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2014-04-29 12:33:53

SPRUCE PINE, N.C. and HOLLYWOOD, Fla., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge has joined the movement to ensure the long-term sustainability and success of community-based not-for-profit hospices by joining with Caring Foundations. Formerly Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Mitchell County, Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge has been serving the end-of-life care needs of local residents since 1986. "Hospice and...

2014-04-29 12:32:50

AWARDED AN "A" IN SPRING 2014 HOSPITAL SAFETY SCORE TEANECK, N.J., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Medical Center was honored with an "A" grade from The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog), in its Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation's leading experts on patient safety and is administered by Leapfrog, an independent industry...

2014-04-29 08:36:32

Nationally Recognized Institutions Among the Poor Performers WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research reveals that one in 25 patients acquire an infection in the hospital - it's one reason more than 1,000 people die each day from preventable medical errors. In fact, medical errors remain the third leading cause of death in the United States. According to newly released data, despite progress, even some premier medical institutions are falling behind when it comes to patient...

2014-04-28 16:30:06

The medical center also earns the Everest Award as one of 14 hospitals on the list for Fastest Improvement and Top Performance. LANGHORNE, Pa., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Mary Medical Center was named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals(®) by Truven Health Analytics(TM), a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81326 St. Mary is one of only three hospitals named to the list from the...

2014-04-28 00:20:58

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - A first of its kind, medical option for cancer patients unable to receive existing treatments, with an emphasis on quality of life - Open to palliative care patients across the world, this new clinic has just opened on London's Harley Street Care Oncology Clinic (COC), an independent, private organization providing oncology treatments, announces an investment from Morood Invest into the...

2014-04-26 23:01:57

Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association (FHPCA) is pleased to announce that we won the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization's (NHPCO) 2014 Trailblazer Award for our "Congressional Advocacy Notebook" project. Tallahassee, Florida (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association (FHPCA) is pleased to announce that we won the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization's (NHPCO) 2014 Trailblazer Award for our...

2014-04-24 23:08:17

EntraCell Pharmacy, Inc. is proud to announce their revolutionary topical creams and gel products focusing on pain management, wound care and scar relief. Their approach is very direct: they want their customers to experience relief from the nuisance of unsightly scars and everyday pain. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 EntraCell Pharmacy, Inc.’s most important endeavor is to provide an aggressive solution for acute and chronic pain management, wound care and scar care. EntraCell...

2014-04-24 23:00:48

TRU Community Care (TRU) and Hospice of Northern Colorado (HNC) have agreed to consolidate the two not-for-profit organizations. The combination transaction is expected to close by mid-summer, with full integration occurring within the next 12 months. Lafayette, CO (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 TRU Community Care (TRU) and Hospice of Northern Colorado (HNC) have agreed to consolidate the two not-for-profit organizations. The combination transaction is expected to close by mid-summer, with full...

2014-04-24 08:35:45

Nationally recognized quality improvement authority brings safety and reliability expertise in pediatric critical care and risk management to leading Patient Safety Organization WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pascal Metrics, a leading Patient Safety Organization (PSO) that specializes in using real- and near real-time clinical data to improve the safety and reliability of care, today announced that Dr. David Stockwell has joined the company as vice president of clinical...

2014-04-23 23:00:41

Leading Home Care Software Company partners with a leading Home Care Agency for next gen software solution. Perrysburg, OH (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 MEDsys Software Solutions, an industry leader in software solutions for the Home Care Industry announced the execution of an agreement to provide IntelliChoice Home Care of Winterville, NC its software solution. This includes VinCENT’s Skilled Private Duty Software with Point of Care and VinCENT Electronic Visit Verification. IntelliChoice...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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