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2014-07-24 23:05:40

Becker's Hospital Review Names 100 Hospitals, Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2014 edition of its list, "100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs." Organizations on this year's list are leading the way in terms of quality patient care, cancer outcomes and research. The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team selected hospitals for inclusion based on...

2014-07-23 23:31:52

In-Common Laboratories, formerly Hospitals In-Common Laboratory Inc., announces strategic moves including Canadian Not-For-Profit Corporation Status and New Board Chair Appointment. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 In-Common Laboratories Inc. (ICL), formerly Hospitals In-Common Laboratory Inc. (HICL), announced today that it has received confirmation to formally transition from an Ontario not-for-profit to a Canadian not-for-profit corporation with the business name In-Common...

2014-07-23 23:09:07

Hasenstab Architects recently designed a new hybrid endovascular operating room for Akron General Medical Center. Akron, OH (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Hasenstab Architects recently designed a new hybrid endovascular operating room for Akron General Medical Center. The 780-square foot hybrid surgical suite provides advanced capabilities for endovascular and coronary diagnostics and treatment with the additional ability to perform more invasive surgery if necessary. “The flexibility of the new...

2014-07-11 23:07:40

New Access to Prime Urgent Care from Northbound Highway 288 Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Based in Pearland, Prime Urgent Care has been providing affordable urgent care to residents of Brazoria County and surrounding counties. Recently, it improved access to such services—by announcing that the clinic is now accessible from Northbound Highway 288 and Feeder Road. Prime Urgent Care functions as a center where patients can get low-cost urgent care of high quality. Although low-cost...

2014-07-10 12:30:55

Three-Year Grant to Support New Model of Care for Patients with Complex Cancer CLEVELAND, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced a three-year grant to University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center Seidman Cancer Center totaling $4.7 million to support a new national model aimed at improving care for patients with complex cancer. Titled "Evidence-Conformant Oncology Care," the project will test a unique model developed at...

2014-07-02 12:28:31

MUMBAI, India, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ~All the expectorant pet bottles used in creating this smiley are to be donated to 32 Government Hospitals across the country to provide relief to less-privileged patients during monsoons~ ~Nationwide study conducted by Glenmark in Government Hospitals revealed increasing numbers of patients suffering from cough, cold, influenza and other related illnesses during monsoon~ On July 1st - Doctor's Day - a large smiley...

2014-07-01 23:13:00

Gifts to the Riverside Tappahannock Hospital’s “Building a Better Place to Heal” Capital Campaign will finance the conversion of all hospital rooms to private rooms. Tappahannock, VA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Riverside Tappahannock Hospital is pleased to announce that thanks to the support of the families and businesses in the community, it is now $100,000 away from raising enough funds in its Building a Better Place to Heal Capital Campaign to convert its shared patient hospital rooms...

2014-06-26 23:06:16

SurgiMark’s suction sets present an opportunity for hospitals to consolidate surgical inventory and create more efficient operating rooms amidst healthcare reform uncertainty. Yakima, Wash. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 One of the goals of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is to cut costs and improve efficiency of hospital care. The new ACA guidelines could mean financial penalties for hospitals with excessive patient readmissions, forcing the healthcare system to ensure that...

2014-06-25 16:26:38

National Jewish Health, Saint Joseph Hospital and SCL Health Announce Agreement to Collaborate on Clinical Operations DENVER, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Jewish Health, known worldwide for its treatment of patients with respiratory, cardiac, immune and related disorders; Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver's largest private teaching hospital, and its nonprofit parent, SCL Health, today announced that they have signed an operating agreement to create and jointly own a...

2014-06-23 12:28:39

Ads Urge Legislators to Demand Accountability and Transparency BOSTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: A TV and radio campaign has been launched to highlight spendthrift hospital CEOs stashing millions of tax dollars in offshore accounts and rewarding themselves with extravagant compensation packages. The launch of the statewide TV and radio campaign is timed to focus on the end of...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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