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2013-12-23 23:01:33

Susquehanna Health’s (SH) progress in 2013 reflects patterns of growth and success through advancing facilities, improving quality and safety, recruiting top care providers and enhancing technology. These developments are guided by the heath system’s True North statement: to provide the “best care for patients and their families, no matter what.” Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Susquehanna Health’s (SH) progress in 2013 reflects patterns of growth and success through...

2013-12-19 23:32:05

Specialty Surgical Center in Sparta, New Jersey is the first surgical center to receive world-class training from the nationally acclaimed Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety at Johns Hopkins University. Sparta, NJ (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 At Specialty Surgical Center in Sparta, New Jersey, patient safety is one of the top priorities of the medical staff. With safety as an ever-evolving goal, the staff regularly participates in training to ensure that the safety culture at Specialty...

2013-12-19 23:31:25

Home Care Pulse®, the leader in quality satisfaction management for the home care industry and publisher of the Annual Private Duty Benchmarking Study, is pleased to announce that The Senior’s Choice, a membership network of senior care providers, has received the 2013 Home Care Pulse and Best of Home Care Endorsed National Provider Awards. Rexburg, ID (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Home Care Pulse®, the leader in quality satisfaction management for the home care industry and...

2013-12-19 23:28:27

Patient involvement in nursing shift handoffs improves patient care and quality, and proves the need for standardized protocols. LifeWings, a patient safety consulting firm, specializes in effective training of these patient safety protocols. Collierville, Tennessee (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 According to a study published in the Journal of Nursing Care Quality in 2013, nurses can improve care quality and reduce the risk for error by including the patient in bedside handoffs during shift...

2013-12-19 23:01:09

Hospice Savannah will host their Sixth Annual Lecture Series, featuring Dr. Petr Janata. It will be held Jan. 23 and 24. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Hospice Savannah is proud to announce that their Sixth Annual Lecture Series, featuring Dr. Petr Janata, an associate professor at the U.C.-Davis Center for Neuroscience, will be held Jan. 23 and 24. Dr. Janata is a cognitive neuroscientist studying the psychology of music. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Oregon in...

2013-12-19 12:29:13

For thousands of patients each year, seemingly benign screening, diagnostic, or therapeutic procedures lead to a significant injury or death. CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mistakes made during common procedures in the course of medical treatment may be less likely to make headlines than wrong-site surgery or a brain-damaged baby, but they still impact the patients and caregivers facing the consequences. In CRICO Strategies 2013 Annual Benchmarking Report:...

2013-12-19 12:27:37

SUN CITY WEST, Ariz., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leapfrog Group named Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center a Top Hospital following an annual survey. By achieving the Top Hospital accolade, Banner Del E. Webb has demonstrated exemplary performance across all areas of quality and patient safety that are analyzed on the Leapfrog Hospital Survey. "This is a great honor that reflects the great work our staff, physicians and volunteers are doing every day to fulfill our mission of...

2013-12-18 23:22:23

A deficiency free survey indicates a significant effort on the part of the administration and staff to provide quality care and services. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Signature Home Health approaches its business by a single virtue: To enhance the life of every person they serve. Through this mission, the Home Health Agency (office located at 7632 SW Durham Rd #105, Tigard, OR 97224) achieved one of the highest designations for quality of care and services – a deficiency...

2013-12-18 23:02:12

Medical equipment company RecoverCare, LLC, a portfolio company of Los Angeles-based investment firm Aurora Capital, has acquired Global Medical, LLC a premier post-acute supplier of specialty medical equipment. Global Medical's strong regional presence and impressive customer base complement RecoverCare's existing national footprint and enhance its capabilities in the hospice market. LOUISVILLE, KY (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 RecoverCare, LLC, a portfolio company of Los...

2013-12-18 08:29:17

Dr. Villalobos Brings His Expertise to the National Pain Institute Physician Team in Orlando, Florida MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prospira PainCare, Inc., the nation's premier provider of multidisciplinary pain management and restorative healthcare services, today announced that Dr. Edwin Villalobos of Altamonte Springs, Florida will join the National Pain Institute, a Prospira PainCare Center of Excellence, as the newest team member in the Orlando...