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2014-08-12 08:31:36

Women's Choice Award® honors America's Best Hospitals for Outstanding Patient Experience HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Women's Choice Award is pleased to announce the 2014 America's Best Hospitals for Patient Experience. This award is the only distinction that identifies the country's best hospitals based on robust criteria regarding patient satisfaction and what women say they want from a hospital. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140811/135272 "Being...

2014-06-10 20:23:07

Bellevue Hospital, St. Elizabeth Health Center, Miami Valley Hospital, University Hospitals Case Medical Center honored as Platinum Partners COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are more than 3,400 Ohioans waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant and every 48 hours, an Ohioan dies waiting. Tonight, Donate Life Ohio, the Ohio Hospital Association (OHA) and the Ohio Department of Health's Second Chance Trust Fund recognized 47 Ohio hospitals working to address this...

2014-05-08 08:33:54

Kettering Medical Center is first designated Center of Excellence KETTERING, Ohio, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta has established a Center of Excellence program that seeks the collaboration of its clinical customers in the development of high-quality research, education and outreach to advance the treatment of cancer and brain disorders. Long-time Elekta solutions user, Kettering Medical Center (Kettering, Ohio) has been named the program's first Center of Excellence. The program...

2013-01-12 05:02:48

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national chief quality officer search for Kettering Health Network in Kettering, Ohio. The top executive search firm in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith placed more than 300 senior-level healthcare executives into organizations last year. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) January 11, 2013 B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated...

2011-02-03 09:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- US Oncology, Inc., a division of McKesson Corp. and a leading integrated oncology company, announced today that Robert Raju, MD, FACP has brought US Oncology Research to Kettering Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio. The new program, built from the ground up, expands the US Oncology Research Translational Oncology Program (TOP) which conducts trials for patients with advanced cancer. This center will also include first-in-man trials, which can...

2010-11-15 04:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters today released its annual study identifying the top U.S. hospitals for inpatient cardiovascular services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090507/NY12658LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090507/NY12658LOGO ) The study, now in its twelfth year, for the first time singled out 50 hospitals rather than the traditional practice of naming 100 winners. "We've chosen a more elite group of winners this...

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