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2013-11-05 12:29:22

One of four Illinois psychiatric hospitals selected CHICAGO, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Lakeshore Hospital has been named a 2013 Top Performer for hospital-based inpatient psychiatric care by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. The hospital was one of just four mental health facilities in Illinois to be awarded and ranked as a Top Performer in The Joint Commission's Annual Report on Quality and Safety. "Our highly trained staff and...

2013-11-05 08:29:19

List names 18 aesthetically pleasing hospitals in the United States DENVER, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Online Masters in Public Health has released a ranked list of the 30 Most Architecturally Impressive Hospitals in the World. The full, descriptive ranking along with photos of each hospital can be viewed at the following link: http://onlinemastersinpublichealth.com/impressive-hospitals/ Online Masters in Public Health's ranking of hospitals from around the world is based on several factors...

2013-11-01 23:04:28

Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center will combine three, top-ranked institutions--Thomas Jefferson Hospital, Rothman Institute, and Wills Eye Hospital--to provide multidisciplinary care for concussion cases. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Rothman Institute and Wills Eye Hospital have collaborated to establish the Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center (J.C.C.C.) at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. The J.C.C.C. will be among the very few...

2013-10-31 08:34:26

Opponents to the Closings Will Present Testimony Detailing the Negative Impact the Loss of these Services Will Have on the Vulnerable Residents of Northern Berkshire County NORTH ADAMS, Mass., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060525/NETH016LOGO) What: Department of Public Health - Public Hearings When: Friday, Nov. 1...

2013-10-24 23:21:17

An Investment in Transformation of National Health Care Delivery System La Palma, CA & Marriottsville, MD (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Today, The Innovation Institute announced Bon Secours Health System, a $3.4 billion dollar not-for-profit Catholic health system with headquarters in Marriottsville, Maryland, as the second member owner to invest in the for-profit organization. The Innovation Institute, an independent business platform, facilitates cultures of innovation among physicians...

2013-10-24 12:26:38

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reduced wait times and shorter hospital stays for patients. Reduced operating costs and increased revenues for hospitals. Those are among the results of a 15-month collaborative effort by New Jersey hospitals and the Boston-based Institute for Healthcare Optimization. Data from 14 participating hospitals that engaged in patient flow and work flow reforms in their operating rooms and emergency departments yielded projected summary...

2013-10-23 23:32:26

Hospitals and Patient Clinics have multiple shifts, departments, locations, and needs. The latest release from MinuteHound addresses all of them. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 MinuteHound has recently announced the release of their latest biometric time keeping system that is specifically designed for the use of hospitals and patient clinics. From large scale hospitals to small doctors offices, this attendance system enables companies to keep track of their employees effectively....

2013-10-23 12:25:44

TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Specialist physicians should be paid by the hospitals where they carry out their procedures, rather than by provincial insurance plans as they are now, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Paying Hospital-Based Doctors: Fee for Whose Service?" authors Ake Blomqvist and Colin Busby argue hospitals could then manage their personnel and resource needs more efficiently, reducing waiting lists and costs. "Most...

2013-10-22 16:24:43

More Area Openings Planned for 2013 KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The third CareSpot urgent care center in partnership with HCA Midwest Health System -- Kansas City's largest healthcare provider -- opened on October 21, 2013, at 6344 North Chatham Avenue, in Parkville, Missouri. There will be a grand opening celebration on November 9(th) from 11am - 1pm which will include guided tours of the new facilities, refreshments, and also a giveaway of 100 wellness care...

2013-10-15 23:36:09

Starting October 14th, 2013, UrgentRad will introduce teleradiology services to Urgent Care Centers in Florida according to Tim Hogan, Executive Director of UrgentRad. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Answering the demand for higher quality emergency teleradiology, UrgentRad will be introducing their services to Urgent Care centers in Florida beginning October 14th, 2013, according to UrgentRad’s executive director, Tim Hogan. "We understand that urgent care centers must be...