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2014-09-17 23:03:57

New facility will expand access to health care for patients anywhere St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Mercy “topped out” the world’s first virtual care/telemedicine center this week, hoisting the building’s final beam into place. Sister of Mercy Claudia Ward also blessed the beam before it made its ascent. (Photos and video of the event, including footage from an unmanned camera mounted to the beam, available here: http://bit.ly/MercyVirtual.) “The topping out...

2014-09-17 23:01:19

Former Miss New York Kira Kazantsev will spend her year as Miss America advocating for 170 children's hospitals across North America, encouraging folks to “put their money where the miracles are” to help local hospitalized kids. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Sunday night saw the crowning of Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev and ushered in a new national spokesperson for why children’s hospitals need charitable support. As Miss America Organization’s official...

2014-09-17 16:26:38

The NSI's "Wall of Knowledge" Promotes Collaboration with Clinicians Anywhere in the World MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to growing community needs for comprehensive and compassionate care for neurological and spine disorders, Mission Hospital has announced the completion of its state-of-the-art Neuroscience & Spine Institute (NSI) at its Mission Viejo campus. The $185 million facility is one of the most advanced treatment centers in the...

2014-09-16 23:06:16

Demand Logistics easily places patients in the right, appropriately staffed units and beds, staffing precisely across all units Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Care Logistics® announced the launch and availability of Demand Logistics™, a component of the Hospital Operating System™ that allows hospitals to clearly, easily and continuously match patient needs with staff capacity. For the first time, bed placement integrates with a real-time understanding of actual nursing...

2014-09-15 23:11:18

New Partnership with Nashville General Will Include Change Management and Physician Practice Support Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 PhySynergy, LLC, a healthcare management services organization (MSO), today announced another new client partnership. PhySynergy will assume management of anesthesia services for publicly-supported Nashville General Hospital this month. In addition to bringing strong leadership and change management skills, PhySynergy will build NGH’s service...

2014-09-09 16:26:33

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH), one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced the acquisition of the operations of Florida Gulf-to-Bay Anesthesiology Associates (FGTBA). Based in Tampa, Fla., FGTBA's more than 200 physicians and certified registered nurse anesthetists manage approximately 160,000 cases annually through anesthesia management services for eight hospitals and...

2014-09-08 08:31:30

Pattern recognition and decision support augment learning environment in L&D while enhancing safety for mothers and babies CRANBURY, N.J., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a decision aimed at enhancing patient safety and improving outcomes while fulfilling its mission as a teaching institution, University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City today entered into an agreement to purchase PeriGen's(®) PeriCALM(® )solution suite for labor and delivery (L&D)....

2014-09-05 20:21:06

State of Washington Approves Certificate of Need to Expand Psychiatric Care in Region MONROE, Wash., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a step forward to remedy a state-wide shortage of inpatient psychiatric care beds, Valley General Hospital, an affiliate of EvergreenHealth, today announced that it, together with Fairfax Behavioral Health, received approval from the state to open a 34-bed psychiatric hospital on its campus in Monroe, Washington. The new psychiatric hospital is part...

2014-09-04 23:08:11

New 'HOSPITAL 100' Name Reflects Shifts in Acute Care Sector Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 The Community Hospital 100 conference (CH100) has announced its rebranding to HOSPITAL 100, leading into its 5th edition this fall in San Diego. CH100 launched in 2009 as a conference for the c-suite of community hospitals, including many independent organizations. With the introduction of the ACA and its subsequent implications for the hospital sector, CH100 began its...

2014-08-27 23:15:01

Hauppauge-based Axis Construction, Inc., leading provider of construction management, design-build and general contracting services, was recently part of a team of professionals that designed and built South Nassau Communities Hospital Urgent Care Center at Long Beach. This new facility restored emergency medical services to Long Beach after Superstorm Sandy flooded Long Beach Medical Center in October 2012 and left local residents without a hospital. Hauppauge, NY (PRWEB) August 27, 2014...


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