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2014-08-18 23:01:18

Hospice Savannah’s new video featured on the National Hospice and Palliative Care website. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 “Grief through a Child’s Eye,” a touching and inspiring three-minute video filmed during this year’s Hospice Savannah’s annual children’s grief camp, is being featured on the National Hospice and Palliative Care’s new website “Moments of Life made possible by Hospice.” The Moments of Life campaign is hoping to change the nation’s perception...

2014-08-15 23:01:24

Faith Leader luncheon provides an opportunity for attendees to be introduced to hospice and other health care services available to their respective congregations and communities. Oakland, California (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Pathways Home Health, & Hospice and 102.9 KBLX Radio hosted an appreciation luncheon for Oakland Faith Leaders earlier this month. The first of several luncheons to be held throughout the year, this particular luncheon focused on the critical connection and care...

2014-08-12 12:27:49

Home Instead Senior Care Offers Free Resources to Help Bridge the Communication Gap between Adult Children and Their Senior Parents OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 80 million Americans are currently avoiding the end-of-life discussion with their aging parents. It's a conversation about end-of-life wishes that can save families years of heartache, bickering and even legal issues. Yet, millions are actively avoiding it, according to a Marist survey(1) conducted...

2014-08-06 23:11:10

Hope Palliative & Hospice Care announces the appointment of Ms. Corinne Brokopp as the Office Manager and Human Resources Specialist of their Palatine, IL office. Palatine, IL (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Hope Palliative & Hospice Care announced today the appointment of Ms. Corinne Brokopp to serve as their Office Manager and Human Resource Specialist. Ms. Brokopp comes to Hope Hospice with a great deal of professional experience in administrative support, sales management, and...

2014-08-06 23:00:35

Local Nonprofit Hospice Awarded Prestigious Mark of Approval White Plains, NY (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester (HPCW) has been named a Better Business Bureau (BBB) accredited nonprofit, receiving a stamp of approval from the prestigious accrediting organization’s Charity Accountability Program. The distinction confirms HPCW’s ethical practices, fosters public confidence and encourages philanthropists to engage with the nonprofit. The accreditation...

2014-08-06 12:29:05

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaf Healthcare, Inc., an innovative medical technology company focusing on wireless patient monitoring solutions, announced today it has joined the Corporate Advisory Council (CAC) of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP). "We are tremendously proud and extremely excited to be part of the Corporate Advisory Council of the prestigious National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel," said Barrett Larson, MD, Chief Medical Officer...

2014-08-06 08:30:30

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced today that it has completed a pre-specified interim analysis of the ongoing initial pivotal Phase 3 trial for Clonidine Topical Gel for the treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110217/CL49801LOGO The interim analysis was performed on data from the first 50% of patients who completed the study. The purpose of the interim...

2014-08-04 23:01:01

Appreciation goes out to Congressmen Reed (R-NY) and Thompson (D-CA) who introduced HR 5393. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Legislation requiring more timely surveys of Medicare-certified hospice care programs was introduced on Friday, August 1, before the House of Representatives adjourned for the August recess. Led by Congressmen Tom Reed (R-NY) and Mike Thompson (D-CA), the Hospice Opportunities for Supporting Patients with Integrity and Care Evaluations (HOSPICE) Act, HR...

2014-08-04 08:28:49

New online course, developed by nationally recognized experts in palliative care helps make the business case for existing or proposed palliative care programs SAN DIEGO, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- www.csupalliativecare.org. The Business Case for Palliative Care, starting August 18(th), is designed to orient clinical and administrative leaders to the critical concepts behind the business case for palliative care. The self-paced course introduces the analyses needed to assess the impact of...

2014-07-31 23:21:47

TriMED Healthcare is partnering with the community to raise funds for its elder home care initiative including medical research in undeserved communities. Newtown, PA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 TriMED HealthCare is announcing the launch of its community based efforts to raise funds for its elder homecare initiative through improved business processes and technological innovation. The company is seeking to raise at least $100,000 in order to better meet the homecare needs of adult and elderly...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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