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2014-03-14 23:02:15

A new study released at a meeting of the American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association (AMRPA) demonstrates that patients treated in inpatient rehabilitation hospitals and units, like Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital in Wheaton Illinois, experience better long-term clinical outcomes than those treated in nursing homes. The study is the most comprehensive national analysis to date that examines the long-term outcomes of clinically similar patient populations treated in inpatient...

2014-03-10 08:30:20

NEW YORK, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Management Health Solutions (MHS) has partnered with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital to utilize its OptIC(TM) Inventory Service. The implementation of the OptIC Inventory Service will enhance visibility and accountability in the hospital's supply chain. MHS' comprehensive technology and specialty services platform will help MedStar Georgetown realize significant, recurring, hard-dollar, P&L savings on their supply spend. With...

2014-03-06 12:28:11

PRINCETON, N.J., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Jersey hospitals provided $2.58 billion in added benefits to their communities in 2012 above and beyond the healthcare services they provided to their patients, according to a new report from the New Jersey Hospital Association. The total includes the value of free and discounted care for the poor, uninsured and senior citizens; community health offerings like immunization clinics and other wellness programs; education for future...

2014-03-05 08:30:49

ZocDoc's Footprint Continues to Grow via Geographic Expansion And Deepening Relationships with Leading Hospitals and Health Systems NEW YORK, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZocDoc, a service that helps patients receive faster access to care and optimizes doctors' schedules, announced today plans to bring its online platform to every state in the contiguous U.S. by the end of 2014. Today, ZocDoc covers 40 percent of the U.S. population across 2,000 cities and towns, and more than five...

2014-01-28 12:29:14

New relationship further demonstrates KP's commitment to Virginia ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States has entered into an agreement with Stafford Hospital to offer Kaiser members access to the award-winning hospital for healthcare services. Effective Feb. 2, 2014, the agreement provides numerous medical and obstetrical services to Kaiser Permanente members at the newest Mary Washington Healthcare hospital. "For more than 30...

2013-12-20 16:24:18

PASSAIC, N.J. and ONTARIO, Calif., Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Jersey Office of the Attorney General and the Department of Health have deemed the Community Health Care Assets Protection Act ("CHAPA") and the Certificate of Need ("CON") applications for Prime Healthcare Services to acquire St. Mary's Hospital in Passaic, New Jersey complete. The decision by the Attorney General and the Department of Health clears the way for public hearings and final approval of the...

2013-11-20 23:23:53

Deal Enhances Quality of Care and Employment Opportunities for Maryland Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Maryland Chapter has selected the acquisition of the Southern Maryland Hospital Center by MedStar – a deal by SC&H Capital – as the Maryland Deal of the Year for the “Services and Other” category. The ACG Awards recognize and honor the business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, financings and alliances that...

2013-09-19 12:29:32

Health system leaders discuss the role and increasing need for home health care and its effect on patients' overall quality of care WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation (the Alliance) today convened a briefing on Capitol Hill to discuss recent innovations in the field of home health care and educate stakeholders on the important role home health will play in the future of health care delivery. As the American...

2013-09-17 23:24:19

New Chief Operating Officer Brings 3 Decades of Experience in Health IT and Strategic Business Development SARASOTA, Fla (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Voalte, the leader in clinical communication technology, today announced the hiring of Kenda West, an expert in health information technology and strategic business development, as the company’s new Chief Operating Officer. West comes to Voalte from Johns Hopkins Medicine, where she had strategic and operating IT responsibility as Chief...

2013-08-15 08:27:33

More Than a Dozen Healthcare Facilities to Streamline Customer Engagement Efforts NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Brandwatch, a global leader in social media analytics and monitoring, today announced that MedStar Health, a $4.5 billion healthcare system serving Maryland and the Washington, D.C. region, has selected the Brandwatch platform to optimize customer engagement and marketing across its 10 hospitals, the MedStar Health Research Institute and a comprehensive scope of...