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2014-04-02 12:32:23

Promise of Restoration of Emergency Services Provides Temporary Fix BOSTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the 35,000 residents of Northern Berkshire County enter their fifth day with no access to health care services following the illegal closing of North Adams Regional Hospital last week, the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United was encouraged by the presence of the Governor, Attorney General and other high ranking state officials in North...

2014-04-01 23:30:48

Erma Y. Moore is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 NAPW honors Erma Y. Moore, patient service manager at The Visiting Nurse Service of New York as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. She is being recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in management. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every...

2014-04-01 23:26:46

Nonprofit hospice, Stepinac coach honored at 26th Annual Community Service Awards Breakfast. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 This past Thursday morning, Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester (HPCW) – along with longtime Stepinac High School coach Michael O’Donnell – received Community Service Awards from The Salvation Army White Plains Corps at the 26th Annual Community Service Awards Breakfast. The March 27 event took place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in White Plains, with the...

2014-04-01 23:01:01

Deyta Unveiled the 2014 Hospice Honors List and Celebrated with Recipients at the NHPCO's Management and Leadership Conference Louisville, KY (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Deyta LLC an industry leader in data-driven management, is excited to announce recipients of the second annual Hospice HonorsTM, a prestigious program established by Deyta that recognizes hospice agencies providing the best patient care as rated by the patient’s caregiver. The official list of recipients was unveiled...

2014-03-26 23:33:59

Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel, authors of the recently released Changing the Way We Die, were featured in Bloomberg Businessweek as experts on hospice care and how it is changing. (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Bloomberg Businessweek featured the award winning Viva Editions title Changing the Way We Die: Compassionate End-of-Life Care and the Hospice Movement in an article on the monetary side of Hospice organizations. Written by health writers Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel, Changing the Way We Die...

2014-03-26 23:02:53

The Children’s Auxiliary of Visiting Nurse Association Health Group (VNAHG) is planning their bi-annual “The Power of the Purse,” a Ladies’ Night Out and Purse Auction. Rumson, NJ (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The Children’s Auxiliary of Visiting Nurse Association Health Group (VNAHG) is planning their bi-annual “The Power of the Purse,” a Ladies’ Night Out and Purse Auction. This popular event will be held Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 6:30 pm at Rumson Country Club’s newly...

2014-03-24 23:24:47

Acquisition Expands Consulting, Products and Educational Offerings for Hospices Hyannis, MA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Weatherbee Resources Inc., the nation’s leading provider of hospice consulting services, announced today the acquisition of the Hospice Compliance Network from Summit Business Group, LLC. The acquisition adds a members only suite of services to Weatherbee’s offerings, including the bi-monthly Hospice Compliance Letter, Hospice Compliance Alerts, Hospice Compliance Network...

2014-03-24 12:31:01

HAMDEN, Conn., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While hospice care can be requested by anyone, a patient's physician remains a key resource where authority, trust and expertise can make all the difference in making a hospice referral a timely, supportive and beneficial experience for both patient and family. For this reason, Mike Ferris, Principal, Simione Healthcare Consultants, tells hospice teams, and specifically those working in sales, to examine each physician's feelings about...

2014-03-19 23:00:46

Deyta to Celebrate Top Performing Hospices at the Welcome Reception at the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s Management and Leadership Conference Louisville, KY (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Deyta LLC, an industry leader in survey administration and hospice and home health business analytics is pleased to announce the 2014 recipients of the second annual Hospice Honors at the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s Management and Leadership Conference, taking...

2014-03-19 20:21:27

The need for trained nurses is only expected to increase in the coming years, and thanks to California Career College, you can learn the practical skills necessary to enter this growing field. LOS ANGELES, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare is a greater concern than ever in the US, with issues like chronic diabetes and obesity becoming more common and a growing population of seniors. That's why it should come as no surprise that so many aspiring health care professionals are...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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