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2014-09-04 16:26:55

Chicago/L.A. Resident Nancy Hoyt to Lead Compassion & Choices Board CHICAGO and LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nancy Hoyt, a counseling psychologist and educator who lives in Chicago and Redondo Beach, Calif., is the new board chair of the nation's leading end-of-life choice organization, Compassion & Choices. She and her husband, Bob Hoyt, have been involved with Compassion & Choices for more than a decade....

2014-09-03 12:31:24

DC Resident, University of Chicago Alumnus Named to Board of Compassion & Choices WASHINGTON and CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- David N. Cook, a veteran attorney and supporter of the end-of-life choice movement, has joined the board of directors of the nation's leading end-of-life choice organization, Compassion & Choices. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140903/142485 Cook's distinguished legal career has spanned more than 40 years since he earned his...

2014-09-03 12:30:37

Keynote Speaker, Peter Mitchell, CAP's Chief Public Affairs Consultant, to Provide MICRA Legislative Update LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP) is sponsoring the 2014 Northern California Healthcare Conference. The conference will be held on Friday, October 10, 2014 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT at Pano Hall in the Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Lincoln, California. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140320/NE87669LOGO...

2014-09-02 23:09:42

Boston trial attorney Robert Higgins is selected Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in the area of medical malpractice plaintiffs for its 2015 edition. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Attorney Robert M. Higgins has been named by Best Lawyers® as the 2015 "Lawyer of the Year" for Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs. Higgins is a partner with Lubin & Meyer PC, Boston, and has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America each year since 2008. Only one...

2014-08-26 16:27:57

Samantha Sandler Named to Board of Compassion & Choices NANTUCKET, Mass. and NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Samantha B. Sandler, a civic leader and conservationist who lives in Nantucket and New York City, has joined the board of directors of the nation's leading end-of-life choice organization, Compassion & Choices. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140826/139858 Sandler is a member of the New York City Center Education Committee, advisor and former...

2014-08-19 23:03:10

Recent findings highlight the need for patients to take an active interest in their safety when visiting local hospitals. The Seattle medical malpractice lawyers of the Bernard Law Group are helping out by offering tips on picking the right doctor and preserving one’s health in the process. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 A disappointingly large number of citizens decide their doctor or hospital based on what’s closest to their home. This is a decision that can come back...

2014-07-30 16:30:15

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The medical malpractice insurance industry and hospitals are the biggest force bankrolling the campaign against a patient safety initiative on the Nov. 4 ballot, pumping in more than two-thirds of the $41 million war chest amassed by Proposition 46 foes, according to campaign finance disclosure documents. After profiting wildly for years from unreasonably costly rates, medical malpractice insurers have contributed nearly half of...

2014-07-23 16:27:23

In the news release, "Mexican-American Leader Joins Nation's Leading End-of-Life Choice Organization," issued 23-Jul-2014 by Compassion & Choices via PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the first paragraph, first sentence, should be updated to include the fact that Rev. Dr. Ignacio Castuera was appointed to Compassion & Choices' Southern California advisory board in addition to its board of directors. As a result, the first sentence should read as follows: "Rev. Dr....

2014-07-23 12:31:46

Former Planned Parenthood National Chaplain Named to Board of Compassion & Choices LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rev. Dr. Ignacio Castuera, a Mexican-American civil and human rights leader, has joined the board of directors for the nation's leading end-of-life choice organization, Compassion & Choices. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140723/129906 A resident of Claremont, California, Rev. Castuera already has been interviewed by the Hispanic...

2014-07-16 23:10:58

Laura J. Bond has been named a Healthcare Advisory Services Principal with nationally recognized healthcare consulting firm PYA. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Laura J. Bond has been named a Healthcare Advisory Services Principal with nationally recognized healthcare consulting firm PYA. Bond brings to the position extensive healthcare legal experience, having practiced law for 25 years—most recently with Spencer Fane, Britt & Browne, LLP. Her areas of expertise include...


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