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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.

2010-11-12 12:48:16

The American Heart Association should develop a comprehensive hospital certification program with policies and evidence-based criteria for cardiovascular disease and stroke care in the United States.

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.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.