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2014-03-18 23:27:39

After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions firm B. E. Smith, Prince George’s Hospital Center (PGHC) in Cheverly, Md., has hired Candace Hanrahan as chief nursing officer. A seasoned healthcare executive with more than 30 years of clinical experience, Hanrahan will assume her new duties on April 12. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions firm B. E. Smith, Prince...

2010-10-21 07:00:00

CHICAGO and NEW YORK, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, the largest voluntary not-for-profit healthcare system serving the South and Central Bronx, has selected the Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX) Care Management solution. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100901/CG58147LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100901/CG58147LOGO) A fully-integrated, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application, the Allscripts Care Management solution automates and...

2010-05-03 16:20:00

Novel Procedure for Long Lasting Control of Severe Asthma ARLINGTON, Va., May 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Virginia Hospital Center announced today that it will be the first Hospital in the United States to offer a new procedure for severe asthma patients known as bronchial thermoplasty. The Alair® Bronchial Thermoplasty System was recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Patients who are 18 years and older and suffer from severe persistent...

2010-02-18 07:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- InfraReDx, Inc., an innovative medical device company focused on developing novel diagnostic imaging technologies to accurately identify and characterize diseased intracoronary tissues, today announced that the Company's founder and chief executive officer, James E. Muller, M.D., will present and participate in a number of sessions and panel discussions during the annual Cardiovascular Research Technologies (CRT) 2010 meeting. CRT 2010, sponsored...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.