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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...

2014-04-15 23:13:56

Barbados Fertility Centre has AGAIN been awarded the Gold Seal of approval from the Joint Commission International, after continuing to excel in the highest standards of patient care. allPrivateHealth currently lists BFC with the highest patient satisfaction ratings. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Joint Commission International (JCI) is the US health facility accreditation programme that set stringent health care standards across the world, to give patients assurance that...

2014-04-11 23:02:24

Navajo Health Foundation – Sage Memorial Hospital, the nation’s first private, Native American comprehensive health care system, recently renewed its Joint Commission "Gold Seal of Approval" Accreditation for a fifth straight year. Ganado, Arizona (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 On March 25th, 2014, Sage completed The Joint Commission’s accreditation process, receiving “Accreditation for all health care services.” This is the fifth consecutive year the Hospital has maintained...

2014-04-03 08:30:35

NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 C3 US-Arab Healthcare Summit, www.c3s-2013.com, is pleased to announce that Ambassador Leslie Rowe from the Office of Global Health Diplomacy, with the U.S. Department of State, will headline the C3 US-Arab Healthcare Summit: "Working Together to Advance Best Practices." Over 60 leaders on the global stage will cover a range of topics from breast cancer to "Big Data" in order to advance best practices through knowledge transfer at the C3...

2014-04-01 20:21:45

GANADO, Ariz., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 25(th), 2014, Sage completed The Joint Commission's accreditation process, receiving "Accreditation for all health care services." This is the fifth consecutive year the Hospital has maintained its "Gold Seal of Approval." Joint Commission Accreditation is a highly prized accolade amongst the nation's hospitals and specialized healthcare organizations. Known as the "Gold Seal of Approval," Accreditation by the Joint Commission...


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