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2013-07-21 23:02:36

Seven Quorum Health Resources (QHR) client hospitals were recently named among Hospital & Health Networks' (H&HN's) "Most Wired" hospitals for 2013: Fort Madison Community Hospital (Fort Madison, IA), Gritman Medical Center (Moscow, ID), King's Daughters Medical Center (Brookhaven, MS), Littleton Regional Hospital (Littleton, NH), Magnolia Regional Health Center (Corinth, MS),Memorial Healthcare (Owosso, MI) and Opelousas General Health System (Opelousas,...

2013-07-16 23:01:50

North Shore-LIJ’s Zucker Hillside Hospital in Glen Oaks was named one of the top psychiatric hospitals in the nation in the current issue of US News and World Report’s “America’s Best Hospitals” posted today. For 2013-2014, US News and World Report ranked Zucker Hillside Hospital No. 16 in the US hospital rankings for psychiatry. Glen Oaks, NY (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 The North Shore-LIJ Health System’s Zucker Hillside Hospital in Glen Oaks has been recognized as one of the...

2013-07-14 23:02:48

Medasend Biomedical, Inc. and Patton State Hospital have inked a deal that will see the Redlands, California-based hospital utilize Medasend’s medical and hazardous waste disposal services. The hospital is the largest in California and is located in San Bernardino county. Orange, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2013 Fully accredited by the The Joint Commission (TJC), Patton State hospital has a capacity of 1287 patients and is focused on treating those who have been committed by the judicial...

2013-07-10 12:26:54

HOUSTON, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital announced today that they have received the "Most Wired Innovator" Award from Hospitals and Healthcare Networks, the flagship publication of the American Hospital Association, for the pediatric hospital's Rapid Communication System, a comprehensive communication system for its mobile healthcare workers. The Most Wired Innovator Award is given annually to three hospitals that apply technology in new and...

2013-07-07 23:00:48

Australia’s ageing population and technological changes are driving demand for hospital services. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the General Hospitals industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 Hospitals occupy an integral place in Australia's healthcare system, providing care for people with acute illness. The General Hospitals in Australia industry comprises about 85,400 beds in 1,335 hospitals, and is expected to...

2013-07-02 23:20:12

Pacific Hospital Long Beach, a teaching hospital, is speaking out on how patients can protect themselves from identity theft during a hospital stay. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 The staff at Pacific Hospital Long Beach, a fully accredited and recognized teaching hospital, is issuing comment on a new article from MSN Money that explains how patients can cope with the growing issue of identity theft in hospitals. While doctors and nurses provide patients with care and compassion...

2013-07-02 08:26:26

CLEVELAND, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) and Parma Community General Hospital (Parma Hospital) have signed a letter of intent to officially explore an integration that will add Parma Hospital to the University Hospitals health system, officials announced Monday. "We completed a very comprehensive process to evaluate potential organizations that could best support our mission to provide the highest quality of personalized health care to our patients and the...

2013-07-01 16:26:27

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth has expanded its Ohio presence through the acquisition of the operations of North Central Emergency Associates, LLC, the group that manages and staffs the hospital emergency departments for Fisher-Titus Medical Center in Norwalk, Ohio, and The Bellevue Hospital in Bellevue, Ohio. Fisher-Titus Medical Center cares for approximately 27,000 emergency patients annually, and The Bellevue Hospital cares for approximately 16,000...

2013-07-01 16:26:25

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth has expanded its New Jersey presence through the acquisition of South Jersey Emergency Physicians, PA, the group that manages and staffs the emergency department for Virtua Memorial in Mount Holly, N.J., and provides emergency care for approximately 60,000 patients annually. "Our partnership with TeamHealth will allow us to further advance our level of service and clinical innovation," said Jeffrey Morris, MD, president of...

2013-07-01 12:27:24

More Area Openings Planned for 2013 KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The second CareSpot urgent care center in partnership with HCA Midwest Health System -- Kansas City's largest healthcare network -- opens today, on July 1, 2013, at 9490 East State Route 350, in Raytown, Missouri. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130701/AT39994LOGO) This new 4,000-square-foot location at Raytown Square is conveniently located in a shopping center anchored by a HyVee....