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2014-01-06 16:26:45

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With growing national attention to hospital pricing practices, new data released by the nation's largest nurses organization today showed that hospital charges continue to skyrocket with some U.S. hospitals charging more than ten times their cost - nearly $1,200 for every $100 of their total costs. NNU and IHSP list the 100 most expensive hospitals, top 10 for each state, and the 50 most expensive hospital systems. For specifics, call...

2014-01-04 23:20:48

Becker's Hospital Review has published its 2013 list of "100 Hospitals With Great Orthopedic Programs," which recognizes orthopedic surgery departments, programs or dedicated centers that have earned considerable recognition. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 Becker's Hospital Review has published its 2013 list of "100 Hospitals With Great Orthopedic Programs," which recognizes orthopedic surgery departments, programs or dedicated centers that have earned...

2013-12-30 12:21:44

CareSpot and HCA Midwest Expanding Urgent Care Partnership KANSAS CITY, Kan., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The fifth Kansas City area CareSpot urgent care center in partnership with HCA Midwest Health System opens on December 30, 2013, at 3500 West 95th Street, in Leawood, Kansas. This center will be open 8am to 8pm, seven days a week. Between the hours of 3pm and 7pm from January 6th - 9th, the community is invited to a Grand Opening Celebration. During this time, visitors can stop...

2013-12-27 16:20:36

Joining with the UH system will provide opportunities to better serve communities in western Cuyahoga County and Lorain County CLEVELAND, Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) has received final approval from state and federal government regulators this week for the integration of Parma Community General Hospital and EMH Healthcare into the UH health system. Each hospital conducted a thorough and rigorous process to evaluate the benefits of joining the UH system...

2013-12-24 23:02:14

Becker's Hospital Review has published its list, "100 Hospitals With Great Women's Health Programs," which recognizes hospitals with exceptional programs dedicated to the health and well-being of women. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 Becker's Hospital Review has published its list, "100 Hospitals With Great Women's Health Programs," which recognizes hospitals with exceptional programs dedicated to the health and well-being of women. The...

2013-12-23 23:23:22

FastCare, a provider of emergency medical clinics in South Florida, has a new location in Miami Beach. Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Traditional hospital or doctor visits can result in waiting, rushed appointments and expensive care; yet an urgent care center provide much of the same care, but at faster speed and at a lower cost. At FastCare clinic in South Florida, there is no need for an appointment, yet the option to schedule one is available if patients want to guarantee no...

2013-12-18 23:03:15

Quorum Health Resources (QHR), the leading provider of administrative, advisory, consulting and education services to rural hospitals in the U.S., has entered into an agreement with TORCH Management Services, Inc. (TMSI) on December 1, 2013. Brentwood, Tenn. (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Quorum Health Resources (QHR), the leading provider of administrative, advisory, consulting and education services to rural hospitals in the U.S., has entered into an agreement with TORCH Management Services,...

2013-12-17 23:04:56

Becker's Hospital Review has named the following hospitals to its list of "100 Hospitals With Great Heart Programs." Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Becker's Hospital Review has named the following hospitals to its list of "100 Hospitals With Great Heart Programs." These hospitals are institutions with programs demonstrating excellent clinical outcomes, cutting-edge research, cardiac risk-reduction programs and an innovative approach to cardiac care. They...

2013-12-17 23:01:52

Promotes Green Stewardship Within the Health Care Sector Across the State of Florida Reston, VA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 The Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI) announced today that the Florida Hospital Association has become a Supporting Organization of the Healthier Hospitals Initiative, a collaborative of leading health care institutions united to help speed the health care sector toward environmental sustainability. HHI was launched by twelve hospital systems—Advocate Health Care,...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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