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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...

2012-10-09 19:21:21

Among Nation's Best in Gynecologic Surgery for Two Consecutive Years PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adventist Medical Center (AMC), is ranked number one in Oregon hospitals for Gynecological Surgery for the second year in a row. A report released by HealthGrades, the leading provider of information to help consumers make an informed decision about a physician or hospital, named AMC among the top 10 percent in the nation for gynecologic surgery and the recipient...

2012-02-20 07:44:00

KETTERING, Ohio, Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kettering Medical Center has realized a positive financial impact of $3.7 million in the past year as the result of a change in standard operating procedures using a new innovative testing technology that diagnoses a wide variety of infectious diseases faster and more accurately than traditional testing. "This unique diagnostic technology allows us to diagnose patients faster, and the faster we can provide treatment the faster our patients...

2011-11-28 08:00:00

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Acuo Technologies®, the leader in high-performance software and services for intelligent medical image lifecycle management and data migration, announced today that Kettering Health Network (KHN) has selected the Universal Clinical Platform (UCP3) as the company's new vendor neutral archive solution. UCP3 will replace Kettering's existing PACS archives while providing an enterprise foundation for future...

2011-11-14 05:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 14, 2011 /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 ) The study, in its thirteenth year, singled out 50 hospitals that achieved superior clinical outcomes. "This year's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals have continued to deliver excellent care and have been able to improve their performance in a tough economic...

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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2010-03-30 06:15:00

Business and professional information provider Thomson Reuters has released their annual list of the 100 best hospitals in the United States based on mortality, medical complications, patient safety, average length of stay, expenses, profitability, patient satisfaction, adherence to clinical standards of care, and post-discharge mortality and readmission rates. The study compares hospitals and medical institutions against similar facilities based on size and teaching status, according to...

2010-03-15 11:03:00

KETTERING, Ohio, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Kettering Health Network is the nation's first health system to use a new testing process developed by DIATHERIX Laboratories (www.DIATHERIX.com), which dramatically reduces the time it takes to detect H1N1, methicillin resistant staphylococcus (MRSA), Clostridium difficile (C-diff) and other infectious diseases. Kettering Medical Center (KMC) will be the first hospital in the network to use the testing system and DIATHERIX will maintain an onsite...

2010-02-24 13:23:00

DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine and Miami Valley Hospital announced today the formation of the Wright State University & Premier Health Partners Neuroscience Institute to speed the transfer of research discoveries from bench to bedside, improving the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders such as stroke. Ohio Governor Ted Strickland and Chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents Eric Fingerhut joined Wright State...