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2013-06-27 23:35:43

New Care Facility Will Offer Transitional Nursing and Rehabilitation Services to the Salem, Oregon Region Salem, Oregon (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 The Avamere Family of Companies is set to build a $13M transitional care facility on five acres of land near the Kubler and I-5 interchange in south Salem, with the ground breaking ceremony to be held in September 2013. The State of Oregon has approved the relocation of care beds from the senior living and care company’s current skilled nursing...

2013-05-09 08:27:10

Proof-of-Concept Clinical Study Demonstrating Predictive Power of FirstMark's Aggregate Biomarker Strategy for Predicting Near-Term Myocardial Infarction/Death, Published in JACC SAN DIEGO, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- FirstMark, a division of GenWay Biotech that is focused on developing and commercializing noninvasive diagnostic and health monitoring tests for unmet clinical needs, today announced that results from the break-through proof-of-concept clinical study, performed...

2013-04-09 23:19:35

The Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI) announced today that the California Hospital Association has signed on as a Supporting Organization of the Healthier Hospitals Initiative, a collaborative of leading health care institutions united to incorporate environmentally friendly practices into daily operations for improved health of patients, staff and community, reduced environmental impact by the sector, and considerable financial savings. Reston, VA (PRWEB) April 09, 2013 The Healthier...

2013-04-09 08:30:55

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and HackensackUMC's John Theurer Cancer Center to Develop Consortium WASHINGTON and HACKENSACK, N.J., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C., and John Theurer Cancer Center, part of Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, N.J., announce the establishment of an oncology affiliation agreement to foster robust...

2013-02-05 16:23:11

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Jersey hospitals provided $2.3 billion in added benefits to their communities in 2011 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...

2013-01-29 20:21:24

BALTIMORE, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Surgeons from the Curtis National Hand Center at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, led by its chief, James P. Higgins, MD, have performed their first double arm transplant on a 26-year old Iraq war vet. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130129/DC50761 ) The recipient, Brendan Marrocco from Staten Island, was 22 when he lost all four limbs during a roadside bomb explosion in 2009. He is the first quadruple amputee to have...

2013-01-29 12:27:28

SPARKS, Md., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SC&H Capital, an investment banking advisory firm focused on M&A and corporate finance solutions, announced today that it has acted as a financial advisor to Southern Maryland Hospital Center in that hospital's acquisition by MedStar Health. The newly named MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center will expand its healthcare offerings, with MedStar Health pledging to invest $100 million in additional medical services and capabilities at the...

2013-01-25 12:25:29

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several individuals and organizations were honored today at the 94(th) Annual Meeting of the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) at the Hyatt Regency Princeton. NJHA Healthcare Leader AwardsThe 2013 Distinguished Service Award was presented to Chester B. Kaletkowski of Mullica Hill, president and CEO of South Jersey Healthcare in Vineland. Kaletkowski was honored for his more than 30 years of service, leadership and commitment....

2013-01-09 12:25:29

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zynx Health(TM), the market leader in providing evidence-based clinical decision support (CDS) solutions, today announced the availability of the Cardiac Rehabilitation module in ZynxCare, the category leader of the Clinical Decision Support - Order Sets and Care Plans market segment in the 2012 Best in KLAS Awards. The ZynxCare Cardiac Rehabilitation module includes evidenced-based plans of care that support treatment standardization for cardiac...

2012-10-19 15:22:38

National Healthcare Quality Week is Oct. 14-20 BUTLER, Pa., Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acting Secretary of Health Michael Wolf today presented the Butler Memorial Hospital in Butler with the state's award for "Excellence in Health Care Compliance." The Butler Memorial Hospital was one of seven of the state's 244 health care facilities, and the only one in the region, to receive this award during National Healthcare Quality Week. "As the industry regulators, we understand...