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2014-06-19 23:08:05

Fletcher Allen Health Care - Vermont's academic medical center - and the four-hospital network it anchors in Vermont and New York have changed their names to reflect their deep connections to the University of Vermont. The change is being made to clarify that people throughout our region have access to a high-quality health network aligned with one of the top ten academic medical centers in the country. Burlington, VT (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Fletcher Allen Partners and The University...

2014-06-08 08:20:50

ALLENTOWN, Pa., June 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Less than a week after both the acclaimed Coordinated Health Athlete of the Year celebration of high-school athletes and Coordinated Health UCI Keirin Cup cycling competition, specialized hospital network Coordinated Health today announced it will continue to expand its commitment and service to local sports. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140608/PH44536 The news is being underscored at this evening's Lehigh Valley IronPigs' home...

2014-06-04 00:20:43

Catasauqua High School Quarterback Zack Bradley Earns $10,000 College Scholarship at Star-Studded Celebration ALLENTOWN, Pa., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coordinated Health -- the popular specialized hospital network -- in partnership with The Morning Call, this evening named Catasauqua High School quarterback Zack Bradley the inaugural Coordinated Health Athlete of the Year. Bradley, a senior, received the honor and a $10,000 college scholarship from Coordinated Health at this...

2014-06-03 12:28:41

Organization is the first health system to commit to removing chemicals from hospital furniture; cites concerns over exposure to potential toxicants OAKLAND, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Concerned about increasing levels of potentially harmful chemicals in the environment, Kaiser Permanente announced Tuesday that it will stop purchasing furniture treated with flame retardants. Kaiser Permanente is the first health system in the country to do this. The decision could impact...

2014-05-27 12:31:05

President and CEO of St. Joseph's Healthcare System Honored by ACHE-NJ PATERSON, N.J., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- William A. McDonald, President and Chief Executive Officer at St. Joseph's Healthcare System, has been selected to receive the prestigious American College of Healthcare Executives-NJ 2014 Distinguished Service Award. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140521/90094 ACHE-NJ presents this award each year in recognition of the personal and professional contributions...

2014-05-09 08:26:22

BOSTON, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA), Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization (BIDCO), and The Geneia Institute jointly announced their participation in a webinar on May 13(th), The ACO Playbook: Lessons Learned from Successful Early Adopters. "Massachusetts has one of the highest concentrations of accountable care organizations (ACOs) in the country, and is home to five of the 32 Pioneer ACOs chosen by Medicare to lead the nation,...

2014-04-17 16:26:34

Now Accepting Applications from Companies at all Stages for its 2014 Initiatives CHICAGO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Healthbox announces it has closed $7 million in funding to expand on its accelerator model and launch three new business verticals that will continue to drive actionable innovation through collaboration between entrepreneurs and the healthcare industry. This is a bold vision for a healthcare accelerator. Healthbox closed the $7 million from a collaborative group of...

2014-04-08 08:30:28

The revolutionary new device continues to gain traction in the Clinical Marketplace with agreement to service Houston's premier healthcare provider! MIAMI, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanomedics International Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: SIMH) has announced that their subsidiary, Thermomedics, Inc, has recently strengthened their penetration of the Professional Healthcare vital signs business with the signing of an agreement with this world-renowned facility. The Memorial Hermann...

2014-02-20 23:27:08

A new white paper from PYA, a National Healthcare Consulting Firm, surveys Network Alliances, an emerging alternative to traditional mergers and acquisitions. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Community hospitals worried about losing local control through a merger or acquisition by a larger health system are exploring Network Alliances as a “best of both worlds” alternative. Through a formal working relationship with other hospitals and health systems, a community hospital can...

2014-02-17 12:24:13

Health systems, hospitals, and other organizations are recognized for excellence in supply chain management--improving healthcare quality while reducing costs PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute (www.ecri.org), an independent nonprofit that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, is pleased to announce the winners of its third annual Healthcare Supply Chain Achievement Award. (Photo:...


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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.
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