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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...

2013-11-26 12:27:14

CHICAGO, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UHC welcomes University Health System in San Antonio as its 120th academic medical center member. UHC, a Chicago-based consortium offering educational programs and opportunities for members across the country to share knowledge and best practices to achieve optimal outcomes, also includes nearly 300 affiliated hospitals in its membership. "I'm pleased to welcome University Health System to UHC," said Irene Thompson, UHC's president and chief...

2013-11-25 12:27:40

Event Draws Global Thought Leaders to Discuss Customer Service in Healthcare; driving international prominence and move to larger location CLEVELAND, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Clinic's fifth annual Patient Experience Summit: Transforming Healthcare through Empathy and Innovation will take place May 18 to 21, 2014, at the newly opened Cleveland Convention Center in downtown Cleveland. Patient Experience programs have become a "must-have" as healthcare...

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...

2013-07-16 16:25:43

Only Cancer Center in New Jersey to Receive a Top 50 Ranking HACKENSACK, N.J., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center has ranked among the top 50 best hospitals in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report. Ranked at 35 of the best hospitals in the U.S., it is the only ranked cancer center in New Jersey and one of the top three New York metro area hospitals, according to 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...

2013-02-25 20:21:18

CHICAGO, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, and Beaumont Health System, a 3-hospital regional medical center in the greater Detroit area, have selected UHC and its supply contracting company, Novation, for supply chain services. Rush and Beaumont previously received supply chain services from MedAssets. "UHC has had a great relationship with Rush and Beaumont for several years and is excited to welcome them to UHC Supply Chain," said Jake Groenewold,...

2012-07-25 06:24:24

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HackensackUMC is pleased to announce that it has been ranked as the number one hospital in New Jersey, and one of the New York metro area's Top Four hospitals, according to the annual U.S. News & World Report annual Best Hospitals rankings released today. In addition, HackensackUMC received nine national rankings in: Cancer; Cardiology & Heart Surgery; Ear, Nose & Throat; Gastroenterology; Geriatrics; Neurology &...