Latest MedStar Health Stories

2011-07-26 10:30:00

SPOKANE, Wash., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest MedStar, the region's critical emergency care transport service, has expanded its Moses Lake day-base operations to a full-time helicopter base, providing additional coverage for critically-ill and injured patients in the north central Washington region. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110726/SF40825) "The North Central region has been a long-time, loyal supporter of Northwest MedStar," said Eveline Bisson, program director...

2011-07-25 10:56:00

World Champion Snowboarder, Television Star, Opera Diva, Country Music Legend and Business Leader To Be Honored At National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) 25th Anniversary Gala, Thurs. Dec.

2011-07-18 23:01:00

NEW YORK, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report has once again named Hospital for Special Surgery the top hospital in the country for orthopedics in its 2011 "America's Best Hospitals" issue. The hospital has also ranked as a leader in rheumatology at number two in the nation.

2011-07-05 11:23:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- During its meeting last week, held in Washington, D.C., the Board of Governors of the Israel-U.S.

2011-07-01 08:00:00

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As a government deadline for public reporting of patient satisfaction scores draws near, Disney Institute announced today the addition of a professional development program created specifically for hospitals/healthcare organizations: Building a Culture of Healthcare Excellence. The new program, which is available in a variety of formats, incorporates the five most powerful Disney philosophies - leadership excellence, people management,...

2011-06-21 00:00:29

St. Joseph Health System (SJHS) is the most recent major integrated health system to utilize the Explorys network. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) June 20, 2011 Explorys, Inc. announced today that St.

2011-06-03 11:34:00

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Living with type I diabetes can be challenging for young children and teenagers who have to constantly monitor their blood glucose levels and take insulin several times a day.

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.

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).

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.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.