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2014-07-15 16:28:09

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, M.D., founder of Hope Through Healing Hands, and Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, today, led a community conversation on "The Mother & Child Project: Simple Steps to Saving Lives in the Developing World," on the campus of Belmont University. This was the first public event held by the Faith-Based Coalition for Healthy Mothers and Children Worldwide, a...

2014-05-23 12:24:50

LEAWOOD, Kan., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nueterra Global Alliance (NGA) is pleased to announce the Surgery Center of Pinehurst (SCOP) as the newest addition to its global health network, which consists primarily of specialty healthcare facilities and tertiary service providers, all working to facilitate domestic and international medical exchange. As the NGA partner network continues to expand, facilities like SCOP will be sought out to provide the surgical specialties in high...

2014-05-15 16:27:39

The Advisory Board Company honors Nashville-based Accountable Care Organization and South Carolina-based health system with national awards for successful physician partnership WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MissionPoint Health Partners and Hospital Corporation of America's South Atlantic Division were selected from more than 900 hospitals nationwide to receive the 2014 Crimson® Physician Partnership Award presented today by The Advisory Board Company at its national Crimson summit...

2014-05-02 16:24:33

FRISCO, Texas, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centennial Medical Center will partner with local agencies to train for disaster response. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140502/83795 A mock tornado scenario will be enacted at the City of Frisco's Safety Town at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 3, 2014. This tornado disaster will be classified as a Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) and will mobilize the City of Frisco's Fire Department, Emergency Management Office and Centennial Medical...

2014-04-10 12:27:54

Broader Access to Urgent Care in Kansas City Area KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CareSpot and HCA Midwest Health System continue expanding their partnership with a seventh urgent care center opening April 11, 2014 in Lee's Summit, Missouri. The center is located at 228 Northwest Oldham Parkway, just west of MO Highway 50 in Summit Shopping Center. CareSpot will be open 8am to 8pm, seven days a week. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/CL02768 On...

2014-04-02 20:22:08

Celebration Marks Construction Milestone for New 144,000 Square Foot Facility Designed to Meet Growing Needs of Pearland and Surrounding Communities PEARLAND, Texas, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HCA Gulf Coast Division President, Maura Walsh; Pearland Medical Center CEO, Matt Dixon; Hospital Board of Trustees Chairman, Kevin Fuller; Hospital Chief of Staff, Earl Miller, M.D.; Pearland Mayor, Tom Reid; and Manvel Mayor, Delores Martin "Signed the Steel" on Wednesday, April 2 for the...

2014-04-02 08:33:52

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swedish Medical Center, the region's leading stroke and neuroscience center, is pleased to announce it is moving forward on a $50 million expansion. In an effort to further align its neuroscience services; this is the second largest expansion in recent Swedish history. Highlights include: -- Adding needed critical care beds and medical surgical beds, both of which maintain high occupancy levels today. -- Adding 65,000...

2014-03-24 12:29:53

IOWA CITY, Iowa, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDx, LLC, a company dedicated to improving healthcare productivity by bringing automated diagnostic solutions to market, today announced that Senator William H. Frist, MD has joined its Board of Directors. "Senator Frist is one of the most influential leaders in healthcare today, with a long of history of advocating for improved clinical care and access around the world," said Gary Seamans, Chairman and CEO of IDx. "We are honored to...

2014-03-17 08:25:45

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding HCA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HCA), Tenet Healthcare Corp (NYSE:THC), Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS), Chemed Corporation (NYSE:CHE), and Envision Healthcare Holdings Inc. (NYSE:EVHC). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited...

2014-02-21 08:25:55

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swedish Medical Center is proud to announce a three year, exclusive partnership with the Loveland Ski Club: Love What Moves You. The partnership is generating extra excitement as both Swedish Medical Center employees and Loveland Ski Team members are glued to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games to see the young favorite Mikaela Shiffrin compete. Over the past 4 years Shiffrin has competed and trained at Loveland Ski Area in preparation....


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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