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2014-08-08 23:00:14

A holistic approach to educating and empowering patients with diabetes can significantly improve their health, according to a new study led by diabetes nurse educators from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital's Ambulatory Care Network. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 Participants in NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital study reduced blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels by actively managing their health A holistic approach to educating and empowering patients with diabetes can...

2014-07-30 12:30:13

Academic medical center practice chooses OpenTempo for workforce management capabilities, and to drive practice efficiencies WILLISTON, Vt., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenTempo, a leader in workforce optimization and staff scheduling solutions for healthcare, has announced that Weill Cornell Medical College/New York-Presbyterian Hospital has recently implemented OpenTempo to facilitate staff and case scheduling in their Department of Anesthesiology. OpenTempo...

2014-07-24 23:05:40

Becker's Hospital Review Names 100 Hospitals, Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2014 edition of its list, "100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs." Organizations on this year's list are leading the way in terms of quality patient care, cancer outcomes and research. The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team selected hospitals for inclusion based on...

2014-07-24 23:00:24

Dr. Henry H. Ting, a nationally recognized leader and innovator in health care quality, has been appointed senior vice president and chief quality officer at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, effective July 21, 2014. In his new role, he will oversee the hospital's clinical quality and patient safety initiatives. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Dr. Henry H. Ting, a nationally recognized leader and innovator in health care quality, has been appointed senior vice president and chief...

2014-07-01 23:02:10

Lawrence Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital have established a new relationship aimed at enhancing care, improving access, and lowering health care costs for residents of Bronxville and surrounding communities in Westchester County. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Hospital in Bronxville Renamed NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital Lawrence Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital have established a new relationship aimed at enhancing care, improving access, and lowering...

2014-06-30 23:12:32

The new Advisory Board’s diverse, highly skilled brain trust brings together expertise in medicine, science, health technology, patient advocacy, and business to help guide the strategic direction of Medivizor’s award-winning service. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Today, Medivizor, a pioneer in personalized health information and patient education, announces the formation of its Advisory Board. Internationally recognized experts on a wide range of medical domains and healthcare...

2014-06-24 12:24:26

Michael Porter of Harvard, Elizabeth Nabel of Brigham & Women's, Kenneth Davis of Mount Sinai, Carl Armato of Novant Health and Esther Dyson of EDVenture Holdings to headline event WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report today announced that Michael Porter, world renowned Harvard Business School professor and author of "Redefining Health Care," will deliver the opening keynote address at the U.S. News Hospital of Tomorrow conference, taking place October 6-8,...

2014-06-11 16:26:53

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Barbra Streisand brought her passion for women's heart disease to Capitol Hill today where she met with key Congressional leaders and the Senate and House Women's Caucuses. Ms. Streisand also met with senior officials from National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Her message was clear. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140611/117131 "Heart disease is the...

2014-06-10 23:17:50

For nine years running, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital ranks in more pediatric specialties than any other New York metro area hospital in U.S.News & World Report's "Best Children's Hospitals." New York, NY (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 NEW YORK (June 10, 2014) – For nine years running, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital ranks in more pediatric specialties than any other New York metro area hospital in U.S.News & World Report's "Best Children's Hospitals."...

2014-05-16 23:00:17

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center joins tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) organizations around the world in observing the third annual TSC Global Awareness Day on May 15, 2014. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center joins tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) organizations around the world in observing the third annual TSC Global Awareness Day on May 15, 2014. The rare genetic disorder causes tubers, or noncancerous...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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