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2014-07-11 12:24:42

HOUSTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kindred Hospital Houston Northwest, with Wound Care Specialists, is proud to announce the opening of its new outpatient wound healing center. The wound healing center provides outpatient services to people with chronic, hard to heal wounds. Chronic wounds include diabetic foot wounds which can lead to amputation, lower leg wounds related to blood flow issues, post-surgical wounds which have delayed closure, and traumatic injury wounds which are...

2014-07-07 12:28:55

HOUSTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kindred Hospital Spring, with Wound Care Specialists, is proud to announce the opening of its new outpatient wound healing center. The wound healing center provides outpatient services to people with chronic or hard to heal wounds. Chronic wounds include diabetic foot wounds which can lead to amputation, lower leg wounds related to blood flow issues, post-surgical wounds which have delayed closure, and traumatic injury wounds which are...

2014-07-02 12:28:23

ATLANTA, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After an extended period of intense planning and preparation, a partnership between Emory Healthcare and Select Medical, one of the nation's largest providers specializing in outpatient rehabilitation, inpatient rehabilitation and long-term acute care, is official. Effective July 1, 2014, the joint venture will provide teams of post-acute care specialists committed to helping each patient recover in exactly the right setting, while also offering...

2014-06-27 12:26:30

DALLAS, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epic Health Services, Inc., a leading provider of pediatric and adult care services, announced today that David Hagey has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Hagey brings extensive experience and a proven record of accomplishment to his new role at Epic, having spent the past 15 years in senior executive positions with various healthcare companies. "David's executive experience will be a valuable addition to our team as we continue to...

2014-06-16 20:22:17

ATLANTA, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: GTIV) today urged Gentiva shareholders to take no action with respect to the announcement by Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: KND) that it intends to commence a tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Gentiva common stock for $14.50 per share in cash. Gentiva said its Board of Directors, consistent with its fiduciary duties, will carefully review all aspects of the proposed offer in...

2014-06-12 08:30:41

TOLEDO, Ohio, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HCR ManorCare announces the opening of Heartland of Dublin, its 46(th) post-acute health care center in the state of Ohio. The state-of-the-art 120-bed center is located in Dublin and will provide employment to more than 100 people when the facility reaches full capacity. Heartland of Dublin features 24-hour skilled nursing care and medically complex and intensive rehabilitation services for short-term patients transitioning from hospital...

2014-05-15 16:29:02

Board Determines Proposal Significantly Undervalues Company and Its Prospects ATLANTA, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gentiva Health Services, Inc. ("Gentiva" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: GTIV) today confirmed that after careful consideration, its Board of Directors, with the assistance of its legal and financial advisors, has rejected an unsolicited, non-binding acquisition proposal from Kindred Healthcare, Inc. ("Kindred"). The Board concluded that the Kindred proposal significantly...

2014-03-25 23:00:25

Providigm's QAPI Accreditation is based on standards for excellence in continuously improving quality of care and life for nursing home residents. Wilsonville, Oregon (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Sixteen Avamere Family of Companies skilled nursing facilities achieved Providigm QAPI Accreditation, which recognizes dedication to continuous improvement of quality in nursing home care. These facilities (located in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho) have met the excellence standards set forth by the...

2014-03-24 08:27:20

INDIANAPOLIS, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mainstreet, the nation's largest and most innovative developer of short-stay, rehabilitation facilities, announced the launch of a new operating company to further revolutionize the industry and transform the patient experience. David Stordy, an accomplished health care executive and leader, has been named president of Mainstreet's new operating company. "Mainstreet is committed to fundamentally changing the way health care is...

2014-02-25 23:03:12

The Specialty Hospitals industry has benefited from reforms in healthcare; going forward, it will continue to do well due to the aging population. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Specialty Hospitals industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Specialty hospitals that focus on rehabilitation, long-term acute care, children's medicine, cardiology, orthopedics, women's medicine and surgical...


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  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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