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2014-05-13 16:27:46

PRINCETON, N.J., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Jersey hospitals participating in a nationwide quality and patient safety program have averted 9,206 adverse events for patients and more than $100 million in added healthcare costs in 2013, according to new data from the Partnership for Patients-New Jersey initiative. Those results are attributable to reduced rates in 13 so-called "hospital acquired conditions," or complications that can arise during a hospital stay - things such...

2014-05-13 08:31:30

NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Lakes Caring Home Health & Hospice ("Great Lakes Caring") announced today that Wellspring Capital Management LLC ("Wellspring") will be its new equity partner, replacing Pouschine Cook Capital Management, its partner since 2007. Great Lakes Caring is one of the largest and highest quality-rated independent for-profit providers of in-home post-acute services in the United States. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed....

2014-05-12 23:03:24

CarePoint Health announced today that its achievements in patient safety and care quality have resulted in a financial reward as part of the 2013 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s Hospital Recognition Program. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 CarePoint Health announced today that its achievements in patient safety and care quality have resulted in a financial reward as part of the 2013 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s Hospital Recognition Program....

2014-05-12 16:28:29

MONTCLAIR, N.J., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are 116 million people in pain. There are 4,000 pain specialists. That's 29,000 patients per pain specialist. There are simply not enough pain specialists to go around. What can frontline practitioners do to meet the challenges of this growing public health issue? Attend PAINWeekEnd Columbus! The 2014 PAINWeekEnd Regional Conference convenes on Saturday, May 17, at the Hyatt Regency Columbus. Now in its 4(th) year, PAINWeekEnd...

2014-05-09 23:00:49

Grade of “B” is second highest rating from The Leapfrog Group. Score reflects commitment to protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections. Bayonne, NJ (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 CarePoint Health is pleased to announce that the latest Hospital Safety Score honored Bayonne Medical Center with a grade of “B” for patient safety. The Hospital Safety Score, designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections, is compiled...

2014-05-08 23:10:29

Workers’ compensation claims professionals can gain a practical understanding of how changes in the central nervous system can affect the brain’s perception of pain and set the stage for chronic pain. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Workers’ compensation claims professionals can learn about alternative approaches to managing chronic pain by downloading an article from the new issue of Healthesystems’ RxInformer clinical journal. The piece provides a practical understanding of how...

2014-05-08 23:04:16

Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty invites individuals who are grieving to remember and honor a loved one in the company of others at an Evening of Remembrance Memorial Service. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty invites individuals who are grieving to remember and honor a loved one in the company of others at an Evening of Remembrance Memorial Service, Sunday, May 18, 2014, 3-4 pm at Skylawn Memorial Park, Highway 92 at...

2014-05-08 23:02:51

Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical Center receive “A” ratings. Grade reflects how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 CarePoint Health is pleased to announce that the latest Hospital Safety Score honored Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical Center with an “A” – its top grade in patient safety. The Hospital Safety Score, designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients...

2014-05-06 08:36:36

In appreciation of nurses on National RN Recognition Day, Swisslog Healthcare Solutions launches "Thank You for Inspiring Us" video and free CEU program DENVER, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swisslog Healthcare Solutions (HCS), the leading provider of hospital automation, today launched a video message thanking nurses for their leadership and inspiration to coincide with National Nurses Week. Thank You For Inspiring Us features Swisslog HCS president Mike Hoganson and other employees...

2014-05-06 08:36:21

Leading Pain Management Services Provider Deepens Commitment To Florida Communities MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prospira PainCare, Inc., the nation's premier provider of multidisciplinary pain management and restorative healthcare services, today announced the acquisition of Advanced Interventional Pain Clinic ("AIPC"), a leading provider of pain management services in the Orlando, Florida metropolitan market. "AIPC is a clinical leader in Central Florida. We...


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