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2014-09-15 08:29:40

Greater Harlem Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility, has joined the Allure Group network of NYC nursing homes. BROOKLYN, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Allure Group has welcomed the New York City Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility Greater Harlem to its group of long and short term rehab facilities. The Allure Group is proud of its reputation as a consortium of healthcare facilities committed to providing quality rehabilitation and nursing services to its patients. Many of...

2014-09-15 08:28:46

Almost 300 newborn events were reported to the Authority with more than nine percent of the events contributing to serious patient harm HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Almost 300 newborn events, including family members dropping their newborns after falling asleep, newborns slipping out of family members' arms to the floor and newborns receiving bumps to their heads while being cared for by their families are highlighted in an article from the September Pennsylvania...

2014-09-15 08:28:19

BETHPAGE, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mediquip Inc. (MEDIQUIP), a leader in clinical respiratory services and providers of home mechanical ventilation for adults as well as pediatrics, announced plans today to expand their reach to service Federal Agencies by applying for a GSA Schedule and actively pursuing federal contracts. Government officials utilize GSA Schedules as a means of procuring goods and services knowing that companies on these schedules have been qualified and...

2014-09-12 12:25:27

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Certified nursing assistants (CENAs) at Cherrywood Nursing & Living Center in Sterling Heights, voted overwhelmingly for union representation yesterday, and gained the right to negotiate staffing levels, health care, hourly wage, and other conditions of employment with the nursing home administration. CENAs voted 60-12 in favor of union representation, a 5:1 margin. The vote certified the United Food and...

2014-09-11 23:13:48

Providing an inexpensive alternative to existing in-home healthcare companies. Bluffton, South Carolina (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Care Solutions Home Healthcare celebrates the opening of its new branch in Bluffton! With a mission to change the established standards of in-home senior care, Care Solutions Home Healthcare is bringing a much-needed option to Lowcountry families who are forced to deal with the high costs and rigid structure of current home healthcare agencies. Our clients...

2014-09-10 12:28:43

Hundreds of hospital decision makers and medical suppliers meet to evaluate products that improve patient care, safety IRVING, Texas, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novation, the leading health care services company, held its annual Innovative Technology Expo today in Irving, Texas. Medical suppliers, both large and small, are at the Expo to demonstrate the latest innovative health care products and meet with hospital clinicians and decision makers. This year, the Expo features 120 suppliers...

2014-09-10 12:27:58

Survey Says: 65% of Nurses Use Mobile Devices Professionally at Work; 95% of Healthcare Institutions Allow Nurses to Access Websites for Clinical Health Information PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced results of a new survey that looks at the mobile device, Internet, and social media usage habits of nurse practitioners. According to the findings,...

2014-09-10 08:30:49

Job Seekers Need to Focus on Standing Out in These Industries NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A recent study conducted by LiveCareer--America's #1 Resume Builder and a leading online career destination--analyzed their entire resume database for the first half of 2014 to determine the most in-demand job fields. The data revealed that Customer Service-Retail, Healthcare-Nursing, Restaurant and Food Services, and Office Management-Administrative are the most competitive job...

2014-09-09 23:12:43

Joan Rivers’ tragic death offers an opportunity to discover what is not being said about the real problems in our current healthcare system. Dr. Ira Williams, author and patient safety expert, provides what has always been missing in the delivery of health care. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 New York State Inquiry Into Joan Rivers’ Death (http://is.gd/VEAtMw) states “The State Health Department is investigating the circumstances that led to the comedian Joan Rivers’...

2014-09-09 23:06:40

NurseCore announces new office location in Ventura, California Arlington, Texas (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 NurseCore, a national leader in the medical staffing and home care services industry, today announced that it has opened a new branch office located at 1500 Palma Drive, Suite 206, Ventura, Ca. 93003. “We chose Ventura for our new location in order to leverage our strength from our Santa Maria and Santa Barbara branches. This helps us to expand our reach into broader markets and...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.