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2013-10-22 20:21:30

KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 22, 1013 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth today announced it has earned several distinctions for 2014 across many of the health care system's specialties from Healthgrades, the nation's leading independent provider of information to help consumers make informed decisions about a physician or hospital. Among the 2014 accolades, Healthgrades named EvergreenHealth one of "America's 100 Best Hospitals" in three specialty areas--pulmonary care, gastrointestinal care...

2013-10-22 08:33:54

Fresno Surgical Hospital the Only Hospital in the Fresno Area Among Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement in 2014; Other Top Honors Also Received FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Joint Replacement care at Fresno Surgical Hospital is in the top 5% in the nation as measured by lowest risk-adjusted complications, according to a new report from Healthgrades, the leading online resource that helps consumers search, compare and connect with physicians and...

2013-10-22 08:32:56

Outcomes From 4,500 Hospitals Underscore Need to Make Informed Decisions When Choosing a Health Plan DENVER, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As millions of Americans begin choosing a health plan for the first time under the Affordable Care Act, the new Healthgrades American Hospital Quality Outcomes 2014: Report to the Nation released today reveals how hospital selection can dramatically impact a patient's health. The report demonstrates that individuals are far more likely to die or suffer...

2013-10-14 23:04:48

The distinction places Lansdale Hospital within the top ten percent of all hospitals for its excellent performance in safeguarding patients from serious, potentially preventable complications during their hospital stays. Lansdale, PA (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 October 14, 2013 – Lansdale Hospital announced that it has achieved Healthgrades 2013 Patient Safety Excellence Award™, according to Healthgrades, the leading online resource that helps consumers search, evaluate, compare and...

2013-10-04 23:01:12

The Healthgrades (http://www.healthgrades.com) distinction places CarePoint Health Christ Hospital within the top 10% of all hospitals evaluated for the exceptional care provided to mothers (during and after childbirth) and to their newborn children. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 CarePoint Health Christ Hospital announced today that it has achieved Healthgrades 2013 Maternity Care Excellence Award, according to Healthgrades, the leading online resource that helps consumers...

2013-10-03 23:03:21

The Healthgrades (http://www.healthgrades.com) distinction places CarePoint Health Hoboken University Medical Center within the top 10% of all hospitals evaluated for the exceptional care provided to mothers (during and after childbirth) and to their newborn children. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 CarePoint Health Hoboken University Medcail Center announced today that it has achieved Healthgrades 2013 Five Star Ratings for Maternity Care and GYN Surgery, according to Healthgrades,...

2013-07-23 12:27:12

Seamless integration with Epic provides enterprise approach in managing content and automating workflows across clinical department CLEVELAND, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Establishing a complete, secure electronic patient record is the main goal for healthcare providers seeking to achieve HIMSS Stage 7 requirements. In order to be successful in this endeavor, healthcare providers are looking for a proven enterprise content management (ECM) solution to capture and manage content...

2013-07-16 08:30:07

Healthgrades Recognizes Top 10% of Bariatric Surgery Hospitals with the Healthgrades 2013 Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award(TM) DENVER, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthgrades, the leading online resource that helps consumers search, compare and connect with physicians and hospitals, today released the Healthgrades Bariatric Surgery Report 2013: Your Choices Influence Your Outcome. The new report assesses the performance of hospitals performing obesity surgery in the U.S. and...

2013-07-10 20:22:23

Admits no wrongdoing; agreement avoids costly litigation JACKSON, Mich., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Allegiance Health ("Allegiance"), a leading community-owned health system with more than 3,800 employees, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with the Department of Justice regarding allegations of billing for unnecessary cardiac procedures performed by one of its cardiologists. While the health system disagrees with the allegations made by the government and...

2013-07-08 08:27:10

MONTEREY, Calif., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A distinctive new program, launched in Monterey, CA, is designed to give clients an efficient and comprehensive medical evaluation in one of the most coveted resort and golf destinations in the country. The Monterey Program for Executive Health approaches preventative medical care with patients' time and comfort in mind. The elite physicians at The Monterey Program spend a full day with the patient to complete comprehensive screening,...