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2014-10-29 08:30:24

Large Institutions Advance, Smaller Hospitals Retreat TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Fiscal 2013 research activity at Canada's Top 40 Research Hospitals posted a small 1.1% year-on-year gain in available research funding, according to Research Infosource Inc., Canada's Source of R&D Intelligence, which released its Canada's Top 40 Research Hospitals List today. The annual publication ranks hospitals on their success in attracting financial support for research. The somewhat...

2014-10-27 12:29:49

CHICAGO, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- La Rabida Children's Hospital's Medical Home programs for children with special health care needs has been selected as a finalist for the 2014 Jackson Healthcare Hospital Charitable Services Awards. There were more than 200 submissions nationwide for various hospital-sponsored programs and 55 finalists were selected. The Hospital Charitable Service Awards program honors initiatives that "set new standards for health and wellness in...

2014-10-21 23:01:49

Kansas City hospitals named “Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by National Survey Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Five hospitals in the Saint Luke’s Health System have been recognized as “Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization. The hospitals recognized are Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City on...

2014-10-21 16:28:11

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 The following statement was issued today by C. Duane Dauner, President/CEO of the California Hospital Association, Tricia Hunter, Executive Director of the American Nurses Association-California, and Pat McFarland, CEO of the Association of California Nurse Leaders: "The California Hospital Association, the Association of California Nurse Leaders, American Nurses Association-California, and other professional health care organizations, are working to...

2014-10-20 23:08:01

Bon Secours New York Health System’s Schervier Nursing Care Center, specializing in long-term and rehabilitation care in the Riverdale section of The Bronx, has named Andrea Weaver, RN, Director of Risk Management, Quality Improvement, and Corporate Responsibility. Riverdale, NY (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Bon Secours New York Health System’s Schervier Nursing Care Center, specializing in long-term and rehabilitation care in the Riverdale section of The Bronx, has named Andrea Weaver,...

2014-10-18 23:00:17

Carlos G. Beato, chief executive officer of Bon Secours New York, was honored by New Jersey City University’s Council on Hispanic Affairs (CHA) with the CHA Corporate Alumni award at their 30th Annual Gala. Riverdale, NY (PRWEB) October 19, 2014 Bon Secours New York Health System’s Schervier Nursing Care Center, specializing in long-term and rehabilitation care in the Riverdale section of The Bronx, is pleased to announce Carlos G. Beato, chief executive officer, was honored by New...

2014-10-16 23:01:12

KPOST Provides ‘Green’ Roofs For Hospitals Across The DFW Metroplex. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Dallas commercial roofing expert, KPOST Company, is providing innovative ‘green’ roofs for hospitals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in order to accommodate recent healthcare mandates. New healthcare mandates decidedly favor patients’ opinions, as evidenced by the push for patient satisfaction surveys, which impact hospitals and their ability to receive full compensation from...

2014-10-14 12:30:39

MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Select Medical Holdings Corporation ("Select Medical") (NYSE: SEM), will release the financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2014 on Thursday, October 30, 2014 after the market closes. Select Medical will host a conference call regarding its third quarter results, as well as its business outlook on Friday, October 31, 2014, at 9:00am EDT. The domestic dial in number for the call is 1-877-415-3177. The international...

2014-10-13 08:27:18

NORTH ADAMS, Mass., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060525/NETH016LOGO Where: North Adams City Hall When: Tuesday, Oct. 14. Residents will gather outside North Adams City Hall at 7 p.m. Council meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. In the wake of the release of a state-sponsored report that confirmed the need for the restoration of inpatient...

2014-10-03 23:07:16

Kevin Zachary to pursue new leadership opportunity within LifePoint Hospitals MEXIA and ENNIS, Texas (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 Parkview Regional Hospital and Ennis Regional Medical Center announced today that Kevin Zachary will step down from his position as chief executive officer (CEO) of both facilities, effective October 31, 2014. Zachary, who has served as CEO of Parkview Regional since 2011 and CEO of Ennis Regional since 2013, is leaving to be CEO of Logan Regional Medical Center in...


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