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2009-07-04 10:39:00

WASHINGTON, July 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Specialty Hospitals of America (SHA) announced today the official opening of a new 50 bed Critical Care Hospital at United Medical Center, located at 1310 Southern Ave, in SE Washington.

2009-06-11 11:00:00

DALLAS, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas has been awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons, one of the highest honors for cancer programs in the United States. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090611/DC30604) "This recognizes the hard work of all the people in our program, from administrators to nurses and physicians," said Dr.

2009-06-08 17:04:00

Students, faculty and families pay tribute at anatomical Donor Mass WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgetown University's School of Medicine held a special interfaith ceremony to honor the 54 men and women who donated their bodies to medical science during the last two years.

2009-05-11 14:00:00

News is Important During May's tribute to Older Americans, Nursing Home Residents and Stroke Survivors FORT LEE, N.J., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- CareOne, New Jersey's largest family-owned and operated senior care provider reports that newly designed hotel-like Centers, and the use of computer technology account for speedier recovery and discharge in rehab patients compared to national averages. Independent research data demonstrate that 91 percent of CareOne's rehab patients return home versus...

2009-04-21 08:00:00

8-Hospital Organization is Largest Not-For-Profit in Mid-Atlantic Region DENVER, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Med Technologies(R), Inc.

2009-04-15 15:07:00

PATERSON, N.J., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 1,000 lives could be saved each year if heart attack patients received faster emergency care during and immediately after a heart attack. Recognizing that each minute lost could mean the difference between saving a life ...

2009-03-23 13:15:00

Inpatient services will transition to Temple University Hospital PHILADELPHIA, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Temple University Health System announced today that Northeastern Hospital will transition from an inpatient hospital to a multi-specialty ambulatory care center by July 1, 2009. The decision was made in the face of declining utilization and mounting losses on healthcare operations at Northeastern Hospital, which has served the community for nearly 100 years.

2009-03-05 17:37:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA), one of the country's largest providers of specialty surgical services, announced today that it has entered into a joint venture relationship with Hawaii Pacific Health to construct and operate a new outpatient surgery center in downtown Honolulu. Under the terms of the partnership, SCA will relocate its existing Surgicare of Hawaii outpatient surgery center at 550 South Beretania Street to a new location expected to...


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taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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