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2014-06-30 23:02:49

Ce-classes.com announces the creation of two competency based CE courses that will assist healthcare agencies in the process to pass accreditation audits from OSHA JCAHO and CARF, or state licensing agencies. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Ce-Classes.com announces the creation of two new CE courses that will assist healthcare and substance abuse agencies work with their clients in a humane and dignified manner. The online course are designed to help agencies in the process to pass accreditation...

2014-06-24 23:09:30

New Objectives, a West Palm Beach drug and alcohol treatment center, has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for quality and safety in behavioral health care. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 New Objectives, a West Palm Beach drug and alcohol treatment center, has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for accreditation by demonstrating compliance...

2014-06-24 23:01:16

Argus Radiology, a United States based and privately owned Teleradiology/Telemedicine healthcare service company, has been awarded The Joint Commission’s prestigious “Gold Seal of Approval®.” Columbia, MO (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Argus Radiology, a United States based and privately owned Teleradiology/Telemedicine healthcare service company, has been awarded The Joint Commission’s prestigious “Gold Seal of Approval®.” The internationally recognized symbol is granted as...

2014-06-11 08:26:37

New certification only held by 70 other hospitals in U.S. ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When car crash victims suffer serious injuries, emergency crews often get them to trauma centers for the advanced care they need. That same concept has come to stroke care, as evidence grows that coordinated, advanced treatment can make a huge difference for patients who suffer a "brain attack." Recently, the University of Michigan Health System earned the nation's highest...

2014-06-02 12:29:40

AMN Report First-in-Kind for Healthcare Workforce Industry SAN DIEGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AHS), the innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and largest provider of staffing services in the nation, announced the release of its first annual 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report. The CSR Report establishes AMN's strategic vision for its CSR efforts and, utilizing international reporting standards, establishes baseline measures of the...

2014-06-02 12:28:56

Designation qualifies WHMC to accept Medicare, Medicaid and Most Insurance Plans DALLAS, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Walnut Hill Medical Center (WHMC), a new 8-story, 100-bed, acute-care hospital, has received accreditation and earned the Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies more than 20,500 health care organizations and programs in the United States. The accreditation means that WHMC is...

2014-05-20 16:26:27

Dialyspa, the state-of-the-art dialysis centers whose mission is changing the dialysis experience, has just received the Gold Seal of Approval(TM) HOUSTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dialyspa, the Houston-based state-of-the-art dialysis centers with unparalleled commitment to patient comfort and satisfaction, has just received the Gold Seal of Approval(TM) by The Joint Commission. Dialyspa is now part of the elite few dialysis companies to have received this prestigious...

2014-05-15 12:33:17

CHICAGO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) is pleased to announce its participation and engagement with the National Coalition for Alarm Management Safety to improve the practice of managing alarms. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131024/CG03341LOGO On April 25 and 26, 2014, AAMI Foundation's Healthcare Technology Safety Institute brought key stakeholders to meet and discuss what can be done to meet The Joint Commission's...

2014-05-07 11:07:28

Surgical site infection guidelines provide real-world strategies Surgical site infections (SSIs) are the most common and costly healthcare-associated infection (HAI) in the United States. New evidence-based recommendations provide a framework for healthcare institutions to prioritize and implement strategies to reduce the number of infections. The guidelines are published in the June issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology and were produced in a collaborative effort led by...

2014-05-02 16:24:15

Regional and National Healthcare Leaders to Discuss Best Practices for Increasing Patient Safety CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What: The upcoming Georgia Association for Healthcare Quality (GAHQ) Patient Safety Summit aims to continually improve the quality of healthcare in Georgia by providing and supporting a strong education and networking process for members. The GAHQ is the state affiliate of the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ). Experts will come...


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  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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