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2010-12-21 15:42:00

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthGrades, the leading independent healthcare ratings organization, has announced that Ochsner Clinic Foundation -- both Ochsner Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center-West Bank Campus -- have been named recipients of the HealthGrades Emergency Medicine Excellence Award(TM) and HealthGrades Kidney Transplant Excellence Award(TM). Ochsner is also among the top 5% in the nation for Treatment of Stroke, Overall Pulmonary Services, and GI...

2010-11-17 15:10:04

210 hospitals evaluated on HealthGrades.com HealthGrades, the nation's leading independent ratings organization, today made available to organ transplant patients a list of those hospitals with the best track record for survival and chances of receiving a donor organ. HealthGrades annual evaluation of the nation's top-performing hospitals in organ transplantation includes clinical quality data, based on patient outcomes, for each of the 210 adult acute care hospitals that perform transplants....

2010-11-16 10:57:00

Valley Stream hospital also tops in Nassau County for overall orthopedics and joint replacement VALLEY STREAM, N.Y., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Franklin Hospital is ranked the best on Long Island for joint replacement outcomes and also is tops in Nassau County for its overall success in orthopedics and joint replacement, according to the latest national study by HealthGrades. HealthGrades, the nation's leading independent ratings organization, which evaluated patient...

2010-11-10 14:21:00

BRYAN, Texas, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthGrades, an independent healthcare ratings organization, has just named St. Joseph Regional Health Center #1 in the state of Texas for overall orthopedic services, which includes joint replacement and spine surgery. SJRHC also ranks among the top 5% of hospitals nationwide in orthopedic services. The nation's nearly 5,000 hospitals were included in this annual study, which examined mortality rates and complication rates from...

2010-10-20 09:43:00

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthGrades, the nation's leading independent healthcare ratings organization, has published a study that finds Edward Hospital is #1 in Illinois for Cardiology Services, which includes treatment of heart attack, treatment of heart failure and catheterization lab procedures like angioplasty and the insertion of stents. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101020/CG85469) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101020/CG85469)...

2010-08-19 09:05:00

New Nomenclature Better Reflects Evolution of Hospital as a Tertiary Medical Center BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boca Raton Community Hospital today announced that it will change its name to Boca Raton Regional Hospital effective August 20, 2010. According to officials, the move will allow the Hospital to succinctly convey its growing capabilities and footprint as an advanced, tertiary medical center. "Some forty-plus years ago, Boca Raton Community Hospital was...

2010-08-18 10:00:00

CTCA takes the patient experience to an even higher level with the launch of Patient Empowered Care(SM) ZION, Ill., Aug. 18, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) announced today that it has received the 2010/2011 HealthGrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award(TM) -- one of only 14 recipients in Illinois to receive the prestigious award, and one of only six to be ranked in the top five...

2010-08-17 06:40:00

GREENPORT, N.Y., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Long Island Hospital (ELIH) is among the top 15 percent in the nation for patient experience based on an analysis of patient surveys from 3,775 hospitals across the country by HealthGrades, the leading independent healthcare ratings organization. By placing in the top 15 percent, ELIH received the 2010/2011 HealthGrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award(TM). ELIH was one of only eight (8) recipients of the HealthGrades Outstanding...

2010-06-28 09:12:00

HealthCentral, Wellsphere, HealthGrades, WrongDiagnosis, Insider Pages, IAC Parenting, and 5Min Media engage 50 million+ parents making health and nutrition decisions for their families ARLINGTON, Va., June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthCentral (www.HealthCentral.com), the leading collection of online condition-specific consumer health and wellness experiences, announced today that it is joining with properties owned by InterActive Corporation, HealthGrades, 5Min Media, and New Hope...

2010-04-13 13:47:00

Five Acute Care Hospitals Received Numerous 2010 Awards from HealthGrades CHICAGO, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Resurrection Health Care is a nationally ranked leader in quality care with our five acute care hospitals -- Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center, Resurrection Medical Center, Saint Francis Hospital, Saint Joseph Hospital and Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center - having received numerous quality awards from HealthGrades®, the leading provider...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.