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2014-04-15 12:30:00

BOSTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute for Healthcare Optimization (IHO) has been awarded a three year grant from NHS National Services Scotland to implement a nationwide patient-flow initiative to improve their healthcare delivery system, and to build a sustainable platform for wide scale adoption of IHO's methodology. Over the next three years, IHO will guide NHS Scotland leaders, managers, and clinicians on technical, methodological, and change-management issues to...

2014-02-19 16:25:20

NHS to appoint former Philadelphia City Managing Director Joseph S. Martz as successor PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- M. Joseph Rocks announced today that he will step down as Chief Executive Officer of NHS Human Services following a remarkably successful 14-year tenure that transformed the Lafayette Hill, Pa. organization into one of the largest non-profit human service providers in America, with more than 10,500 employees working at over 650 facilities in seven...

2014-02-10 08:27:44

SMC advice follows positive NICE final guidance issued in November 2013 ATLANTA, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alimera Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALIM) (Alimera), a biopharmaceutical company that specializes in the research, development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, today announced that the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC), after completing its assessment and review of a simple patient access scheme, has accepted ILUVIEN® for restricted use within...

2014-02-06 23:28:30

Philadelphia Flyers Alumni Will Go Head to Head Against the NHS Blues in the Hockey Benefit Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 NHS Human Services Foundation will host the 10th Annual Goals for Giving Hockey Benefit on Sunday, March 23, 2014 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Flyers Skate Zone in Northeast Philadelphia. Each year, the Philadelphia Flyers Alumni Team laces up its skates to challenge the NHS Human Services Blues team to raise money to support the mission of the NHS...

2013-12-12 23:21:16

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Structure of UK healthcare services. London (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Synopsis This report summaries the structure of the UK’s healthcare services. its current state, its drivers and its evolution. This overview of the market is intended for those considering this market for the first time and those who have experience of this sector. Summary This report provides a detailed overview of the structure of the UK healthcare...

2012-08-14 23:02:44

Ann Cary, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N., director of the School of Nursing at Loyola University New Orleans, has been chosen by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing to participate in the new AACN-Wharton Executive Leadership Program. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 Ann Cary, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N., director of the School of Nursing at Loyola University New Orleans, has been chosen by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing to participate in the new AACN-Wharton Executive...


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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