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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...

2014-03-31 23:34:57

Greene Health Care Inc (GHC) is a partner of Consolo Service Group, a leading provider of web-based hospice software solutions including EMR software and billing services presents the top 3 reasons why all hospices need to fully automate workflow to meet demanding regulatory compliance requirements in 2014. They are also announcing updates to their vendor’s electronic medical record (EMR) system, including the new Medication Management Solution that has been designed to meet the...

2014-04-01 00:22:03

Studies Document and Examine Effects on Patients with Advanced Cancer, Decision-Making, Pediatric Crisis and Caregivers NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four new studies mark important advances in understanding the role of spiritual care in treating people facing serious illness. They will be presented today and tomorrow at the inaugural conference of HealthCare Chaplaincy Network (HCCN), Caring for the Human Spirit: Driving the Research Agenda in Spiritual Care in...

2014-03-31 12:29:46

CLARKSVILLE, Ind., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kentuckiana Medical Center (KMC), managed by the national healthcare development firm Galichia Hospital Group (GHG), is ranked as the '#1 Hospital in Louisville Area for Patient Safety' by Consumer Reports. The announcement is made jointly by GHG's Chairman & CEO Joseph P. Galichia, M.D., F.A.C.C., and Michael Phillips, CEO of KMC. The top ranking was first released March 27, 2014, by WAVE-TV's 11-time Emmy Award winning...

2014-03-30 23:04:46

Hope Palliative & Hospice Care announces an ongoing grief support group in collaboration with the Palatine Township Senior Citizens Council. The group, called “New Beginnings,” will be held at 2 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month, beginning this Thursday, April 3rd, 2014. Palatine, IL (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 Hope Palliative & Hospice Care announced today that they will be facilitating a monthly grief support group at the Palatine Township Senior Center in Palatine, IL....


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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