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2014-07-29 12:35:28

Designed to bring care closer to home, improve quality of care and better serve communities ROCKVILLE, Md., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins Medicine today announced plans to strengthen the successful collaboration between the two health care organizations. With the new agreement, Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins Medicine will expand ways to deliver quality care by sharing evidence-based best practices, advancing population health programs, collaborating on...

2014-07-29 08:31:27

HOUSTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the 10(th) consecutive year, Memorial Hermann Health System has been selected as one of the nation's "Most Wired," according to a survey published by the American Hospital Association in this month's issue of Hospitals & Health Networks. Dan Wolterman, president and CEO of Memorial Hermann Health System, said the health system is pleased to be recognized for its accomplishments in business and administrative management,...

2014-07-28 12:28:38

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute Patient Safety Organization (PSO) has been selected to provide patient safety collection, analysis, and reporting services to MCIC Vermont, Inc. PSO, a component entity of MCIC Vermont (A Reciprocal Risk Retention Group) (MCIC). MCIC is a specialty insurance company which provides medical professional and general liability insurance coverage, loss prevention, and patient safety and risk management services...

2014-07-25 23:08:35

NaphCare, Inc., a leading provider of proactive correctional healthcare and innovative, corrections-based technology solutions, announced the appointment of Dr. Sylvie Stacy as its new Corporate Medical Director of Utilization Management. BIRMINGHAM, AL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 As Corporate Medical Director of Utilization Management, Dr. Stacy will be responsible for leadership and oversight of clinical aspects of healthcare operations, utilization management, and improving processes and...

2014-07-25 23:03:58

CMS awards $53 million New England QIN-QIO contract to Healthcentric Advisors, in partnership with Qualidigm. Providence, RI (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Healthcentric Advisors, the incumbent Rhode Island Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) was recently awarded a Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) contract from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The new QIN-QIO contracts, awarded to fourteen organizations across the United States,...

2014-07-24 23:01:14

Top doctor now part of a comprehensive network of physicians.Latest acquisition to expand health care options for Hudson County residents. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that a leading specialist in hematology and oncology, Dr. Hitendra Upadhyaya, has joined our network, CarePoint Health Medical Group. Our system welcomes Dr. Upadhyaya to the community. Hundreds of highly skilled and experienced physicians comprise CarePoint Health Medical...

2014-07-24 16:27:15

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL), a leading provider of medication and supply management solutions and analytics software for healthcare facilities, will hold a conference call Thursday, July 31, to discuss the Company's Second Quarter 2014 financial results. What: Omnicell Second Quarter 2014 earnings conference call and webcast When: July 31, 2014, 1:30 p.m. PT Who: Randall Lipps, chairman, president and...

2014-07-24 12:28:00

NJHA's 'Gainsharing' Pilot Achieves $113 Million in Healthcare Savings PRINCETON, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A consortium of 12 New Jersey hospitals achieved $113 million in healthcare savings under a pilot project that encourages hospitals and physicians to work together to provide more efficient, high-quality care, according to a profile from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (available at...

2014-07-24 12:27:54

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Talyst, a market leader in pharmacy automation, will be exhibiting at the 2014 National Association of State Veterans Homes (NASVH) Summer Conference in Charleston, South Carolina. The goal of the NASVH is to ensure that each and every eligible US veteran receives the benefits, services, long term health care and respect which they have earned by their service and sacrifice. With the InSite® Remote Dispensing System, Talyst can help...

2014-07-24 12:27:36

Partnership between Stratis Health, MPRO and MetaStar FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded a Quality Innovation Network - Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) contract to support its work improving health care for Medicare beneficiaries in Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin. The new contract takes effect Aug. 1, 2014. During the next five years, the QIN-QIO work will focus on health care...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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