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2014-07-13 23:03:42

Hope Palliative & Hospice Care announces an ongoing grief support group in collaboration with the Tamarack Senior Living Community in Palatine, Illinois. The group, called “New Beginnings” will be held at 10:30 A.M. on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, beginning this Wednesday, July 16th, 2014. Palatine, Illinois (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Hope Palliative & Hospice Care announced today that they will be facilitating a monthly grief support group at the Tamarack Senior Living...

2014-07-12 23:03:25

National Network of Websites Help Millions of Web Savvy Boomers and the Aging Population They Now Care For. Sarasota, Florida (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 During the past century, mankind has gained more years of average life expectancy than in the last 10,000 years. Today more than 20% of the Western population is over 60 years of age, and the proportion of those over 85 is growing six times faster than the population as a whole. In the United States the eldercare community is exploding and it...

2014-07-10 23:09:59

Resident Care Systems (RCS), a senior housing web-based EHR application completes product validation and announces plans to sell the company. Delivering comprehensive care and medication management, and improved communications, RCS has been successfully tested at various Assisted Living facilities and is in use at four sites. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 RCSPros, LLC, a Colorado Springs-based company specializing in Electronic Health Record (EHR) technology for assisted...

2014-07-10 16:25:16

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Congress of California Seniors, representing organizations serving hundreds of thousands of Californians, announced its endorsement of Proposition 46 today, joining proponent Bob Pack and a broad coalition of consumer groups, health care professionals, and victims of medical negligence and prescription drug abuse. "For four decades, the justice system has discriminated against California's seniors when they try to hold...

2014-07-10 12:30:55

Three-Year Grant to Support New Model of Care for Patients with Complex Cancer CLEVELAND, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced a three-year grant to University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center Seidman Cancer Center totaling $4.7 million to support a new national model aimed at improving care for patients with complex cancer. Titled "Evidence-Conformant Oncology Care," the project will test a unique model developed at...

2014-07-10 12:30:02

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospice Foundation of America (HFA) will present a live, online webinar focusing on Adolescents and Life-Threatening Illness on Tuesday, July 15, from noon--1:30pm ET. Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, and Nancy Hogan, PhD, will discuss how the normal challenges of adolescence are impacted when a young person is facing a life-threatening illness. This webinar will address sensitivities necessary in caring for these adolescents as well as...

2014-07-10 08:28:49

Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice co-founder addresses the class of 2014 TAMPA, Fla., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Mary Gardner, co-founder of Lap of Love(TM) Veterinary Hospice and inspirational speaker, was elected by the 32(nd) class of graduates from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Oregon State University to provide the keynote graduation address on June 15(th) 2014. OSU CVM class president, Dr. Alina Soderholm, said, "Our class selected Dr. Gardner as the keynote...

2014-07-08 23:10:07

Partnership features logistical control system to make patient care and experience more reliable, predictable and satisfying. Boynton Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Bethesda Health, Inc., comprised of not-for-profit hospitals Bethesda Hospital East and Bethesda Hospital West, has announced a partnership with Care Logistics® to adopt the Hospital Operating SystemTM. The collaboration, entitled Commitment-2-Care or “C-2-C,” advances Bethesda’s focus to deliver exceptional care...

2014-07-08 23:10:04

All the features that make PainEDU the leading pain education website are still available, but now with an enhanced design. Newton, MA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Inflexxion, Inc., a behavioral health technology company that created and maintains PainEDU.org, an educational resource for clinicians treating patients with chronic pain, is pleased to announce the completion of an updated look for the PainEDU.org website. “PainEDU is now clearer and easier for healthcare providers to find all...

2014-07-03 08:22:41

Redbook, Good Housekeeping and Woman's Day profile BACAS Pain Physician HOUSTON, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston-based BACAS Interventional Pain Management's Nelson K. Bond, M.D. is featured in the July 2014 Greater Houston Healthcare Profiles subscription issues of Redbook, Good Housekeeping and Woman's Day magazines. The article entitled "Revolutionizing the Treatment of Pain" explains the ways BACAS offers true relief to discouraged pain patients all over the United States....


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