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2014-10-14 23:01:32

With an emphasis to boost tourism and narrow its current financial deficit — also known as its main economic weakness — Turkey is on a mission to raise awareness for medical treatment abroad. VisitandCare.com reports its 2014 sales profit rose 75 percent, as a thriving European health tourism presence has helped boost its earnings. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 With an emphasis to boost tourism and narrow its current financial deficit — acknowledged as its main economic...

2014-10-09 23:12:34

Ft. Lauderdale addiction recovery center is proud to be recognized by national accrediting organization. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 The Joint Commission is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization that accredits more than 20,000 health care organizations and programs in the U.S. for demonstrating compliance with national standards for health care quality and safety in behavioral health care. Cornerstone Recovery Center is honored to receive The Joint Commission’s...

2014-10-09 23:05:32

Hospice Provider Recognized with Trusted Gold Seal of Approval by The Joint Commission AUSTIN, TX (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Silverado Hospice in Austin, Texas earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for exceeding national healthcare quality standards. This significant accreditation represents Silverado’s commitment to delivering the best care possible to patients at the end of life. During the unannounced on-site survey, a team of Joint Commission experts evaluated the...

2014-10-08 23:14:33

Saint Luke's becomes third in Missouri and 78th in the nation to be recognized for offering specialized care to patients with the most severe and challenging types of stroke Kansas City, Mo. (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute has achieved Comprehensive Stroke Center certification by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Saint Luke’s is third in the state of Missouri to receive the Comprehensive...

2014-10-07 23:05:00

Program accepted as continuing education for Certified Joint Commission Professionals. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 The NPSF Online Patient Safety Curriculum, a 10-module, self-paced educational program, has been reviewed and accepted by Joint Commission Resources (JCR) as a continuing education activity in support of maintenance of the Certified Joint Commission Professional (CJCP®) credential. Joint Commission Resources, which oversees the CJCP credentialing program, is an...

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...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.