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2014-09-30 23:08:35

As healthcare advocacy grows into a profession, advocates have needed a set of standards and best practices. NAHAC stepped forward to develop these standards, creating a foundation for the profession of healthcare advocacy. #NAHAC14 will be the first public presentation of these recently completed guidelines. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Healthcare advocates, patient navigators, healthcare providers and caregivers will meet at the National Association of Health Advocacy...

2014-09-30 23:07:03

Partnership with well-regarded cardiology practice offers outstanding care to IMA patients in Monmouth County, NJ. Shrewsbury, NJ (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Integrated Medicine Alliance, Monmouth County’s leader in health and wellness, is opening another new medical specialty practice through a unique partnership with an established cardiology group. IMA Cardiology will be located within the company’s Shrewsbury location and will be staffed by Dr. Ziad Abbud and Dr. Isaac Tawfik of...

2014-09-30 23:03:07

Regents Care Services (RCS), a provider of residential and facility health care services, is pleased to announce a discounted rate of 5% on all services for the months of October and November. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 As a token of gratitude to its current and new customers, RCS is offering a discounted rate on all services to customers in the GTA Area. For those seeking Medical, Non-Medical or Holistic care within their homes – RCS provides compassionate and highly...

2014-09-30 23:01:49

Receives Top Level 3 award by Washington D.C.-based National Committee for Quality Assurance. The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home™ award measures the quality of evidence-based medicine and patient-centered care. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 In today's world, consumers seeking quality medical health care face an ever changing landscape. Between hospital system mergers and acquisitions, Affordable Care Act insurance upheavals, new medical technology discoveries and...

2014-09-30 16:28:42

MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), the leading regenerative medicine company utilizing human amniotic tissue and patent-protected processes to develop and market advanced products and therapies for the Wound Care, Surgical, Orthopedic, Spinal, Sports Medicine, Ophthalmic and Dental sectors of healthcare, announced today that Dr. Tom Koob, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, will present at the Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa. Dr. Koob will...

2014-09-30 16:28:07

Awards include targeted studies on effectiveness of transitional care services and obesity treatment WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved 46 new proposals, totaling nearly $102 million, to fund a wide range of patient-centered clinical comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER) projects. The new awards include support for studies focused on two high-impact topics --...

2014-09-30 16:22:27

Products are third-party certified to conform to standards created by NSF/ANSI 336 SAINT-GEORGES, Quebec, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Victor Group announced today it recently completed a comprehensive third party certification project based on the new Facts sustainability certification program for its commercial fabrics using patented Crypton® performance technology. To achieve Facts certification, products must meet the rigorous, multi-attribute requirements of the NSF/ANSI 336...

2014-09-30 12:30:06

ATLANTA, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia-Pacific Professional is a leading provider of hygienic dispensing systems, towels and tissue for a wide range of away from home applications. Building on the success of its product lines in healthcare, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, surgical centers and medical practices, Georgia-Pacific Professional is introducing its healthcare products and solutions to the dental community....

2014-09-30 08:43:59

InformationWeek Editor Alison Diana looks back at 25 years of healthcare and technology, and how this extremely important part of the US economy is changing with the times. NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever since the first mainframes rolled off the assembly line, technology has changed the way business is done. However, one industry that resisted the early tug of the computer age is now playing catchup: healthcare. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140929/149082 In...

2014-09-30 08:33:29

RFID Journal's tenth annual event will focus on helping health-care providers understand how the technology can help them improve patient safety, hospital operations and supply chain efficiencies. NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RFID Journal announced today that registration is now open for RFID in Health Care (www.rfidjournalevents.com/healthcare), the premier industry event focused on the use of radio frequency identification technology within the health care sector. The conference...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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