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2011-01-24 18:46:00

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Huntington Memorial Hospital has added a new member and one returning member to its board of directors, Louise Henry Bryson, Chair Emeriti of the board of trustees for the J. Paul Getty Trust and Armando Gonzalez, FAIA, founder and principal of Gonzalez Goodale Architects respectively. "We are excited to have Louise join us at such an important juncture in the healthcare industry. Her extensive media experience and business...

2011-01-20 16:40:00

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Huntington Memorial Hospital has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval(TM) for its total hip and knee replacement programs by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards for healthcare quality and safety in disease-specific care. The certification award recognizes Huntington's dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards. Huntington Hospital underwent...

2010-11-22 16:52:00

Faster Diagnosis Enables Better Outcomes PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Huntington Memorial Hospital has been named to the Target Stroke Honor Roll by the American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA). This award recognizes having a door-to-needle time of 60 minutes or less for at least 50 percent of patients eligible for the "clot-busting" medication, tPA , as well as holding Silver Plus status in the Get With The Guidelines SM-Stroke...

2010-11-08 14:47:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Natural Resource Partners L.P. (NYSE: NRP) today announced that Nick Carter, President and Chief Operating Officer of Natural Resource Partners, will speak at the Raymond James 3rd Annual Coal Investors Conference being held in New York on Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 9:45 AM EST. The presentation will be broadcast live over the internet and will be available for replay for 90 days. A copy of Mr. Carter's presentation and the webcast link...

2010-09-23 05:19:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Surefil, a contract manufacturer of liquid-fill products for the personal care, home care, oral care, medical industries, and energy drinks, emerged from Chapter 11 protection with Federal Court approval on September 15, 2010. The company was able to attract ABACO Partners, LLC a Michigan based company lead by the former Chief Executive Officer of Universal Forest Products, Bill Currie, to purchase the company. Surefil's top management and all...

2010-09-20 04:30:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- MKM, an active lifestyle marketing and public relations firm, has just signed three new clients: Takeya USA, Taste of Brews and Street League Skateboarding. MKM will handle overall branding of Takeya's Glass Water Bottle line, produce Taste of Brews and publicize Street League's all new professional sports tour. Information is available at www.teammkm.com. Takeya brings 50 years of Japanese-inspired design innovation to Southern...

2010-08-23 14:16:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- With diabetes, obesity and heart disease among the leading causes of health problems for Latinos, there is a growing need for health education and awareness. The South Central Family Health Clinic and the Huntington Park Family Health Clinic have teamed up with 20 other community organizations to offer free health services to WHAT: the people of Los Angeles. Some of the...

2010-08-04 07:20:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Huntington Bank (Nasdaq: HBAN; www.huntington.com) has reached its goal to recruit 1,000 riders for Pelotonia, a Columbus-based grassroots bike tour with one goal: to end cancer. One hundred percent of the money raised by the Huntington team for Pelotonia goes to The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute. The 1,000 rider mark for Pelotonia 2010 was an aggressive goal for...

2010-07-20 07:00:00

CHICAGO and PASADENA, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX) announced today that Huntington Memorial Hospital has selected the Allscripts Community Solution to power Huntington Health eConnect, a Health Information Exchange (HIE) that enables physicians, hospitals and other health care providers across the San Gabriel Valley to connect and collaborate for a team approach to patient care, regardless of where they are located or which clinical technologies they...

2010-05-12 06:30:00

COLUMBUS and ZANESVILLE, Ohio, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Huntington Bank (Nasdaq: HBAN; www.huntington.com) has created a unique funding model to finance a $25 million electronic medical records (EMR) system installation at one of the region's largest health care providers, Zanesville-based Genesis HealthCare System. The $25 million equipment finance deal will install a clinical information system enabling Genesis to establish an EMR across its two hospitals and multiple health...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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