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2014-05-23 23:01:28

Digital house calls with doctors allow patients to focus on the things they love. Midwest, US (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Every day is a relay for Krista Hayes. Between her daughter’s swim practices and her working husband’s full-time student status, there’s very little wiggle room in the stay-at-home mom’s routine. That’s why she and thousands of Mercy patients have turned to e-visits so far this year. “Going to the doctor’s office isn’t something we have time for,” said...

2014-05-16 23:00:22

Undergraduate Ceremony begins at 11 a.m. Graduate Degree Ceremony begins at 4 p.m. Dobbs Ferry, New York (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 Mercy College’s 79th commencement exercises will take place: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 Westchester County Center 198 Central Avenue White Plains, NY 10606 Undergraduate Ceremony begins at 11 a.m. Graduate Degree Ceremony begins at 4 p.m. ***Student Speakers Available for Interview*** Undergraduate Valedictorian Loren Eustaquio For Loren Eustaquio her journey to...

2014-04-25 23:01:42

Olivia Willoughby feared her running days were over, but a correct diagnosis at a recent trip to Mercy got her back on track in time to secure a college scholarship. Springfield, MO (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 With the wind in her hair and her competitors at her back, Olivia Willoughby loved to run, and she was fast. But sudden, painful leg cramps began hitting her during meets her freshman year in high school. “It wasn’t an average cramp that you can just stretch out,” said Willoughby....

2014-04-25 23:00:37

Mercy College’s United Nations Team has earned the title "Distinguished Delegation Award" at the Model United Nations Competition. The award was received by the Haiti Delegation for their work at the National Model United Nations which took place in April 2014. Dobbs Ferry, NY (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 Mercy College’s United Nations Team has earned the title "Distinguished Delegation Award" at the Model United Nations Competition. The award was received by the Haiti...

2014-04-05 23:00:09

The film, "Neshoba: The Price of Freedom," details the search for justice in the death of three civil rights workers who were murdered in Mississippi nearly 50 years ago. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 Famed Director Micki Dickoff, who directed the award winning film "Neshoba: The Price of Freedom," will be speaking at Mercy College’s Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. campus. April 24, 2014 Film Screening – 3:30 p.m. Lecture by Micki Dickoff - 5 p.m. Lecture Hall...

2014-02-24 16:25:08

HIMSS Award Showcases Patient Safety Benefits of Automating UDI at Mercy MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicell, Inc., (NASDAQ: OMCL), a leading provider of medication and supply management solutions and analytics software for health care providers, today announced OptiFlex(TM) 12.0 to improve supply management throughout health care facilities. The newest version of OptiFlex includes automated unique device identification (UDI) capabilities that seamlessly integrate...

2013-10-04 23:00:21

Mercy now has three state-of-the-art 3D Selenia Dimensions digital breast tomosynthesis mammography systems, manufactured by Hologic—the only such system approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for 3D mammography. Shelley Holt, a patient of noted surgeon Dr. Neil B. Friedman, Director, The Hoffberger Breast Center at Mercy, and her husband, Allan Holt, provided $1.25 million to fund the project. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 05, 2013 Women who undergo routine mammograms...

2013-05-17 23:14:47

On anniversary of devastating tornado in Joplin a patient's family advocates why medical records matter. Joplin, Mo. (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Diane Humphrey remembers the frustration two years ago as she sat with her stricken husband in the cardiac care center of the old St. John´s Regional Medical Center. His room was close to the floor´s station, where she heard nurses struggling to learn newfangled electronic records software installed by Mercy just weeks earlier. “I´d...

2013-05-07 23:24:08

With some of the Midwest states leading in the highest obesity rates across the nation, health care workers prove dancing together makes for better health. Midwest, US (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 There are a million phrases to describe it: cutting a rug, getting a groove on, jumping and jiving, boot scootin´. No matter what it's called, dance is fun, and it´s healthy. Across seven states, Mercy is encouraging co-workers to Move It, Groove It for the sake of fitness during May´s...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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