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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2010-04-27 13:26:00

JERICHO, N.Y., April 27 /PRNewswire/ --Health Care Compliance Strategies, Inc.

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).

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).


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.