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2014-08-31 23:04:19

Olympic-sized, heated pool on Long Island Sound soothes mind and spirit of Hospice families, staff and local residents. BRANFORD, CT (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Spanning four decades as the country’s first hospice, The Connecticut Hospice, Inc. is also the nation’s first palliative teaching hospital with an Olympic-sized, heated outdoor pool available to soothe mind and spirit of hospice family members, staff and local residents at it spectacular setting by Long Island Sound. Manager of...

2014-08-29 23:10:20

Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey offers Hospice volunteer training in Morristown. Morristown, N.J. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) Hospice volunteers play an important role delivering comfort and companionship to terminally-ill patients and their families. As the number of those aging at home continues to grow and their needs expand, the VNA offers this free training program to encourage volunteer participation. The next...

2014-08-29 23:05:04

Rees will continue to move forward with operational and business growth initiatives, including the recently introduced centralized call center for all statewide home health and hospice referrals. COLUMBUS, Ohio (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Senior Independence has promoted Mica Rees to vice president of operations & business development. Rees has been with Senior Independence since March 2013 as the vice president of business development. A wholly owned subsidiary of Ohio Presbyterian...

2014-08-28 23:16:07

VNA of Somerset Hills Nurse Honored by Leading Home Care and Hospice Association Basking Ridge, NJ (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Gail Bechtold, RN, of Basking Ridge, NJ, has been selected as the 2014 Home Care & Hospice Nurse of the Year from New Jersey. The annual Nurse of the Year Recognition Program, presented by National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and Home Healthcare Nurses Association (HHNA), spotlights the nation’s top 50 home care and hospice nurses. Honorees...

2014-08-28 08:28:13

HAMDEN, Conn., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Faced with an active stream of competition and a high probability for integration, today's successful home care and hospice organizations are addressing industry issues with greater scrutiny over their operations and new benchmarking tools to understand the strategies that drive financial performance. According to David J. Berman, Principal, Simione Healthcare Consultants, many high-pressure situations can be minimized if home care and hospice...

2014-08-27 16:25:27

Combination of Interventional Spine and Pain Management and Comprehensive Pain Management Creates Southeast's Largest Pain Management Provider ATLANTA, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interventional Management Services (IMS) announced today the combination of Interventional Spine and Pain Management and Comprehensive Pain Management, both Atlanta-based companies. The combination of the two practices expands Interventional Management Services' metropolitan Atlanta reach to 16 treatment...

2014-08-26 23:16:32

In the spring of 2014, the JAACF earned the Heart of Hospice Award from the Pennsylvania Hospice Network, recognizing the non-profit for its loyal, steadfast weekly volunteer efforts to deliver delicious meals for 30 family members and staff at St. Luke’s Hospice House. Bethlehem, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 A Lehigh Valley car wash, Saucon Valley Auto Spa, located at 3501 Route 378, Bethlehem, PA, will be holding a 24 hour benefit car wash, to benefit the nonprofit, Judith Adele...

2014-08-26 16:27:57

Samantha Sandler Named to Board of Compassion & Choices NANTUCKET, Mass. and NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Samantha B. Sandler, a civic leader and conservationist who lives in Nantucket and New York City, has joined the board of directors of the nation's leading end-of-life choice organization, Compassion & Choices. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140826/139858 Sandler is a member of the New York City Center Education Committee, advisor and former...

2014-08-26 08:31:24

FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioElectronics Corporation (OTC Pink: BIEL), the maker of advanced drug-free consumer medical devices, today released the updated results of its "Try It and Tell Us" 7-day ActiPatch sample program for United Kingdom and Ireland residents who were surveyed about their experience. Overall results for chronic musculoskeletal pain showed a 77% efficacy to ActiPatch Therapy with an average pain decrease of 52%. Visit...

2014-08-20 08:28:30

New clinic focuses on treating patients with chronic pain. NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The physicians of Orthopaedic & Spine Center have announced the opening of their new Pain Management Center, located at 250 Nat Turner Boulevard in Newport News, Virginia. In its sixth year, the pain management program now has its own dedicated space on the second floor. Planned specifically for individuals who have chronic pain, the second floor of OSC's main office...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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