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2014-10-22 23:10:33

Connecticut League for Nursing Annual Student Nurses Day is November 5, 2014 Fairfield, CT (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Sacred Heart University has become the event sponsor for the Connecticut League for Nursing's 34th Annual Student Nurses Day, which takes place at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, Conn., on Wednesday, November 5. The Connecticut League for Nursing provides nursing students with resources and support while they pursue a nursing degree. In addition, it promotes continual...

2014-10-22 23:07:52

The Sullivan Institute for Healthcare Innovation’s Patient Experience Council expands Institute of Medicine’s definition for patient-centered care with six guiding principles RESTON, Va. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The Louis W. Sullivan Institute for Healthcare Innovation, which is dedicated to distribute health information technology innovation to transform quality and efficiency of healthcare delivery worldwide announced the development of six key guiding principles of patient-centered...

2014-10-22 23:07:23

Entrepreneur Still Has a Heart for Service After 20-Year Nonprofit Career Springfield, Va. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 For Dr. Iris Hunter, a job is more than just a way to make money; it’s an extension of her life’s mission. Her extensive experience in the nonprofit sector, coupled with her latest venture as the owner of FirstLight HomeCare, make it clear that Hunter’s mission is to serve others. “It’s important to me that my work makes a difference in the lives of others,”...

2014-10-22 16:28:48

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Oct 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Nurses Association (CNA) has joined Marin General Hospital nurses and Teamsters 856 in opposing Measure R in the Marin Healthcare District election on November 4, 2014. The CNA has also endorsed the three candidates for the elected public District Board who oppose Measure R - Jennifer Hershon, RN, Evelyn Foster and Joe Salama, J.D. According to Barb Ryan, RN, Chief RN Rep for CNA at Marin General Hospital, "Marin...

2014-10-22 16:28:39

CHICAGO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 7, 2014, Accelera Innovations, Inc. ("Accelera") announced that they have closed on the acquisition of SCI Home Health, Inc (d/b/a Advance Lifecare Home Health) ("SCI"), this decision was based on SCI's growth rate of 30 to 40% annually. The agreement reflects a favorable valuation and creates efficiencies for all of the Accelera companies, by leveraging the strength of the Advance Lifecare Medicare certification. SCI is 100% Medicare...

2014-10-22 16:28:11

Today's series covers Dr. Thomas Goldenberg - Cocaine and Sleeping Pill Abuser Was Repeatedly High At Work SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2007, Dr. Goldenberg was first found to be high while on duty. A nurse heard him slurring his words and saying inappropriate things. Dr. Goldenberg admitted that he had been abusing codeine cough syrup and sleeping pills while on call. Even so, he was allowed to continue to practice until September 2008, when...

2014-10-22 16:28:04

The Hearing Follows the Release of New CDC Guidelines Calling for Better Protective Equipment, More Training and Stronger Protocols for Health Care Workers, Changes Spurred by the Public Outcry from Nurses Across the Country BOSTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060525/NETH016LOGO WHERE: State House Room A2 WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 23 at 12 noon WHO: The Joint Committee on Public Health is holding a hearing on Ebola Preparedness...

2014-10-22 12:30:10

Partners HealthCare has increased patient assignments for nurses in the hospital's ICUs in direct violation of a new state law requiring one-on-one attention to ensure patient safety BOSTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Registered Nurses at Brigham & Women's Hospital, who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United, held a press conference today to alert the public about deteriorating patient care conditions and illegal...

2014-10-21 23:06:58

Chastity Edwards, R.N., B.S.N., is One of Three Finalists in the Long-Term Care/Rehabilitation/Geriatrics Award category. Awards announced Nov. 7 at black-tie event at the Intercontinental Hotel. KANSAS CITY, Mo. (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Tutera Senior Living & Health Care, one of the nation’s premier providers of diversified post-acute senior health care services, is proud to announce that Chastity Edwards, R.N., B.S.N., has been named a finalist for the March of Dimes Nurse of the...

2014-10-21 23:06:19

While visiting hours at hospitals were originally established to safeguard the health and healing of their patients, health systems throughout the U.S. are recognizing the benefits of family support for patients and instituting less restrictive or even open visiting hour policies. Dedicated to carefully placing patients and families first, Susquehanna Health (SH) encourages open visiting hours when caregiver participation is paramount to a patient’s successful recovery and comfort....


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.