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2014-07-31 23:13:32

ProtonPACS, a division of Radsource, has signed on as a pipeline partner with the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). The partnership exemplifies the commitment by ProtonPACS to understanding the needs of rural health providers nationwide. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ProtonPACS, a division of Radsource, has signed on as a pipeline partner with the National Rural Health Association (NRHA), company officials announced today. The partnership exemplifies the commitment by...

2014-07-16 23:10:01

The University of Kansas Hospital received a $12.5 million Health Care Innovation Grant to work with Hays Medical Center, 10 critical access hospitals, and rural providers throughout western Kansas. PYA is honored to partner with these providers to design an innovative care delivery model focused on improving heart health and stroke survival in Kansas. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 PYA, a national healthcare consulting and assurance firm, congratulates The University of Kansas...

2014-06-26 16:24:37

FairPoint Communications and NETC plan to ultimately connect more than 300 healthcare facilities in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont PORTLAND, Maine, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New England Telehealth Consortium (NETC), which is working with FairPoint Communications to link healthcare facilities in northern New England to the NETC network, recently made its 250(th) connection. FairPoint is providing Carrier Ethernet Services (CES) to the NETC sites in Maine, New Hampshire and...

2014-06-18 08:28:49

The Colorado Rural Health Center is proud to welcome Aspen Valley Hospital District as the newest rural health facility member and this month's featured member DENVER, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Aspen Valley Hospital (AVH) this month became the newest member of the Colorado Rural Health Center (CRHC). Each month, CRHC recognizes one of its members whose work supports CRHC's vision that all rural Coloradans have access to comprehensive, affordable, high quality health care....

2014-06-10 16:27:49

MINNEAPOLIS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Farm Credit organizations serving rural communities in Minnesota have joined to contribute $40,000 to a "telemedicine" initiative in the western part of the state. AgStar Financial Services, AgriBank, CoBank and United FCS made the contribution to Abbott Northwestern Hospital, part of Allina Health, in Minneapolis. The grant will enable cardiologists at Abbott Northwestern to remotely treat patients at the RC Hospital in rural Olivia, Minn.,...

2014-05-28 23:16:51

ONE-Enterprise Edition from RazorInsights will provide Kimball Health Services with a comprehensive cloud-based EHR solution that is truly integrated providing coordinated care throughout the continuum Kennesaw, GA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 RazorInsights today announces that its ONE-Enterprise Edition will be implemented at Kimball Health Services in Kimball, Nebraska. ONE-Enterprise Edition will provide Kimball with a truly integrated clinical and financial management system, as well as a...

2014-05-15 20:23:49

The Health Awareness for Rural Communities (HARC) Data Bank comprises over 100 health measures, allowing users big picture insight into large population health trends from all 47 rural and frontier counties in Colorado. DENVER, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Colorado Rural Health Center (CRHC) has launched the Health Awareness for Rural Communities (HARC) Data Bank, which enhances access to streamlined data sharing and collaboration for rural healthcare providers,...

2014-05-02 16:24:29

The article, entitled, "The Future of Rural Health," discusses the need for a healthcare delivery system that is sustainable, meaningful and effectively links the current payment model with the patient care delivery structure of the future. DENVER, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Colorado Municipalities periodical, dedicated to informing and educating community officials, recently published an article in its April 2014 issue written by Michelle Mills, chief executive officer...

2014-04-23 23:08:00

A renewed partnership with NRHA highlights Clarity’s commitment to providing risk management, quality and patient safety tools to rural healthcare providers. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Clarity Group, Inc. is proud to announce that it has renewed its partnership with the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). The already fruitful relationship reflects a joint mission between Clarity and NRHA to provide innovative and practical risk, quality and safety education and management...

2014-04-22 12:30:57

PORTLAND, Maine, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iVantage Health Analytics today released the 2014 Rural Relevance Under Healthcare Reform Study. Key findings highlight that rural hospitals are delivering value in key areas: -- Rural hospitals charge 63% less than their urban counterparts. -- Spending per beneficiary for rural hospitals could save $6.8 billion if adopted by all. -- Quality, patient safety, outcomes and satisfaction are equal, while price and...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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