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2011-05-10 10:18:00

Commits to help health sector reduce environmental footprint and improve health outcomes FAIRFAX, Va., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Inova Health System announced today that it has joined six other major hospital systems in the Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI), a collaborative of leading healthcare institutions united to help speed the healthcare sector toward environmental sustainability. Inova Health System joins the six hospital systems--Advocate Health Care, Catholic...

2011-04-05 05:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- eCareSoft announced today the completion of an agreement with Central Texas Hospital (CTH) to connect their network of six hospitals with eCareSoft's inpatient complete EHR and revenue cycle management technology. CTH will incorporate eCareSoft's proprietary fast-track implementation program enabling their hospital network to expedite their 'meaningful use' activities in order to qualify for 2011-2012 stimulus funds. "We are very pleased to...

2011-04-01 08:30:00

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center No. 5 LOS ANGELES, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The UCLA Health System's Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center has been ranked the No. 1 hospital in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, and its Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital has been ranked No. 5, in U.S. News & World Report's first-ever "Best Hospitals" metro area rankings, available online at www.usnews.com/hospitals. The new...

2011-03-03 17:19:00

PLANO, Texas, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Phillip B. Douglas has been named chairman and chief executive officer of LifeCare Holdings, Inc., a 20-facility long term acute care hospital system based in Plano, Texas. Douglas's promotion follows the announcement of the retirement of Wayne McAlister, who has served as the company's chairman and CEO for three years. A healthcare executive with more than 30 years experience, Douglas has served as president of LifeCare Holdings since April...

2011-03-02 13:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Shield of California and five major healthcare providers today announced two new accountable care initiatives designed to provide integrated, cost-efficient health care to 26,000 employees, dependents, and retirees who are HMO members of the San Francisco Health Service System (HSS). Blue Shield is partnering with Brown & Toland Physicians Group and California Pacific Medical Center (a Sutter Health affiliate) for the...

2011-02-24 00:00:42

The future of health care may be under dispute in Washington, but it is under construction in Memphis. You can see it through the glass doors of the new Center of Excellence in Faith and Health at the heart of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare's largest hospital (and, of course, on the web at http://www.methodisthealth.org/faithandhealth). The big news in not some new machine in the hospital, but hundreds of new relationships all over the community Methodist Healthcare serves, most remarkably...

2011-02-22 04:00:00

ONTARIO, Calif., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The February 19, 2011 article written by reporters from California Watch repeats SEIU's allegation that Prime Healthcare hospitals use a diagnosis of malnutrition to increase reimbursement. This allegation is baseless and nothing more than another example of SEIU distorting the facts in order to mislead the public and extort concessions from Prime Healthcare. First, Prime Healthcare hospitals do not use a diagnosis of malnutrition to...

2011-02-21 09:49:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexian Brothers, a diversified Catholic healthcare system with four hospitals in Chicago's northwest suburbs, selected Sonoma Partners to implement their CRM (Customer Relationship Management) system. The Arlington Heights, Illinois based healthcare provider ranks among the nation's best performing health systems based on clinical quality and safety with two acute care hospitals and two specialty hospitals. As Alexian Brothers sales and business...

2011-02-21 06:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedeAnalytics, a leading provider of healthcare performance management solutions, released today at the HIMSS11 Annual Conference & Exhibition the results Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare has been able to achieve with MedeAnalytics' Patient Access Intelligence solution. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100621/SF23660LOGO) In 2006, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare realized the need to improve the front-end of its revenue cycle. It...

2011-01-27 13:01:00

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospitalized patients at St. Joseph's Children's Hospital in Tampa this week received a very special visit from the most-listened-to woman on the radio, Delilah, as she announced her partnership with Together for Kids, an alliance of children's hospitals dedicated to building a healthier future for America's kids. Throughout the year, Delilah will take her audience of more than eight million listeners inside the walls of Together for...


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