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2013-10-11 16:23:42

Funds will support vital programs for seriously ill adults and children SAN DIEGO, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego businessman and philanthropist, Conrad Prebys, shows his support of The Elizabeth Hospice with a gift of $250,000. The donation provides critical funding of vital programs and services for seriously ill adults and children. The not-for-profit organization is the region's oldest and largest hospice provider, caring for nearly 500 adults and children each day...

2013-09-24 08:32:38

National Union Leader Joins Call for Hospital's Management and Corporate Owners To Return to Bargaining Table and Discuss Issues With Potential Impact on Patients YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nurses at Northside Medical Center conducted a one-day work stoppage today as they stepped up efforts to reach a new contract that will allow the hospital to maintain its award-winning patient care and clinical operations. Members of the Youngstown General Duty...

2013-09-19 12:29:03

Strike Can Be Averted if Management Addresses Issues Linked to Quality Care YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nurses at Northside Medical Center today renewed their call for management to resume negotiations and resolve issues that could affect the quality of patient care. Last week, the union representing the nurses gave notice that they plan to conduct a one-day unfair labor practice strike Tuesday, Sept. 24. At this point, the federal mediator handling...

2013-09-18 12:31:24

CareSouth Hospice of Aiken Now Accepting Patients AIKEN, S.C., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CareSouth Health System, Inc., a leading provider of in-home health services, today announced the opening of its newest hospice location in South Carolina. The state licensed hospice is now available to serve patients in the communities of Aiken County, as well as the adjacent counties of Allendale, Barnwell, Edgefield, Lexington, McCormick and Saluda. CareSouth Hospice of Aiken is...

2013-09-12 23:03:39

Queen City Care has released a new website that lists all services including hospice and palliative services. It is also opening areas of operation to two additional counties. (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Queen City Care is proud to announce their next step in offering the best in home care with the launch of queencitycare.com. Along with the website launch they are also expanding services into neighboring counties and offering their care in Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, and...

2013-09-12 20:21:25

Action Set for Sept. 24 After Management Refuses to Address Issues Linked to Quality Care YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nurses at Northside Medical Center today gave notice they plan to conduct a one-day, unfair labor practice strike Sept. 24. The union representing the nurses issued the notice after noting that despite some progress in bargaining on Wednesday, the dialogue failed to produce an agreement on issues that could affect quality patient...

2013-09-07 23:03:03

PATLive announces its sponsorship of 13th Annual Dr. Bass’ Large Mouth Golf Tournament Monday, September 9th at the Golden Eagle Country Club, Tallahassee, FL. All proceeds will benefit Big Bend Hospice patient care. Tallahassee, FL (PRWEB) September 07, 2013 PATLive, a provider of automated and live phone call management services, announces its sponsorship of 13th Annual Dr. Bass’ Large Mouth Golf Tournament Monday, September 9th at the Golden Eagle Country Club. All proceeds will...

2013-09-04 23:27:15

Case Study Explores Workflow and Patient Satisfaction at Michigan Teaching Hospital SARASOTA, Fla (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Voalte, the leader in clinical communication, today released its latest case study exploring the impact of smartphones on clinical workflow at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland in Pontiac, Michigan. According to the case study, the integrated iPhone™ solution improved communication and maximized efficiency at the community teaching hospital. The case study reports that the...

2013-09-04 12:33:41

FRANKLIN, Mass., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nurses at Baystate Franklin Medical Center voted overwhelmingly on September 3 to submit their proposals to a neutral arbitrator for resolution of the contract negotiations which have been ongoing for nearly two years. The MNA committee had submitted a comprehensive proposal at negotiations with Baystate on August 22 which included a process for resolving the negotiations by both sides submitting their proposals to an...

2013-08-19 23:24:07

Hospices needing more help complying with changing regulations; Weatherbee Resources responds hiring expert Carrie Cooley full time. Hyannis, MA (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 The latest expert to join Weatherbee Resources is primed to help hospices respond to audits, requests for additional documentation and other compliance challenges. Increasing requests for assistance with regulatory, compliance and leadership challenges have prompted Weatherbee to hire veteran hospice leader, Carrie Cooley,...