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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....

2014-03-29 23:21:29

Hope Palliative & Hospice Care announces their interest in offering grief support groups in the Northwest Chicagoland area. Grief support groups or educational offerings can be facilitated at various locations. Palatine, IL (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Hope Palliative & Hospice Care announced today their intent to serve the greater community by providing grief support groups and educational events in the community. Hope Hospice is looking for retirement and assisted living communities,...

2014-03-28 23:26:41

Dr. Alik Saidov has joined the Interventional Pain Management Practice of Texas Pain Relief Group Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Texas Pain Relief Group (TPRG) has expanded its rapidly growing interventional pain management clinics in the DFW Metroplex area. Interventional Pain Management specialist Dr. Alik Saidov has joined the Arlington location of Texas Pain Relief Group. Dr. Saidov is a board-certified physician specializing in Anesthesiology and Pain Management. As a senior staff...

2014-03-28 23:26:37

Dr Olubukunmi Oyebola has joined The Interventional Pain Management Practice of Texas Pain Relief Group (TPRG) in Euless, Texas. With locations throughout the Dallas/ Fort Worth area, Texas Pain Relief Group serves the needs of patients in both acute and chronic pain. euless, texas (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Dr Olubukunmi Oyebola has joined The Interventional Pain Management Practice of Texas Pain Relief Group (TPRG) With locations throughout the Dallas/ Fort Worth area, Texas Pain Relief...

2014-03-27 23:24:37

Hospice solution enhanced with additional claims data to support payment reform. Atlanta and National Harbor, MD. (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Brightree, the leading provider of cloud-based clinical, billing and business management software solutions for the post-acute care industry, announced today that its Brightree® Hospice solution is compliant with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Change Request (CR) 8358. Effective on April 1, 2014, Medicare CR-8358 requires...

2014-03-26 23:33:59

Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel, authors of the recently released Changing the Way We Die, were featured in Bloomberg Businessweek as experts on hospice care and how it is changing. (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Bloomberg Businessweek featured the award winning Viva Editions title Changing the Way We Die: Compassionate End-of-Life Care and the Hospice Movement in an article on the monetary side of Hospice organizations. Written by health writers Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel, Changing the Way We Die...


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lambent
  • Licking.
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This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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