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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...

2010-03-15 13:50:00

SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Young-Ho Oh, M.D., an Orthopedic Surgeon with a subspecialty in Sports Medicine, has joined the Harrington HealthCare family as part of Harrington Physician Services. Dr. Oh joins Harrington surgeons Joseph Veneziano and Charles Sommer as well as Physician Assistant John Arsenault at Harrington Hospital's Medical Arts Building, 100 South Street, Southbridge, Suite 108, and also will see patients at Harrington offices in Charlton and Webster. He...

2010-01-27 09:30:00

CONVENTIONAL MEDICINE EXAMINED WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) is inviting Washington-area residents to find out what it takes to become a doctor--minus the long hours and late nights. Georgetown's eight-week Spring 2010 Mini-Medical School Program, open to the public and members of the media, begins Tuesday, March 9, 2010. The GUMC Mini-Medical School, in its 13th year, follows the traditional disciplines that medical students...

2009-12-30 15:47:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. ("HTA"), a self-managed, non-traded, real estate investment trust, announced the completed acquisition of a medical office building, known as the Smyth Professional Building, located in Baltimore, Maryland for approximately $11,250,000. The approximately 62,000 square foot Smyth Professional Building is 98% leased, and is located on the campus of and is attached to Good Samaritan Hospital. Good Samaritan is a...

2009-12-17 11:16:00

DAYTON, Ohio, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Good Samaritan Hospital is changing the way women manage their bladder and pelvic health issues with the launch of the Good Samaritan Hospital Women's Center For Bladder & Pelvic Health. The center is designed to help treat two common medical problems - lack of bladder control (urinary incontinence) and slippage of the bladder, uterus or rectum (pelvic organ prolapse). Three out of four women report some degree of urinary leakage and one out of...