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2014-04-04 23:34:45

First Survey for New Community Nets Top Rating Fishers, Ind. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Allisonville Meadows Assisted Living was found to have no deficiencies during an inspection by the Indiana State Board of Health. Opened by American Senior Communities on Aug. 1, 2013 at 10410 Allisonville Road in Fishers, this was the licensed residential community’s initial survey. The ISDH inspects licensed facilities to assess compliance with state standards of care, such as adequacy of staffing,...

2014-04-03 16:24:32

CHICAGO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting (ASRA) (Booth #101) - I-Flow, LLC, a Kimberly-Clark Health Care Company and manufacturer of the ON-Q Pain Relief System (ON-Q), today announced the addition of premium echogenic stimulating Tuohy needles to its ON-Q T-bloc trays, providing additional guidance capabilities for peripheral nerve block placement. ON-Q T-bloc trays and sets include needles, catheters and other pain...

2014-04-03 16:24:27

BELLEVILLE, ON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. (TSX: BNC) today announced that it has successfully monetized two non-core properties for net proceeds in excess of $1 million. Over the past several months, the Board of Directors and management team have developed and have been implementing a strategic expenditures review which included identifying and divesting non-core assets. The sale of the property adjacent to the Company's Belleville, Ontario...

2014-04-02 23:01:22

Life after adulthood is celebrated and enjoyed by those living in Windsor Healthcare Communities in New Jersey. Today the progressive nonprofit, Eden Alternative, with its enlightened approach to caring for the elderly, announces that two more Windsor Healthcare homes -- Llanfair House Care & Rehabilitation Center in Wayne and Windsor Gardens Care Center in East Orange -- have been accepted into the Eden Registry. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Dr. Bill Thomas, co-founder of the...

2014-04-02 12:31:51

Integrated Technologies Provide a Meaningful Way to Monitor Activity and Behavioral Trends, and Provides Objective Data to Enhance Care Coordination and Communication For Seniors CHICAGO, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caremerge, LLC, a revolutionary communication and care coordination platform for senior care industry, announced today a new partnership with Care Technology Systems, a Nashville-based company that uses monitoring technology integrated into a senior's daily life through...

2014-04-02 12:28:12

Study suggests elderly Americans are completing living wills and appointing health care surrogates more than ever before, trend had little impact on hospitalization rates A record number of elderly people are completing living wills to guide end-of-life medical treatments – up from 47 percent in 2000 to 72 percent in 2010 – according to new research from the University of Michigan and the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System. However, even with nearly double the number of...

2014-04-01 23:29:24

Dr. Vivek Mehta is the latest addition to the New Jersey Pain Care Center Team. His expertise and experience in spinal treatment and rehabilitation will add an extra level of care and knowledge to the already talented staff at NJPCC. Riverdale, NJ (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 New Jersey Pain Care Center, a leading pain management center serving patients in the Northern and Central NJ areas, is pleased to announce the recent addition of Dr. Vivek Mehta to its already well-celebrated staff. Dr....

2014-04-01 23:26:46

Nonprofit hospice, Stepinac coach honored at 26th Annual Community Service Awards Breakfast. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 This past Thursday morning, Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester (HPCW) – along with longtime Stepinac High School coach Michael O’Donnell – received Community Service Awards from The Salvation Army White Plains Corps at the 26th Annual Community Service Awards Breakfast. The March 27 event took place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in White Plains, with the...

2014-04-01 23:01:01

Deyta Unveiled the 2014 Hospice Honors List and Celebrated with Recipients at the NHPCO's Management and Leadership Conference Louisville, KY (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Deyta LLC an industry leader in data-driven management, is excited to announce recipients of the second annual Hospice HonorsTM, a prestigious program established by Deyta that recognizes hospice agencies providing the best patient care as rated by the patient’s caregiver. The official list of recipients was unveiled...

Almost 97 Percent Of Healthcare Providers Wash Their Hands When Patients Are Asked To Watch
2014-04-01 13:22:32

Women's College Hospital Improving hand hygiene compliance by healthcare professionals is no easy task, but a first-of-its-kind Canadian study by researchers at Women's College Hospital shows simply asking patients to audit their healthcare professional is yielding high marks. The study, published in the April edition of the American Journal of Infection Control, details the findings of an 11-month pilot project looking at an alternative method of hand hygiene auditing using the...


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