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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...

2010-10-12 16:43:00

Dr. E. F. Shaw Wilgis to Receive 'Pioneer of Hand Surgery' Award BALTIMORE, Md., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- E. F. Shaw Wilgis, MD, a founding member of Union Memorial Hospital's Curtis National Hand Center, has achieved the Pioneer in Hand Surgery Award from the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand (IFSSH). (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101012/DC81011) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101012/DC81011) The prestigious award...

2010-07-14 23:01:00

NEW YORK, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospital for Special Surgery has been named the top hospital in the nation for orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report in its 2010 "America's Best Hospitals" issue. Once again the hospital ranked as a leader in rheumatology at number 3 in the nation. In addition, neurology was ranked at number 16. "We are deeply honored to be recognized as the leading hospital in our specialty areas in the nation," said Louis A. Shapiro, president and CEO of Hospital...

2010-07-14 10:45:00

Center to be named Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical & Translational Science WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In support of a critical partnership between Georgetown University Medical Center and Howard University, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a $38 million Clinical and Translational Sciences Award to aid the universities' effort to transform health care and preventive practices in communities through medical discoveries made in...

2010-06-08 14:15:00

BALTIMORE, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Harbor Hospital announced today the recent launch of a mobile display advertising campaign targeting 20 Baltimore City zip codes to increase awareness of the close proximity of Harbor Hospital's Emergency Department to downtown Baltimore and surrounding neighborhoods. "Time is of the essence when finding emergency care and we want to educate Baltimore area residents and business professionals in a compelling and innovative way that quality emergency care...

2010-05-18 10:51:00

Reed V. Tuckson, MD, executive vice president and chief of medical affairs at UnitedHealth Group, to deliver keynote address WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a time-honored tradition, 195 students from Georgetown University School of Medicine, class of 2010, will officially become medical doctors during the 158th commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 23, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. Reed V. Tuckson, MD, executive vice president and chief of...

2010-04-27 13:26:00

JERICHO, N.Y., April 27 /PRNewswire/ --Health Care Compliance Strategies, Inc. (HCCS) announced today that MedStar Health has selected the HCCS COI-SMART system for disclosure and management of conflicts of interest for its physicians, administrators and staff members. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061010/NYTU194LOGO ) "Proper disclosure and tracking of conflicts of interest among staff is necessary to maintain transparency and ensure credibility," says Alex Eremia, Vice...

2010-04-07 15:15:00

OCEANSIDE, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA), one of the country's largest providers of specialty surgical services, announced today it has entered into a formal agreement to partner with the Tri-City Healthcare District (TCHD) at its North Coast Surgery Center (NCSC). The TCHD Board of Directors unanimously approved to acquire an interest in the center and the deal was completed on April 1. NCSC is an ambulatory surgery center adjacent to Tri-City Medical...

2010-03-31 10:00:00

Ronald McDonald House Charities' 39 Mobile Clinics Worldwide Provide Families With Health Education, Connections to Continued Care OAK BROOK, Ill., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The days of doctors making house calls may be long gone, but every year high quality health care is delivered to the neighborhoods of more than 100,000 children every year thanks to the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile(®) (RMCM). For more than a decade, Ronald McDonald House...

2010-03-29 16:20:00

CLEVELAND, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters today announced that University Hospitals Case Medical Center is one of the top 15 Major Teaching Hospitals in the nation for the fifth year in a row. It is the only hospital from Northeast Ohio on the list in the Major Teaching Hospitals category. The recognition is part of Thomson Reuters' annual study identifying the 100 top U.S. hospitals based on their overall organizational performance. The study found that the 15 top major...


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