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2011-06-01 16:17:00

LOS ANGELES, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Good Samaritan Hospital received a $2.3 million grant from Attorney Henry Rossbacher to fund a Women's Health Initiative for research and treatment of heart disease and diabetes. The grant will address the increasing rate of heart disease and diabetes in the hospital's surrounding community. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110208/MM44951LOGO) Rossbacher's generous grant is made possible through claims against Solvay...

2011-05-20 09:02:00

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2011 commencement speaker for Georgetown University's School of Medicine will be alumnus, Barbara Alving, M.D., MACP, director of the National Center for Research Resources at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). John Prescott, M.D., Chief Academic Officer at the Association of American Medical Colleges will receive the School of Medicine's Doctor of Humane Letter, Honoris Causa, at the 159th graduation exercises on Sunday, May 22,...

2011-04-27 10:10:00

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrate like a royal! As Great Britain prepares to welcome a new member to its royal family, the Capital Breast Care Center's (CBCC) Young Professionals Advisory Council, will host "Prelude to a Royal Wedding" in celebration of the long-awaited union of Prince William and Kate Middleton. The CBCC is a community initiative of Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. Don your most chic dress (or suit) and your trendiest hat and...

2011-02-10 10:27:00

BALTIMORE, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NRH Regional Rehab, National Rehabilitation Hospital's network of outpatient centers located in Maryland, D.C. and Northern Virginia, announced that it is now offering the revolutionary AlterG anti-gravity treadmill at its Harborview Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy site, located at Harbor Hospital in Baltimore. This revolutionary device will now be available to patients undergoing physical therapy, as well as those who wish to use this...

2011-01-24 19:26:00

Top Hand Doc Will Lead Largest Hand Center In World BALTIMORE, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. James Higgins has been named Chief of The Curtis National Hand Center at Baltimore's Union Memorial Hospital. He becomes the fourth chief in the hand center's illustrious six decades. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110124/DC35439) A member of the hand center's faculty for more than eight years, Dr. Higgins specializes in complex reconstruction after trauma,...

2011-01-11 09:00:00

School of Nursing & Health Studies to Offer Graduate-Level Nursing Specialties Online WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies, a part of Georgetown University Medical Center, today announced its creation of an online graduate nursing program. Graduates of the online program will receive a Georgetown University master's degree that includes the same academically rigorous, values-based curriculum as the on-campus...

2011-01-11 05:00:00

CLEVELAND and COLUMBIA, Md., Jan., 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Clinic and MedStar Health have agreed to create an Innovation Alliance to benefit patients through collaborative innovation projects, research, clinical investigation, and commercialization application. The Innovation Alliance will be a joint effort of Cleveland Clinic Innovations (CCI), led by Chairman Thomas Graham, M.D. and Executive Director Chris Coburn, and the MedStar Institute for Innovation (MI2), led by...

2010-11-12 12:48:16

Advisory Highlights:     * The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association is exploring the development of a comprehensive hospital certification program for heart and stroke care.    * The program would help ensure hospitals are consistently providing excellent evidence-based quality care, patient safety and favorable patient outcomes.    * While several accreditation, recognition and certification programs exist, the program would fill...

2010-11-04 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year marks the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, named for the legendary National Football League coach Vincent T. Lombardi. In honor of this milestone, Vincent T. Lombardi II, grandson of this beloved figure, will join friends and supporters at the annual Lombardi Gala, "Color the Cure," on Saturday, November 6, 2010, at the Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Avenue NW....

2010-11-01 13:37:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- St. David's HealthCare--a multi-hospital regional healthcare system based in Austin, Texas--announced today that it will finalize its acquisition of Heart Hospital of Austin on November 1, 2010. "St. David's HealthCare has completed the necessary steps required to move forward with its purchase of Heart Hospital of Austin," Jon M. Foster, president and chief executive officer of St. David's HealthCare, said. "Heart Hospital of Austin has...


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