phone-based CAHPS® survey providers, and...

2014-06-10 23:00:20

Deyta’s Quality Actionboards Streamline Hospice Item Set Data Submission to CMS and Provide Benchmarking Insights for Performance Improvement Louisville, KY (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Deyta, LLC announced today the launch of new Quality Actionboards for helping hospices capture, measure and report Hospice Item Set (HIS) data. As part of the CMS Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP), all Medicare-certified hospices will be required to report the HIS data elements for all patients admitted...

2014-06-04 08:33:18

CSU Institute for Palliative Care's Helen McNeal and LightBridge Hospice and Palliative Care's, Peggy Davis to be recognized for contributions SAN MARCOS, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- www.csupalliativecare.org, www.lbhcf.org Two leaders in palliative care and hospice care will be recognized for their unique contributions to their respective fields on July 11(th )by the LightBridge Hospice Community Foundation. Helen McNeal, Executive Director of California State University...

2014-05-29 23:18:22

On May 22nd, Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association announced the 2014 winners of the annual Awards of Excellence in Hospice and Palliative Care. Tallahassee, Florida (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 On May 22nd, in conjunction with the 29th Annual Forum “The Journey Continues: Elevating Clinical Practice to New Heights”, Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association (FHPCA) announced the 2014 winners of the annual Awards of Excellence in Hospice and Palliative Care. The Awards...

2014-05-29 23:09:48

Downloadable resource helps hospices successfully prepare for July 2014 HIS requirements. Hyannis, MA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Weatherbee Resources has announced the publication of a new, downloadable resource, The Hospice Item Set: A Step-by-Step Implementation Guide, to help hospices navigate the complexities of this new mandatory process. This comprehensive guide provides tools and resources hospices need to implement the Hospice Item Set (HIS). Beginning July 1, 2014, all hospices are...

2014-05-16 23:01:17

Partnership Ensures Resources for U.S. Veterans as New Hospice Legislation Goes into Effect San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 United States veterans and active duty military personnel in San Diego have access to a myriad of resources as a result of a partnership between Silverado Hospice and We Honor Veterans – an innovative program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). The partnership serves San Diego’s large military population by addressing needs...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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