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2011-06-02 13:22:15

Research: Association between waiting times and short-term mortality and hospital admission after departure from emergency department: Population-based cohort study from Ontario, Canada Long emergency department waiting times are associated with an increased risk of hospital admission or death within seven days among non-admitted patients, finds a study published on bmj.com today. The findings support policies to reduce the time patients wait and call into question government plans to abandon...

2010-01-20 17:28:00

ATHENS, Texas, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout the month of September, East Texas Medical Center Athens (ETMC Athens) has seen a 42% average increase in number of patients per day and is taking it in stride. Improved efficiencies in the Emergency Department facilitated by a process improvement firm, Compirion Healthcare, have allowed the hospital to absorb the volume and see an improvement in quality. Many other Texas hospitals were caught off-guard and have resorted to setting up triage...

2009-11-12 15:40:00

ELM GROVE, Wis., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Compirion Healthcare Solutions, headquartered in Elm Grove, Wisconsin, recently has been awarded contracts with three hospitals nationwide. They are United Hospital Center in Clarksburg, West Virginia; Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville, Kentucky; and Covenant Healthcare in Saginaw, Michigan. Compirion has been retained to help improve process efficiencies and financials in the Emergency Room and in Inpatient Units at United Hospital and...

2009-05-26 13:52:00

MACON, Ga., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medical Center of Central Georgia has cut its wait times in half after an improvement project along the entire Emergency Service Line, including related inpatient departments, that began in June 2008. Medical Center leadership initiated the project after patient dissatisfaction with wait times in the Emergency Department became evident. To help create a strategy for reducing patient throughput, hospital leadership engaged Compirion Healthcare Solutions,...

2009-04-13 15:41:00

MACON, Ga., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medical Center of Central Georgia expects to increase its revenues by $20 - $24 million this year, after an improvement project along the entire Emergency Service Line, including related inpatient departments that began in June 2008. Since the project, the hospital has consistently grown its billable patient volume through the Emergency Department by 15% in month-to-month comparisons with last year. Compirion Healthcare Solutions, a healthcare...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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