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2014-10-24 23:06:44

Visit booth #101 at the NHPCO Clinical Team Conference to see the first fully integrated, easiest to use hospice mobile solution for Androids designed exclusively by, and for clinicians. Ozark, MO (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 HEALTHCAREfirst, the pioneer in cloud-based software and services for hospice care, will be announcing a new mobile solution for Androids at the 2014 National Hospice and Palliative Care (NHPCO) Clinical Team Conference in Nashville, TN this month. Attendees of the NHPCO...

2014-10-24 00:21:09

CHICAGO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UHC named Barnes-Jewish Hospital the 2014 recipient of the Rising Star Award during the UHC Annual Conference 2014 in Las Vegas. The award recognizes significant improvements in ranking in UHC's annual Quality and Accountability Study, which identifies exemplary performance in patient safety, mortality, clinical effectiveness, and equity of care. "As the recipient of the UHC Rising Star Award, Barnes-Jewish Hospital exhibits the ethos of...

2014-10-24 00:21:07

CHICAGO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UHC announced today the top-performing academic medical centers that have won the 2014 UHC Quality Leadership Award. The award is given to UHC member academic medical centers that have demonstrated superior performance in delivering high-quality, safe, efficient, patient-centered, and equitable care. The 2014 winners are: -- NYU Langone Medical Center -- Mayo Clinic Hospital - Rochester -- The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center...

2014-10-23 23:00:48

Halcyon marks fifth acquisition and adds seven locations. ATLANTA, GA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Halcyon Healthcare, a portfolio company of Health Evolution Partners (HEP), and parent company to Halcyon Hospice, has acquired Community Hospice of Mississippi, headquartered in Tupelo, MS. Community Hospice was founded by the brother and sister team of Charles “Buck” Boatner and his sister Marilyn Hicks, and has seven locations throughout the state of Mississippi. Locations include...

2014-10-22 08:33:02

Leading Bronx nursing home, Gold Crest Care Center, offers both hospice and palliative care services for seniors suffering from chronic or terminal illnesses. The center's board certified physicians explain the differences between the services. BRONX, N.Y., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Crest Care Center, a leading nursing home in NYC, explains the differences in hospice and palliative care services and spotlights the center's hospice and palliative care service options. For...

2014-10-22 08:31:01

Results indicate Zalviso controlled moderate-to-severe acute pain following abdominal surgery better than placebo, with similar side effect profile REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACRX) today announced that results from the IAP310 study have been published in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (RAPM), a peer-reviewed journal with broad, multidisciplinary readership. IAP310 was a randomized, placebo-controlled, Phase 3...

2014-10-21 23:06:19

While visiting hours at hospitals were originally established to safeguard the health and healing of their patients, health systems throughout the U.S. are recognizing the benefits of family support for patients and instituting less restrictive or even open visiting hour policies. Dedicated to carefully placing patients and families first, Susquehanna Health (SH) encourages open visiting hours when caregiver participation is paramount to a patient’s successful recovery and comfort....

2014-10-21 23:05:56

Study from Health Quality Advisors and iVantage Health Analytics rates each Congressional district by the preventable deaths and injuries in its hospitals. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 A new report rates each Congressional district by the preventable deaths and injuries its hospitals cause every year and examines whether districts represented by Republicans or Democrats provide better care. "The Politics of Patient Harm: Medical Error and the Safest Congressional...

2014-10-20 16:27:34

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael Abrams, a former Florida state representative, will join the Board of Directors of Hospice Foundation of America, it was announced today. Abrams is a partner with Florida-based Ballard Partners, a government affairs firm, where he serves as chair of its public policy team, concentrating on areas of health care policy and government affairs. Abrams' appointment is effective November 1. "Mike is a great addition to HFA's...

2014-10-20 08:30:18

HPNA, HPNF, and HPCC have joined forces to transform the care and culture of serious illness PITTSBURGH, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three national nursing organizations today announced a collaborative effort to transform the care and culture of serious illness in the United States. Together, the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA), the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation (HPNF), and the Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center (HPCC, formerly known as NBCHPN)...


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