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2014-10-01 08:31:25

MIAMI, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroCall, Inc., ("NeuroCall") announced today that it recently received Joint Commission accreditation for its Telestroke and Teleneurology services. Dr. Ricardo Garcia-Rivera, Founder and Chief Medical Officer of NeuroCall, commented, "We are extremely proud that our quality of service has been recognized by The Joint Commission, as we continue to provide lifesaving support and continuity of care to patients of our expanding network of affiliated...

2014-09-25 23:01:06

The Veterans Affairs (VA) Maryland Health Care System’s Mental Health Opioid Agonist Treatment Program has earned certification from The Joint Commission. By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission‘s national standards for Mental Health Opioid Agonist Treatment, the VA Maryland Health Care System has earned continued accreditation, which is The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval™. (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The Veterans Affairs (VA) Maryland Health Care System’s...

2014-09-04 23:02:54

Memorial Regional Hospital is only one of two Ventricular Assisted Device programs now serving the South Florida community. Hollywood, Fl (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Memorial Regional Hospital, a leading provider of adult cardiac services in Florida, recently earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for its ventricular assist device (VAD) destination therapy program, offered through its Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute. Memorial Regional Hospital is the first hospital...

2014-09-03 12:30:28

Provides Profiles of Hospitals and Academic Medical Centers with JCI Accreditation OAK BROOK, Ill., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joint Commission International (JCI) is pleased to announce the launch of a unique global directory of JCI-accredited hospitals to guide residents and travelers in choosing a health care facility outside the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130429/DC02732LOGO The directory, WorldHospitalSearch.org, is free to the public and...

2014-09-02 23:07:06

One of the Most Distinguished Private Hospitals in the Middle East to Receive Quality Assurance, Second Opinion and Teleradiology Expert Services Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 USARAD Holdings Inc. a leading US Joint Commission Accredited teleradiology and telemedicine solutions provider, including SecondOpinions.com® – consumer division is gaining international attention with its innovative and technologically advanced services. The telemedicine industry...

2014-08-25 16:27:43

MESA, Ariz., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The Joint Commission recently re-certified and awarded Banner Baywood Medical Center its Gold Seal of Approval for meeting national standards for health care quality and safety for Disease-Specific Care in hip fracture management. Older adults can prevent hip fractures, but unfortunately many of them are prone to falls that result in these injuries. As a result, hip fractures can cause serious harm, and illness. As incidence of hip fractures...

2014-08-25 12:27:07

The Advisory Board Company recognizes Baptist Beaumont Hospital, Mississippi Baptist Health Systems, IU Health Goshen Hospital, and Springhill Medical Center WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three hospitals and one health system were selected from hundreds of hospitals nationwide to receive the 2014 Revenue Cycle Solutions Awards, The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ: ABCO) announced today. The Awards recognize institutions' leadership in initiatives to improve financial...

2014-08-13 23:06:16

The Affordable Care Act has created a dramatic threat to the reimbursement model of all hospitals and studies show that over 400 hospitals probably won’t survive this economic tsunami. LifeWings shares one simple, easy, low cost tool that great hospitals use to survive the threat increases their organizational performance by 20 to 25%. Collierville, TN (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The Affordable Care Act has created a dramatic threat to the reimbursement model of all hospitals and studies...

2014-08-06 12:26:39

New resource from ECRI Institute paves way for hospitals to meet the Joint Commission's 2014 National Patient Safety Goal PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Widespread. Threatening to patients. Difficult to eliminate. Characteristics of a deadly new disease? Not quite. The issue is alarm hazards--the No. 1 danger on ECRI Institute's 2014 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards list. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110112/DC29081LOGO To boost hospitals' efforts to...

2014-07-29 23:06:41

The Affordable Care Act has created a dramatic threat to the reimbursement model of all hospitals. LifeWings discusses one simple, easy, low cost tool that great hospitals use to survive the threat that increases their organizational performance by 20 to 25%. Collierville, TN (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Affordable Care Act has created a dramatic threat to the reimbursement model of all hospitals. Studies show that over 400 hospitals probably won’t survive this economic tsunami.[1] One...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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