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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...

2009-02-25 11:00:00

DETROIT, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- When the doors to the new Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital open March 15, patients, their families and the community will find a health care experience unlike any other, offering the latest in medicine, technology and patient safety, integrated with wellness and prevention programs all under one roof. The new $360 million hospital with all-private rooms - attached to the existing Henry Ford Medical Center-West Bloomfield - will provide convenient care...

2009-01-30 09:42:00

SAN DIEGO and LISLE, Ill., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- SpineMark Corporation, a spinal care services organization that partners with hospitals and physicians to develop Spine Centers of Excellence, has entered into a partnership with Healthplace America to deliver high quality spinal care at cost effective rates through the first -- and only -- comprehensive Surgery Benefit Management solution, the Healthplace Surgery Benefit(TM). As a result of their affiliation, American patients will...

2009-01-01 07:00:00

Cycle III accreditation indicates better outcomes for chest pain patients ARLINGTON, Texas, Jan. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital today became the first hospital in Texas and one of a handful in the world to be named a Cycle III Chest Pain Center -- the highest accreditation possible for treatment of chest pain -- by the Society of Chest Pain Centers. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090101/DC55132LOGO) To patients, the designation means...

2008-10-28 12:00:39

West Penn Allegheny Health System (WPAHS) and RehabCare Group, Inc. (NYSE: RHB) today announced they have reached a comprehensive management and consulting agreement. Under the agreement, RehabCare will provide onsite management, marketing and patient care coordination for the multi-hospital system's post-acute services, including care management, inpatient rehabilitation, medical/surgical and outpatient therapy services. "After a great deal of analysis and reflection, we decided that a...

2008-10-27 09:00:42

Franklin Square Hospital Center announces the start of the EASE (Exhale Airway Stents for Emphysema) Trial to explore an investigational treatment for advanced widespread emphysema/COPD. The trial focuses on airway bypass, a bronchoscopic procedure designed to reduce lung hyperinflation and shortness of breath (the clinical hallmarks of emphysema/COPD) by making new pathways for trapped air to exit the lungs. During the airway bypass procedure, new openings are created in the airway wall...

2008-10-14 03:00:32

The population of aging and overweight is increasing rapidly recently followed by more intensive prevention and treatment demands for chronic diseases. Meanwhile, the general public is also realizing the importance of prevention medicine is not only reshaping healthcare service content but also placing extra demand for new medical treatment. Taiwan, in particular, leads other countries in Asia with its advantages in international level medical techniques, reasonable medical treatment costs...

2008-09-18 18:00:49

Mission Hospital patients and their families now have access to an on-site concierge service provided by Cincinnati-based Best Upon Request to help reduce the stress associated with being a hospital guest. The complimentary concierge service is available to assist with making special arrangements for visitors, food requests, personal errand-running and more. "Imagine being admitted to the hospital unexpectedly and not having time to make arrangements for your time away," said Peter F....

2008-09-11 18:00:36

SunLink Health Systems, Inc. (AMEX: SSY) today announced that its Memorial Hospital of Adel, a 60-bed general medical and surgical facility located in Adel, GA, was selected out of 232 hospitals by HealthStream Research as the recipient of the national Excellence Through Insight Award for Most Improved Overall Emergency Department. Memorial Hospital of Adel, was awarded this honor for its excellence in patient satisfaction. To qualify for an award, a hospital must have been a patient...

2008-09-03 18:00:41

SunLink Health Systems, Inc. (AMEX: SSY) today announced that its Trace Regional Hospital, an 84-licensed bed, acute care hospital located in Houston, MS, was named as one of only 100 Thomson Reuters' Top Performance Improvement Leaders in 2007, one of only 20 that made the roster in the Small Community Hospitals category and the only Mississippi hospital in its category to receive this award. Performance measures for improvement leaders included eight key measures that were compared to...