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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...

2014-03-18 23:21:03

The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), accredits The John D. Thompson Hospice Institute for Education, Training and Research, Inc., (“The Institute”) with Commendation Branford, CT (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The Connecticut Hospice, Inc., and its related research and training affiliate The John D. Thompson Hospice Institute for Education, Training and Research, Inc., (“The Institute”) is pleased to announce that the Accreditation Council for Continuing...

2014-03-18 20:22:10

Hospice Community applauds study of care model that may increase hospice access ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization's President and CEO J. Donald Schumacher released the following statement on today's announcement from Secretary Sebelius of the Department of Health and Human Services regarding the Medicare Care Choices Model. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110105/DC25260LOGO "On behalf of NHPCO and our...

2014-03-18 16:25:40

CHICAGO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UHC celebrates 30 years of collaborating with leading academic medical centers nationwide to achieve and maintain world-class health care delivery. As a direct result of performance improvement initiatives and a commitment to following best practices as UHC members, academic medical centers have saved the lives of countless patients. UHC has become a nationally recognized leader in helping health care organizations achieve excellence in patient...

2014-03-18 08:32:51

Overwhelming Response to RecoveryRx® Fuels Product Portfolio Expansion FREDERICK, Md., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioElectronics Corporation (OTC Pink: BIEL), the maker of advanced consumer medical devices, announced today that Biomax, Inc. and One Globe Biotechnology LLC will exclusively distribute ActiPatch(®) and Allay(®) Therapy to Austria's population of over eight million. Biomax, Inc. and One Globe Biotechnology LLC are the exclusive distributors of the entire line of...

2014-03-17 12:27:45

Lockton Affinity and VNAA start new professional liability insurance program WASHINGTON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA) and specialty broker Lockton Affinity launched a new insurance program to protect nurses and Visiting Nurse Association member agencies. VNAA is sponsoring the professional liability insurance program to provide enhanced protection for the growing ranks of home health, hospice, and palliative care nurses in the U.S....