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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...

2013-11-04 16:27:59

Leading Health System to Expand Philips' Coordinated Telehealth Programs ANDOVER, Mass. and ST. LOUIS, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercy, one of the earliest providers of telehealth for critical care in the U.S., and Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced that they will collaborate to expand Mercy's telehealth services to include medical and surgical hospital units. Telehealth enables clinicians to remotely monitor and manage patients in any location and is one of the fastest...

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...

2013-04-24 08:25:49

Together Mercy and Trapollo will place 1,000 monitoring kits into the homes of 12,000 plus high-risk patients over three years as part of a continuum of care focused on education and wellness STERLING, Va., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to reduce hospital readmissions, Chesterfield, Mo., based Mercy has contracted Trapollo LLC., to provide a complete managed service offering designed specifically for remote health monitoring programs. Throughout the duration of the...

2012-08-15 23:03:38

Long-time volunteer Gina Adjei honored for her life of service with Mercy Ships. Garden Valley, TX (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 On August 19, World Humanitarian Day raises awareness about humanitarian assistance worldwide — and especially about those people who put their lives at risk while serving others. In recognition of this special observance, the global charity Mercy Ships pays tribute to volunteer crew member Georgina (Gina) Achiaa Adjei (August 12, 1965- July 5, 2012), who served...

2012-07-09 06:26:28

CHICAGO, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For Thursday, July 19, 2012 - Hundreds are expected to attend the Mercy in the Community Dinner to raise awareness and funds for hurting young girls ages 13-28 to receive free-of-charge residential care and counseling. We invite you to join us for a special dinner with Mercy Ministries Founder and President, Nancy Alcorn. You'll hear inspiring stories of hope and transformation from Mercy graduates and learn more about our work. Entertainment...

2012-05-29 10:23:01

Specially Recorded Song Offers Rare Glimpse of the Queen of Disco's Deeply Spiritual Side NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As millions mourn the loss of cultural icon Donna Summer, Nashville-based Mercy Ministries honors her as a friend and supporter by posting to its website a limited-release song, "Take Heart," that she recorded to benefit the ministry over a decade ago. "Take Heart" was originally released in November 2000 as part of "The Mercy Project," a...