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2014-09-29 23:13:44

Nashville Lifestyles Dot Com votes Dr. Joseph M. Sharpe the Best Psychiatrist in Nashville in 2014. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 When asked to make a comment about this most recent honor, Dr. Joseph Sharpe said he felt beyond blessed to be selected as the "Best In Psychiatry In Nashville" in 2014 by Nashville Lifestyles Magazine. Dr. Sharpe's main focus is to put the patient first, treating each as a person and not a unit of healthcare; as he puts it, “I...

2013-06-13 23:16:13

The Neurosciences Institute at Abington Memorial Hospital recently opened the Multiple Sclerosis Center to diagnose, treat and improve the overall quality of life of those affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Abington, PA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 The Neurosciences Institute at Abington Memorial Hospital recently opened the Multiple Sclerosis Center to diagnose, treat and improve the overall quality of life of those affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The Multiple Sclerosis Center at the...

2011-04-12 09:27:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Universal, a subsidiary of Turner Construction Company, today announced that the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) recognized the Company's work on the Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro, TN with the Pyramid Award in the Mega-Project category of ABC's Excellence in Construction Awards. The Middle Tennessee Medical Center is a 286-bed, 555,000 square foot facility which includes 12 operating rooms, 40 emergency...

2010-09-01 08:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint Thomas Hospital is celebrating the 25th anniversary of performing its first heart transplant. In 1985, Saint Thomas became the first in Tennessee, and the 26th hospital in the United States, to offer a heart transplant program. "Saint Thomas Hospital is a pioneer in heart transplantation," said E. Dale Batchelor, M.D., President and CEO, Saint Thomas Hospital. "Transplantation continues to be a 'last resort' for so many patients facing...

2010-01-26 12:16:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint Thomas Hospital announced today that a new study ranks its clinical quality among the top five percent in the nation for the second year in a row. Saint Thomas Hospital is one of only 269 hospitals that received this distinction from HealthGrades, and the only hospital in Nashville. The study by HealthGrades, the leading independent healthcare ratings organization, analyzed patient outcomes at each of the nation's 5,000 nonfederal hospitals...

2009-08-12 12:04:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of healthcare facilities, reported that the use of an innovative combination of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Lean construction practices on the 555,000 sq. ft. Middle Tennessee Medical Center (MTMC) in Murfreesboro, Tenn. resulted in the delivery of $3 million in budgeted costs savings below the Owner's initial target at the beginning of the project and an additional projection of nearly...

2009-06-12 16:27:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint Thomas Health Services (www.sths.com), the leading faith-based health care system in Tennessee, can point to its leadership in addressing today's ever-more pressing mandate to drive down the costs of delivering health care. STHS has done so in part with the implementation of a new patient flow technology solution. One solution deployed during an overall redesign effort of their Care Management program across three hospitals was Curaspan Health...

2008-10-17 09:00:27

NEW YORK, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Universal, a subsidiary of Turner Construction Company, was awarded two healthcare contracts totaling $227 million in the state of Tennessee. Turner Universal was selected to manage the construction of the Middle Tennessee Medical Center Replacement Hospital in Murfreesboro and the Bolivar West Tennessee Mental Health Facility in Bolivar. The $184 million Middle Tennessee Medical Center Replacement Hospital will include diagnostic imaging...

2008-07-03 12:00:54

Saint Thomas Health Services has built the largest network of freestanding, affiliated chest pain centers in the nation, and now it is expanding the services of the network into southern Kentucky, officials announced today. The Saint Thomas Chest Pain Network is a division of Saint Thomas Health Services that coordinates with local emergency medical services (EMS) and hospital providers to offer a complete range of cardiac care services to populations at risk for heart-related problems....


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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