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2014-06-23 08:26:06

Story Captures Commitment to Improving Quality and Safety at Hospitals and Clinics PITTSBURGH, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simpler Consulting, L.P., a leading global management consulting firm, applauds New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) on its new book, "Lean Behavioral Health: The Kings County Hospital Story." The book is the first to focus on the application of Lean management in behavioral health and features HHC hospital Kings County Hospital Center of Brooklyn, New...

2014-06-18 23:03:47

As master contract expiration approaches, “informational picket lines” educate patients & the public about CEOs who are threatening the quality of healthcare & jobs for New Yorkers New York, NY (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 On Wednesday, June 18, thousands of nurses and caregivers held protests for quality care and good jobs at 100 facilities throughout the New York City area. The “informational picket lines” at hospitals, nursing homes, clinics and other facilities mark the...

2014-06-16 12:28:53

Awards Presented at 30th Annual Meeting LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eight individual New York healthcare providers and groups of providers - including all 11 hospitals of New York City's Health and Hospitals Corporation, which worked to reduce hospital-acquired infections, and one group of 28 Capital District healthcare organizations that collaborated to improve transitions of care -- have been named recipients of the 2014 IPRO Quality Awards. The awards,...

2014-04-03 08:28:36

First Class of Healthcare Startups Created Over 120 Jobs, Raised $12 Million in Additional Capital, 2 Companies Acquired NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) and the Partnership Fund for New York City (Partnership Fund) launched the call for applications for the second class of the New York Digital Health Accelerator (NYDHA), a program that is making New York a hub for the emerging digital health technology industry. NYDHA's...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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