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2014-07-21 12:24:37

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The non-profit NoInjuries.com initiative is offering a free support kit to help prevent healthcare injuries to both caregivers and patients. The kit, which contains useful tools and tips for implementing and sustaining a facility-wide healthcare injuries prevention program, is available to download at http://www.noinjuries.com/resources/facility-support-kit. "Healthcare is the largest and fastest-growing sector of the U.S. economy, employing...

2014-07-20 23:01:32

MarketOptimizer.org adds “CountryFocus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape – Mexico” to its store. Report Overview of the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Markets. Inquire before Buying @ http://www.marketoptimizer.org/contacts/inquire-before-buying?rname=8465. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 The population of Mexico was approximately 118.8 million in 2013, and is estimated to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 1.8%, to approximately 128.6 million...

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2014-07-20 10:24:50

National Science Foundation (NSF) NSF and Intel support the development of domain-specific hardware to address health care needs A "valley of death" is well-known to entrepreneurs -- the lull between government funding for research and industry support for prototypes and products. To confront this problem, in 2013 the National Science Foundation (NSF) created a new program called InTrans to extend the life of the most high-impact NSF-funded research and help great ideas transition from...

2014-07-19 23:02:29

The speakers, panelists and attendees represent the most comprehensive and diverse group of health care professionals, decision makers and policy leaders combined in a single location all focused on the patient with COPD. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 The Pulmonary Horizons COPD Conference will include speakers, panelists and attendees that represent the most comprehensive and diverse group of health care professionals, decision makers and policy leaders combined in a single...

2014-07-18 23:07:05

Saber Healthcare Opens Doors For Seniors Seeking Life Fulfilling Care Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The professional staff at The Crossings at Steele Creek welcomed the first residents this week. The new, upscale community recently opened to serve an increasing demand for fresh, upscale assisted living in Charlotte, one of the fastest growing U.S. cities. Saber Healthcare Group, a leader in skilled nursing and assisted living care, opened the facility last week and will celebrate a...

2014-07-18 23:04:24

Simone Development Companies says mixed-use complex attracts growing number of healthcare and medical tenants. Bronx, NY (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Simone Development Companies announced today that Affinity Health Plan, a leading managed care organization serving more than 267,000 members in the New York metro area, has signed a lease for 95,000 square feet of office space at Simone's Metro Center Atrium mixed-use complex in the Bronx. Affinity Health Plan is relocating its headquarters...

2014-07-18 23:04:19

Led by licensed clinical social worker and award-winning author Nancy Kriseman, the webinar, which will be held on Thursday, July 24th at 10 AM Pacific/1 PM Eastern, will cover the most common causes of caregiver stress and ways to prevent burnout by becoming more self-aware. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Home Care Assistance of South Fairfield County, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to announce the next installment in its renowned Healthy...

2014-07-18 23:03:54

Top specialist now part of a comprehensive network of physicians. Latest acquisition to expand health care options for Hudson County residents. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that a leading specialist in Nephrology and Internal Medicine, Dr. James Pritsiolas, has joined our network, CarePoint Health Medical Group. Our system welcomes Dr. Pritsiolas to the community. Hundreds of highly skilled and experienced physicians comprise CarePoint...

2014-07-18 12:24:48

NEW YORK, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Formation Capital, a healthcare focused private investment firm, together with Safanad Limited, a global principal investment firm, today announced the acquisition of fourteen skilled nursing facilities in the mid-Atlantic region for approximately $150 million. The portfolio is comprised of 1,658 beds with eleven facilities in Virginia, two in Maryland and one in Pennsylvania, and is operated by Consulate Health Care, the sixth largest provider...

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2014-07-18 09:47:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A federal grand jury in San Francisco has indicted FedEx on charges of drug trafficking, accusing the shipping company of knowingly delivering prescription drugs for illegal online pharmacies for more than a decade. According to USA Today’s Donna Leinwand Leger, the indictment claims that the Memphis, Tennessee-based courier service willfully ignored multiple warnings from the US Congress, the Drug Enforcement Administration...


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