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2011-11-04 20:50:00

Within the healthcare system, new technology and methodologies are constantly being introduced to provide patients with the highest possible level of care.(i) Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) November 04, 2011 Automated Security Alert is working to expand its infrastructure across Pennsylvania and serve the healthcare industry in a way that has never before been available. An integral part of this growth comes from involvement with all 52 Aging Waiver programs through the state. As a selected...

2011-11-03 14:00:00

Baptist Addresses Tomorrowâs Concerns Today with MEDSEEKâs Patient and Clinical Experience Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 MEDSEEK, the industryâs only provider of the optimal 360-degree online health care experience, today announced its engagement with the Health Care Authority for Baptist Health, An Affiliate of UAB Health System (âœBaptist Healthâ) to deliver a fully integrated patient and clinical...

2011-11-01 21:00:00

Rhode Island Hospital Web-based survey helps identify gaps to improve satisfaction A study from Rhode Island Hospital examined how the perception of roles among emergency department staff can impact patient satisfaction. Through a web survey with embedded interventions, the researchers were able to determine where gaps exist in key indicators of patient satisfaction, while staff reported changing or reconsidering how these factors play into their roles. The paper was published in the...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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