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2013-12-05 23:31:56

Pat Curtis is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 National Association of Professional Women honors Pat Curtis as a 2013/2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership in healthcare with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of...

2013-11-26 23:01:34

Donors to Pathways Hospice raised more than $40,000 to meet a challenge grant. Offered by a small group of private individuals, the monies raised through the challenge grant will support Pathways’ hospice care for the San Francsico Bay Area community. Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Donors to Pathways Hospice raised more than $40,000 to meet a challenge grant announced at the 23rd Annual One from the Heart Awards Breakfast on October 10, 2013. Offered by a small group...

2013-11-21 23:31:21

Market Intelligence Product Now Features Integrated Influence Information, Giving Hospice Providers Greater Insight into Patient Flow Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Deyta, LLC, today introduced its integrated Hospice Influence Networks, a powerful Market Intelligence feature that gives hospices more insight into physicians who have the greatest ability to influence patient referrals. Hospice Influence Networks, an offering from Health Market Science, identifies physicians...

2013-11-19 23:30:41

Barbara M. Bundage, R.N. is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Barbara M. Bundage, R.N., is a retired Registered Nurse with the Department of Health for Los Angeles County. She has attained the highest level of membership to the National Association of Professional Women as a VIP Woman of the Year and has been recognized for outstanding leadership and commitment within...

2013-11-14 11:40:43

Call handling service did not reduce pressures during first year of operation, as intended The call handling service NHS 111 increased the use of ambulance and urgent and emergency care services during its first year of operation, shows a detailed evaluation, published in the online journal BMJ Open. This is despite the fact that NHS 111 was set up with the intention of relieving pressure on these services by ensuring that patients are directed to care that is appropriate for their...

2013-11-05 23:33:57

Okuyamba Fest celebrates international food, drink and art to raise awareness and funds for palliative care in Uganda. The event will be held November 14th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the new Center for Hospice Care Mishawaka Campus. Mishawaka, IN (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Pain knows no boundaries - and neither should caring. Okuyamba Fest was created to support the Palliative Care Association of Uganda (PCAU) in their efforts to make palliative care accessible to the more than 35 million...

2013-10-30 23:04:18

Mediaplanet Publishing and Hospice Leaders come together to release "End of Life Care" special edition of USA TODAY. (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 On the weekend of September 27th-29th MediaPlanet Publishing, along with leaders in the hospice and palliative care industry, partnered together to release, “End of Life Care: A Reader’s Guide to Hospice and Palliative Care” in USA TODAY. This fact-filled, resource-rich, inspirational section examined answers to the questions so...

2013-10-24 23:04:01

$10,000 Grand Prize Will Fund Project to Address Health Effects of Climate Change Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) is announcing its first-ever Climate Change and Health Contest for Nurses. The contest, which offers a $10,000 grand prize, and an opportunity to present at the annual CleanMed conference, is intended to help encourage nurses to play an active role in mitigating the health threats of climate change through local and national projects....

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'