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2014-06-04 08:29:41

MONTCLAIR, N.J., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are 116 million people in pain. There are 4,000 pain specialists. That's 29,000 patients per pain specialist. There are simply not enough pain specialists to go around. What can frontline practitioners do to meet the challenges of this growing public health issue? Attend PAINWeekEnd in Tarrytown, convenient to New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut practitioners! The 2014 PAINWeekEnd Regional Conference convenes on Saturday, June...

2014-06-03 23:17:48

Success Spells Relief for Millions of North Texas Pain Sufferers. Texas Pain Relief Group Grows to Seven DFW-Area Clinics Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 State-of-the-art pain management specialists Texas Pain Relief Group (TPRG) have recently announced the opening of two new facilities in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Texas Pain Relief Group North Dallas is located in Suite 150 on the first floor of the Forest Park Pavilion, the $27 million premier medical complex at 12222 North...

2014-06-03 23:17:46

Doctor’s War Stories From VA Hospitals, Dr. Hal Scherz (http://is.gd/1laYw2) WSJ, May 28, 2014 details how the VA Health System is tragically broken, perhaps beyond repair. Dr. Ira Williams, patient safety expert compares how Harvard Medical School Department of Anesthesia rapidly improved patient safety over 30 years ago, and thus demonstrates what has always been missing in the Veterans System. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 “Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System...

2014-06-03 12:39:09

Urge Immediate Action by Legislature to Protect Patients BOSTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Office of Representative Denise C. Garlick: Legislators from the House and Senate will hold a press conference on Wednesday, June 4 at 11 a.m. to release results of a recently completed survey of Massachusetts nurses on patient safety in Massachusetts' hospitals. This survey of bedside registered nurses in Massachusetts was completed by...

2014-05-30 23:13:01

Hope Palliative & Hospice Care invites and encourages the community to participate in the donation drive for Savers and the Epilepsy Foundation June 4th-June 18th as well and the blood drive hosted by Lifesource on June 11th. Palatine, IL (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Hope Palliative & Hospice Care announced today they will be hosting two donation drives this June. The first is a collection for gently used clothing and small household items. The donations will aid the Savers Foundation...

2014-05-30 12:25:58

National Institute of Nursing Research Unveils Campaign to Help Pediatric Patients BETHESDA, Md., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When three-year-old Rachel was diagnosed with cancer, it was one of the worst days of her mother's life. Tests, medications, surgery--young Rachel's life turned upside down. She fought taking medicine and the frequent finger pricks. Rachel did not like to see the nurses and doctors come into the room because she was afraid of what was coming next. Then her...

2014-05-30 12:25:49

Hospital recognized for quality improvement in clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction MCKINNEY, Texas, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Methodist McKinney Hospital (MMH) is proud to receive the Texas Hospital Quality Improvement Silver Award from TMF® Health Quality Institute, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Texas. The Texas Hospital Quality Improvement Award program, sponsored by TMF, Texas Hospital Association and Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals...

2014-05-29 23:18:22

On May 22nd, Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association announced the 2014 winners of the annual Awards of Excellence in Hospice and Palliative Care. Tallahassee, Florida (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 On May 22nd, in conjunction with the 29th Annual Forum “The Journey Continues: Elevating Clinical Practice to New Heights”, Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association (FHPCA) announced the 2014 winners of the annual Awards of Excellence in Hospice and Palliative Care. The Awards...

2014-05-29 23:17:34

Innovative solution solves operational challenges Schaumburg, IL and Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Hospice of Cincinnati is an early adopter of technology designed to improve efficiency, remove variability and improve care. With a census of more than 650 patients every day, Hospice of Cincinnati is widely recognized as an industry leader in hospice care. Ninety percent of their patient care is provided in the home or the place the patient calls home. Covering four counties in...

2014-05-29 23:09:48

Downloadable resource helps hospices successfully prepare for July 2014 HIS requirements. Hyannis, MA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Weatherbee Resources has announced the publication of a new, downloadable resource, The Hospice Item Set: A Step-by-Step Implementation Guide, to help hospices navigate the complexities of this new mandatory process. This comprehensive guide provides tools and resources hospices need to implement the Hospice Item Set (HIS). Beginning July 1, 2014, all hospices are...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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