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2014-09-23 08:30:50

Helps healthcare organizations move beyond reporting on quality to proactively improve delivery of care BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caradigm, a population health company, today introduced Caradigm® Quality Improvement, an application that enables healthcare organizations to make the important shift from retrospective quality reporting to proactive performance improvement, and to use analytics and intelligence to identify gaps in care and take action within...

2014-09-22 23:03:10

Destiny Image Publishers announces the release of “Living Beyond Your Chronic Pain,” by Dr. Joseph Christiano, providing solutions and answers for many uncertainties associated with chronic pain. Shippensburg, PA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Pain does not need to rule your life anymore! “Living beyond Your Chronic Pain” is a user- and reader-friendly book designed to guide the individual who suffers with chronic pain the way back to pain-free living. This inspirational book is...

2014-09-19 23:09:33

The Company’s Available Office Space Will Increase Tenfold—Allowing its Private Duty Healthcare Team to Support More Patients Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Spirit Home Healthcare, a company that specializes in providing exceptional caretaking services to seniors, recently announced its decision to move to a larger office located at 12010 Ridgemont in Urbandale, IA. The Clive senior care company’s move to a bigger location means that its space has increased tenfold: it...

2014-09-19 12:25:03

Hospice provisions added to the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act) will create increased transparency within the hospice community. ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate passed the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act), legislation which includes hospice integrity provisions that are backed by the hospice community. The National...

2014-09-18 23:03:06

In her new position as Chief Medical Director, Dr. Ellen Brown is responsible for the medical component of Pathway’s hospice patient care programs. Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Pathways Home Health & Hospice has promoted Dr. Ellen Brown to the position of Chief Medical Director. Prior to accepting the directorship, Brown served as Medical Director for several Pathways programs including Pathways KIDS, adult palliative care, and hospice teams that cared for...

2014-09-18 16:28:02

"Moments of Life" continues to debunk common misperceptions of hospice ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many people equate a conversation about hospice as being told they must give up. However, more than 1 million people across the nation have learned just the opposite. They've been touched by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization's "Moments of Life: Made Possible by Hospice" campaign since its launch on May 15, 2014. The campaign's intent is to debunk...

2014-09-15 16:28:24

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- myMatrixx has extended its contract with its Medical Director, Dr. Steven Stanos with an expanded role that includes direct involvement in the myMatrixx clinical pharmacy program. Dr. Stanos, a nationally recognized physiatrist and pain management specialist, published author, and frequent speaker on topics related to rehabilitation and workers' compensation, is Board Certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and pain medicine by...

2014-09-15 08:28:46

Almost 300 newborn events were reported to the Authority with more than nine percent of the events contributing to serious patient harm HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Almost 300 newborn events, including family members dropping their newborns after falling asleep, newborns slipping out of family members' arms to the floor and newborns receiving bumps to their heads while being cared for by their families are highlighted in an article from the September Pennsylvania...

2014-09-13 23:02:29

Acclaimed Surgeon/Sculptor Southwick, renowned Sculptor Lucchesi and spouses to be honored in Branford September 21st. Branford, Connecticut (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 On Sept. 21, acclaimed doctor and sculptor Wayne O. Southwick, M.D., Chairman of the Board, and his mentor, world-renowned Italian sculptor Bruno Lucchesi, will be honored with their spouses at their poignant bronze sculpture crafted for the country’s first hospice, The Connecticut Hospice, Inc. in Branford, CT. The...

2014-09-12 23:03:42

An industry leader in pain management is celebrating the new faces at the institute as well as three anniversaries. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Representatives with Capitol Pain Institute announced today that Dr. Raimy Amasha and Dr. Anjuli Desai have completed their first year at Capitol Pain Institute while Jasmine Nelson, FNP has reached three years of service. Dr. Matthew Schocket, founder of Capitol Pain Institute, went on to note that the medical institute also has 10...


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