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2014-03-20 12:33:09

PRINCETON, N.J., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New Jersey Hospital Association's Institute for Quality and Patient Safety received the 2013 Quality and Safety Award from the New Jersey Emergency Nurses Association during a presentation yesterday in Atlantic City. The award is presented to an individual, organization or an emergency department for activities that advance quality and safety resulting in improved outcomes, specifically in the emergency department setting. NJHA...

2014-03-19 23:24:37

Only Senior Home Care Agency in Central Texas to Receive Award Austin, Texas (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Senior Helpers of Central Texas has been awarded the 2014 Best of Home Care Provider of Choice Award by Home Care Pulse. The Best of Home Care Provider of Choice Award is given to home care providers who receive the highest satisfaction scores from their current clients. These providers are best-in-class for quality in home care. This recognition reassures you that your home care provider...

2014-03-19 23:23:56

Controversy About End-of-Life Care to Be Examined by Policy and Media Professionals Washington (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 On March 25, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) will hold a panel discussion to review questions recently raised about the appropriate length of stay in hospice care. “The Right Care at the Right Time: An Open Conversation About Hospice Length of Stay” will feature leading experts in hospice policy and a health care editor of a nationally...

2014-03-19 23:04:07

Hospice Savannah has organized a weekend overnight camp for children who have lost a loved one in the past two years. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Children ages 6-17 who have experienced the death of a loved one within the last 24 months are invited to attend a weekend overnight camp organized by not-for-profit Hospice Savannah’s Full Circle bereavement staff and volunteers. Camp Aloha will be held May 2-4 at the New Ebenezer Retreat Center in Rincon and is free of charge thanks...

2014-03-19 23:01:49

Raising money to launch its new business location, DHSC offers five categories of in-home care services to help seniors stay at home and avoid assisted living facilities. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Home is where people feel the most comfortable, and many seniors are motivated to remain in their own homes for as long as possible when faced with the decision to move to assisted living. But, when the choice to stay at home creates a need for more help around the house, Dearest...

2014-03-19 23:00:48

Deyta Offers Complimentary Market Assessments and Regulatory Guidance Resources for Attendees Louisville, KY (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Deyta will be demonstrating their one-stop-shop solutions at the NHPCO Management and Leadership Conference (MLC), to be held March 27-29 in National Harbor, MD at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center. Deyta invites attendees to stop by booth #727 to learn the latest on hospice quality reporting requirements. Booth visitors and will receive free...

2014-03-19 23:00:46

Deyta to Celebrate Top Performing Hospices at the Welcome Reception at the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s Management and Leadership Conference Louisville, KY (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Deyta LLC, an industry leader in survey administration and hospice and home health business analytics is pleased to announce the 2014 recipients of the second annual Hospice Honors at the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s Management and Leadership Conference, taking...

2014-03-18 23:30:47

According to a study presented at the 2014 American Anesthesiology Conference, surgery is safer when a surgical team uses a safety checklist and the team is more likely to use the checklist when patients know it exists. In the past three years alone LifeWings, a leading patient safety consulting firm, has helped more than 225 healthcare facilities create and implement 400 customized checklists and safety tools. Collierville, TN (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 According to a study presented at the...

2014-03-18 23:22:10

Governor Malloy appoints Joseph Andrews, M.D., H.P.M. of The Connecticut Hospice, Inc. to the Palliative Care Advisory Panel Branford, CT (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The Connecticut Hospice, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Joseph F. Andrews, MD, HPM has been appointed by Governor Dannel P. Malloy to the Connecticut Palliative Care Advisory Council. This Council was established by law earlier this year (Public Act 13-55) to analyze the current state of...

2014-03-18 23:21:12

Senator Donald E. Williams, Jr., Senator Pro Tempe of the Connecticut Senate, appoints James Prota, RPh. of The Connecticut Hospice, Inc. to the Palliative Care Advisory Panel. Branford, Connecticut (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The Connecticut Hospice, Inc., is pleased to announce that its Director of Pharmacy, James Prota, RPh., has been appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Connecticut Senate, Senator Donald E. Williams, Jr. to the Connecticut Palliative Care Advisory Council. This...


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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