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2014-08-18 23:04:49

Lansdale Hospital was identified as providing outstanding performance in the delivery of positive experiences for patients during their hospital stay, according to Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. Lansdale, PA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Lansdale Hospital today announced that it has achieved the Healthgrades 2014 Outstanding Patient Experience Award.™ Lansdale Hospital was identified as providing outstanding performance...

2013-07-19 23:01:14

Capital Health meets new Joint Commission Advanced Stroke Designation. The new designation is available only to elite stroke centers that meet the Joint Commission's highest standards required to provide complex stroke care. Trenton, NJ (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Capital Health Regional Medical Center has attained Advanced Certification from The Joint Commission for its Comprehensive Stroke Center, a new designation available only to elite centers that meet the Joint Commission’s highest...

2013-06-19 23:02:56

The Neurosciences Institute at Abington Memorial Hospital recently opened the Movement Disorders Center to treat neurological disorders in which there is either an excess of movement or a deficiency of movement that is not due to weakness or paralysis. Abington, PA (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 The Movement Disorders Center combines the expertise of neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychiatrists and urologists with specialists in physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech pathology. The team...

2013-06-13 23:16:13

The Neurosciences Institute at Abington Memorial Hospital recently opened the Multiple Sclerosis Center to diagnose, treat and improve the overall quality of life of those affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Abington, PA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 The Neurosciences Institute at Abington Memorial Hospital recently opened the Multiple Sclerosis Center to diagnose, treat and improve the overall quality of life of those affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The Multiple Sclerosis Center at the...

2013-05-02 23:21:50

Capital Health today announced that Raritan Bay Medical Center (RBMC) has joined the Capital Institute for Neurosciences Network, a collaborative group of participating health care facilities with whom Capital Health will work to continually improve the availability of advanced diagnostics and treatment for patients with neurological disorders. Perth Amboy, NJ (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Capital Health today announced that Raritan Bay Medical Center (RBMC) has joined the Capital Institute for...

2010-09-01 08:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint Thomas Hospital is celebrating the 25th anniversary of performing its first heart transplant. In 1985, Saint Thomas became the first in Tennessee, and the 26th hospital in the United States, to offer a heart transplant program. "Saint Thomas Hospital is a pioneer in heart transplantation," said E. Dale Batchelor, M.D., President and CEO, Saint Thomas Hospital. "Transplantation continues to be a 'last resort' for so many patients facing...

2010-01-26 12:16:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint Thomas Hospital announced today that a new study ranks its clinical quality among the top five percent in the nation for the second year in a row. Saint Thomas Hospital is one of only 269 hospitals that received this distinction from HealthGrades, and the only hospital in Nashville. The study by HealthGrades, the leading independent healthcare ratings organization, analyzed patient outcomes at each of the nation's 5,000 nonfederal hospitals...

2008-07-03 12:00:54

Saint Thomas Health Services has built the largest network of freestanding, affiliated chest pain centers in the nation, and now it is expanding the services of the network into southern Kentucky, officials announced today. The Saint Thomas Chest Pain Network is a division of Saint Thomas Health Services that coordinates with local emergency medical services (EMS) and hospital providers to offer a complete range of cardiac care services to populations at risk for heart-related problems....

2007-10-16 12:00:46

Mid-State Cardiology Associates and The Heart Group have united to form the state's largest private cardiology practice. The physicians of Mid-State Cardiology, with offices on the Baptist Hospital campus, and The Heart Group, located on the Saint Thomas Hospital campus, will practice under the umbrella of Saint Thomas Heart, a new division of Saint Thomas Health Services (STHS). This combined group of 45 heart specialists sees more than 130,000 heart patients in a 69-county region...


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