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2014-09-30 23:26:17

Sarah E. Schiermeister, R. N., B.S.N., is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 NAPW honors Sarah E. Schiermeister, R.N., B.S.N., Clinical Manager Specialist, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Schiermeister is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in clinical care. As the largest networking organization of professional women in the country,...

2014-09-30 23:15:30

New and unique tools help solve complex medical billing and charge capture challenges, recovering otherwise lost revenue for hospitals. Plantation, FL (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 veEDIS Clinical Systems, LLC has developed technology that is unlike any in the industry, an EMR that assists hospitals to capture deserved-revenue through more complete and accurate documentation. This technology is non-interruptive to the clinical user, but helps to ensure the most complete documentation based...

2014-09-30 23:14:17

New video from the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization's “Moments of Life” campaign shows the compassion provided by hospice to a couple facing ALS. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Visit Pam and Steve’s quiet home in the Philadelphia neighborhood of Chestnut Hill and you will find a loving couple facing the most monumental challenge of their life together, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Steve was diagnosed with ALS – more commonly known as ALS or Lou...

2014-09-30 23:07:42

Nonprofit thanks longtime advocates for their steadfast dedication White Plains, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester (HPCW) recently hosted its annual “In Celebration” gala, honoring three outstanding individuals for their commitment to furthering the nonprofit’s mission of striving to provide extraordinary and dignified comfort, care and compassion to individuals and families facing a serious or life-limiting illness. The event was held at the...

2014-09-30 12:29:51

CHICAGO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety announced today that Kenneth P. Rothfield, MD, MBA has joined the PPAHS Board of Advisors. Currently serving his last month as Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology at Ascension Health's Saint Agnes Hospital (Baltimore) and Adjunct Associate Professor of Nursing at the University of Maryland, Dr. Rothfield will be assuming the role of System Chief Medical Officer at St. Vincent's...

2014-09-29 23:02:24

Serra Medical Plaza Grand Opening on October 8, 6-730 p.m. Celebrates The Opening of An Ultra-Modern Facility. Thousand Oaks, Calif. (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Leading Conejo Valley medical practices –– Pain Management and Injury Relief (PMIR) and Thousand Oaks Surgery Center (TOSC) –– are proud to announce the opening of Serra Medical Plaza, a state-of-the-art healthcare facility in Thousand Oaks, Calif. The new medical center will be home to these two practices that offer Conejo...

2014-09-29 23:00:58

Sarah E. Shiermeister, R. N., B.S.N., is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 NAPW honors Sarah E. Shiermeister, R.N., B.S.N., Clinical Manager Specialist, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Shiermeister is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in clinical care. As the largest networking organization of professional women in the country,...

2014-09-26 23:07:47

FileHold Systems Inc., http://www.filehold.com, the manufacturer of feature rich, enterprise grade but affordable document management software, announces that it will be exhibiting at the 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition for the National Association for Home Care and Hospice association being held in Phoenix, Arizona, at the Phoenix Convention Center on October 19-22, 2014. Burnaby, BC (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 FileHold Systems Inc., the manufacturer of feature rich, enterprise grade...

2014-09-26 23:01:24

Country music superstar and American icon Naomi Judd will be the honored opening plenary speaker at NHPCO’s upcoming Clinical Team Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, October 27 – 29, 2014. Alexandria, Va (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization looks forward to welcoming the legendary Naomi Judd as the opening guest speaker at its 15th annual Clinical Team Conference and Pediatric Intensive being held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort &...

2014-09-26 12:24:58

Recent study found women are more involved in the care of aging parents than men WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to elder care, the decision makers and caregivers are the daughters, according to a recent study. At MorseLife, a prominent provider of senior care, the executive team is making strides to narrow this disparity and invite everyone to participate in the care of elderly parents. According to a recent study from the American Sociological...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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