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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,...

2013-08-15 12:29:37

Union Strike Committee Meets, Sets Job Fair to Assist Members If Employer Refuses to Bargain YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nurses at Northside Medical Center today called on the hospital's management and corporate owners to return to the bargaining table immediately for serious, ongoing talks aimed at reaching a new contract. Leaders of the Youngstown nurses and the Ohio Nurses Association said it is time for the hospital and Community Health...

2013-07-22 23:17:45

New-York-based nurse editor reported on courage of nurses and patients in face of adversity Hoffman Estates, ILL. (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Nurse Editor/Nurse Executive Janice Petrella Lynch, RN, MSN, received the 2013 NAHCR IMAGE Media Award for her coverage of the Nurse.com cover story “Home, Shook Home.” The article, published in the Nov. 19, 2012, edition of the New York/New Jersey magazine, profiled home care nurses in the NY/NJ regions and their extraordinary efforts in the...

2013-07-19 12:24:56

In-patient hospice facility has grand opening today, extending Saint Luke's services beyond patient homes KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saint Luke's Health System's new free-standing hospice facility, Saint Luke's Hospice House, opens its doors on Friday, July 19, 2013 with a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony and plan to begin admitting patients July 24. The general public is welcome to tour the facility at an open house from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., on...

2013-07-19 12:24:37

CLEARWATER, Fla., July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior Home Care is pleased to announce that Corinne Sprain, a nurse with the company's Clearwater, Fla. home health care agency, has been named a Top 10 Finalist for the 2013 Home Care & Hospice Nurse of the Year Award presented by the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC). Annually, NAHC promotes a nationwide recognition campaign that asks its members, affiliates and the public to help choose a top home care and...

2013-07-17 23:18:57

As an affirmation of its commitment to the development of the next generation of nurses, each semester INA grants a comprehensive scholarship award towards one of its most deserving nurses. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 INA has recently announced the 2013 Scholarship Awards winner. The Scholarship Awards reflect the unconditional support of the International Nurses Association for those members who embrace continuing education as a means to reach higher levels of achievement. This...

2013-07-17 23:04:28

Website redesign offers nurses unique profiles to manage their complete career portfolios. Hoffman Estates, IL (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Gannett Healthcare Group today announced the re-launch of its nursing website Nurse.com. The online companion to Nurse.com magazine reaches registered nurses with news, job opportunities and education experiences. The brand is part of Gannett Healthcare Group’s family of print and online titles for healthcare professionals, including TodayinPT.com,...

2013-07-16 23:28:09

Cross Timbers Hospice Uses New Secured Photo Capture from CellTrak Technologies for Improving Patient Care and Service Delivery Schaumburg, IL and Ardmore, OK (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 It is the mission of Cross Timbers Hospice to provide quality hospice services that give those with terminal illnesses and their families the opportunity to live each day to the fullest, with choices and dignity. They are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of people who have long-term or advanced...

2013-07-09 16:23:40

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospice Foundation of America (HFA) will present an online webinar featuring Dr. Kenneth J. Doka and Andy McNiel, Executive Director of the National Alliance for Grieving Children, discussing Effective Grief Support Groups for Children. This program will focus specifically on grief groups for children (up to the age of 13) and will explore various types of grief groups that work best to support grieving children, as well as the...