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2013-04-18 16:27:01

CLEVELAND, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospice of the Western Reserve has received continued grant funding for its School Crisis Response Program from The Ridgecliff Foundation ($25,000) and The Pentair Foundation ($5,000). Both foundations have provided annual support since 2007. This continuity enables the non-profit agency's Elisabeth Severance Prentiss Bereavement Center (ESPBC) to develop deep staff expertise and strong, trusting relationships with area schools. The...

2013-04-18 08:32:32

Award to be presented at NHF Gala on April 26 in the Washington, DC area ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Torrey DeVitto is one of the busiest actresses working today, who amidst her professional career finds time to raise awareness about hospice care as the first official Hospice Ambassador for the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. DeVitto is not just a hospice advocate, for the past six years she has been a volunteer for Mission Hospice in...

2013-04-17 08:28:34

PHILADELPHIA, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Patient education, drug information and more Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of its Mosby's Nursing Consult App [https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mosbys-nursing-consult/id618344043?mt=8 ], now on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Mosby's Nursing Consult puts trusted clinical information...

2013-04-16 23:01:56

CMI to provide full operational and long-term strategic support Little Rock, AR (PRWEB) April 16, 2013 The National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN), a US-based organization dedicated to the advancement of the nursing profession and the health outcomes in Hispanic communities, has selected Consulting Management Innovators (CMI) to assume full management services of the Association´s business operations. This step deepens the relationship between the two entities, which was...

WHO Highlights Critical Role Of Nurses In Addressing Global Health
2013-03-20 15:35:50

Jason Pierce, MSN, MBA, RN for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A report recently published by the World Health Organization (WHO) and co-author Dr Linda Sarna emphasizes the vital role of nurses and midwives in reducing the worldwide impact of non-communicable diseases (NCD). "The global burden of non-communicable diseases is already high and continues to grow in all regions of the world," said Sarna. "Nurses and midwives have the expertise to help individuals and communities...

2013-03-05 08:30:37

Commitment of $25 million will place special focus on veterans' care NEW YORK, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zeroing in on a pressing need in health care - nurses with specialized training in mental health issues, particularly focused on veterans - The Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence today announced what is believed to be the single largest philanthropic commitment, nearly $25 million, specifically for nursing faculty and clinical leader training. The Jonas Center is directing...

2013-01-15 23:01:31

Halcyon acquires Grace Hospice, increasing coverage by twelve counties. Valdosta, GA (PRWEB) January 15, 2013 Halcyon announces the completion of the first hospice acquisition in South Georgia. The acquired company is Grace Hospice, located in Valdosta, GA. Halcyon was formed in 2010 by Health Evolution Partners (HEP), Dan Kohl, and Jack Draughon to build the leading hospice and home health company in the Southeastern U.S. Halcyon completed their first two acquisitions in 2011 covering...

2013-01-15 07:16:38

AMBLER, Pa., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced that it has added new features including a Drug Identifier and a Drug Interactions Guide to Lippincott's Nursing Advisor, one of the leading online clinical decision-support solutions used by nurses in hospitals and other healthcare institutions. The new Drug...

2012-12-15 05:02:39

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national chief executive officer search for Community Hospice in Modesto, Ca. The top executive search firm in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith placed more than 300 senior-level healthcare executives into organizations last year. Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to...

2012-12-10 20:21:26

METHUEN, Mass., Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Countless nurses from Holy Family Hospital, as well as local supporters, friends and labor advocates, joined together on Monday evening at 70 East Street in Methuen for a candlelight vigil in support of the Holy Family RNs and their ongoing struggle to secure safe patient care standards in their first contract. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060525/NETH016LOGO) The family-friendly event was also intended to educate the...