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2014-08-18 16:27:39

DENVER, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthONE announced today that Susan Hicks has been named the President and CEO of Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree. Hicks is being promoted from her current role as Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Sky Ridge. "Susan has been an integral member of the Executive Team at Sky Ridge since the hospital opened in 2003," said Sylvia Young, HealthONE CEO. "She has been a major contributor to its success as well as its superior results in patient safety and...

2014-08-05 12:31:54

FRISCO, Texas, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Between 5,000-6,000 residents attended Centennial Medical Center's 7(th) annual Healthy Hometown festival and 10(th) Anniversary on Saturday, August 2, 2014. It was a pleasant morning for a festival with partly cloudy skies and below 87 degrees that began with lines of people stretching out the door, down the sideway and to the road. Healthy Hometown has grown in each of the seven years it has taken place. In 2012, 1,500 people...

2014-07-29 16:26:08

FRISCO, Texas, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Centennial Medical Center has joined with United Healthcare in a three-year contract agreement to provide services to patients in the Frisco area. The renewal of this partnership is a confirmation of the excellent healthcare services that Centennial has been able to offer concurrent with United Healthcare. This agreement is the result of the cooperative efforts of many departments within Centennial as well as providers and...

2014-07-28 16:24:04

FRISCO, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Healthy Hometown, Centennial Medical Center's annual health fair, is slated to be one of their largest on Saturday, August 2, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at 12505 Lebanon Rd. in Frisco at Highway 121 at Coit Rd. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140728/130618 Fun activities are planned that will encourage health and wellness in the community including free food, games, prizes and healthy cooking and exercise demos....

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...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'