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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...

2014-03-31 08:30:22

Lippincott Professional Development Gets Sleek User Interface and Adds More Courses Approved by Joint Commission Resources PHILADELPHIA, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry, today introduced a sleek new user interface and an abundance of new Joint Commission Resources (JCR)-approved courses for Lippincott Professional Development, an online education solution...

2014-03-27 08:33:46

PITTSBURGH, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan Whitehurst, a Lean Management hospital process expert and former consultant for Joint Commission Resources, Inc., has joined TeleTracking Technologies as Managing Director of Consulting Services, the firm announced today. Ms. Whitehurst, a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt, will focus on combining Lean principles with TeleTracking's technology solutions in order to improve processes, reduce wasted time and resources, smooth...

2014-03-25 23:35:16

For the 6th consecutive time, 50 States Staffing has been awarded the Health Care Staffing Services (HCSS) ‘Gold Seal of Approval’ by the Joint Commission. Since 2005, 50 States Staffing has complied with a rigorous review process to achieve healthcare staffing excellence. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 50 States Staffing, a traveling nurse company specializing in the placement of traveling nurses, has earned the Gold Seal of Approval for healthcare staffing excellence. The...

2014-03-25 08:28:53

Hospital Staff Fatigue Directly Impacts Patient and Staff Safety PITTSBURGH, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare workers may be the nation's most stressed employees, according to an online article recently published by The Advisory Board Company. Citing a survey by online job search company CareerBuilder, the article said more than half of health care workers believe their workloads increased over the past year and 25% plan to switch jobs in the coming year. To address this...

2014-03-24 23:25:06

Castlewood at the Highlands Treatment Center for Eating Disorders Earns Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Castlewood at the Highlands Treatment Center for Eating Disorders has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation after undergoing a rigorous on-site examination. A team of specially trained health care professionals evaluated Castlewood at the Highlands Treatment Center on more than 1,200 performance...

2014-03-17 12:27:12

BOCA RATON, Fla., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Staffing Network Healthcare, LLC (MSN), announced today that it has achieved the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Health Care Staffing Services certification for another term. The Joint Commission's certification program, launched in October 2004, offers an independent, comprehensive evaluation of a staffing firm's abilities to provide competent staffing services....

2014-03-16 23:03:32

The Joint Commission, a national accreditation agency that evaluates health care organizations, today announced that The Connecticut Hospice, Inc., America’s first hospice, established in 1974 – has been awarded certification by The Joint Commission as the first certified palliative care teaching hospital-hospice in the nation. Branford, CT (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 The Joint Commission is a national accreditation body that seeks to continuously improve the quality of health care...


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  • 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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