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2014-07-15 08:29:40

Ranked #7 in NJ for Outstanding Patient Care TEANECK, N.J., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Medical Center has been ranked as one of the best hospitals for 2014-15 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. "We are honored by this recognition, which reflects our commitment to delivering high quality, compassionate care as efficiently as possible," says Michael Maron, President...

2014-04-14 16:25:36

CHICAGO, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington, Ky., announced today that it has joined the supply chain collaborative established by the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, Va., and VCU Medical Center in Richmond, Va. In 2007, the two Virginia hospitals combined their purchasing efforts and began working with UHC and its supply contracting company, Novation. The University of Kentucky Hospital will now also benefit...

2014-03-18 08:33:55

TEANECK, N.J., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Medical Center was ranked by New Jersey physicians as one of the top five hospitals (with more than 350 beds) in the state by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., one of the nation's most respected health care research and information companies. These rankings are published in Inside Jersey Magazine's April 2014 issue. Over 2,000 licensed physicians in New Jersey participated in the online survey by Castle Connolly, which was...

2014-02-25 12:28:21

CHICAGO, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UHC, an alliance of 120 academic medical centers and 299 of their affiliated hospital organizations, announces the appointment of 5 new members to its Governing Board. "We are pleased to welcome these distinguished new board members to an exceptional group of leaders on our Governing Board," said Irene M. Thompson, UHC's president and chief executive officer. "Through the continued strong leadership and support of UHC's member boards, UHC...

2013-07-16 23:30:18

NewYork-Presbyterian is in top 3 nationally for cardiology/heart surgery, nephrology, and neurology/neurosurgery. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital ranks No. 1 in the New York tri-state area, No. 1 in New York state and No. 7 in the nation on U.S. News & World Report's annual "Best Hospitals" survey, released today. The hospital -- one of the largest and most comprehensive in the country, with nearly 2,600 beds -- ranks third in the...

2013-05-10 23:02:48

Dr. Augustine M. K. Choi has been appointed chairman of the Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and physician-in-chief at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, effective Aug. 1, 2013. Dr. Choi currently is the Parker B. Francis Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and chief of pulmonary and critical care medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston New York, New York (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Dr. Augustine M. K. Choi has been appointed...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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