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2014-04-01 20:21:45

GANADO, Ariz., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 25(th), 2014, Sage completed The Joint Commission's accreditation process, receiving "Accreditation for all health care services." This is the fifth consecutive year the Hospital has maintained its "Gold Seal of Approval." Joint Commission Accreditation is a highly prized accolade amongst the nation's hospitals and specialized healthcare organizations. Known as the "Gold Seal of Approval," Accreditation by the Joint Commission...

2014-02-21 12:24:51

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rogers Behavioral Health System announced plans to add a third Rogers Memorial Hospital location and expand outpatient services in Brown Deer, Wis., following two recent property acquisitions. Anticipated opening for the additions to Wisconsin's largest non-for-profit psychiatry and addiction services hospital is summer 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131008/CG93781LOGO-b "We're pleased to bring greater access and more...

2013-10-07 23:01:24

Dr. Patric Rutherford, CEO of Jamaica-based Andrews Memorial Hospital (AMH), recently visited Anthem College-Atlanta, a career-focused school offering diploma and associate’s degree programs in the healthcare-related field, for the receipt of four operating room beds and medical equipment which will help enable enhanced patient care at AMH. ATLANTA, Ga. (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Dr. Patric Rutherford, CEO of Jamaica-based Andrews Memorial Hospital (AMH), recently visited Anthem...

2013-05-03 23:23:56

A life trustee of the Aspen Institute and past recipient of the Andrew Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy, Lester Crown will be receiving an award for his leadership and commitment to pediatric care as a long-serving board member at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Philanthropist and civic leader Lester Crown of Chicago will be presented with the Children´s Trust Award for his extraordinary contributions to improving the lives of...

2013-04-30 08:36:13

CHICAGO, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC-affiliate WNDU recently reported that Memorial Hospital of South Bend in Indiana has fulfilled A Promise to Amanda. Starting this month, every patient who receives opioids or sedation on every floor at Memorial Hospital will be continuously electronically monitored with capnography. Eighteen-year-old Amanda Abbiehl tragically died in 2010 when connected to a patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) pump to manage her pain. Since then, Amanda's...

2013-04-24 08:30:43

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients on Pain Pumps DARLINGTON, Wis., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County (MHLC) recently strengthened patient safety measures by expanding the use of capnography technology to monitor patients using patient controlled analgesia (PCA) pumps to regulate their pain. PCA can provide an effective way to control pain by allowing patients to self-administer small doses of pain medication intravenously, but the...

2013-04-11 08:28:55

Connecticut Hospital Receives Landmark Shipment of Communication Technology in Use at Over 800 Hospitals SAN JOSE, Calif., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE: VCRA), the leading provider of mobile communication solutions that address critical productivity and safety challenges facing healthcare, hospitality, retail and other mobile work environments, today announced the shipment of its 500,000(th) Vocera Communication Badge to Lawrence + Memorial...

2013-02-22 08:53:50

BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit Health Group today announces its member hospitals are hosting 75 events around the country throughout 2013 to battle heart disease in their communities by "dancing" their way to less risks and better health through the hosting of a DAY OF DANCE(®) for health. The national Day of Dance is February 23, 2013. This select group of concerned and enthusiastic hospitals, doctors, and nurses are demonstrating that steps to "good health" do...

2013-01-02 08:23:40

MADISON, N.J. and WORCESTER, Mass., Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of the Worcester-based clinical outreach laboratory business of UMass Memorial Medical Center, a member of UMass Memorial Health Care, the largest health care system in Central New England. Separately, the company also announced today that it has acquired UMass...

2012-12-18 16:24:41

WORCESTER, Mass., Dec, 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Massachusetts Nurses Association: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060525/NETH016LOGO) When: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 (and every day thru Dec. 21) Time: 4 - 5 p.m. Where: Outside the Entrance to UMass Memorial Medical Center's Memorial Hospital campus at 119 Belmont St., Worcester, MA As the UMass Medical Center nurses' negotiations for a new contract drag on into the holiday...