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2014-04-23 12:29:06

CHICAGO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a lunch and learn session on the recently released OB VTE Safety Recommendations at the upcoming annual conference of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). The ACOG annual meeting is being held in Chicago from April 26-30, 2014. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131024/CG03341LOGO The OB VTE Safety...

2014-04-21 16:25:19

CHICAGO, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UHC has selected FFF Enterprises as its centralized distributor for the UHC Specialty Pharmacy Program. Pharmaceutical companies will be able to ship their products directly to FFF Enterprises, which will then distribute the products to the academic medical centers participating in the UHC Specialty Pharmacy Program. "In an industry in which time is of the essence, we welcome FFF Enterprises as our distribution solution to help participating...

2014-04-17 23:10:38

Registration Open for Home Care LINK 2014 Event, June 3-5 in Chicago Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Home Care LINK is proud to announce the organizations that have earned the 'Elite Supplier' distinction for the 2nd Annual Home Care LINK Conference. This award is given to the suppliers that participated in Home Care LINK 2013 and ranked in the top 25% based on provider evaluations for their ability to be consultative, innovative, and the overall value of each supplier...

2014-04-16 12:29:58

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer announces $13 million in funding for partner organisations TORONTO, April 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Every person who is living with cancer is unique, and so is that person's cancer journey. The person-centred perspective in cancer care is driven by the needs, values and priorities of the person receiving the care. The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer is pleased to announce $13 million in funding to provinces, territories and cancer organizations...

2014-04-16 08:28:08

SAN MARCOS, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- www.csupalliativecare.org, Wednesday, April 16(th) is National Healthcare Decisions Day and the California State University Institute for Palliative Care (Institute) in conjunction with the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency, Aging & Independence Services, and Caregiver Coalition of San Diego are making the Caregiver's Handbook available at no charge on the Institute's website. This 35-page booklet is designed to...

2014-04-15 08:30:41

SAN MARCOS, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSU Institute for Palliative Care (Institute) (www.csupalliativecare.org), along with other national, state and community organizations, is participating in an effort to bring attention to the importance of having advance healthcare directives in place. Wednesday April 16(th) is National Healthcare Decisions Day. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140414/73179Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140414/73178...

2014-04-11 23:23:58

Hope Palliative & Hospice Care announces the appointment of Maria Isabel Turtogo-Sacay, RN as Administrator, Angela Click, CNA as Assistant Administrator and Alex Roshko, RN as Director of Clinical Services. Palatine, IL (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Hope Palliative & Hospice Care proudly announced the appointment of 3 new leaders in their Administration. The hospice group cites partnership and new initiatives to be the driving force behind the recent change. “This change will bring...

2014-04-11 23:22:38

Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel, journalists and authors of the recent Changing the Way We Die, were featured on Utne Reader for their insight into hospice care. (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel, journalists who examined what hospice care really means, and how little people actually know about it in Changing the Way We Die: Compassionate End-of-Life Care and the Hospice Movement, share the experiences of people who have gone through it, alongside the history of the...

2014-04-10 12:28:33

Support Provided to More Than 1,000 Students, Teachers, School Staff and Parents Each Year CLEVELAND, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospice of the Western Reserve announced today that it has received continued grant funding of its School Crisis Response Program from the Ridgecliff Foundation ($25,000) and the Pentair Foundation ($1,325) in 2014. Both foundations have provided annual support since 2007, enabling the experienced counselors of the nonprofit agency's...

2014-04-09 12:30:58

How's your mom doing? Don't worry, we'll let you know! DALLAS, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhonda Harper thought she was done working. After 25 years in corporate marketing and strategy working in the executive ranks for the likes of Walmart, USP, VF Corporation, Ketchum, and Nabisco, she had every right to decide to kick back, travel, amp up her photography hobby, and garden. But that was not to be. Harper took over responsibility of her aging father in mid-2013 after the death...


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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