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2014-06-04 08:31:31

ORANGEBURG, N.Y., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PDI, leader in Infection Prevention solutions, will debut several product enhancements, exclusive educational resources and inspire "Champion's for Change" to lead the industry forward at this year's Association for Professionals in Infection Control (APIC) Annual Conference in Anaheim, CA, June 7-9, 2014. PDI is committed to innovation in education and products to meet the needs of customers on the front lines of infection prevention....

2014-06-04 08:27:06

Dr. Edward T. Creagan explains how health plays a part in retirement decisions in "How Not to Be My Patient: A Physician's Secrets for Staying Healthy and Surviving and Diagnosis" OMAHA, Neb., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The big day has finally arrived. Your boss shakes your hand and wishes you well. Your colleagues gather around a cake and make small talk about landing the big fish in your retirement, or joke about what you'll do now. Photo -...

2014-06-03 12:40:22

Quality Institute to use EpisodeMetrix to increase transparency for consumers PENNINGTON, N.J. and ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute announced today that it has partnered with ArborMetrix, Inc., a leading provider of real-time healthcare analytics to identify and compare detailed information of both hospital cost and outcomes-based quality measurements. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140217/MM66640LOGO The Quality Institute will...

2014-06-03 12:40:03

NAPLES, Fla., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AgingCare.com, the go-to online resource for family caregivers, has been named a winner of SeniorHomes.com's Best Senior Living Awards in the Best Caregiver Newsletters 2014 category for the second year in a row. Best Senior Living Awards recognizes the top resources, entities and people relevant to caregivers, families and the senior living industry in a variety of categories. This year, a panel of 21 leading long-term care industry...

2014-06-03 12:39:09

Urge Immediate Action by Legislature to Protect Patients BOSTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Office of Representative Denise C. Garlick: Legislators from the House and Senate will hold a press conference on Wednesday, June 4 at 11 a.m. to release results of a recently completed survey of Massachusetts nurses on patient safety in Massachusetts' hospitals. This survey of bedside registered nurses in Massachusetts was completed by...

2014-06-02 23:01:46

New White Paper Highlights Research and Opportunity for Action in a Pay for Performance Environment Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 As the dialogue on patient experience improvement continues to expand, The Beryl Institute releases a new white paper, The Association between Patient Experience and Hospital Financial Performance in a Pay for Performance Environment. The paper explores the link between patient experience and organization performance through a study conducted by Anthony...

2014-06-02 08:29:38

Automated voucher and coupon-distribution solution designed to improve medication adherence by providing discounts to patients within ePrescription workflows READING, Mass., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians Interactive (PI), the leading provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals (HCPs), today announced that its eCoupon(TM) automated voucher and coupon distribution solution is now available within the latest version of Greenway...

2014-06-01 08:20:09

Client Base Expanded, Device Partner Marketplace Grows, More Staff Added DURHAM, N.C., June 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Validic, the healthcare industry's premier technology platform for accessing digital health data, announced today the addition of several new clients and integration partners, as they continue to expand and grow their global digital health marketplace. Healthcare organizations view the integration of patient data as a strategic imperative to help them focus on...

2014-05-30 23:09:34

Consortium of Scripps Health, International Community Foundation and Fronteras Unidas Pro Salud to test new smartphone cervical cancer screening solution in San Diego-Tijuana border region San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The Vodafone America Foundation has awarded $300,000 for the collaborative development and testing of a smartphone-based cervical cancer diagnostic tool by Mobile OCT, Scripps Health, the International Community Foundation (ICF) and Fronteras Unidas Pro Salud. Vodafone...

2014-05-30 23:06:19

Fireside Convalescent Hospital receives national recognition by US News and World Report and Medicare for skilled nursing facilities. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Over 3 million Americans will spend at least part of 2014 in a skilled nursing facility, or nursing home. Such individuals and their families often encounter difficulty in choosing the right nursing home. Commonly asked questions such as, "Where will I receive the highest quality care?" "Where will I be...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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